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So in the afternoons, when Hanna visits, she and Helen sit and listen to audio books. But illness has changed Helen into someone Hanna hardly knows, and her home is not the refuge it once was.

How it Ends by Laura Wiess

Sep 06, Arlene rated it it was amazing Recommended to Arlene by: Although she annoyed me, s Wow, this book is so beautiful. I don’t know a painless way to do it, don’t know the words to capture a heart so full and a longing so intense.

It is difficult for Hanna to listen to. Email Laura Wiess at laura laurawiess.

Hanna’s fascinated by the idea that such all-encompassing love can truly exist, and without even realizing it, the story begins to change her. She becomes infuriated, sad, and confused, trying to wrap her head around this supposedly “fictionalized” story.

Feeling more alone than ever, Hanna gets drawn into an audiobook the older woman is listening to, a fierce unsettling love story of passion, sacrifice, and devotion.

It was lovelier than lovely. Hanna’s fascinated by the idea that such all-encompassing love can truly exist, and without her even realizing it, the story begins to change her. I was drawn into the lives of these characters and journeyed with them as they shared their story. The book would most likely appeal to females, considering both protagonists are women.


Although, it was hard to know the setting sometimes. Hanna kept Helen young, or at least young at heart.

Jesse was probably my favorite character because he was so sweet but so wrong in several laurs he had the perfect amount of turn off and appeal. But Helen is sick and wants to tell Hanna the truth about her life, to clear away all of the fairy tales ih she’d woven for the young child Hanna had been.

And I felt for her when she became trapped in her own body due t Wow–what a book!

This story not only tells a modern tale of a high school girl in love but the tragic history of a young couple, brought together by horrific circumstances yet still finding an endless love. Whatever we expect the characters to do, I found that they usually ended up doing something completely different or event would unfold in a different manner. Hanna’s character is one I felt for and the glimpses into her past only deepened my affection for her. At times Hanna is an interesting character, but others she is so typically ‘teenager’ that I grind my teeth in frustration.

I warmed to Helen right away – I mean how could you not love Helen, she is just so lovable! Seth is controlling and all they seem to do anymore is fight. Not only that but both also have elements of forbidden love between characters.

To ask other readers questions about How It Endsplease sign up. But she has been ignoring the school’s community service requirement for years, and now she needs to clock in some hours in a hurry.


How it Ends

It is a surprising tale of faith, strength, and resilience, and as it forces Hanna to grow, it will make the reader do the same. I wish he had been and that is my only complaint about the book. Laua used to be an optimistic and cheerful girl, the kind who loved spending time with her aging neighbor Helen and looked for happy endings everywhere.

Though many teens may feel that they can relate better to Hanna, How It Ends is truly Helen’s story, and how it affects Hanna and forces her to grow from a childish, flighty girl who acts on stupid whims into a thoughtful young woman.

How It Ends is a story that needs to be thought endss and is not for laaura looking for an immediately meaningful story. So sad, so real. First, the teenage love story of Hanna and Seth. Gradually the characters, especially Helen and Hannah, become a part of us and beings that are so real they may as well step off the page.

Though much enxs the material is hard to read and highlights some of the darker times in American history, I recommend this one to pretty much anyone who can stomach some of it. By then, it was too little too late. Hanna’s school has hw community service requirement. My problem with Hanna was that she realized she was making bad decisions but did it anyways.

Really awesome friends and the boy of her dreams.