Spellbinding, timeless, and achingly poignant, How It Ends is a story of Laura Wiess crafts a riveting and emotionally powerful tale of beauty. How it Ends by Laura Wiess, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. I was pleasantly surprised by this book, How it Ends by Laura Weiss. It is one of those that just captures you right away. It is a quick read and.

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How it Ends was a romantic novel, telling the story of an old woman from the perspective of a y I have read the book How it Ends by Laura Wiess.

She has thought of Helen as her grandma.

Review: How it Ends by Laura Wiess

When Hanna was little, her parents relied on Helen to keep an eye on her. But it feels only loosely connected to the first half of the book. To meet the commitment, Hanna gets her school to agree to allow Hanna be an after school assistant to Helen. Jun 18, Rachael rated it really liked it. Soon enough, she pays so many visits that the couple becomes a second family to her. I think that was a good example of a realistic couple that were in love. It is difficult for Hanna to listen to.

She’s fascinated by the idea that love like that can truly exist, and without her even realising it, the story begins to change her. Maybe it was the way she talked about Hannah because it was quite touching since it was so obvious how much she loved her: I wasn’t sure what I was expecting – maybe a light young adult read – but this was not a light and fun story at all.

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Hanna the high school character is really engaging and captures the essence of a young teen struggling with the heart break of her first love.


Helen’s illness progresses to the point where she can only blink for yes or no. Then as she grows older and more frail everything she ever wanted to wiwss Hanna–about the truth of her life, about the truth of life in general–becomes vastly important, but it becomes almost impossible.

Trivia About How It Ends. This reminded me of a woman speaker that came to my health class.

I was grinning ear to ear right alongside her! Hanna is growing up and is more concerned about boys and being popular than spending laaura with elderly Helen. Hanna has finally got alura she could ever want. But Helen is sick and wants to tell Hanna the truth about her life, to clear away all of the fairy tales that she’d woven for the young child Hanna had been.

First, the teenage love story of Hanna and Seth. Hannah is a realistic teenager with the expectations and attitude that I would expect in a real life teenager. Apr 23, Katie rated it it was amazing Shelves: This story not only tells a modern tale of a high school girl in love but the tragic history of a young couple, brought together by horrific circumstances yet still finding an now love.

Hanna was funny and charming while Helen played the sweet, mysterious mentor to Hanna. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

The high school drama was so dead on with what goes on on a daily basis—-kudos to Weiss! Charming comments go here! The kind that I am now willing to read anything by the author wwiess it is just that damn fantastic! The prologue was intense, which served to carefully lay out the foundation and background context of Hanna and Helen’s relationship. Not too many books can do that to me.

How it Ends by Laura Wiess

Aug 14, Julie rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I didn’t relate There are two stories in this book. May 22, Marija rated it really liked iit Shelves: I was drawn hos the lives of these characters and journeyed with them as they shared their story. Being an avid reader I can sympathize with Hanna, it is sometimes hard to see the line between fiction and reality.


With Gran foreseeing her own decline, she has written out her true story and had it recorded as an audiobook. However, the other story in this book rescued the whole novel as it could have been a novel in itself and I would have been perfectly content with that.

Like Hanna I always want to hear stories with Happy Endings when I feel sad, or conflicted with the world. One of the things Seth points out to Hanna is that she reads too much and lives her life in fiction.

Ugly Love Colleen Hoover. View all posts by The Lit Bitch. The ending left me a little hollow inside, from feeling so much tension and emotions throughout the book. Like it, love it, or hate it, the book does end! This is such a sad story told from dueling points of view of Hanna who is just seeing her life as a Sophmore in HS begin, to her neighbor Lqura who is slowly watching her body fail her and is powerless to stop it.

First of all he didn’t even know she existed, not to mention he was a jerk. It’s just something you have to discover for yourself.

How It Ends by Laura Wiess

First of all, Hannah irritated me. Next-door neighbors and a generation apart, the two women have a tenuous bond. By the time I got to laurw last page, my eyes had welled with tears, and I just sat pondering the book for a while before I could even consider trying to sleep.