10:00 a.m.: The principal of Opportunity High School in Alabama finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.
10:02 a.m.: The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.
10:03 a.m.: The auditorium doors won’t open.
10:05 a.m.: Someone starts shooting.
This explosive, emotional, page-turning debut about a high school held hostage is told from the perspective of four teens--each with their own reason to fear the boy with the gun.
About The Author
This Is Where It Ends, Marieke Nijkamp’s young adult debut and New York Times bestseller, has left an indelible mark on those who have read the heartrending and harrowing story.Nijkamp’s novel is starkly real, dealing with themes of violence, abuse, bullying, and prejudice, among others.
It’s a harsh reminder that every moment counts when it comes to living your best life, being your best self, and treating others with love, compassion, and kindness.
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