After on Start reading After on your Kindle in under a minute. . After by Amy Efaw is a well-researched examination of teen pregnancy and. They say that you can’t judge a book by it’s cover. This time, though, the cover was the reason why I decided to pick up After, flip it over, and find. During Devon’s declination hearing, Jenifer starts to question how she raised Devon. She is convinced that it is her fault that Devon abandoned.
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That was a huge part of why I was expecting this book to fail: What readers will find most amazing about the entire story is the level of denial Devon immerses herself in so as to function every day.
When a baby suddenly Another disappointment, courtesy of NPR. She is Devon’s lawyer. Masa remaja adalah masa awal di mana seseorang masuk ke tahap pendewasaan. As the reader, we really see into Devon’s mind and how she went through things, I felt for her because of her probl We see these stories all the time but we never really get to know the girl.
Mar amt, Sandra Alonzo rated it it was amazing. After by Amy Efaw Goodreads Author. The mean girl Devon meets in juvy shocker, she cuts herself! Clearly, this was a teen in deep need of psychiatric As a big fan of YA lit, I was intrigued by the premise of this novel and then horribly disappointed in the execution. After tells the tale of a teenage egaw jailed after dumping her baby in a trash can. A teenage girl gives birth alone, then throws the baby in the trash and tries to pretend nothing happened.
Efaw takes the reader on Devon? Jul 05, Lake rated it did not like it.
Yes, she went through something traumatic, but doesn’t she want to help herself? Too much time was spent in Devon’s head, getting her to remember and not enough time establishing her as a person who would do w What was this even? I was all geared up and ready to hate and judge Devon. An infant left in the trash to die.
The storyline was great. Meyakinkan diri sendiri terus-menerus bahwa dia tidaklah hamil. Thanks for telling us about the problem. However, I will say that I actually really vy this book and I found myself feeling really bad for Devon even though what she did was horrible. After is the type of novel that will stick with me for a long time.
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Belum lagi alurnya yang serasa agak lambat, karena halaman demi halaman lompat-lompat dari kehidupan Devon di dalam penjara dan kehidupan Devon sebelum adter penjara, lebih tepatnya sebelum penelantaran terjadi After That Morning, there’s only one way to define Devon: Devon Davenport is in denial. The officers arrest her, her mom goes crazy, and she loses consciousness. And I could not put this down. I shouldn’t have dumped the baby in the trash.
That anyone can fall and that it’s important to get back up again. The whip-smart female attorney with a soft side. We see these stories all the time but we never really get to know the girl. Everything is going for her unitl one day while babysitting she meets a guy. The baby was found alive and Devon was found, barely conscious, bleeding on her living room couch by the polic At 15, Devon Sky Davenport was a high school soccer star, she volunteered with youth soccer and held one-on-one training sessions afte young players, she worked as a babysitter, and she maintained top grades and took honors classes.
And Devon is finally able to understand what she did, and own it, internalize it, and feel the guilt and responsibility that go with that. There were often times that I just needed to turn it off and listen to some bubble gum pop just to wipe my mind of this story. She struck me as someone who was resolute and had so much to go for.
Devon’s turnaround at eafw end. Sep 22, Kristy rated it really liked it Shelves: I literally just finished the book and the ending completely blew it for me. Baru setelah ASI-nya bocor baru deh ngeh. Cassandra there’s another book by her, but ny the series.
Before reading this, I would have said “send her to jail, try her as an adult, who cares about her! Perubahan secara mental ini didukung oleh berbagai situasi dan kondisi. Ohh no, no, no The police eventually track it back to her and she ends up in prison. She turns Devon into an empathetic character, a girl who was in such deep denial that she refused to believe she was pregnant. She is pregnant and at this moment she is in labor.
I like this idea overall, and think it’s ripe for exploration in novel form. I am glad that I pick up this book and learned a whole bunch more than I expected. View all 8 comments. Then I read the synopsis and I was really interested. Some sentences don’t even make sense.