We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan & Brian Conaghan

Here is my review of We Come Apart by @sarahcrossan and @BrianConaghan

Mrs Janes' Bookshelf

Authors Brian Conaghan and Sarah Crossan have joined forces to tell the story of Nicu and Jess, two troubled teens whose paths cross in the unlikeliest of places.

Nicu has emigrated from Romania and is struggling to find his place in his new home. Meanwhile, Jess’s home life is overshadowed by violence. When Nicu and Jess meet, what starts out as friendship grows into romance as the two bond over their painful pasts and hopeful futures. But will they be able to save each other, let alone themselves?

This bold and original novel had me from the word go.

Like Crossan’s previous novel, One, We Come Apart is written in free verse, this time alternating between the two characters, with both authors writing a character part each. Conaghan  tells of the story of Nicu, a lovable Romanian immigrant who has recently moved to London with his parents, whilst Crossan…

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