Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why
By: Jay Asher

When Clay Jensen plays the cassette tapes her received in a mysterious package, he's surprised to hear the voice of dead classmate Hannah Baker. He's one of thirteen people who receive Hannah's story, which details the circumstances that led to her suicide. The text alternates between Hannah's voice and Clay's thoughts as he listens to her words, which illuminate betrayals and secrets that demonstrate the consequences of even the smallest of actions.

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My Rating: 4/5

I was really excited to read this book and I did so in a matter of a single day. This was one of those books that grips you from the very beginning, opening line, paragraph, so be it. The story line consisting of the cassettes sent by Hannah to thirteen individuals was a really interesting premise which only added to the intensity of the entire story. You'll devour page after page wanting to know more about Hannah's life and why those thirteen people were selected to receive the cassettes and what impact they had on Hannah's decision and past. More so, you'll be anticipating where Clay plays into everything and the impact he had on the entire situation.


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