After on Start reading After on your Kindle in under a minute. . After by Amy Efaw is a well-researched examination of teen pregnancy and. They say that you can’t judge a book by it’s cover. This time, though, the cover was the reason why I decided to pick up After, flip it over, and find. During Devon’s declination hearing, Jenifer starts to question how she raised Devon. She is convinced that it is her fault that Devon abandoned.

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Not that satisfying and unsatisfying are at all in question here. Whenever I read the comments under the stories, I find without fail harsh ethical judgments by other people. Will I have anything for a proper review now? I think the book could have benefitted from some serious editing in the first half. I didn’t think it could possibly aftet in making me feel sympathetic toward its MC.

They go to each apartment that is near that trash can looking for anything suspicious. Especially when she arrived in juvenile detention, she was so judgmental especially when it came to other girls. No one ever tries to get into the mind of a person who would do something like this. However, I will say that I actually really enjoyed this book and I found myself feeling really bad for Devon even though what she did was horrible.

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Because After certainly did not pull punches. Namun ada perubahan yang tak sfter pentingnya dalam tahap pendewasaan ini, yaitu perubahan secara mental. Deep in denial, soccer star, Devon, can barely even admit that she was pregnant at all.

Dia dikenal sebagai pribadi yang baik, tenang, dan dewasa. Books by Amy Efaw. They en Props to Amy Efaw. In this kind of novel, the question is never how well the book treats you but instead how well the author treats the subject.


Unfortunately, other than the concept, the whole thing pretty much stunk.


Fifteen is so young, so very very young, and your heart breaks for Devon. I didn’t want to stop reading.

About After An infant left in the trash to die. Right about the point I reached maxmimum frustration, more interesting characters saved the day the defense attorney for one; Karma, a fellow juvenile offender with an eye-rollingly bad name, for another and suddenly Devon got it together or more together than she’d had it and the story grew more compelling by leaps and bounds.

There were times when I wanted to jump inside the pages for just a moment, and hug Devon. Sep 14, Kendall [Kenny] rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Both are wonderful, but the actual story itself is one of those stories that makes you squirm a little and question everything. I breezed through the book in like three days easy. Its about a 15 year old girl who is in denial of her pregnancy and acts upon panic and throws her newborn child in the garbage.

Jan 20, Sarah rated it really liked it Shelves: Efaw failed for me to feel any sympathy towards Devon, the constant pointing out how smart she was, AP honor roll, leader of her soccer team. Everything is going for her unitl one day while babysitting she meets a guy.

An interesting topic, ripped from the After tells the tale of a teenage girl jailed after dumping her baby in a trash can. That is unlike anything I have ever read.

Her development throughout is powerful and believable. A world without anyone she can call a friend.

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There wasn’t any condescending or overly sympathetic tone in the narrative, no interruption from the author, absolutely nothing–very straightforward. I would give this book 3. Because, somehow, I got it. Trus yg paling bikin gw gregetan, dalam menangani Devon yg banyak kehilangan darah, ASI-nya evaw ngucur banyak, nyeri di sekujur tubuh akibat kejadian itu, kayaknya pihak berwajib nggak ada toleransinya afher awal-awal.


I get that birth is a messy process and that the trauma of it severely affected Devon, but as much time and attention as is devoted to the yuck factor is completely unnecessary.

It’s about this girl, Eaw, who dumps her baby in the trash. It was gripping, sad, honest and very well-written. Do I have a cold or something? And yet gifted aftee Amy Efaw does the impossible. She turns Devon into an empathetic character, a girl who was in such deep denial that she refused to believe she was pregnant. Masa remaja adalah masa awal di mana seseorang masuk ke tahap pendewasaan. When a baby suddenly popped out, she went into a complete, deranged panic, basically couldn’t even acknowledge to herself that it was a baby, and desperately shoved it away from her into the trash.

After tells the tale of a teenage girl jailed after dumping her baby in a trash can. The author aamy the idea of a baby found in a trashcan and the inevitable question, “how could someone do this?

Her mother, recently home from a night shift at Safeway, answers the door and starts her usual flirting. After That Morning, there’s only one way to define Devon: Not sexually active, just a 1x thing and she was so disgusted she’d be like her mother that she denied being pregnant?