A Teen’s Review: Every Day by David Levithan

everyday A Teens Review: Every Day by David LevithanTitle: Every Day
Author: David Levithan
Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
Publisher: August 28th 2012 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
Source: His mom!

5 owls A Teens Review: Every Day by David Levithan

Summary

Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.

Every morning, A wakes in a different person’s body, a different person’s life. There’s never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere.

It’s all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin’s girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with—day in, day out, day after day.

With his new novel, David Levithan has pushed himself to new creative heights. He has written a captivating story that will fascinate readers as they begin to comprehend the complexities of life and love in A’s world, as A and Rhiannon seek to discover if you can truly love someone who is destined to change every day.

My (son’s) thoughts

After I finished Every Day and sighed my contented sigh, I handed it to my 14 year old son and told him he had to read it. He did and loved it, so I asked him to share his thoughts. I’ve polished up the wording and sentence structure, but these thoughts are all his:

MAY CONTAIN SLIGHT SPOILERS

I thought this was a unique and well written story. It was sweet, what A was willing to do for Rhiannon.

A was my favorite character because he tried so hard to get the girl. If I were in the same situation (a new life every day), I wouldn’t be as well-adjusted as A, I would be antisocial and unhappy. I would be too afraid to make a mistake in another person’s body and I wouldn’t be able to adapt quickly, like A did.

Rhiannon was nice, but I didn’t like how stand-offish she was to A, after she first learned the truth. She eventually warmed up to him, which I liked.

I liked the extra plot about the body who remembered being possessed, it was interesting. The man only wanted answers about what had happened to him.

The book left a lot of questions, and I wish there were a sequel so we could get the answers.

The sum up

Overall, I would suggest this book to everyone, it was a very good book and I would give it 5 owls.

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  1. Chloe Louise says:

    his book will make such huge impact on teens today. It’s one of those one-in-a-million books that has an outstanding message, a super cool premise and an unputdownable quality as the cherry on top. Levithan manages to tackle equality, humanity and, above all, LOVE in this gorgeous and utterly thought-provoking story.
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  2. I agree that the book left a lot of questions unanswered. I was hoping to learn a little more about the reasons behind why A was the way he was. I would like a sequel too.
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