First-time novelist Stoehr draws a hard-hitting, graphically realistic portrait of Crosses. Shelley Stoehr, Author Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers $ Crosses. Buy Crosses. Crosses, by Shelley Stoehr. Nancy and Katie are best friends Crosses was the first novel for young adults to deal with an increasingly . A raw story of a teenager who tries to ease her emotional turmoil with self- mutilation.

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Nancy cuts herself and does drugs instead of facing the world. It was refreshing to read someone else’s misery and cluelessness.

Unexpectedly, Anonymous falls under a subsection of Miscellany, not ‘A’ as you would expect. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Book Milk and Honeyby Rupi Kaur. As Nancy spirals down deeply, she is caught in the same alcoholic dilemma as her parents adding to her destructive behaviors.

She must find a way to regain her humanity. Here are my perceptions, along with images of the mangled book corpse: She was like the fiction equivalent of the sloppy drunk at the party who falls all over herself all night as she whores for attention.


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Nancy is a lost teenager, dulling her emotional pain with cutting herself over and over again. What’s so important that they have to risk “life and limb” to save this dog? And worse, her adoptive father might be dating her biological mother.

Whelley Judeby Kate Morgenroth. I gave this book 2 stars because in my opinion it could have been better, it barely kept my attention. Nancy doesn’t have a best friend, until she meets Katie in the bathroom at school. Plumb Crazy Book by Molly Blaisdell.

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OK, so, what did I write? About 2 teenagers who are addicted to drugs and cutting themselves Schizo Book by Nic Sheff. It was pretty much like watching crossse bad accident, accept its happening in slow motion.

Nancy will make you laugh and cry. Book Hard Loveby Ellen Wittlinger. Book Asylum 3-Book Collection: I described a book to her I was at a loss for the name of the book or the author at the time, even though it was one that was in my collection. Book Perfect Coupleby Jennifer Echols. Return to Book Page. Book Crazyby Benjamin Lebert. I felt crossex there should have been another chapter or two after that because none of the issues were resolved.


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