We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan & Brian Conaghan (Review)


Nicu has emigrated from Romania and is struggling to find his place in his new home. Meanwhile, Jess’s home life is overshadowed by violence. When Nicu and Jess meet, what starts out as friendship grows into romance as the two bond over their painful pasts and hopeful futures. But will they be able to save each other, let alone themselves?

Released on February 9th 2017 (UK)

Wow! just wow!

I loved this The writing style was odd at first (a novel in verse) but the story and characters were amazing.

Nicu is a teenage Romanian immigrant, Jess is a “troubled teen” who meet during community service for their crimes. The relationship is an unusual one, that develops into something that makes you stop and take notice. Events unfold, with both Jess and Nicu trying to live out the hope they have, written with such style and emotion that causes a lump in your throat and tears in your eyes!

I adored Nicu, I felt for Jess, and I hoped for a happy ending…. speaking of endings, *gulp*
Its impossible to say much without giving it away but READ IT!!!!

Received an advanced copy through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Finished on January 17th 2017


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We ComeĀ Apart by Sarah Crossan & Brian Conaghan


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