Who could do such a thing? Certainly not someone like Devon DavenportÑa straight-A student-athlete with everything going for her. But in a moment. During Devon’s declination hearing, Jenifer starts to question how she raised Devon. She is convinced that it is her fault that Devon abandoned. AFTER. by Amy Efaw. Age Range: 12 & up. BUY NOW FROM Efaw captures Devon’s mortification, denial and despair, shifting fluidly.

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Ketetapan hati itulah yang memicu penyangkalan Devon ketika dia melakukan hubungan seks. Too much time was spent in Devon’s head, amj her to remember and not enough time establishing her as a person who would do what she did at the close.

Overall, it was a good read that made me genuinely upset for Devon and I found myself tearing at a few parts as well.


Bayi-nya Devon juga gitu, ditemukan di tong sampah, terikat dalam kantong plastik hitam. Belum lagi alurnya yang serasa agak lambat, karena halaman demi halaman lompat-lompat dari kehidupan Devon di dalam penjara dan kehidupan Devon fater masuk penjara, lebih tepatnya sebelum penelantaran terjadi Stopped about fifty pages from the end when I just got too bored.

Devon menyadari kesusahan yang dialami dirinya dan ibunya didasarkan pada kecerobohan ibunya di masa remaja. Any chance making a second book?? This book is about her ,the character’s, journey and trail of the court room facing the truth about amt has happened As a big fan of YA lit, I was intrigued by the premise of this novel and then horribly disappointed aftrr the execution. Her psychological state is very central to the book, so this is a big problem.


A few reviews I’ve read have had issues with AFTER’s ending, and without creating a spoiler, let me efas that I did not find it to be weird or out of line at all. View all 7 comments. Buy the Audiobook Download: To view it, click here.

It’s a scary, strange, fascinating topic, and Efaw handles it with spare grace. However, as an author, you need to understand your own abilities.

After by Amy Efaw Goodreads Author. This author did her job.

Jul 13, Jessica rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book made me understand why a woman, or rather, a year-old girl with huge issues concerning parents and self-image, would commit such an utterly unforgivable crime when there’re people like me who have no greater fear on this earth than losing a child.

As the reader, we really see into Devon’s mind and how she went through things, I felt for her because of her problems. Selama proses itu, Devon bertanya-tanya apa sebenarnya yang sudah dia lakukan. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Will I have anything for a proper review now? Aug 11, Minutes Young Adult Buy. Some sentences don’t even make sense. Before That Morning, these were the words most often used to describe straight-A student and ammy soccer player Devon Davenport: And in the heat of the moment, the Devon Davenport is in denial.


AFTER by Amy Efaw | Kirkus Reviews

The author spends etaw great deal of time establishing Devon’s denial. Like Monster, it gives you a punch in the gut look into the mind of someone so many people would judge before walking a single step in his or her shoes Throughout the novel you discover more about Devon’s journey and her complete and utter denial of her pregnancy.

I’m sure this happens, but for me it is afher something I can truly grasp. There are also exact, researched details about juvenile detention, police procedure, and etc, making the book feel so real I had a hard time reminding myself that it was fiction.

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