Try Not to Breathe

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 233 pages
2 Reviews
A dark and provocative novel from the author ofThe Secret Year

Ryan spends most of his time alone at the local waterfall because it's the only thing that makes him feel alive. He's sixteen, post-suicidal, and trying to figure out what to do with himself after a stint in a mental hospital. Then Nicki barges into his world, brimming with life and energy, and asking questions about Ryan's depression that no one else has ever been brave enough--or cared enough--to ask. Ryan isn't sure why he trusts Nicki with his darkest secrets, but that trust turns out to be the catalyst that he desperately needs to start living again. Jennifer R. Hubbard has created a riveting story about a difficult but important subject.

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3.5 stars I liked it, but it took me forever to get through. It wasn't hooking; i felt like a had to force myself to read it. Read full review

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User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

Try Not To Breathe is not your ordinary YA book. It deals primarily with a suicide attempt by the protagonist, Ryan, and the emotionally messy aftermath. This is a very heartfelt book and it takes a ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Jennifer R. Hubbard is the author of The Secret Year. She lives and writes near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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