NATIONAL BESTSELLER • A stunning “portrait of the enduring grace of friendship” (NPR) about the families we are born into, and those that we make for ourselves. A masterful depiction of love in the twenty-first century.NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST • MAN BOOKER PRIZE FINALIST • WINNER OF THE KIRKUS
Author Hanya Yanagihara
Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Published Date 2016-01-26
ISBN 0804172706 9780804172707
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christie_biggers shared a tip "One of the most heartbreakingly beautiful books I’ve ever read. I feel like these characters will forever be in my mind."
kayla_larrison shared a tip "This book was so good! It encompasses the stories of multiple people. It was lengthy but overall, good!"
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julie_zantopoulos shared a tip "Honestly, not a bad idea. It was-a lot!"
kathleen_hyslop shared a tip "Oof. This is a sad one."
zaira_acosta shared a tip "Not for the faint of heart.....would not recommend to anyone really."
mayra_de_aguiar shared a tip "Heart wrenching and gripping. It will break you!"
joshoary_ramirez shared a tip "Amazing book and very sad."
mizamixx shared a tip "i swear a piece of me lives in this book. i love jude, i understand him. i wish i could have helped him"
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zena_lissette shared a tip "10/10"
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noelle_oudman shared a tip "I definitely want to read either “hold still” or “the first time me drowned”"
eimon_soe shared a tip "Jude, Willem, Malcolm, JB"
gillian_strahlendorf shared a tip "This book is stunning, and one of my favourites of all time. Be prepared to cry!"
jaz_7602 shared a tip "One of my favorite books of all time. Both a difficult and mesmerizing read."
amanda_facciolo_8549 shared a tip "This had to be the worst book I’ve ever read. It was a giant waste of time… sorry."
mercedes_sanchez_5192 shared a tip "beautifully tragic."
vianey_asalyn shared a tip "im dying to read this one"
empyyrean shared a tip "sometimes i still find myself thinking about this book. it breaks you in a way you’ve never been broken before."
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christine_botti shared a tip "This novel changed the way I look at the world..."
madie_3231 shared a tip "My most favorite book in the entire world, but please read the TW beforehand!!!"
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soofia shared a tip "devastatingly beautiful. 10000/5⭐️"
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taylor_wilkerson_4370 shared a tip "This is my all time favorite book. Does anyone know any books like this/just as emotionally investing?"
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maria_monaco shared a tip "THE LITERARY LOVE OF MY LIFE"
ellery_hughes shared a tip "Broke my heart more and more with every page. It took me a few days to recover but if you need a good cry this is the book!"
mona_starz shared a tip "How do I read it?"
julia_gonzalez_3199 shared a tip "Broke my cold heart"
eatmyheart shared a tip "absolutely loved this book.. not a day goes by where i dont think about it."
capri_castellanos shared a tip "Just finished this book today 😭"
joshua_ernst shared a tip "Absolute best book I've ever read."
marylou_naumoff_9934 shared a tip "Stunning! I read this book 3 years ago and still think about it!"
ja_jones shared a tip "So good. The writing is beautiful. The story can is heartbreaking and won't leave you for weeks after you're done."
jodie_matthews shared a tip "The best book I've ever read."
aaliyah_rivera_8693 shared a tip "This book broke me…"
ryann_halsey shared a tip "Unsettling"
shin_sato shared a tip "cant think about this book without almost crying"
alvaro_rubio shared a tip "This book was sad at times, was more frustrated at the ability of a person to not see there own self worth!"
cheri_mitton shared a tip "One of the best books I have ever read......shattering"
DeanSipsCoffee shared a tip "The best book I've ever read, but a real 800 page heart-breaker."
tanya_mclennon_booth shared a tip "This is a hard read. Deals with lots of abuse. No other book has ever stuck with me, the way this one has."
craig_mckinney shared a tip "The most depressing book I didn’t want to stop reading. Beautiful and haunting."
tori_smith_1640 shared a tip "This novel broke my heart and softly glued the pieces back together, then broke it again."
maria_peagler shared a tip "Loved this book. The characters were so richly described I didn't want the book to end."
nicole_3697 shared a tip "this book broke me. i loved it though, it’ll definitely stick with you forever"
ariane_brossard shared a tip "Incredibly developed characters!Beautifully written and worth every single word. This book is a masterpiece"
jake_goldwater shared a tip "@paigelilovesbooks bring some tissues!"
ellie_fair shared a tip "My favorite book..."
bearsfilter shared a tip "i’m heartbroken and i wish i didn’t put myself through this. i literally can’t even look at this book without being in pain."
mary_tucker_6090 shared a tip "An all time favorite."
michael_pruslow shared a tip "One of my favorite books I’ve read. It destroyed me in the best way possible. Beautiful piece of art."
ella_hampton shared a tip "This book is one of my favorites!!"
mayteMartinezMarzo shared a tip "Love love love it! Favorite book!"
sadie-ann_farmer shared a tip "Amazing read! Pretty heavy, but definitely worth it!"
amanda_ledrew shared a tip "I loved loved loved this - anyone have any recommendations like this?"
aleaah shared a tip "this one had me so traumatized that I still periodically think about it to this day"
india_duvall shared a tip "Still reading, but I am in love with this book"
leah_powers13 shared a tip "Super hard read because there are many triggers, but also one of the best books I've read."
sarah_totterdale shared a tip "Just got to page 446 and need a break. This is such a beautifully devastating read so far."
nicole_yontz shared a tip "My all-time favorite book. I’ve read it twice now. So hard to read but incredible."
christine_labore shared a tip "I'm currently reading Fall of Giants. It's also a tome. Planning on Shuggie Bain next. You?"
zero_1836 shared a tip "broke my heart, but it's an amazing book though. I've read it three times now."
nryarissa shared a tip "I don't really recommend this btw. Read TW first"
nryarissa shared a tip "Don't read it because it's trendy"
laura_schneider_3126 shared a tip "Yes!!! Not without its mega-long list of trigger warnings, but very rewarding and the characters will stay with you forever"
erin_abeln shared a tip "This is the most deeply distressing, yet most beautiful masterpiece I’ve ever read. 💙"
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jordan_smith_1700 shared a tip "Stunning read. Incredibly deep & moving, hard topics and raises big questions"
sousana_hanna shared a tip "Amazing piece of literature, but please read trigger warnings before reading !!"
david_north shared a tip "Poignant and beautiful. I will never forget Jude St. Francis. The character embeds deep into your psyche and soul."
aries_mendez shared a tip "Written so beautifully and makes colleen hoover books look like a bitch"
bear_9073 shared a tip "finished it yesterday and i’m still shocked and sad by the ending"
ddaeng.alex shared a tip "book completely destroyed me and broke my heart into a thousand pieces but it’s my favorite"
susan_himmelsbaugh shared a tip "Very well written. A tearjerker, but in an amazing way."
susan_himmelsbaugh shared a tip "This is not a book I ever thought I would like, but I loved it. So well written."
dacia_wills shared a tip "Absolutely devastatingly heartbreaking. Beautiful storytelling"
abby_mclarnon shared a tip "my absolute favorite book every. so beautifully written."
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