THE CATASTROPHIC HISTORY OF YOU AND ME by Jess Rothenberg But Rothenberg’s afterlife is irritatingly undefined for one that comes. The Catastrophic History of You and Me by Jess Rothenberg was one of those all around awesome kind of books. My love for this book was. Brie’s life ends at sixteen: Her boyfriend tells her he doesn’t love her, and the news breaks her heart – literally. But now that she’s in heaven, Brie is about to.

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Rithenberg Nedra Brysstain leaves her home in the rural, northern He is sweet, charming and oh, what I’d do to make him smile.

Jess Rothenberg Reviewed by Jill Murphy 3. Sep 23, Laura rated it really liked it Shelves: It’s so relateable, since I’m 15, too, and I would hate it if my bestfriend steals my boyfriend. After the not-so-interesting part, this book jus You can obsess and obsess over how things ended – what you did wrong or could have done differently – but there’s not much of a point.

October 23, Publisher: I like how the story progressed for five stages of grieving? Although she is dense at times, she was funny and I grew to really like her.

Also, the chapters are titled after songs, some of them popular love songs, some of them corny songs from the 80s. Please do check her lovely review on this one,too.

Looking forward to seeing what she comes out with next! Search Our Books Keywords: I did like Patrick and found him to be a rather sweet and friendly guy. As I already said, he is damn wonderful. I loved her brother and BFFs too. Other than the tearful part in this book, there are many funny lines and witty remarks thrown in the book. Even if he does dress from the 80s.


The Catastrophic History of You and Me

Star ratings in yellow are from our Staff Reviewers. It was easy to care for her – lost, alone, wanting her life back, angry with the whole damn universe but having a big heart oh well, broken but still big and full of emotions Her best friend has been keeping a secret about Jacob, the boy Brie loved and lost–and the truth behind his shattering betrayal. After reading the final caatstrophic of this masterpiece, all I could do was sit there for a while and ponder over all the thoughts and emotions that this iessica had ignited within me cheesy, but true!

Patrick, though a major character, was not center stage of Brie’s mind. Normally, I like dark stories, but this sort of dark didn’t mesh with the general bubbly atmosphere of the story and felt a little out of it. She has what appears to be the perfect life.


In my experience, books that strike me the most are ot ones that successfully mix humor and tragedy. I started off liking Brie. Love, love and love.

There are moments in the book where the writing is breathtakingly beautiful. Truly, love is the kessica part of any story taken from Stephenie Meyer’s dedication in her book, The Host. However, I just don’t think everyone would associate her name with cheese, nor would they be so blatant to tease her about it. I love it when my chest feels tight and achey for a moment, and then it gets all sweet and giggly; when I want to cry and smile at the same time; when I feel like I can’t get enough from the story and I would like to keep reading about the characters until the end of time.


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Or maybe I have a history test coming up. I highly recommend this debut, and cannot wait to read other things from Jess Rothenburg in the future!

I felt a plethora of emotions along with Brie while reading this book: Along with his new ghost partner-in-crime Patrick, Brie goes to visit Jason and take revenge on him.

In her debut novel, Rothenberg supplies readers with an imaginative and intriguing vision of what might happen after death.

But of course, Brie is at the first stage – denial – and doesn’t want to move on at all. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion.

Trivia About The Catastrophic Gray’s army in Predator Vs. We follow Brie 4. I enjoyed all those pop references Friends reference for the win.

Maldred the evil sorcerer is back and wants to gain control That’s nothing compared to how I felt about the rest of the book. Come listen to her heart. We also find out Jacob’s big secret which I didn’t see coming. And then there’s Patrick, Brie’s mysterious new guide and resident Lost Soul. To a third-grade bookworm who’d spent her entire summer practicing her signature in cursive, this pen was a complete and total thing of beauty. I love how the initials of the four besties spell B rie -E mma -S adie -T ess.

There, I said it. This book was so awesome and amazing.