Author: Jandy Nelson

Book Review: I’ll Give You The Sun

Posted February 7, 2015 by Pixie in book review, Pixie / 8 Comments
Book Review: I’ll Give You The Sun

You’re probably all going to yell at me for this one: I’m sort of the black sheep when it comes to this book. So I’m going to be blunt and just be quick here like ripping off a band-aid. I thought I’ll Give You The Sun was just… okay. I know, I know. It’s only got about a gazillion rave reviews. And pretty much everyone I know that has read it has practically screamed from the rooftops that it’s not to be missed. I tried. I really did. The writing is beautiful. There is no doubting that. And there is more »

Book Review: I’ll Give You The Sun

Posted November 30, 2014 by Kara in book review / 5 Comments
Book Review: I’ll Give You The Sun

I’ve been wanting to read this book for a long time. I absolutely loved The Sky is Everywhere when I read it years ago; I’ve reread it like five times. I’m obsessed. I’ll Give You the Sun was in my top three to pick up at BEA – in fact, it was the first book I grabbed on the first morning. So I’ve been sitting on it since May and it’s been glaring down at my from my shelf for all this time. I was nervous and scared. How could anything live up to The Sky is Everywhere? For me, more »

Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun

Posted October 17, 2014 by Lyn Kaye in book review, Lyn / 4 Comments
Book Review: I’ll Give You the Sun

The Sky Is Everywhere was a surprising favorite of mine in 2012. At first, I wasn’t impressed and nearly DNFed the book. However, the novel quickly made a turn for the better, and the novel went from zero to hero. Flash forward two years later, when I’ll Give You The Sun ended up in my hands at BEA. I loved the cover, and I recalled that I adored the novelist’s first book.  Oddly enough, this book took the same road as the first: I hated it the thing at the start. Then it got better. Then I loved it. Then more »