Top positive review
Reviewed in India on 11 September 2018
Oh wow that was one amazing read! I truly was left speechless, in awe and also sad when I was done with this book.
Angie Thomas expresses one of the several ways how the black community is seen and treated in this world through the eyes of a sixteen year old girl. The story is about Starr Carter who witnesses the murder of her childhood friend Khalil, and what she goes through post the murder.
The story poignant and so so beautifully written. The progression of the story was great, and the character dynamics was even better. One can't NOT fall in love with the characters, especially her family and her boyfriend.
What I loved the most about this book was how Starr grew and became stronger, and the support she was getting from the people around her warmed my heart.
I was left sad at the end because the story did not end the way I wanted it to. But when I look back to it now, I realize, that's how life is. One can never hope for a happy ending.
Angie Thomas' debut novel is part of my Top 10 fav books of all time. <3