Everything, Everything

Everything, Everything

eBook - 2015
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The Instant #1 New York Times Bestseller--soon to be a major motion picture!

If you love Eleanor and Park, Hazel and Augustus, and Mia and Adam, you'll love the story of Maddy, a girl who's literally allergic to the outside world, and Olly, the boy who moves in next door . . . and becomes the greatest risk she's ever taken. This innovative and heartfelt debut novel unfolds via vignettes, diary entries, illustrations, and more.

My disease is as rare as it is famous. Basically, I'm allergic to the world. I don't leave my house, have not left my house in seventeen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.
But then one day, a moving truck arrives next door. I look out my window, and I see him. He's tall, lean and wearing all black--black T-shirt, black jeans, black sneakers, and a black knit cap that covers his hair completely. He catches me looking and stares at me. I stare right back. His name is Olly.
Maybe we can't predict the future, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly. It's almost certainly going to be a disaster.

And on November 1, don't miss The Sun Is Also A Star , the breathtaking and romantic new novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Nicola Yoon in which two teens are brought together just when it seems like the universe is sending them in opposite directions.

From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Delacorte Press, 2015
ISBN: 9780553496666
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Jun 17, 2018

I really loved this book! I am the type of person that would rather watch Netflix than read any day of a given week, so to find a novel that had me reading during vacation is truly amazing. i reccomend this novel

May 30, 2018

Wow! This book was a ride. I would recommend it for a younger audience around middle school age.


May 08, 2018

Very good book. I loved it. :)

Mar 25, 2018

Loved this book. It's realistic. I just wish there was more of what happened at the end of the book. How it all turned out.

Mar 22, 2018


'Everything, Everything' really is everything. You'll laugh and cry and relate and feel like you are living alongside the characters. So stop reading this and go get yourself a copy!

Feb 24, 2018

The story was a lighthearted romance and is a cute, short read, but it is very predictable. Also, there were many things left unanswered in the plot (what happened to Maddy when she was 8?). The reading of this story requires a lot of suspension of disbelief: could Maddy really just, book a flight and leave? Would Olly really spontaneously go with her, just because she found a sketchy pill from the internet? It is still a very good read, but some parts of the story will feel as though something was lacking.

Feb 20, 2018

I've been seeing this book pop up for a while now, and after seeing it again, knowing it came out in theaters, I had to see what the hype was all about. Some might say the plot twist was a bit predictable, and I guess it was, from all the foreshadowing and heavy hinting, but I thoroughly enjoyed this book! (You know you liked something if you're willing to stay up till the middle of the night for it, and honestly, I think it was worth it.) Yoon made Olly and Maddy come alive. The first several pages threw me off at first from the way it was formatted, but you'll understand more about why it was made that way as you read more about Maddy's life.

I haven't read a book with this type of storyline, so I'm glad I picked this one up. Overall, highly recommend!!

Feb 18, 2018

Good for what it is - teen romance-y drama ... it's a compelling fast read (though a tad predictable).

Feb 11, 2018

This is a good, easy read for when you want to read about someone living a completely different life from your own. I look forward to seeing how it's been translated into a film.

Feb 02, 2018

I finished this book in one sitting, no longer than three hours. Yoon put me not only into the sterile white room Madeline lived in, but also her happy if sheltered mindset. Although Madeline turns eighteen at the beginning of the book, she comes across as more of a well-adjusted, bookish eleven year old.

Her life is interrupted by the arrival of Olly, the Boy Next Door with a wicked sense of humor, a desire to see the world as an equation and a troubled home life. The two begin their romance via email and instant messaging, but soon virtual isn't enough and Madeline's nurse helps sneak Olly in for visits. First the visits are short and chaste, but the two can't resist a kiss. When Madeline's mother finds out, she has to make a choice between the safe life she's always had and the more dangerous one that makes her feel alive. But what if Madeline's mother is right and being alive is deadly?

It was obvious that something was not quite right with the timeline of Madeline's life. The way the author brought the threads of the discrepancy together was intellectually satisfying but also heartbreaking. However, watching Madeline "grow up", albeit in a short period of time, was equally uplifting.

Highly recommended for YA readers.

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Feb 20, 2018

"What would I see in the mirror if I were a normal girl? Would I think that I was too fat or too thin? Would I dislike my hips, my waist, my face? Would I have body-image issues? As it stands, my only issue is that I would gladly trade this body for one that works properly." Page 205

Jul 27, 2017

- "Love opens you up to the world."
- "I was happy before I met him. But I'm alive now and those are not the same thing"
- "I loved you before I knew you."
- "I don't know the answer to this question. The only thing I know for sure is that this —being here with Olly, being able to love him and be loved by him—is everything."
- "He's trapped by the same memory of love, of better times, that his mother is, and it isn't enough."
- "Olly: my life is better with you in it
Madeline: but mine isn't"
- "But anything can happen at any time. Safety is not everything. There's more to life than being alive"
- "Love is worth everything. Everything"

Sep 22, 2016

“Will I encounter turbulence? Yes. Into all lives a little turbulence must fall.”

“In the beginning there was nothing and then there was everything.”

“The Void – a universe that can wink into existence can wink out again.”

Aug 16, 2016

" Not pointless," she says, and looks at me seriously. "Just because you can't experience everything doesn't mean you shouldn't experience anything..." (Carla to Madeline)

ArapahoeZoey Aug 09, 2016

"You're not living, if you're not regretting."


Oct 17, 2015

it's soothing to see an entire world at once-to see the pieces and know how it all fits together. Page 296

Oct 17, 2015

We watch the way the water pulls back and turns over and beats against the sand, trying to wear the earth away. And even though it doesn't succeed, it pulls back and pounds the shore again and again, as if there were no last time and there is no next time and this time is the time that counts. Page 232

Oct 17, 2015

There's no denying it now. I'm in the world. And, too, the world is in me. Page 196

Oct 17, 2015

I was happy before I met him. But I'm alive now, and those are not the same thing. Page 181

Oct 15, 2015

Life is a gift. Don't forget to live it. Page 141

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Jun 26, 2018

Other: Notice it’s an amazing book and you might not want to give it back

Jan 13, 2016

Other: This book has lots and lots of errors! For instance: In one scene, the passage of time seems inconsistent; there are post-it notes that are signed "Carla" even though the character who wrote them is Janet; the definition of "surprise" (according to this book, its plural is "surprisees"); and a picture of the earth that's a mirror image of the actual thing.


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