Seven months after killing her parents in a car accident, year-old Willow Randall has moved in with her married older brother’s family in New. Julia Claricia Hoban is an American author of children’s books. Her notable books include Willow and Acting Normal. Willow explores the survivor guilt of a. Books: Willow, Julia Hoban fanfiction archive with over 15 stories. Come in to read, write, review, and interact with other fans.

Author: Sabar Yotilar
Country: Burundi
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Automotive
Published (Last): 22 July 2012
Pages: 54
PDF File Size: 3.8 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.37 Mb
ISBN: 589-7-75282-505-4
Downloads: 89887
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Dairr

Children’s Book Review: Willow by Julia Hoban, Author . Dial $ (p) ISBN

It’s not because they don’t care or that they are cruel, of course not, it’s because they don’t know what to julix, and you can’t expect them to know either. Willow is struggling to cope after the death of her parents in a horrible car accident. Thankfully, the intense writing and topic made me really like it.

Read the novel and decide for yourself. My other “problem” was the whole cutting thing. I’m not going to lie: Her reality is sad.

My dear, dear, good readers. She moves in with her older brother and his wife and infant. However an unfortunate turn of events might ruin their happiness.

It seemed that he no faults, iulia It’s not the cutting that makes hlban so unlikable. Also recomendable to anyone wanting to know more about the issues, it is the most realistic portray of a person that deals with cutting issue that I’ve ever read about. She expected the whole damn universe to revolve around her. See 2 questions about Willow….


The desperation of a person who needs to feel pain to be able to deal with emotional traumas is serious and this book brings that out and I think, gives the readers a better understanding as to why. But Willow was always wrong about others. Not the book, the character. Willo Willow doesn’t like to cry over her parents’ death.

Willow, Julia Hoban FanFiction Archive | FanFiction

This page was last edited on 19 Aprilat Not in real life though, not at ALL. So, Willow, of course,assumes it’s because she doesn’t make enough money.

Like, I get it, romance and crap, but after she finished crying? Nor was the central relationship remotely realistic. For at least trying and for letting herself be helped despite how incredibly hard it is.

Willow is a beautiful story, compellingly told and is by far one of the best YA novels I’ve read in quite some time. You know, the weather’s been really nice lately. I know there are so many people who have this issue, so I’m not trying to be insensitive. Ended up skimming most of it. Willow is a senior in a brand new high school. Willow suggests that sweeping romance and premature sex will guide self-harming teenage girls to safety, and I’m sorry, but I strongly protest against that concept.


After my last review, this is kind of going to be hard to swallow, but Hardcoverpages. I’m a huge Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan so trust me, your not the only one that thought that.

There were slight inconsistencies here and there why wasn’t Willow in counseling or outpatient iulia Willow is a real, honest, and emotional book. Willow’s journey is not a feel-good-story.

I think that is the best word to describe how I felt. A boy carries a condom in his wallet after he basically just met hovan.

Julia Hoban

That’s why you need to seek professional help, not expect that some dude named Guy goes to your rescue. Feb 23, Hilda rated it liked it Shelves: What will happen to Willow if their relationship were to fall apart? I do need you to talk to me. He said something about “16 and 17 year olds” and I was like, is this what kids do now? Willow’s parents were tipsy and asked her to drive home, a decision that would cost them their lives.