My only fear is that readers will come for the romance and ignore the serious issues niven brings up. In all the bright places, finch and violet are constantly referring to famous writers who killed themselves. But i think what makes fangirl unique is this font. That should not be the case at all and its something we as a society, starting with our young people, need to address. May 14, 2015 other descriptions about weird places in indiana and other states can be found on weird u. All the bright places is jennifer nivens first book for young adult readers, but she has written four novels for adults american blonde, becoming clementine, velva jean learns to fly, and velva jean learns to drive as well as three nonfiction books the ice master, ada blackjack, and the aquanet diaries, a memoir about her high. They almost throw themselves out of a window at exactly the same time. The ya book has now been adapted for film, premiering.
Jun 09, 2016 all the bright places is jennifer nivens first young adult novel and was first published in 2015. All the bright places jennifer niven works archive of. Please enjoy the following interview with jennifer niven. A vocabulary list featuring all the bright places by jennifer niven, part one. The book was released in 2015 and recently adapted into a netflix feature. How all the bright places author used her personal story to offer hope for. All the bright places is her first young adult novel. For me, its not often that i come across a book that moves me so, so deeply. These two high school seniors might have never gotten to know each other if it werent for a crazy coincidence. All the bright places has been all over my goodreads feed, and once i finished it in a day, i knew why.
All the bright places by jennifer niven the perpetual. It looks at the idea that despite your love for someone, it. Mar 12, 2020 all the bright places is exactly the sort of book that gets us excited about music, and the emotions that we feel with finch and violet can be found in many amazing songs. Content suitable to older readers, with frequent use of swearing. The thing i realize is, that its not what you take, its what you leave. An interview with jennifer niven, all the bright places.
Violet has been shattered by the death of her older sister, while finch is hated at school. The work was first published on january 6, 2015 through knopf publishing group and is. Poignant, honest and unforgettable, this story follows finch and violet as they explore the state of indiana together and learn to find beauty and joy in life. Her books have been translated into 75 languages and have won literary awards around the world. The book was winner of the goodreads choice award in 2015, the same year it was first published. The great thing about this life of ours is you can be someone different to everybody. Violet and finch quote it all the time, but the book itself gets mentioned maybe once.
I am the highest branch we are written in paint i believe in signs the glow of ultraviolet a lake. All i can say is that all the bright places touched me and will stay in my heart and mind forever. It wont be a book for everyone, but i think whether its your kind of book or not, it will leave a mark on you for the better. Find out more about all the bright places and jennifer niven below. All the bright places im running from darkness she is avoiding the light she is closing her blinds im escaping the night i can never fall asleep she can never know shes not broken like i am if i give in i go. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Niven tells the story from two different voices, those of high school students theodore finch who goes by finch and violet markey. At first glance, this doesnt seem like a feelgood novel, and for the most part, it isnt.
All the bright places is a young adult novel written by jennifer niven that deals with the topic of teen suicide. All finch hears is another label to make him more of a freak. Jennifer niven is the author of the new york times and international bestsellers all the bright places and holding up the universe. At the heart of all the bright places lies a charming love story about an unlikely and endearing pair of broken teenagers. All the bright places is jennifer nivens first book for young adult readers, but she has written four novels for adultsamerican blonde, becoming clementine, velva jean learns to fly, and velva jean learns to driveas well as three nonfiction b. Its beautifully written, and emotionally eyeopening. All the bright places is a well written, immensely developed novel. Learn and understand all of the themes found in all the bright places, such as death. If you havent watched the movie yet or read the book by jennifer niven on which the film is based, be prepared that this article will 1 contain a bunch of spoilers, and 2 just be an overall huge bummer. This allows niven to introduce the reader to all the nifty, unique, quirky places in in, from the worlds largest ball of paint to the infamous shoe trees. Jennifer nivens 2015 young adult novel all the bright places was lauded as a gripping story about teenagers struggling with mental illness. Mar 19, 2017 all the bright places is a young adult novel written by jennifer niven about two seniors theodore finch and violet markey and their experiences with death, suicide, depression, etc.
All the bright places by jennifer niven scholastic. This book is definitely a tearjerker, just like all the bright places, and tackles important subjects like suicide and bullying. All the bright places is a 2015 young adult novel by jennifer niven, exploring the issues of suicide and mental illness amongst the dark comedy of life. Point of view the book is in first persons point of view.
Finch talks violet down and reverses the situation for the gossip mill so that violet can be. All the bright places is heavy on quotes from famous writers who killed themselves. The problem with people is that they forget that most of the time its the little things that count. For me, recommending books like all the bright places is difficult. It looks at the idea that despite your love for someone, it isnt always possible to save them. Violet markey is popular, and theodore finch is the school freak. While the novel has strong romantic elements, these are formed around. The fault in our stars meets eleanor and park in this exh. Find all the bright places at a local library or on amazon. In some ways, books like all the bright places by jennifer niven are difficult to come by. The differences between the all the bright places book. After finch drowns he ends up in a inbetween ghost world, where he can see and hear everyone, but no one. Not too much happened in the vast majority of the book, to be honest.
And suicide is not going to solve all of your problems. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I kind of saw the ending coming, but that didnt make it any less heartbreaking. Its something ive been seeing a lot recently in young adult book covers including love letters to the dead by ava dellaira and everything leads to you by nina lacour. A book talk for all the bright places by jennifer niven, in which i take a first person approach to presenting theodore finch, one of the main characters. When finch and violet start forming a relationship, it is so touching and real. This new york times bestselling love story about two teens who find each other while standing on the edge is soon to be a netflix film starring elle fanning and justice smith. A film adaptation starring elle fanning and justice smith was released on february 28, 2020 on netflix. All the bright places will pull you in and wont let you go again, even long after you turned the final page a mustread, to share with friends. The all the bright places community note includes chapterbychapter summary. Niven uses the change in point of views to show how the two main characters emotions change. Jennifer niven talks all the bright places adaptation, using.
No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. All the bright places by jennifer niven, paperback. All the bright places by jennifer niven overdrive rakuten. This book has all the hallmarks of great ya fictionquirky characters, teenage struggles, forays into loveall while taking on tough issues like suicide, domestic violence, mental illness, sudden death, and bullying. Theme and motif the motif is originality the theme is dealing with death and the loss of a love one chloe t. All the bright places by jennifer niven the book addicts guide. Finch has undiagnosed bipolar disorder, and while he seems to recognize his disease on some levelhes not surprised when the school counselor brings it. The world breaks everyone, and afterward, many are strong at the broken places. All the bright places is about violet markey and theodore finch, two high. Wander indiana with jennifer nivens all the bright places. Movie tiein edition book online at best prices in india on. Anywho, ill shut up and talk about what i thought about this book now. All the bright places by jennifer niven, part three.
Im still barely ready to talk about it without tearing up. All the bright places is exactly the sort of book that gets us excited about music, and the emotions that we feel with finch and violet can be found in many amazing songs. It switches narrators between violet markey, a oncepopular girl grieving the loss of her older sister, and theodore finch, a. A vocabulary list featuring all the bright places by jennifer niven, part three. There are some books, however, that stay with you for a long, long time and make you think for days, months or even years after youve read the final page and put the book down. This is a 4 stars read for me because in my opinion, the story deserves a happy ending. One girl wrote me and said, i just finished your book and the first thing i did was give my mom a hug, and now i want to look for all the bright places and really appreciate the things and the. All the bright places was one such book in fact, im conflicted when writing this list.
What better way to start the book, then, than with a cameo from papa himselfernest hemingway, who shot himself in 1961. Jan 18, 2015 in the opening moments of jennifer nivens all the bright places, a 12th grader named theodore finch poses on the narrow sixthstory ledge of his schools bell tower, arms extended. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Meet the author recording of all the bright places. All the bright places is such an important book because it shines light on the very problematic issue that a person would contemplate suicide rather than seeking medical help for mental illness. The novel seems to urge, almost plead with, teens to talk to their parents. Sep 08, 2015 all the bright places by jennifer niven is a heartbreaking book about mental illness and its powerful effects on the person suffering from it, and the people around them. All the bright places by jennifer niven, paperback barnes. All the bright places is an incredibly insightful glimpse into the mind of someone with bipolar disorder. And so we cant help but think that author jennifer niven probably has some fantastic songs up her sleeve that remind her of finch and violet. Two teenagers in crisis offer each other unexpected supportbut while finch helps violet heal from trauma, his own life is falling apart. By the end of the novel, violet has worked through her grief at the loss of her. All the bright places was one of those books for me and while reading it i came across so many beautiful quotes that i loved, that made me cry and that i couldnt. Interview with jennifer niven all the bright places spoilery duration.
All the bright places has been a book ive wanted to read for ages but honestly i was just waiting for it to come out in paperback. All the bright places jennifer niven works archive. Jennifer nivens all the bright places the new york times. It switches narrators between violet markey, a oncepopular girl grieving the loss of her. The work was first published on january 6, 2015 through knopf publishing group and is nivens first young adult work.
All the bright places is a young adult fiction novel by jennifer niven. Embry reveals that he may be bipolar and should talk to a specialist and get medication. The first book to feature in the zoella book club 2016 is all the bright places by jennifer niven. Compelling teen romance tackles suicide, finds hope. Yet despite his wounds, finch manages to repair violets fractures he gets her to drive again after the accident that took her.
At the hearta big oneof all the bright places lies a charming love story about this unlikely and endearing pair of broken teenagers. This book was recommended to me after i finished reading everything, everything by nicola yoon as i had loved that book so much. A film adaptation starring elle fanning and justice smith is currently set to be released on february 28, 2020 on netflix. Feb 09, 2015 all the bright places is an incredibly insightful glimpse into the mind of someone with bipolar disorder. All the places she mentions and sometimes even the people are real, and i imagine this book receiving accolades something along the lines of idahos legislation on napoleon dynamite. Now, lets talk about the heartbreaking ending of all the bright places.657 608 50 1637 859 67 196 1204 200 1075 1169 9 1129 1370 1633 317 1483 316 1644 304 408 382 202 1146 551 1112 335 1092 1239 1295 1438 1013