Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Speechless by Hannah Harrington

Speechless by Hannah Harrington
Released:August 28th 2012
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Page Amount: 288, US Paperback Edition
Source: NetGalley

"Everyone knows that Chelsea Knot can't keep a secret

Until now. Because the last secret she shared turned her into a social outcast—and nearly got someone killed.

Now Chelsea has taken a vow of silence—to learn to keep her mouth shut, and to stop hurting anyone else. And if she thinks keeping secrets is hard, not speaking up when she's ignored, ridiculed and even attacked is worse.

But there's strength in silence, and in the new friends who are, shockingly, coming her way—people she never noticed before; a boy she might even fall for. If only her new friends can forgive what she's done. If only she can forgive herself." -Information from Goodreads.com

My Thoughts:
Chelsea Knot has always been the “gossiping queen” of Grand Lake high school. Her best friend Kristen’s New Years’ Eve party changes everything about Chelsea’s life. Her gossiping ways leaves someone fighting for his life. Upon the attack of Noah Beckett. Chelsea decides to take a vow of silence. During the no talking phase. She makes friends with Asha. Finds that telling the truth was the right thing do to. Even if she lost her so called friends and realizes all the changes she went through. Her life is even better than before

I feel Speechless has taught me the power of our words. Its what we say or don’t say that affects everything and everyone around us.

I really loved this story and the characters!!! I will be reading of Hannah’s work in the future.

I just wish to know what becomes of everyone.

5/5 stars. Happy Reading, Ashley

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