Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin – book cover, description, publication history. Is it possible to grow up while getting younger? Welcome to Elsewhere. It is warm , with a breeze, and the beaches are marvelous. It’s quiet and peaceful. ELSEWHERE. By Gabrielle Zevin. pages. Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $ ( Ages 12 and up). Every so often a book comes along with a.

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I really enjoyed the premise of the book. Where you age backward from the day you get there. Liz’s first attempt to reach Earth is unsuccessful. It a esewhere book and an exceptionally easy read. Now, don’t you think that that is a total rip off?

Happy reading to all my booklover friends.

Lizzy is not a likeable character and comes across as a whiny brat that is so self involved. I might have enjoyed it more, if not for my own personal experience. I can’t help but get annoyed by her. A rather disappointing book. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Sep 08, Byy rated it it was ok. I often have disputes with my family and friends, but after reading this book, I try my best to appreciate them no matter what because I understand how hard it can be to lose people you are close to.

Very plainly written, but there was a lot of whimsy, too. That such people exist here on earth is well known to all dog-lovers. Farrar, Straus and Giroux Availability: It is warm, with zevun breeze, and the beaches are marvelous. It is hard to care about the characters or events this way. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

The Storied Life of A. Thank you for your feedback. Having read and liked Zevin’s “Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac,” I expected “Elsewhere” to be a book of the same high quality.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. You know what doesn’t suck? Although it is not a very challenging read, it kept me reading gabriel,e each chapter, until I had finished it in only a couple of hours! This is an inventive gabrieole.

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Of course, dying at 15 Lizzy missed everything, like turning Notify me of new comments via email. Limbo, Heaven, squatting at St.


Needless to say, this thought depresses Liz. Essentially it’s a look at the afterlife, through the eyes of young girl who dies and then has to come to terms with that in Elsewhere, which is a clever combination of a Christian heaven and reincarnation.

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Then again, many bittersweet moments pull at you. It is a place so like Earth, yet completely different. Although the book may prove too philosophical for some, Zevin offers readers more than a gimmick-driven novel of ideas: I am sorry to let it go, ya know?

Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin Goodreads Author. In all, I did find it gripping enough to read all the way through in one day no less and I did find some interesting nuances about it.