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Suicide Notes

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Suicide Notes

By Michael Thomas Ford

HarperTeen, Hardcover, 9780060737559, 304pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2008

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Description

An unforgettable coming of age novel for fans of 13 Reasons Why, It's Kind of a Funny Story, and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

Fifteen-year-old Jeff wakes up on New Year's Day to find himself in the hospital--specifically, in the psychiatric ward. Despite the bandages on his wrists, he's positive this is all some huge mistake. Jeff is perfectly fine, perfectly normal; not like the other kids in the hospital with him. But over the course of the next forty-five days, Jeff begins to understand why he ended up here--and realizes he has more in common with the other kids than he thought.

"With a sprinkling of dark humor and a full measure of humanness, Suicide Notes is quirky, surprising, and a riveting read." --Ellen Hopkins, author of The You I've Never Known and Love Lies Beneath

"Like the very best teen novels, Suicide Notes is both classic and edgy, timeless and provocative." --Brent Hartinger, author of Geography Club

"Jeff's wit and self-discovery are refreshing, poignant, and, at times, laugh-out-loud funny." --School Library Journal

"Makes a powerful emotional impact." --Publishers Weekly (starred review)



Praise For Suicide Notes

Praise for Suicide Notes: “With a sprinkling of dark humor and a full measure of humanness, Suicide Notes is quirky, surprising, and a riveting read.”
-Ellen Hopkins, New York Times bestselling author of Fallout and Crank

“Make(s) a powerful emotional impact.”
-Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“Jeff’s journey is wittily unique, balancing a fresh voice and a uniquely realistic character with comedy and seriousness.”
-KLIATT

“Jeff’s wit and self-discovery are refreshing, poignant, and, at times, laugh-out-loud funny.”
-School Library Journal

“Like the very best teen novels, Suicide Notes is both classic and edgy, timeless and provocative.”
-Brent Hartinger, author of Geography Club and The Last Chance Texaco

“This book is equal parts hilarious, bittersweet, and strange. You will love every page of it.”
-Scott Heim, author of Mysterious Skin and We Disappear

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