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Announcement: The Three Hallows Book Club December Pick


A couple of months ago, a couple of friends and I created a book club which we called the Three Hallows Book Club. Last month we took part in the Ho Ho Ho readathon which I blogged about and this month we are reading a book altogether. 

And That Book is...

Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich 

Dear Evan Hansen

Here is a summary of the book...

From the show's creators comes the groundbreaking novel inspired by the Broadway smash hit Dear Evan Hansen.

Dear Evan Hansen,

Today's going to be an amazing day and here's why...


When a letter that was never meant to be seen by anyone draws high school senior Evan Hansen into a family's grief over the loss of their son, he is given the chance of a lifetime: to belong. He just has to stick to a lie he never meant to tell, that the notoriously troubled Connor Murphy was his secret best friend.

Suddenly, Evan isn't invisible anymore--even to the girl of his dreams. And Connor Murphy's parents, with their beautiful home on the other side of town, have taken him in like he was their own, desperate to know more about their enigmatic son from his closest friend. As Evan gets pulled deeper into their swirl of anger, regret, and confusion, he knows that what he's doing can't be right, but if he's helping people, how wrong can it be?

No longer tangled in his once-incapacitating anxiety, this new Evan has a purpose. And a website. He's confident. He's a viral phenomenon. Every day is amazing. Until everything is in danger of unraveling and he comes face to face with his greatest obstacle: himself.

A simple lie leads to complicated truths in this big-hearted coming-of-age story of grief, authenticity and the struggle to belong in an age of instant connectivity and profound isolation.

I have started to read this and I really love it so I am excited to see what I think about it in the end.

I should have a post about it at the end of the month so I will let you know what I think. 

Check out the other members of The Three Hallows here:

Rachel

Alex

Have you read Dear Evan Hansen? Let me know in the comments below. 

See you soon,

Amy

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