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Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything Book Cover Everything, Everything
Nicola Yoon
Fiction, Young Adult
September 3, 2015

Madeline Whittier is allergic to the outside world. So allergic, in fact, that she has never left the house in all of her seventeen years. But when Olly moves in next door, and wants to talk to Maddie, tiny holes start to appear in the protective bubble her mother has built around her. Olly writes his IM address on a piece of paper, shows it at her window, and suddenly, a door opens. But does Maddie dare to step outside her comfort zone?

Everything, Everything is about the thrill and heartbreak that happens when we break out of our shell to do crazy, sometimes death-defying things for love.

Val’s Review

When the ending doesn’t matter…

I, like a lot of you, I’m sure, totally called the ending of this thing before I even opened the book – and, for once, I didn’t even care.


I really enjoyed this story and the characters.

And I really love Yoon’s writing style.
The mixed media format was really fun and creative and I had a lot of fun with it.

I have read a LOT of books in my life – over 1700 – and, I must say, this is the first time I have ever found myself physically spinning a book in circles like a total jackass to read some of the text.

So that was fun.


Most of all, I just really liked how Yoon posed some good questions – is life without risk really living? – in such a smooth and lighthearted fashion.

Anyway, I know this book has probably been reviewed and booktubed to death, so I’l stop there.

I have been on quite the high fantasy, YA fantasy, and YA fiction kick lately, so of course I already bought the other book this author recently put out.


Prepare to be bombarded with random AF reviews, my friends.