Music brought Autumn, Shay, and Logan together. Death wants to tear them apart.Autumn always knew exactly who she wasa talented artist and a loyal friend. Shay was defined by two things: her bond with her twin sister, Sasha, and her love of music. And Logan always turned to writing love songs when his love life was a little less than perfect.But when tragedy strikes each of them, somehow music is no longer enough. Now Logan cant stop watching vlogs of his dead ex-boyfriend. Shay is a music blogger struggling to keep it together. And Autumn sends messages that she knows can never be answered.Despite the odds, one band's music will reunite them and prove that after grief, beauty thrives in the people left behind....
|Title||:||The Beauty That Remains|
|Number of Pages||:||352 pages|
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The Beauty That Remains Reviews
I'll keep this brief
1. Timely discussion on grief and its effects on our youth. Timely and necessary, this book welcomes a discussion often ignored.
2. Diversity. LGBT characters (One main character, Logan, is gay; his ex-boyfriend, along with a smattering of minor characters); one black girl; one Korean-American girl; one Latino boy; multiracial characters scattered throughout the tale.
3. Well-written in mechanics.
1. A thin plot spread thinner via three perspectives. None of ...more
What a gorgeous, gorgeous book
Perfect for those who love novels by Adam Silvera, Jeff Zentner, or Nina LaCour.
A beautiful book about how different teens react to the deaths of their friends and family members. Yes, it's depressing, but death is part of life. Each person somehow feels responsible for their friend or family member's death. By coming together through a shared passion, music, they find out the untrue stories they've been telling themselves and walk through their grief to the other side. Friendships form between enemies, passions ignite where only embers glowed, and guilt dissipates. One of ...more
I've heard there are gay, black and latino characters in this book, i'm already crying.
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The Beauty That Remains combines grief and music to create a poignant read. There are three different stories that all connect, and there is so much diversity in the book. While I liked all of the characters, Shay was my favourite, and her story touched me the most.
This book can simply be explained through one word in the title: a beauty. Except it's even more than solely beautiful. This novel was beautiful, emotional, meaningful, raw, honest, and realistic. Even with that list, it isn't enough to describe the pure masterpiece that was this story. Or stories.
First, this novel is filled with grief. I have to say that because as a reader, if you are in the midst of grief, it may not be the particular time to pick up this novel. It's an immensely hard and di ...more