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This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke NijkampThis Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: 5th January 2016
Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire
Source: Bought
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Rating: four-stars

10:00 a.m.
The principal of Opportunity, Alabama's high school finishes her speech, welcoming the entire student body to a new semester and encouraging them to excel and achieve.

10:02 a.m.
The students get up to leave the auditorium for their next class.

10:03
The auditorium doors won't open.

10:05
Someone starts shooting.

Told over the span of 54 harrowing minutes from four different perspectives, terror reigns as one student's calculated revenge turns into the ultimate game of survival.

I thought I was prepared for This Is Where It Ends, considering I’d been looking forward to reading it for months prior to reading it. Spoiler: I was not prepared in the slightest.

This Is Where It Ends is a truly harrowing story of a fictional school shooting. It follows four students who are caught up in the shooting in different ways. They’re all connected to the shooter in some way, and we watch as their entire world starts to fall apart.

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