Matilda Reviews: By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters

Genre: Young Adult Published: 2010 This book deals with some very heavy subjects---bullying, sexual assault, teen suicide---and it doesn't do it lightly, so be warned. The story is about Daelyn, a seriously troubled young girl who has attempted suicide in the past and who plans to do it again. This time, she's using through-the-light.com, an… Continue reading Matilda Reviews: By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters

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Matilda Reviews: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Summary via Goodreads: In Tokyo, sixteen-year-old Nao has decided there’s only one escape from her aching loneliness and her classmates’ bullying. But before she ends it all, Nao plans to document the life of her great-grandmother, a Buddhist nun who’s lived more than a century. A diary is Nao’s only solace—and will touch lives in… Continue reading Matilda Reviews: A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki