Sad news in the world of young-adult literature. A début novel called “Crash Into Me” was released Monday, but its author, Albert Borris, has. Crash Into Me by Albert Borris – book cover, description, publication history. “The ultimate heartbreaking, poignant road trip to a place you never thought you’ d go.” –Todd Strasser, bestselling author of Give a Boy a Gun “Crash Into Me.

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Crash into Me is his first novel. Four suicidal teens going on a road trip to ultimately end their lives. This is not necessarily bad, because some of the best moments in the book happen cfash those in between places. This book was many things: He’s lonely, and he’s been really suicidal ever since his brother died, he’s got a whole bunch of mental illnesses, and he has attempted suicide numerous times.

I have a read a number of books about suicide and suicide in teenagers. The four of them set out on a road trip to visit the graves of several suicide victims, such as Kurt Cobain in Seattle.

Notify me of new posts via email. Aug 30, Ellen Hopkins rated it really liked it. I’d love to hear from you! This story started out like that but ultimately shows how friendship saves lives.

I must admit, I really enjoyed this book and was really quite satisfied with the ending. Who was your favorite out of the four main characters? I had to keep myself from sleeping while reading this book as there was nothing interesting or exciting.

I was instantly drawn to the original, bleak, morbid, depressing description of the book.


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I think I’ve grown out of the genre, and ended up appreciating it more as a s period piece than anything else. Between each chapter of the Suicide Dogs’ journey are Top Ten lists or extracts of chat sessions, which I bh enjoyed and considered as softening up the whole serious story. It was byy this to I barely made it through this one. Crash Into Me Author: The four of them set out on a road trip to visit the graves of several suicide victims, such as Kurt Cobain in Seattle.

Not a single kid dies.

Crash into Me is the second book I’ve read that deals with teen suicide. There are no discussion topics on this alberf yet. It took me ihto to finally finish this book, but I am stubborn and refused to give up.

Is life worth living in spite of the pain? If you would like to give this book a try and purchase it, the link is below: You are commenting using your Twitter account. The group’s name expresses something wild and uncontrollable, just like the kids themselves are in their decisions to take their lives.

Yup I thought it was going to be good but it wasn’t. There was some sex nothing graphic just talk of itdrugs, and of course illegal stuff. The book is a lot less depressing than you’d think at least in parts–it’s still pretty heavy reading material, because it’s about four This was similar to a Nick Hornby boris, A Long Way Down. Lists are one of the recurrent methods used within this book, forcing the characters to reason, particularly the list of things they would love to do before the died.

Along with suicide, some of the topics explored are meant for a more mature audience, such drugs and dysfunctional families. I especially would have loved to have seen what exactly was going on in Audrey’s head, since she baffled me as a character throughout.


They were important for the development of the four, but I think it could have been spaced a bit better for pacing issues. She felt like she would be disowned from her family and that ulimately disappointed her.

Frank was like the backbone in the group, making sure they had food and a place to sleep, not to mention doing most of the driving. Alas, the emotional content was painfully lacking.

Nov 23, Mary borrix it it was amazing. But in that attempt, it also showcases how truly central he is to the characters and their journey. Audrey is the rock girl who listens to Nirvana and a huge Kurt Cobain admirer.

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He really has some serious issues and I was surprised by what surfaced later in the book. So as I was saying, the writing style was not for me. And Owen is a selfish jerk. It is an amazing look at the mind of teenagers. I’m not sure this book is a favorite, or that everything that happened was realistic, it was a good book, and in the end, I enjoyed it more than I had thought I would.

I was looking forward to reading this book when I got it from the library.