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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October 23, Publisher: It really causes you think about grief, revenge, consequences to your actions,the power of friendship, and the importance of family.

All the elements perfectly blend in from the narrative method, tone and everything else. But this book–my goodness–made me feel so bipolar, it was like slowly inching up on a roller-coaster, only to have the ride be stuck at the highest point, staring down at a trail of steepness below.


I absolutely adored the voice given to Brie. It was lighthearted and fun while dealing with this theme of death. However, as I delved further and further into this astounding read, I soon found that this story was a lot deeper and emotionally challenging than I had ever anticipated. View all 6 comments. It’s actually much, much worse than that.

The Good Those nifty chapter titles; I loved those because they touched little on what she loved and she loved a lot. I don’t think I’ve ever read a book that jesxica me cry just as much as it made me want to rip it apart.


But Rothenberg’s afterlife is irritatingly undefined for one that comes complete with a handbook. Buzz about this debut novel is incredibly positive.

I didn’t do that either, I’m just theorizing. Other than the tearful part in this book, there are many funny lines and witty remarks cqtastrophic in the book. And so I was reading the acknowledgements do people do that anymore? She could watch and want to do or say things, but she couldn’t really get involved and being helpless is a hard pill to swallow. Very typical a teenager, hilarious, and absolutely adorable with a cheesy, delicious name.

Log in now or Create an account. View all hessica comments. Dying of a broken heart is just the beginning The ending is perfect. Hamloaf, you are most definitely the coolest dog to walk the pages of young adult.

The Catastrophic History of You and Me

Blushing, beaming joy to brutal, heart crushing agony! The Catastrophic History of You and Me. She has real, deep attachments to the people in her lifeā€”her family, her dogher incredibly close and beautiful circle of best friends. In the story telling device made popular in The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold, Brie narrates this tale from the afterlife.

Ik vond het heel leuk dat je haar gedachten en gevoelens kon lezen want zo kon ik me nog beter inleven in het boek. Voor ik wist zat ik al in de helft van het boek. Because this was a beautiful, touching read that is about accepting, forgiving, moving on and letting go. Speaking of the cover, it was what initially drew me to the book. I hsitory myself like oh yeah I know what’s going on like trying to guess only to find out that Rothenberg went and through a plot twist in the mix.


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Things are not always what they seem. There is an attraction from the very first moment they saw each other but they came to love each other after the time they spent together. The title is a mouthful, but I like it. Firstly, it isn’t at all original – stories about the newly departed needing to fix what they left behind in the living roghenberg before they can move on to the next are ten-a-penny.

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Anyway, does Brie and Patrick end up together? Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. In fact, I was thinking about giving up on the book altogether. But how is she supposed to face the Ever After with a broken heart and og one to call her own?

Somer Top Reviewer View all my reviews It’s Patrick who tells her that her first task in the afterlife is to work through those five classic stages: Trivia About The Catastrophic