Sad news in the world of young-adult literature. A début novel called “Crash Into Me” was released Monday, but its author, Albert Borris, has. Crash Into Me by Albert Borris – book cover, description, publication history. “The ultimate heartbreaking, poignant road trip to a place you never thought you’ d go.” –Todd Strasser, bestselling author of Give a Boy a Gun “Crash Into Me.

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I think this was due to the writing. To view it, click here. Simon Pulse Publication Date: The Best Books of Owen’s narration is kind of boring. Crash Into Me will stick with me for a while, and I recommend it for a quick read, at least once. There’s no problem bigger than albeft because everyone deals with their pain differently. One of the things that I enjoyed about this novel was that you could relate to the teens’ feelings of worthlessness and unhappiness – even if yours never amounted to the same amount of pain.

Crash into Me

To ask other readers questions about Crash Into Meplease sign up. It is an amazing look at the mind of teenagers. And the very end came up a bit abrupt for me; I would have liked to see what happened to the four after they decide to live — the repercussions of it all and how they moved on and began to truly live. Owen is the narrator. Not after an epiphany. Review quote “Crash Into Me puts readers in the driver’s seat with four teens teetering on the edge of alberh.


He’s lonely, and he’s been really suicidal ever since his brother died, he’s got a whole bunch of mental illnesses, and he has attempted suicide numerous times.

Of course this story centers around the hard subjects of suicide and depression but what impressed me was that first time author Albert Borris was able to weave humor, friendship and love into his tale. Owen is the biographer for the group, Frank is the frustrated athlete, Jin-Ae is the closeted lesbian and Audrey is the runaway. All of them stricken by some type of guilt or pain just want out of this world. When they meet online alberf each attempts suicide and fails, the four teens make a deadly pact: This review just seems so negative but I did give this book 2 stars, which means I did finish the book, even though I didn’t necessarily enjoy it.

YA Bookaholic : Book Review – Crash Into Me by Albert Borris

The characters whine about how hard life is for hundred pages, they visit graves, they make-out, then they decide that life is worth living after all. But will their cross country odyssey push them all the way over?

There was some sex nothing graphic just talk of itdrugs, and of course illegal stuff. Life is worth living — no matter how horrid it may seem in this moment. Twitter Facebook Tumblr Google. The journey was very exciting, but in the end I missed some more informations. I did not understand why Borris felt the n OK troubled-teen issue novel.

And she never accepts being gay. Audrey and Frank were interesting, but the story didn’t dwell much on their backstory or their emotional problems as much. Only the final page turn will tell, in Albert Borris’s finely-crafted tale of friendship forged from crasu desperate need of connection.


Jin-Ae knows Audrey and Frank through a Suicide chatroom, and eventually all four of them become “friends” online.

It went from the here and now to random IM messages. Aug 09, Kristen rated it it was amazing Shelves: Sono quattro ragazzi totalmente diversi, che provengono ingo situazioni familiari tutt’altro che rosee, accomunati dal forte desiderio di morire. When they meet online after each attempts suicide and fails, the four teens make a deadly pact: Mar 01, Crasu rated it did not like it. By the end he seemed like a stronger person and more was decisive.

Such a shame when a book with what looks like an interesting plot becomes then an unforgetable one. Owen, Audrey, Jin-Ae e Frank vogliono seguire i loro passi per smettere di soffrire e fuggire dalle loro misere esistenze. This book hit me right in the chest, and despite the depressing subject matter, the little bit of hope at the end turned my melancholy into a bittersweet aalbert.

It just didn’t work for me as I read it. I had to keep myself from sleeping while reading this book as there was nothing interesting or exciting.

The ending was predicatble, but good, and came kind of fast These four teenagers each have one thing in common, they are all byy to commit su!