March 5, 2012

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

The March Book Club read is Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher.  A powerful novel about how little actions can make a big difference.  There are ten copies available for checkout in the library.   Check one out today!

Synopsis from
Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker--his classmate and crush--who committed suicide two weeks earlier. On tape, Hannah explains that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he'll find out how he made the list. Through Hannah and Clay's dual narratives, debut author Jay Asher weaves an intricate and heartrending story of confusion and desperation that will deeply affect teen readers.

Read it. Discuss it.  Love it!