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Everything, Everything

really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating details ·  546,389 ratings  ·  45,528 reviews
My disease is as rare as it is famous. It’s a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, but basically, I’m allergic to the world. I don’t leave my house, have not left my house in fifteen years. The only people I ever see are my mom and my nurse, Carla.

But then one day, a moving truck arrives. New next door neighbors. I look out the window, and I see him. He’s tall, lean a
Hardcover, 312 pages
Published September 1st 2015 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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Stevie Mine has that too... I rationalised it by telling myself she was using the Carla's old pad that was lying around. I was quite confused at first becaus…moreMine has that too... I rationalised it by telling myself she was using the Carla's old pad that was lying around. I was quite confused at first because I thought Carla kept sneaking back to leave weird notes...(less)

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Khanh, first of her name, mother of bunnies
This book is about a the most special different unique girl half black-half-Japanese girl in the world who has a super ultra extraordinarily rare disease which nobody can figure out which makes her allergic to everything, therefore she has to stay inside all day, who meets a boy who moves in next door, and it is exactly as boring as it sounds. There is such a thing as trying too hard.

I feel nothing for our doomed character. I don't really care that she could kick the bucket at any moment as she
Aug 23, 2018 rated it liked it
wow that mom crazy as hell
Sep 17, 2016 rated it really liked it

I really enjoyed this, especially the last 1/3 of the book! It had a unique premise, a great main character, a nice romance, and a great message. I recommend to all of you looking for a good quick read, whether you are usually a fan of YA romance or not!
Miranda Reads
Sep 27, 2017 rated it did not like it
Generic Teen Book on Steroids.

Cast of Characters:
--Critically Ill Teen with a heart of gold. Yes, she's suffering but more importantly, will she find love?
--Overbearing Mother who keeps unreasonable tight leash on her 18 year old daughter because she loves her baby girl
--Edgy Angsty Hottie with a heart of gold AND emotional baggage. He has abs, he likes math and man-oh-man can he bat those baby blues. Swoon
--Abusive Father - one-dimensional jerk that beats Edgy, Angsty Hottie's family around
Emma Giordano
Apr 12, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: audiobooks
3 Stars. Unfortunately, I was a little let down by Everything Everything. I have heard people raving about it since 2015, I've been dying to read it since 2015. I can't exactly tell if it was just overhyped (by others and myself) or if the book just all around was not the best for me.

The overarching positive thing I have to say about this book is that it was entertaining. Although I wasn't 100% satisfied with the story as a whole, I wanted to keep reading. It was addicting and amusing, and it wa
Wendy Darling
4.5 stars Pretty damned close to perfect. And this one is going to make a lot of top 10 lists this year, including mine.

Review to come.
Aug 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
confession time: i actually saw the film first before i read this, which i rarely do. but in this case, it didnt bother me at all! bookworm blasphemy, i know! :P

even though i already knew the story beforehand, the book still had plenty to offer. i especially loved the little nuances and details of maddys notes - it made the story so much more tangible and easier to accept, because lets be honest. this story is a little unrealistic at times (i guess thats the beauty of fiction). also, its very in
Steph Sinclair
I loved everything, everything about this book. *hugs book closely* review to come.
Buddy read with Mini-me!


Ok. So this isn't my kind of book. There is literally nothing about the blurb that would tempt me to read something like this of my own free will. Unless this chick sported some mutant powers, came from another planet, or fought vampires in her spare time? No.
Everything...everything...about this story sounds sappy and gross.
Gonna have to give it a HARD pass.
And let me go ahead and apologize to all the people who feel marginalized or disgusted at the way this book treate
Virginia Ronan ♥ Herondale ♥
“Everything’s a risk. Not doing anything is a risk. It’s up to you.”

I’ve had about 36 hours to think about “Everything, Everything” and now that I’m actually beginning to write this review I still don’t know how I feel about the book.

It’s a really good and interesting story and to claim that it didn’t captivate me definitely would be a lie. So why do I have those mixed feelings? And why is it still so hard to sort out my feelings and thoughts? I really don’t know, but maybe this review will hel
Feb 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Alright, alright... four stars. Fine. I did it. We're good. But let's talk about how much I wanted to hate this stupid book. Oh I don't know, maybe because it borrows from like every popular young adult novel ever written. Funny illustrations, one sentence chapters, hipster chapter titles, nods to classic films and books, unique spins on popular board games, boys who wear black, Tumblr book reviews, mushy romance, wild unchaperoned craziness, the internet, super cheesy descriptions of how beauti ...more
Federico DN
Jun 23, 2017 rated it really liked it
It's difficult to live when everything in the world kills you.

In this moderately short but powerful novel we learn the story of Madeline "Maddy" Whittier, a fragile seventeen year old young lady with SCID, also known as the "bubble boy" disease.

Isolated from the outside world, from everything, and everyone, Madeline lives secluded in a completely sterilized house; with a protective mother and a dedicated nurse that constantly checks her medical condition, since even the slightest alteration, eve
Melissa ♥ Dog/Wolf Lover ♥ Martin
Update: 10/29/16 - $1.99 on kindle. Not sure for how long!

Holy freaking hell! How do I write a review for this book without spoilers! I can't give out spoilers! This book must be read!! Oh. My. God. I CAN NOT believe what Maddy goes through. And the ending! I thought I was going to have a panic attack reading what happens!!!!

Madeline Whittier (Maddy) has SCID, basically meaning she is allergic to everything and has been sealed inside of her house since she was
Hailey (Hailey in Bookland)
Mar 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: owned, contemporary
Video review to come!
Took off a half star because I have very mixed feelings about the last bit
Whitney Atkinson
Sep 06, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2015
This book was overall enjoyable, and the first half I absolutely adored! Amazing writing, realistic characters. I love how Olly was smart, but not wise beyond his years *cough* John Green *cough*. However, the last half of this book just went by too fast, developed instalove, was unrealistic, and predictable. Amazing idea, but the way the book was written (unrealistically) i was able to guess the outcome, which was frustrating because it could have taken such a better twist. But it was cute and ...more
daph pink ♡
Oct 14, 2020 rated it it was ok
-Me, when I read this two years back, when world was a better place to live in and I was a good person:- Life-changing. Heartbreaking. Wow , simply wow . Beautiful love story . Heart-wrenching. Life is beautiful . Blah blah blah

Me, when I read this in 2020 , when world sucks , human connection sucks :-
What...the damn hell?

Good stuff.
Val ⚓️ Shameless Handmaiden ⚓️
When the ending doesn't matter...

I, like a lot of you, I'm sure, totally called the ending of this thing before I even opened the book - and, for once, I didn't even care.


I really enjoyed this story and the characters.

And I really love Yoon's writing style.
The mixed media format was really fun and creative and I had a lot of fun with it.

I have read a LOT of books in my life - over 1700 - and, I must say, this is the first time I have ever found myself physically spinning a book in circles l
Mar 25, 2015 rated it liked it
"Maybe we can't predict everything, but we can predict some things. For example, I am certainly going to fall in love with Olly... It's almost certainly going to be a disaster."

Can we first just talk about this cover??? Amazing right?! Stunning. It fits the story so well.

Everything Everything is a novel about a girl named Madeline who is suffering from SCID... or as I knew it "bubble boy syndrome". Madeline has spent the last 18 years trapped inside her house. The only people she comes in c
Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
3.5 stars rounded up. Because it was a cute story dammit.

My disease is as rare as it is famous. It's a form of Severe Combined Immunodeficiency, but you know it as "bubble baby disease".

Madeline is allergic to the world. Just about anything can make her sick and that would be the end for her.

Her world exists of her doctor mom, her nurse Carla and her books. Her books have to come to her vacuum sealed so that no contaminants can get to her. She has never been inside a used book store, Madeli
Sep 09, 2015 rated it did not like it
Shelves: 1-star, dnf, audiobook

Spoilers to insue.

Too much insta love. I also hate girls who throw away their entire lives for a guy and only care about him and focus only on him. Her mom has no one else in the world to talk to and she's getting ignored because Madeline has a boy in her life. And really? Running away because you can't see a boy?

And the VERY predictable end: not only is it predictable. Kind of dumb. It's hard for me to believe that she never talked to another doctor besides her mother about her diagnosis.
Jun 06, 2017 rated it liked it
2.5 stars
Find this review and others at A Thousand Lives of Frankie Lovely blog

I really did not love this book really at all ... oops?

The Story

Madeline Whittier lives in a bubble. No seriously she suffers from SCID, also known as bubble boy syndrome. She has never left her house, her bubble. She has no friends except her mother and nurse. She is alone. Until one day, a black clad, daredevil boy moves in next door.

What I Liked

There were some interesting and enjoyable aspects to this story. I r
Jul 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Literally me trying to write this review:

"this book was......"
"I was so..."
"why was this book so good?...."
*tears out hair*

(Now, after giving you a very detailed explanation of the past 30 minutes,here's my actual review!:)

Ok. You've already seen my attempts at writing a review that won't bore you to death. But does this really matter when I'm this shook?? Repeat: I'm SHOOK!
I really have no words, besides the fact that book was probably the most b
Feb 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: on-my-shelves
Finished in one sitting - couldn't get enough!!! ...more
James Trevino
Sep 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Well, this was as YA as they get, with all the good and bad things that come with that.

Let’s start with the good: the characters are likable. This is probably why I gave this 4 stars instead of 3. Both Maddy and Olly are interesting enough to make you turn pages. That being said, we have almost instalove here. Gosh, I wish I would understand why YA authors always do that. I’m not saying their love story is badly written. Just that it happens waaaaay too fast. Slow down! Make me care first!!

The n
Aj the Ravenous Reader
Second Read: August 11, 2017
First Read: November 4, 2015

Wow! I didn’t think I’d like it even more the second time around. Just look at the amount of time I spent copying quotes and excerpts and taking photos of the pages.

“WHO IS AFFECTED BY HAR? (Hysterical Abdominal Rhopalocera)
The disease affects at least one teenaged American girl every 30 seconds”
and a particular 31 year old woman in the Philippines everytime she’s reading a sweet romantic read like this book.

“You’re not living if you
Sep 07, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 stars!

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In the beginning there was nothing. And then there was everything.

Everything Everything is one of those books that made me think, feel, and appreciate all the little things in my life I may take for granted every day. It’s book #5 in my YA Challenge of 2016. It had a bit of a slow start for me, but once it picked up I didn’t want to stop reading!

Madeline was diagnosed with a rare disease as a child. SCID. Because of this, she can’t go outside. She can’t touch people. She can’t e
Korrina  (OwlCrate)
Dec 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Reread: just as beautiful and addictive as the first time. Can't wait to see the movie!

This book was wonderful. I had heard quite a lot of hype, and a lot of great reviews about it, and I went into it with caution. I'm happy to say the hype is well deserved! The story was interesting from the first page, but it was probably around page 50 or so when something happened (I'll just say it was very swoon-worthy), when I became completely sucked in. I read this book in one sitting and enjoyed every s
Feb 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: young-adult
“Maybe growing up means disappointing the people we love.”

Actually I don't read contemporary YA that much, I've tried to avoid them for no reason, but I really loved this Everything, Everything book. It has a thing that impressed me deeply and made me reconsider about my life again. Growing up is not easy, especially when your thought is against your parents' and they try to protect you at all cost. Maddie never sees the real world for has been restrained by her mother all of her life. She
jv poore
Sep 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This captivating story is like nothing I've ever read.

It seemed liked the quintessential YA book until it unexpectedly morphed into one of the most compelling Not-So-Young-Adult stories---beyond my wildest imagination--and it totally wrung my heart out.
Hannah Azerang
Sep 12, 2016 rated it really liked it
This was such a beautiful and enjoyable story!

I was captivated by the plot and the writing, and I LOVED all of the characters. Nicola Yoon created such authentic characters that I just wanted to sit down and have a conversation with each of them.

I was so pleasantly surprised because YA contemporary romance usually isn't my thing, but in this case, it absolutely was!
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Nicola Yoon is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything and The Sun Is Also a Star. She is a National Book Award finalist, a Michael L. Printz Honor Book recipient and a Coretta Scott King New Talent Award winner. Both her novels have been made into major motion pictures. Nicola grew up in Jamaica and Brooklyn, and lives in Los Angeles with her husband, novelist David Yoo ...more

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