13 Reasons Why
Genre(s) | Young Adult, Contemporary, Mental Health, Realistic Fiction
Goodreads Rating | 4.04
Published | 2007
Publisher | Penguin Random House
I received my copy from Penguin Random House.
Humpo Show Rating | 4 / 5
Disclaimer: suicide, rape, depression and mental issues.
13 Reasons Why tells the story of Hannah Baker, a high school girl who had committed suicide. Before she made that decision, she decided to record seven tapes that detailed the thirteen reasons that snowballed to make her life unbearable and ultimately unlivable. Her story is told from the perspective of Clay, a fellow high school classmate who had a crush on her. When he returns from school one day, he find a package containing tapes from Hannah. She tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he’ll find out.