You Against Me

You Against Me

Book - 2011
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An intense and riveting novel from the critically acclaimed author of Before I Die .

If someone hurts your sister and you're any kind of man, you seek revenge. If your brother's accused of a terrible crime but says he didn't do it, you defend him. When Mikey's sister claims a boy assaulted her, his world begins to fall apart. When Ellie's brother is charged with the offense, her world begins to unravel. When Mikey and Ellie meet, two worlds collide. This is a brave and unflinching novel from the bestselling author of Before I Die . It's a book about loyalty and the choices that come with it. But above all, it's a book about love.
ISBN: 9780385676298
0385676298
9780385676311
Characteristics: 412 pages ;,22 cm.

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Cuddling_books16
Feb 04, 2013

I really loved reading this book, I tought it was amazing, but I expected a little bit more of romance between Mikey and Ellie. I really liked this book and I recommend it to any teenager out there! :)

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Hannah03
Jul 28, 2012

Overall it was a good story, and I liked the characters (Mikey and Ellie) and between them I think there was a good story. I really liked the british writing. However, I felt like the initial problem (between Karyn and Tom) was never resolved.

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emilymirwin
Jul 17, 2012

This is a very strong book (story and craft) with compelling characters. Deals with very difficult issues in very personal ways. Honest and real. I don't often read books again but I would read this one again.

lauhginglexia Jul 16, 2012

i agree with KKPGIRL i was dissapointed with this book also i expected more of a romance and there wasn't . i can't tell if the book being britsh was a good or bad thing. .I was expecting more

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KKPGIRL
Apr 30, 2012

I was really disappointed with this book. From the summary and reviews, I was expecting a riveting, forbidden romance, but this was far from it. I didn't realize it was a british book until I started reading it, and that was the first thing that I disliked about it. It was also very slow and took forever for anything good to happen. I found Mikey and Ellie's relationship to be weird and completely unrealistic, but maybe that was just me. The only good thing about this book was the twist that came about half-way through the book - you think you know who is lying about the night of the party, but then new facts and memories slowly start to trickle in. The main issue was still mostly there by the end of the book, so it wasn't a very satisfying end to me. I should have stopped reading about 50 pages in, when I already didn't like it very much, but I kept reading because I was hoping it would get better, and because I don't like not finishing books (what if I finish it and end up loving it?). Ellie was probably the only character I actually liked for most of the book. Overall, I would definitely not recommend this. There are so many better books out there. This book is 413 pages, so don't waste your time.

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Haven0406
Mar 24, 2012

Omg i fell in love with this book!

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shaikhk
Feb 17, 2012

This was a good read, I would recommended it readers who don't want an average love story! :)

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green_duckkyy Aug 12, 2012

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Hannah03
Jul 28, 2012

Hannah03 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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KKPGIRL
Apr 30, 2012

KKPGIRL thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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