THE CATASTROPHIC HISTORY OF YOU AND ME by Jess Rothenberg But Rothenberg’s afterlife is irritatingly undefined for one that comes. The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg was one of those all around awesome kind of books. My love for this book was. Brie’s life ends at sixteen: Her boyfriend tells her he doesn’t love her, and the news breaks her heart – literally. But now that she’s in heaven, Brie is about to.

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Rothenberg is brilliant for tackling family and personal issues and then fixing them eventually in the story. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. After the not-so-interesting part, this book just got better and better.

The idea of someone who died because their heart literally broke in half like really broke in half is so unique. Brie’s heart breaks literally and figuratively and now – in the afterlife – she needs to find a way to let go, to move on to the other side.

Rothenberg getting better and better! Florida NY Maid Service visit site says: And by “a bit” I mean “a rather large mess. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. It took this weird turn that I was confused about. It’s wonderful to see a bright, vibrant character as the star of their own show.

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Who says ghosts cant grieve? Comments Fishing Alaska Information says: There was a point where she went too far in her need to get revenge but I couldn’t dislike her. Recent Posts The Project: Everything about this book was amazing.


It was an interesting way to show how perspective affects our lives.

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Won’t give spoilers about the book anymore, but I recommend you to read this book if you want something new, quirky, light, and fast-paced. It’s not everyday that a novel can convert me to the lighter side of YA. And then there’s Patrick, Brie’s mysterious new guide and resident Lost Soul.

Kelly and Miko, however, She knows when to lighten the mood with a joke, and when to stop with the humor entirely. We are available for presentations, seminars, and consulting on a limited basis.

This is all just a bad dreamI told myself. The last part of the book was the reason I reduced a star. The book is split into 5 parts and I love the stories in each part. Praise “Gorgeous, funny, and heartbreaking. The idea of death sometimes scares us, but the book portrayed that there’s much more into it than simply being in the oblivion.

Somer Top Reviewer View all my reviews What I also like about her character is that she can handle things and issues by herself even though she’s a little childish at times.

Firstly, I’d like to applaud Jess Rothenberg’s skill in plot twists. I laughed throughout this entire book.

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It’s also a scene that appears in the book a few times. It grew from a 3 – to a 4 – to a 5 star reading experience for me, and knowing what I know now, and if I were to re-read it, I doubt the beginning would seem like a 3 anymore.


Those who are looking mostly for intense romanticism will love and Drawing with Light by Julia Green and anything by Sarah Dessen. I teared up — okay, bawled like a baby because I tend to be overly sentimental — twice within the first two chapters alone. Yes, Darling is his surname! Because, well, to the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure.

The Catastrophic History of You and Me is her first novel. I got bored for a few pages, but whatever. Even though it has a few flaws, its still fabulous and I would highly recommend it: View all 19 comments.

People are not always who you think they are. After reading the final page of this masterpiece, all I could do was sit there for a while and ponder over all the thoughts and emotions that this book had ignited within me cheesy, but true! This review can also be found at ReadingAfterMidnight.

And anx was that last bit I appreciated the most: I love the BEST’s charm necklaces. No matter how much you think you know a person – no matter how pretty they act, or how popular they seem, you can never know what their lives are really like. Full review to follow.