This Is Where It Ends by Marieke NijkampThis Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

This Is Where It Ends

byMarieke Nijkamp

Paperback | May 7, 2019

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Everyone has a reason to fear a boy with a gun. This #1 New York Times Bestseller chronicles the 54 harrowing minutes of a school shooting and follows four students who must confront their greatest hopes, and darkest fears, as they come face-to-face with the boy with the gun.
10:00 a.m.
The principal of Opportunity, Alabama''s high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.
10:02 a.m.
The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.
The auditorium doors won''t open.
Someone starts shooting.
A Buzzfeed Best YA Book
A Most-Anticipated YA Novel
A Goodreads YA Best Books Pick
A Goodreads Choice Award Finalist for Young Adult Fiction
Kids Indie Next List Pick
Marieke Nijkamp''s brutal, powerful fictional account of a school shooting is important in its timeliness."
"A gritty, emotional, and suspenseful read and although fictionalized, it reflects on a problematic and harrowing issue across the nation." -Buzzfeed
"A compelling, brutal story of an unfortunately all-too familiar situation: a school shooting. Nijkamp portrays the events thoughtfully, recounting fifty-four intense minutes of bravery, love, and loss." -BookRiot
MARIEKE NIJKAMP is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of This Is Where it Ends and Before I Let Go. She is a storyteller, dreamer, globe-trotter, geek. She holds degrees in philosophy, history, and medieval studies, has served as an executive member of We Need Diverse Books, and is the founder of DiversifYA. She lives in the Neth...
Title:This Is Where It EndsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:336 pages, 8.3 X 5.65 X 0.91 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 8.3 X 5.65 X 0.91 inPublished:May 7, 2019Publisher:SourcebooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1492671118

ISBN - 13:9781492671114

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Editorial Reviews

"This Is Where It Ends is simultaneously heart pounding and heart wrenching. Every word hits frighteningly close to home and is tragically too familiar. This book will leave you asking questions that we as a society should have answered a long time ago." -- Julie Murphy, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dumplin'' "As long as there are Newtowns and Columbines there will be a desperate need for gripping, well-written, and poignant novels like this one. We are the most gun-violent country in the world, and yet little has been done to stop these rampage killings. Many people have become numb to the news that yet another child, or family, or congregant, has been murdered. Hopefully a book like This Is Where It Ends will make the problem more real to a generation that still has the time, energy, and willpower to do something about it." -- Todd Strasser, award-winning author of Give a Boy a Gun and Fallout "Stunning, diverse, and unforgettable, This Is Where It Ends is a book everyone should read to better understand each other and the world around us." -- Robin Talley, author of Lies We Tell Ourselves