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After on Start reading After on your Kindle in under a minute. . After by Amy Efaw is a well-researched examination of teen pregnancy and. They say that you can’t judge a book by it’s cover. This time, though, the cover was the reason why I decided to pick up After, flip it over, and find. During Devon’s declination hearing, Jenifer starts to question how she raised Devon. She is convinced that it is her fault that Devon abandoned.

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But, fatefully, that night I happened to pick this book. A teenage mother who never knew she was pregnant. Ketetapan hati itulah yang memicu penyangkalan Devon ketika dia melakukan hubungan seks. But all that changes when the police find Devon home sick from school as they investigate the case of an abandoned baby. Membaca judulnya After dan sinopsisnya, kupikir cerita ini berkisar pada gadis remaja dan permasalahan kehamilannya di luar nikah.

I thought well this should be interesting. Nov 09, Qmy G rated it it was ok. When a baby suddenly Another disappointment, courtesy of NPR. Dia dikenal sebagai pribadi yang baik, tenang, dan dewasa. Devon adalah anak tunggal yang dibesarkan oleh orangtua tunggal. any

I would have liked a deeper exploration of the supporting characters’ issues and of Devon’s relationships with them; throughout the book I was waiting for Devon to face her heartbreak over the baby’s father and she never did, she never even said his name ; and I was not happy with the ending, which I get was supposed to be cliffhanger, but just felt uncomfortable and abrupt. Gratuitous use of gore. And in the heat of the moment, they have unprotected sex.


AFTER by Amy Efaw | Kirkus Reviews

I always deem it slightly unfair of me to say a book should have been written in a different way, since that’s not my job as a reader to decide. She thinks she’s better than all the others at juvie because she didn’t really do anything wrong because attempted murder of her own child isn’t wrong I’d recommend After to aftre looking for a book that will make them think truly and deeply over a subject that is usually very difficult to contemplate rationally.

And now Devon is being charged with attempted murder. And then it left me shaken and thoroughly stirred. View all 9 comments.

Finally, the end was a joke. An interesting topic, ripped from the headlines.

Children’s Book Review: After by Amy Efaw, Author . Viking $ (p) ISBN

Ibunya, Jennifer Davenport, melahirkan dia ketika masih remaja. The storyline was great. A teenage mother who never knew she was pregnant. Because After certainly did not pull punches. In October I was in the worst reading slump ever so I decided to get away from all ARCs and read something that would regain my interest in writing so I started b the library ebook selection and came across After.

What else could it have been but a cold? Masa remaja adalah masa awal di mana seseorang masuk ke tahap pendewasaan. I’m not really sure what I think about the situation and I’m hopeful that I never have to serve on a jury dealing with this issue. It seemed right and just and realistic. Check out my Youtube channel: Hardcoverpages.

There’s a very fine line between upsetting and unsatisfying. Loved her lawyer, even loved some of the girls in detention. If you can bleed-see it, eaw it-then you know you’re alive.



Tapi selama aku membaca ceritanya, aku semakin mengerti dan malah bertanya-tanya Apakah benar yang dilakukannya itu adalah suatu tindakan kejahatan? Mar 27, laaaaames rated it did not like it.

Jul 13, Jessica rated it it was amazing Shelves: Clearly, this was a teen in deep need of psychiatric As a big fan of YA lit, I was intrigued by the premise of this novel and then horribly disappointed in the execution.

I mean, who wants to read the first-person account of a woman, or teen, who threw her baby away? But she felt she didn’t deserve it and her morals came even more into play. Bahkan ketika sudah dipenjara, dia terkesan menutup-nutupi kebenaran sehingga membuat pengacaranya–begitu pula dengan aku–geram dan ingin sekali marah-marah And yet gifted author Amy Efaw does the impossible?

Also when you hit the middle things go pretty slow. You tell yourself wha Social media has given people the ability to share their opinions about news stories.

Not that satisfying and unsatisfying are at all in question here. The baby was found alive and Devon was found, barely conscious, bleeding on her living room couch by the police investigating the crime.

She goes to sleep.