Wilder by Andrew Simonet

Wilder

I met Melissa in the rubber room, a.k.a. in-school suspension. And that's not her real name.She had secrets, I had enemies."People are either useful or dangerous," she said. "One or the other.""Which one am I?" I said."You're both."Meili was right. (That's her real name.)You can solve a lot of problems if you don't mind getting hurt.Jason Wilder is in permanent in-school suspension for fighting. Meili Wen gets there by breaking a girl's finger. J...


Details Wilder

TitleWilder
ISBN9780374309251
Author
Release DateNov 13th, 2018
PublisherFarrar Straus Giroux
GenreYoung Adult, Contemporary, Realistic Fiction
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Reviews Wilder

  • Jaden
    1970-01-01
    I really enjoyed this book!
  • Dave Bradley
    1970-01-01
    This book is agonizing and beautiful without ever really trying to be. It just is. There's a level of honesty in it that I don't see in much other fiction, especially the other contemporary YA novels that I've read. The characters are comprised less of quirks and more of genuine humanity. I really haven't read a book that made me feel this way in a long time. It's not always happy, if ever, and it's not tragic, either. There's elements of both. I...
  • Rachel
    1970-01-01
    A definite swerve at the end, although I can't say the narrator didn't warn us of this from the beginning. A strange read, but I was pulled in by the characters and along for the ride.
  • Brooke
    1970-01-01
    Jason Wilder is spending his senior year in the Rubber Room, AKA in-school suspension. He landed there because he is considered to be a danger to his peers ... he is, after all, an arsonist, but he’d tell you otherwise. Jason wiles away the hours reading fantasy novels and not actually doing any of the schoolwork assigned to him. That is, until the mysterious Meili walks into the room. The only thing Jason knows about Meili is that she ended up...
  • Brittany
    1970-01-01
    Netgalley provided me a DRC of this book in exchange for an honest review 3.5 stars.This book was highly entertaining, and I thoroughly enjoyed the characters of Jason Wilder and Meili; however, I felt like it was really lacking a punch or sense of urgency the first half of the book. This really led me to be underwhelmed and I struggled staying committed to the text. The second half had much better pacing and conflicts, and I felt a stronger sens...
  • Brittany
    1970-01-01
    Netgalley provided me a DRC of this book in exchange for an honest review 3.5 stars.This book was highly entertaining, and I thoroughly enjoyed the characters of Jason Wilder and Meili; however, I felt like it was really lacking a punch or sense of urgency the first half of the book. This really led me to be underwhelmed and I struggled staying committed to the text. The second half had much better pacing and conflicts, and I felt a stronger sens...