The Unpredictability of Being Human by Linni Ingemundsen

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Read The Unpredictability of Being Human Online Free - Meet Malin, a fifteen-year-old who sees the world differently. Malin knows she couldn’t change much about her life, even if she got to play God. Her dad would still yell all the time – especially as Malin is still friends with Hanna, the girl she met shoplifting. Her mum would still say a glass of wine is good for her heart – and Mum needs it, with Malin’s brother, Sigve, getting into trouble all the time. And Malin would still be Malin. Because she can’t be anybody else.

In a voice bursting with immediacy and truth, Malin shares the absurdities of growing up and fitting in as her family struggles with the buried pain of mistakes made and secrets kept.

Profound, compassionate and as funny as it is dark, Malin’s story is an offbeat examination and celebration of the brutal, bizarre and beautiful unpredictability of being human.

If you love the freshness and honesty of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the emotional depth of John Green, and the irreverent wit of Little Miss Sunshine, push this to the top of your TBR pile.

Title : The Unpredictability of Being Human
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ISBN : 1474940633
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 272 pages


Dannii rated it ★★★★☆

November 07, 2017

My initial rating for this book was 3.5 stars but I have since decided to boost it 4, as days after finishing this I keep thinking about these characters. Nanowrimo had been slowing my reading pace down and, as such, I had been craving a book I could tear through with ease, but that still maintain...

Pavitra rated it ★★★★☆

January 19, 2018

Disclaimer: A Huge Thanks to UsBorne YA for providing me with a review copy. My thought, opinions and feelings expressed in this review are, however are my own! This book takes a bit getting used to – the voice of the main Character – Malin is a bit abrupt, short and to the point; making her a...

Rimsha rated it ★★★★☆

January 07, 2018

3.75 ⭐ it was emotional and adorable both at the same time.

hiltonjenkin rated it ★★★★☆

February 18, 2018

Follow hjbookblog for more updates. The novel, ‘The Unpredictability of Being Human’ by Linni Ingemundsen is a contemporary, young-adult fiction. The story revolves around the little girl Malin. She is 14 years old and lives in a village named Hassund in Norway with just about 5,346 other people. M...

Dawn rated it ★★★☆☆

February 05, 2018

Goodreads giveaway. About a young teen and life's problems. Set in the beautiful country of Norway the book sadly lacks any description and could have been set anywhere. I liked that Malin accepts she messed up, that everyone can mess up and that all deserve a second chance.

Joanne rated it ★★★★☆

January 27, 2018

3.5 Stars. Originally posted on Once Upon a Bookcase. The Unpredictability of Being Human by Linni Ingemundsen is a book I've wanted to read ever since I heard it was about a girl with undiagnosed Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). And while it was a captivating read and enjoyable read, I've finished...

Simran rated it ★★★★☆

January 04, 2018

The story is about Malin Sande, a girl who is 14 years old, lives in Haasund a village on the south western coast of Norway with her parents, an elder brother Sigve and a cat Oscar who disappears and comes back whenever he is hungry, like all cats do. It’s a wry, dark and bittersweet look at life...

Becca rated it ★★★★☆

February 16, 2018

First reviewed on Pretty Little Memoirs. Malin, straight away, is quite an unusual main character. Her point of view and inner monologue on the world is striking, bordering on painfully honest. She sounds much older than her age, fifteen, throughout her POV. Malin's family are a huge part of her t...

Helly rated it ★★★★☆

December 28, 2017

The Unpredictability of Being Human by Linnie Ingmundsen was a heart warming read. Malin is a fourteen year old naive little lady, a round peg in a square hole, trying to fit in. Well, aren't we all? The plot was so relatable that it clicked with me at the very first chapter and I wonder how nove...

Samantha rated it ★★☆☆☆

December 21, 2017

From the synopsis I thought this book would be really funny, but also tackle some difficult topics. However, I found that it was not funny at all and it didn't really go into detail when tackling the difficult subjects. I found Malin to be really annoying. She seemed much younger than 14 and did s...

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