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Obsessive-compulsive teen Clarissa wants to get better, if only so her mother will stop asking her if she's okay.
Andrew wants to overcome his eating disorder so he can get back to his band and their dreams of becoming famous.
Film aficionado Ben would rather live in the movies than in reality.
Gorgeous and overly confident Mason thinks everyone is an idiot.
And Stella just doesn't want to be back for her second summer of wilderness therapy.
As the five teens get to know one another and work to overcome the various disorders that have affected their lives, they find themselves forming bonds they never thought they would, discovering new truths about themselves and actually looking forward to the future.
|Title||:||Four Weeks, Five People|
|Number of Pages||:||384 pages|
May 11, 2017
Apologies in advance for the nonsensical, badly written review! It's 1am and I can't really express my love for this book AND write about it in well-written sentences.
Put simply, Four Weeks, Five People follows five teenagers attending a summer wilderness therapy camp. Stella has severe depressio...
May 02, 2017
One of my favorite themes in YA is the process of recovery. Count me in for characters with mental illnesses & various disorders- I'm all for MCs I can relate to & root for to heal. So naturally I was excited to read this, but unfortunately it fell short for me.
The premise of FOUR WEEKS,...
May 22, 2017
"I can feel the words getting louder and louder with every bounce back until they are vibrating through my head until they are vibrating through my body until they are everything until they are inside me until I am light until I am stars until I am a supernova until I am nothing but words ringin...
February 23, 2017
I was sucked into this book from the very first page. With well positioned and well written characters with lives described that made you believe that they were real kids with real mental health issues, who wouldn’t be sucked in? But it was the writing in the book that initially sucked me in and...
June 29, 2017
In general, I really liked this book. Although some reviewers found the "lack" of recovery to be problematic, I thought it was pretty realistic given the fact that these teens were only in this camp for four weeks. (You have to consider the fact that these teens's MIs developed over the course of...
June 24, 2017
This book is so important and everything I hoped it to be. I was hooked from the moment I first read the synopsis many months ago. It was one of my favorite and highly anticipated reads of 2017. I am a huge advocate for mental health and spreading awareness about the reality of the various afflic...
August 27, 2017
The book's summary sounded like a book right up my alley: 5 teenagers dealing with their problems at wilderness camp. But the narrative dragged and the most interesting character, Mason, was hardly given any attention so I consider it a failure.
July 24, 2017
The trope du jour seems to be mental health. "Four Weeks, Five People" fits very nicely into this category as it is about five teenagers sent away to Camp Ugunduzi (in New York) for the summer. This camp is for mentally ill teens to help them deal with (and possibly overcome) their mental health...
May 08, 2017
*Received free ARC of this novel through a Goodreads giveaway*
I appreciated certain elements that show up in this book, as a novel told exploring several multiple illnesses in teenagers. Told through the perspectives of five different characters over a span of four weeks, readers enter this thera...
May 18, 2017
actual rating:3.25 it actually left a bit of an impact on me and i connected to the characters a bit more by the middle and the end but there was close to no character development and it dragged at times some parts i had to skim but i enjoyed it