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Nineteen Minutes

A Novel

by Jodi Picoult

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Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
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    Mar 2007, 464 pages

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    Feb 2008, 464 pages

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JT

Impressed with another book i thought i wouldn't like!
Sometimes I find that I do not have a completely open mind when it comes to picking titles to read for a book. I first looked at the cover of this book and told myself that I would not read this, but, I did it anyway, and have never been as pleased with a book choice. From a very eye opening first chapter to a gripping plot line, I couldn't put this book down once I began reading. This characters were excellently crafted and devised by Picoult and i felt that they were real throughout the novel. I built connections with some characters and found it was a excellent read. This book can be a little too extreme for some people however. It is so powerful. Even though I did not shed a tear throughout the book, i have heard that this book can be a tear jerker, and I wouldn't doubt it. This book is quite dramatic and is not all audiences to read. Overall this was a great read and I recommend it to all of my friends and all of you!
Katie

It was great!!! :
I really enjoyed reading this book. Jodi Picoult did an amazing job with Nineteen Minutes the characters were very described and it was definitely a page turner for me!
Diane

Nineteen Minutes
I cannot say how much I loved this book. It was great and shows in actual fact how real life can be for children. I work in a school and things you see daily are sometimes overwhelming. It shows how children can be affected in real life and it makes you look at your family in a different way. People need to remember ALWAYS say I love you before you leave your children you never know what life does bring. I am not a reader but in 2 months I have read 2 of her books and heading out to get another tomorrow.
Kristen

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This is a very well written story. I could not stop reading it to tend to my own family! I was moved emotionally. Jodi Picoult has a way of writing, that causes you to literally see what is happening! I enjoyed it, it really made me think as a parent and as a person, about how what we do or don't do and how what we say or don't say really does have an impact on those all around us.
Lynn

Great read
While Jodi Picoult always picks interesting subjects, I rarely love her books. However, this was a really good read that I enjoyed very much. Jodi's strength is in character development and dialog. She does an especially good job of describing teen angst. I felt like I was there as it was unfolding. It was fascinating and suspenseful. I highly recommend this book.
V Rasnick

Awesome
This is by far one of the best books I have ever read. I couldn't put it down. I work in a high school and could identify characters in the book as students at my work place. I think this is a must read for English classes. Everyone could learn lessons from this book.
Sonya

Think About It
When reading this book I found myself thinking back to every time I've ever been mean to anyone and how it possibly affected them. I think it's all incredibly thought-provoking and life-like. The scary part is that this kind of thing HAS happened before and it's likely to happen again considering the poor moral quality of society. I think that reading this, anyone will walk away a changed and more conscientious person.
kirsten

nineteen minutes
Nineteen Minutes was another GREAT book by Jodi Picoult. Everything feels so real and lifelike in her books and you feel like you are experiencing what the characters are.

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