Title: TH1RTEEN R3ASONS WHY: A Novel
Author: Jay Asher
Genre: Young Adult
Publisher: Razorbill (6th August 2009)
Clay Jensen returns home to find a strange package with his name on it. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker – his classmate and first love – who committed suicide two weeks earlier.
Hannah’s voice explains there are thirteen reasons why she killed herself. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he’ll find out why.
All through the night, Clay keeps listening – and what he discovers changes his life . . .
Rating:**** (4 stars)
I’d heard a lot about this book on the bloggers sphere; all of it good. So I thought I’d give it a go, and see if it lived up to expectations: it did.