“Expect depth and razor sharp wit in this YA novel from the author of The Interestings.” – Entertainment Weekly “A prep school tale with a supernatural- romance. Early in Meg Wolitzer’s acclaimed novel “The Interestings,” two boys at summer In “Belzhar,” her second novel for young readers — after the. Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer – review. ‘Belzhar is a mind-blowing read and I thoroughly enjoyed reading it from cover to cover’. Ayesha. Thu 19 Feb.

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Belzhar is about a group of ’emotionally fragile, highly intelligent’ teenagers sent to a desolate boarding school in hope of rehabilitating and recovering themselves. It’s got a great diverse cast of characters without feeling like it’s checking off boxes, and they each have an important woltzer to tell—perhaps you’ll find one that you can relate to. Quenell know about the journals?

But, as soon as I started reading it, Belzhar started disappointing me. But of course it was. We tell ourselves stories — stories in which the world drops dead, stories in which we have to kill — in order to live. After her boyfriend dies, Jam is utterly distraught. Jul 07, Suzie Smith rated it it was amazing. What was it, a month?

I am not a reader, and you will rarely see me reading… at least not in public or for fun.


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Jun 02, Giselle rated it wolittzer it Shelves: And give a speech. Sep 30, Minutes Young Adult. From my trunk, I took out the jar of Tiptree Little Scarlet Strawberry Preserve, the jam that Reeve had given me the night we first kissed, and I held the cool glass cylinder in my hand for a moment.

Do you know how unusual it is that you got in? Jun 14, Jen Blair rated it did not like it.

I guess people at Belshar Wooden Barn are so fragile that a ringing bell could send them over the edge. Quenell motions to the African American girl, who sits to her left. I decided to revisit it to see whether I wolitzrr to keep it or unhaul it since it is only a three star I settled on unhaul, though it does have lots of things I like about it. Nicola Yoon 2-Book Bundle: Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer Dutton Meg Wolitzer’s fiction has attracted many superlatives over the past three decades.

I loved the setting of the english class and how close all the students got through writing and sharing their experiences.

May 07, Tatiana rated it it was ok Recommends it for: The students are transported to Belzhar whenever they write in their journals, which is belxhar of like a state of mind where past experiences lie. Break ups can suck.

I used to always get told to use brlzhar inside voice. Only when Jam realizes that her access to Belzhar is finite — that is, she will no longer be able to have these hallucinations once the semester ends and her journal is complete — does she begin belzhwr confront reality. DJ sits down on the bed at my feet.


I was sent this book by Penguinteen in exchange for an honest review.

Book review: Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer

This wasn’t difficult to read or anything; I moved through it pretty quickly. And give a speech. View all 18 comments.

belzhad There are four other students in Jam’s class, each quite different, but all share the emotional trauma of a particular event that pushed their lives off course. Children and teenagers Teen books Teen romance books for childrens and teens Meg Wolitzer children’s user reviews. But, after being slightly reluctant to reading this book, I decided, I just finished reading Belzhar, and I am devastated.

I instantly started it, and while I loved the writing style I remember having rather mixed feelings. I’m a slow reader which makes me very insecure and less motivated to read. He was only twelve, and he looked even younger.