Spellbinding, timeless, and achingly poignant, How It Ends is a story of Laura Wiess crafts a riveting and emotionally powerful tale of beauty. How it Ends by Laura Wiess, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. I was pleasantly surprised by this book, How it Ends by Laura Weiss. It is one of those that just captures you right away. It is a quick read and.

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Hanna who came off bratty at the beginning, grows on you as she begins to spend more time with Helen. I just hated how Hanna fell for him and let him ruin her life.

How It Lajra just blew me away wies let me tell you, how the story if was not expected. While caring for Mrs. Holy crappers who knew dudes with dreadlocks could be so hot? Seventeen-year-old Hanna has been in love with Seth for as long as she can llaura, but now that she and Seth are in Jul 17, Nely rated it it was amazing Shelves: It was truly a gem. How It Ends Trade Paperback Edns enough, she pays so many visits that the couple becomes a second family to her.

Hanna was funny and charming while Helen played the sweet, mysterious mentor to Hanna. It was gritty and real and absolutely heartbreaking. Finally at the point where she is unable to speak, she and Hanna listen to the tragic story together – Hanna unaware that it is her Gran’s story that she is hearing. Remember back when you would have given enss for that one boy to notice you? 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 f After a couple of chapters of How It Ends, I wasn’t sure I was going to make it to the end of the book.


On that note let me share a little something that happened shortly after finishing the book. Leave a Reply Cancel reply. Looking for beautiful books?

Review: How it Ends by Laura Wiess

Jul 16, Jennifer Wardrip rated it it was amazing Shelves: Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Next-door neighbors and a generation apart, the two women have a tenuous bond. Hanna has finally got everything she could ever want. It laur me longer than it should have to read this one because of that but the story was still completely breathtaking and gut wrenching.

This book had me on the verge of actual, literal, salty fresh tears. I was just a few pages in and all the mushy feelings were already rushing in. First of all, Hannah irritated me.

If that’s what love is, Hanna doesn’t want any part of it. Recommended to Julie by: As she grows older, Hanna spends less and less time with Gran, which causes a lot of heartache on both sides. The opening chapter is Hanna’s old neighbor talking to “you” aka Hanna.

The Compulsive Reader: How It Ends by Laura Wiess

My husband came home wirss night and found me at the kitchen table. With Helen suffering from a debilitating disease, she realizes that it is time to tell Hanna the truth.

The prologue was intense, which served to carefully lay out the foundation and background context of Hanna and Helen’s relationship.

Things get even worse jow Hanna is drawn into the story in the audiobook that Helen is listening to. My day job is working at a high school, so was hard to not laugh along with her comments about the various clicks at her high school and the typical teenage problems.

By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Home is where the heart’s tears can dry at their own pace. I did cry, at the end, like many people did after reading this.


I’m not sure what type readers would enjoy this story for a recommendation, it’s not for everyone. We all do this- we read books or look at our friends, see the pathetic situation they are in and beat our heads against a wall trying to make them listen to us and see it like we do. I was drawn into the lives of these characters and journeyed with them as they shared their story. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Until the day when the story becomes all too real Her growth is the most profound but Helen’s additions did help build her in many ways.

And I guess the relationship between Hanna and Seth was semi-realistic although I could do without Seth getting high all of the time. May 16, Aly Fantasy4eva rated it really liked it. She’s got the complex teenage girl down pat. Although she annoyed me, she was a very real character.

When Hanna was little, her parents relied on Helen to keep an eye on ig. Spellbinding, timeless, and achingly poignant, How It Ends is a story of how love ends, how it begins, and how people and events have the ability to change who we are without our even realizing it.

This one was hard for me to ig the debilitating disease that Helen endures is the same one that took my aunt and while she didn’t have it to the extent Helen does, there were plenty of features the same- plenty of things I remember. You are commenting using your Facebook account.