Without Merit by Colleen Hoover

Without Merit

Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness.The Voss family is anything but normal. They live in a repurposed church, newly baptized Dollar Voss. The once cancer-stricken mother lives in the basement, the father is married to the mother’s former nurse, the little half-brother isn’t allowed to do or eat anything fun, and the eldest siblings are irritatingly perfect. Then, there’s Merit.Merit ...


Details Without Merit

TitleWithout Merit
Author
Release DateOct 3rd, 2017
PublisherAtria Books
LanguageEnglish
GenreContemporary, Romance, Young Adult, New Adult
Rating

Reviews Without Merit

  • Emily May
    2017-10-14
    He could probably open his mouth and call me an asshole again and I'd still want to kiss the lips the insult came from. CoHo really missed the mark with this one, in my opinion. I really do like that she's moving more towards Contemporary and darker subjects - as with It Ends with Us - but this messy book took on mental illness, sexuality, suicide, abuse, even the Syrian refugee crisis, AND a romance. None of them were done very well.The book cen...
  • Chelsea Humphrey
    2017-06-02
    Happy Pub Day Merit! There is always a great deal of pressure when reviewing a highly anticipated novel before it’s release date. When this magical ARC was delivered to my doorstep and I read the press release, I knew this would be a really special read. I cleared my entire TBR schedule to be able to read this book immediately and I regret nothing. If you are the type who likes to go into a book fully blind, I’m going to stop right here and e...
  • Christy
    2017-09-26
    4.25 stars!!! One thing I can say about Colleen Hoover is that she never writes the same book twice. I love that every time I pick up a book from her, it’s different than the last. She doesn’t have the same formula, but her writing is consistently strong and endearing. It’s refreshing! Without Merit is nothing like any of her other books. First of all, I wouldn’t classify this as a romance at all. It’s a book of self discovery and a com...
  • Aestas Book Blog
    2017-08-04
    So many secrets in this house. And yet, the one secret I should have told years ago is the one I’ve kept the quietest. Colleen Hoover is one of best authors I've ever read and her books are always sitting at the top of my recommendations lists for every kind of reader! Her books are absorbing, her characters are endearing, and each new story she writes is unique, relatable, and thought provoking. She has a very distinctive writing style that ...
  • Hulya Kara Yuksel
    2017-10-05
    Well, it's not one of my favorite CoHo books but still I really enjoyed it... 🙂 And don't get me wrong, she is my No.1 author but I believe I'm the main problem in here because I think I was expecting something else. Like maybe similar to her other YA books (Hopeless or maybe November9 type of story) but still this book was really interesting to read and there were a lot of things to think.... And in the end I liked this book. I hope you give ...
  • Danielle ❤️ Pretty Mess Reading ❤️
    2017-10-05
    ***3 STARS***Unfiltered review here... https://prettymessreading.com/without...It was supposed to be better.First, I want everyone to know that this is not a romance novel, just in case you thought it would be. There’s a touch of romance, but nothing swoon worthy. That wasn’t a problem for me – I just had to adjust my mindset, but that only took me ten minutes, max. It’s more of a story about acceptance and understanding – finding yours...
  • Lala BooksandLala
    2017-10-08
    👀👀👀
  • ◆ Anna's ƦªϻƁℓℹռg$ ◆
    2017-10-04
    4.75 STARSWow.Just when I thought I was done with YA, I stumble upon CoHo’s book and she pulls me back in again.Can she get any better? I doubt it.So meaningful. So deep. So good.QUICK REVIEW:Enjoyment: 5/5Writing style: 5/5Storyline: 5/5 Hero: 4/5Heroine: 5/5Secondary characters: 5/5 Hotness/steam: 2/5 Romance: 3.5/5 Angst: 4/5Darkness level: 2.5/5Humor: 3/5Depth of the book: 5/5POV: heroine, 1st personTriggers: (view spoiler)[depression, suic...
  • Shannon Moore
    2017-09-25
    I would like to take a moment and say that I appreciate the fact that there are authors out there who are willing and motivated to write about issues close to their heart and issues that are happening in the world today. CoHo does this and once again, I feel like this book will have a great impact. With that being said, and the fact that I'm a huge Colleen Hoover fan (I've read them all except Too Late -- I'm getting there!), I don't have a probl...
  • Clau R.
    2017-10-08
    Uhhhhhhhhm...I liked some things. I hated some things.
  • Rachel Reads Ravenously
    2017-07-16
    Update 10/3/17NOW LIVE! http://amzn.to/2xe62BQ 4 stars! Right off the bat I just want to say, there’s not much I can tell you about the plot of this book. I really want to, but it’s all just one giant spoiler, and I don’t want to be that person so please don’t put that on me. What I can say, is that from the very beginning of this book Colleen Hoover keeps you on your toes and you have no idea where she will go next with this story.I als...
  • Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
    2017-07-14
    Live amazon https://www.amazon.com/Without-Merit-...5 stars ❤I loved Without Merit so much it was a powerful, intense,fun and emotional story.From the beginning to end the journey is riveting!Colleen Hoover completely drew me into Merit's and the other members of her family story!Merit is a unique heroine, I love her and I could relate with her.My heart was aching for her, she and her family doesn't communicate and can’t seem to find a soluti...
  • Maddie
    2017-10-08
    Okay Here is the deal with this book!!Chapter 1 -> was good!The next 50% according to me was boring, but although it was boring it was also interesting, does that even make sence!!!💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥Reason for boring first 50% -> COHO went into a lot of detail regarding each family member, out of Merit perspective and only her single POV! Sometimes it just felt like too much information.💥💥💥💥💥💥💥💥Although I sai...
  • Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Jack~Racer~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Hayes~Simon~Gianluca & Archer
    2017-09-25
    *****FOUR STARS*****{ARC Generously Provided by ATRIA Books}No one would be able to determine from the outside of our house that our family of seven includes an atheist, a home wrecker, an ex-wife suffering from a severe case of agoraphobia, and a teenage girl whose weird obsession borders on necrophilia.Merit Voss is a seventeen-year-old girl who not only has to deal with the normal teenage angst most kids go through, but add on her strained rel...
  • Kendall
    2017-10-08
    One thing that I admire about Colleen Hoover is her ability to write such beautiful, refreshing, and powerful novels! Without Merit is nothing like her previous books that I have read. I would not classify this book as a romance at all (I mean maybe a little here and there). This to me would be a story about self discovery and finding your place in the world. This story is real, raw, beautiful, and painful at times. Hoover will steal your heart w...
  • Ninoska Goris
    2017-10-26
    English - EspañolThis book would have served Colleen Hoover to write several. It is the first time I see that in the same book be treaten so many problems and psychological and psychiatric diseases. It's too much. Or as a friend of mine says "a lot with too much".As this is a book of the genre YA of course Merit Voss is seventeen years old (is it so difficult to innovate and change even this?). She has an identical twin sister and has two brothe...
  • AleJandra
    2017-03-15
    5 It's all about PERSPECTIVE STARS Esta vez la conclusión es tan importante, que la pondré al inicio de la reseña:En conclusión: Without Merit es una historia de drama adolescente, que nos deja ver de una forma realista, triste y complicada lo que es vivir con una enfermedad mental. Les recomiendo que lo lean, por supuesto, pero además les recomiendo mucho que lo lean antes de leer mi reseña, que lo empiecen sin saber nada sobre la histori...
  • Tweebs♥️
    2017-10-01
    “Not every mistake deserves a consequence. Sometimes the only thing it deserves is forgiveness.” {calls help line} person: how may I help you? me: i have lost the ability to even THIS IS HOW YOU SPELL COLLEEN HOOVER: Q U E E N She has done it again. She had zero mercy on my poor, smol heart. She ripped it into tiny little pieces by her heartfelt, breathtaking plot, "addictive like crack" writing, and A+++++ characters. She crushed me with ...
  • Caitlin
    2016-12-20
    um? Im not really sure what I wanted from this book or what I expected but it certainly wasn’t this at all. I’m a little disappointed that it was a classic CoHo book but I still really enjoyed it. This book was a 10/10 absolute hot mess. I’ve never read about such fucked up characters with completely messed up lives. I’m kinda just in shock about this book tbh??? I have no idea how to feel.
  • Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
    2017-10-19
    ➦You know, sometimes while reading I keep thinking "Hey, I could totally write a story like that!" Provided that I could write. lol➦I'm not implying that it's easy to write a book. But I guess if I really REALLY wanted to, I could. Checklist, let's go:✔spend ages on learning how to write without sounding like an imbecile✔come up with a somewhat decent romance story and characters✔hire an editor✔probably re-write the damn thing 100 tim...
  • Maram
    2017-09-08
    15/10/2017: I FINISHED THIS BOOK EONS AGO AND I LOVED IT. I STILL LOVE IT.This book is definitely different from CoHo's previous work but it still maintained them CoHo-styled twists which are all just A+++++. I highly suggest going into this book blindly, you're going to hate ***** and love ***** and hate ***** and love ***** and then love *****. Trigger warnings: depression, suicide 29/9/2017: no, i didn't pass by my local bookstore today to see...
  • Jennifer
    2017-10-09
    ★★There will be readers who believe this book was written just for them...and they will be right. It will speak life, laughter, and validation into their very soul. It will let them know that there is no perfect family, that there are no right or wrong feelings, that they can disclose seemingly insurmountable truths and survive, that they can forgive and give second chances, but most importantly that they must fall in love with themselves bef...
  • Carol (Bookaria)
    2017-10-04
    Colleen Hoover is one of my favorite authors and I have read almost every one of her books.She is a masterful storyteller, not only does she captivates me with her stories but she manages to tackle difficult topics in an interesting and engaging way.What is this book about? Well, it's hard to describe because it's about so many things. In the most simplistic form it's about Merit, a 17 year-old teenager with a twin sister. Merit lives with her f...
  • Heather K (dentist in my spare time)
    2017-10-08
    Colleen Hoover is a very popular author, and it isn't hard to see why. I've hated as many of her books as I've liked, but there is something compulsively readable about her stories. I think if she gets anything right, it's her pacing, which is nearly always spot on. I can read one of her books for hours without getting bored. Angry, maybe, but not bored. Trigger warnings: suicidal thoughts or tendencies, depression, and mental illness.Without Mer...
  • Nazanin
    2017-10-08
    5 With Merit Stars"NOT EVERY MISTAKE DESERVES A CONSEQUENCE. SOMETIMES THE ONLY THING IT DESERVES IS FORGIVENESS."Well, where to begin!? Lets look at this cover a little more! I love it! This cover alone tell you about the story! I have a question, how/where Ms. Hoover learn to write such stories!! I thinks it’s in her blood, right!? I love, love her writing style! She writes in such a way that you want just keep reading! This story was like yo...
  • Jennifer
    2017-07-28
    I love everything that Colleen Hoover writes. I have read and loved every single one of her books. So for that reason Without Merit was my most anticipated book of 2017. I almost started crying when I received an unexpected copy in my mailbox.For those who follow Coho on social media she has said that Without Merit is unlike anything that she has ever written. I would agree with that assessment. This book is nothing like any of her other books.I ...
  • Jenny
    2017-10-19
    I'm torn on how to write this review. I'm torn for two reasons. One - I need more. I need so much more to this story. So many things left open. I felt there wasn't closure to almost everything in this story. Yes, I can imagine all turns out well, but how. So many unanswered questions for me........ Two - I absolutely loved the message this story gives. I loved Merit, I loved Sagan, I love Luck, heck I loved them all. Each individual played such a...