Violent Ends Book Report

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Have you ever read a book actually changed you? That gave you the chills and caused goosebumps to break out across your skin? Violent Ends did that to me, more than once. Reading it left me internally shaken, craving a teddy bear and soft blanket, and half wanting to throw the book and frame it. Violent Ends is an exceptional creature. With seventeen different perspectives and short stories revolving around one teen and the event he caused, Violent Ends is sure to keep people reading for years to come.

All of the different perspectives from the characters in the novel each provide a different version of Kirby Matheson. Some saw him as a lone wolf, a failure, a marvelous guy, an oddball, a love interest, and or a hero. One of the things that struck me the most is that you never truly know who he is, which is part of why I think his novel is so powerful. Each of the differing perspectives of Kirby only adds to the his character, and reading each and every chapter only added another layer to his mystery. Basically, it was like that one giant puzzle that is only missing one piece before it can be completed and you have no idea where that piece is. It is certainly a very unique book.

Also, I loved how each story
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It is a terrifying yet wondrous experience to see the aftermath of what our words and actions can bring one person to do. This book does so much with what it is trying to do and say and it completely nails it. I can’t think of a single thing I would ever want to change. Violent Ends left me feeling haunted, feeling a sudden fear of “what if?”. I can’t think of a better book to read if you are looking for something that is going to make you think. It certainly rocked me to my core in a way that I will never forget. I don 't even know what else to say, just that you need to find yourself a copy as soon as
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