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I was grinning ear to ear right alongside her!

Those issues were handled with careful grace, and just added layers upon layers of life’s mysteries and secrets in-between the lines. How It Ends not only sucks Hanna into it but, you as the reader too. I agree Seth was such a jerk.

There are absolutes- and there are thousands of gray areas. But we don’t see it like THEY do- and when it’s us in the middle of it, we have the prophetic rose colored wiews on and choose to not see things like everyone else does.

When forced to fulfill a community service requirement, Hanna begins caring for Helen.

She encourages Hanna to keep listening to the current book, How It Ends. How It Ends is a unique coming of age tale that explores the most fundamental human bonds. Quotes from How It Ends. How It Ends just blew me away and let me tell you, how the story ended was not expected. She’s wanted him since she noticed him on the first day of sophomore year. Laurra honestly had no expectations for this book but it blew me away. May 16, Aly Fantasy4eva rated it really liked it. As I read the book I continued thinking of these red flags, reading as Hanna declined into an emotional emds.

For the last ti pages I was a crying mess. It’s one of those books that you just want to chat about afterward.

How It Ends by Laura Wiess

Knowing this and the fact that she has told Hannah a complete lie on how she and Lon first met resulting Hannah to believe in Happily Ever Afters she decides Hannah needs to know the truth, and so begins the real story in which she tells through audiotape which is far from a happily ever after.


She loves a boy who is anything but nice to her, yet she keeps Wow, this book is so much more than I ever ehds it would be! All in all, I don’t want to spoil the story for anyone. Following her wiwss and critically acclaimed novels Such a Pretty Gir l and LeftoversLaura Wiess crafts a riveting and emotionally powerful tale of beauty, destruction Helen was always full of stories of love and happiness, but they are false, made up for a little girl to shield her from her beloved gram’s dark past.

Review: How it Ends by Laura Wiess

Sep 14, Liz rated it did not like it Shelves: Email Laura Wiess at laura laurawiess. Reviewed by Jaglvr for TeensReadToo. Helen is an elderly woman who has watched Hanna grow up and is now watching her drift away from her until a terminal disease brings Hanna back to her door. This book broke my eiess and I loved every second hoq it!

Wiess treats us with one hilarious moment after another as we watch Hannah chase after this teenage boy. Salinger’s Phoebe” Luanne Ricebrings us another memorable young woman, this one at the center of an extraordinary hod of how love ends, how it begins, and what it’s endd to protect it Hanna’s own tribulations just don’t feel like enough to connect them. How it Ends was a romantic novel, telling the story of an old woman from the perspective of a young girl, Hanna.

Jun 05, Jennifer rated it really liked it Shelves: Must redeem within 90 days. This book was so emotional and so beautiful and so stark and so sad.

Review: How it Ends by Laura Wiess – The Lit Bitch

How It Ends by Laura Wiess. Although Hanna spends less time with Granna Helen as she gets older, their friendship means as much to them as it did when they had spent every afternoon together. How it Ends A novel by Laura Wiess.

My sleep was besieged with anguish and I kept fighting with the covers. For him to notice her she didn’t exactly act in the most dignifying of ways.


Some of the story got a little boring for me–the parts that talked about taxidermy and women’s reproductive rights just didn’t do it for me. Gradually the characters, especially Helen and Hannah, become a part of us and beings that are so real they may as well step off the page. I got pages and once the audiobook started I couldn’t do it anymore.

They are basically her grandparents.

Hannah was clearly in a toxic relationship with Seth and instead of seeing him for the douche he was, she romanticised the idea of being in a relationship with a gorgeous broken guy.

The first chapter, told from Helen’s viewpoint as she remembers watching Hanna grow up and how their lives drifted apart, made me tear up. Until the day when the story becomes all too real By then, it was too little too late.

Jun 26, Amy rated it really liked it Shelves: Jul 16, Jennifer Wardrip rated it it was amazing Shelves: They both had a hard life but I’m glad they found eachother. This is such a sad story told from dueling points of view of Hanna who is just seeing her life as a Sophmore in HS begin, to her neighbor Helen who is slowly watching her body fail her and is powerless to stop it.

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That’s what Hanna reminded me and not in a ditsy – OMG – kind of way. Schoenmaker has advanced Parkinson’s, and her husband can’t always be there to watch over her. Her heart is set on getting the attention of Seth, a cool, guitar playing junior.

My problem with Hanna was that she realized she was making bad decisions but did it anyways.