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. My personal recommendation. I recommend this book to people at the age of 13, maybe 14, to any age above 14 really. I say this because I.

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OK troubled-teen issue novel. She lied because she wanted to hang out with Frank, Jin-Ea, and Owen. The Pretentiousness I hate when authors make their characters so special and so smart.

That’s why there are little chat conversations in between ‘chapters’ there are not really chapters but whateverso you can catch up a little. There wasn’t a lot of emotion in any of the scenes or dialogue.

Crash Into Me

I really fell in love with Owen a bit, who is the main focus of the book. Told from the point of crasj of Owen, the story follows four suicidal teenagers Personal Response: Personalmente, trovo che il libro appassioni molto. Borrsi the end, I was pulling for all the teens. Also, Jin-Ae, the in-the-closet gay, was most definitely up there in my favorite characters of the month. These characters are flat and one dimensional.


Crash into Me

All of them stricken by some type of guilt or pain just want out of this world. I mean, 4 suicidal teens going on a road trip? There were a few comments about black people in this book that rubbed me the wrong way. Albert Borris has tracked intp leopards in the Himalayas, backpacked through Iceland, and skated ultra-marathons in Georgia, but his favorite daily adventure is mme with teens.

Newer Post Older Post Home. In spite of the bad jokes, he chooses to live in New Jersey. I especially would have loved to have seen what exactly was going on in Audrey’s head, since she baffled me as a character throughout. Teenagers, in this case.

Yep, he doesn’t have one. While some things include a nice writing style and interesting characters, both which this book lacked. To be honest, I hated most of the characters in this book.

The plot is predictable. Owen, Audrey, Jin-Ae e Frank. Seriously, even a tortoise can move faster than this story! Little by little each of them let down their guard letting the others in to their world. Mar 19, Ashley rated it did not like it Shelves: This site uses cookies.

Crash Into Me by Albert Borris

So even though this story was based around suicide it shows how quickly you can make it past those thoughts with people who love and care about you around, and that is what I believe to be the most important theme being told in this story.


The journey was very exciting, but in the end I missed some more informations. It feels wrong to say this, but it was interesting to find out so much about suicide, especially since we’re reading about it from someone who’s been through all of it already – the reactions to his attempted suicide, the way schools handle it, what crzsh counselors say, etc.

But will their cross country odyssey push them all the way over? Senza contare che non trovo difficile credere info un episodio del genere possa realmente verificarsi, visto l’alto tasso dei suicidi giovanili, gorris negli Stati Uniti!

The characters were the best part, other than waiting to find out the big ‘do they’ at the end. And Jin-Ae who had trouble being herself. 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. Their “issues” really seemed like normal teenage complaints, and did not sound genuine.