In a controlled and medically clean world, Books are to only release to the outside world for Madeline Whittier. Madeline suffers from Severe Combined Immunodeficiency and has not left her home in 17 years.
Living your life inside a bubble with limited interaction will eventually become mundane.
Madeline has suffered a lot in her life, recently loosing her younger brother and father due to unfortunate circumstances. Life would not be easy having instantly lost 2 family members due to such a tragedy but Madeline suffers from SCID which means Madeline is allergic to the world. She needs to be in a controlled environment at all times as one wrong step or exposure could end her life.
The only human interaction Madeline gets is with her mum and her nurse, Carla, who comes everyday to test and look after Madeline. Madeline is a strong willed teenager getting good results at school and facing each challenge.
Madeline enjoys looking out the window into the world beyond her 4 big walls and one day notices a moving truck out the front of the next door neighbours house. Instantly she sees a boy that catches her eye wearing all black. She wishes she could talk to him like a normal teenager, but she will never have the life of a normal teenager. How will Madeline have a chance to become his friend, or even better his girlfriend when she is trapped in this life?
If you were Madeline you risk your life for a chance of love and friendship?
Everything, Everything has been on my TBR, but moved up my list after announced in the Zoella Book Club. The layout of this novel is engaging, through the naming of chapters, diary entries and even images.
Nicola Yoon has presented a thoroughly enjoyable novel and I would highly recommend it. I am also looking forward to her new release in November 2016
Nicola Yoon’s next release is The Sun is also a Star – being released November 2016
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