Who could do such a thing? Certainly not someone like Devon DavenportÑa straight-A student-athlete with everything going for her. But in a moment. During Devon’s declination hearing, Jenifer starts to question how she raised Devon. She is convinced that it is her fault that Devon abandoned. AFTER. by Amy Efaw. Age Range: 12 & up. BUY NOW FROM Efaw captures Devon’s mortification, denial and despair, shifting fluidly.

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After by Amy Efaw

I am so angry that a girl efae gone through so much pain, physically and emotionally, who is obviously in need of psychiatric counseling and perhaps a foster family who will be there for her, casts all of that aside to teach us a tidy little lesson about What We Ladies Owe To Our Babies.

A depressing subject matter is made poignant and engaging in this book. The reader witnesses Devon’s wfaw unfold piece by piece, almost as if we are understanding what transpired at the same time Devon does. View all 9 comments. She is Devon’s lawyer. Devon menyadari kesusahan yang dialami dirinya dan ibunya didasarkan pada kecerobohan ibunya di masa remaja. Nothing, nothing can excuse this line: And in the heat of the moment, the Devon Davenport is in denial.

Sep 22, Kristy rated it really liked it Shelves: I would have liked a deeper exploration of aftdr supporting characters’ issues and of Devon’s relationships with them; throughout the book I was waiting for Devon to face her heartbreak over the baby’s father and she never did, she never even said his name ; and I was efaa happy with the ending, which I get was supposed to be cliffhanger, but just felt uncomfortable and abrupt.


Somehow her spotless academic record and lack of previous crimes makes avter better than all the other girls who come from terrible neighborhoods and dysfunctional families. While canvasing the apartment building looking for information about the abandoned baby, a police officer finds his way to Devon’s door.

We see these stories all the time but we never really get to know the girl. And in the heat of the moment, they have unprotected sex. I waited the entire book for something of substance to happened and then it fizzed at the end.

It taught me about how denial can be so strong that the lies become the truth. Then I read the synopsis and I was really interested. This was an extremely hard book to listen to. It taught me that no matter what you say or do, they all have consequences.

She is pregnant and at this moment she is in labor. Open Preview See a Problem? Mar 27, laaaaames rated it did not like efas. According to the description of this book, the reader is supposed to empathize with Devon and look at her story in a sympathetic light. At first, I wanted to read this book.

Everything is going for her unitl one day while babysitting she meets a guy. Devon mungkin terkesan sengaja bereaksi berlebihan setelah dia melahirkan dan membuang bayinya. Jan 31, Rebecca McNutt rated it really liked it Shelves: This book made me understand why a woman, or rather, a year-old girl with huge issues concerning parents and self-image, would commit such an utterly unforgivable crime when there’re people like me who have no greater fear on this earth than losing a child.

Fifteen is so young, so very very young, and your heart breaks for Devon. Polisi yang sfter kasus tersebut mendapati Devon membolos sekolah dan demam.


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I understood being afraid to admit to be pregnant. Yes, she went through something traumatic, but doesn’t she want to help herself?


Trus bakalan ketemu Connor nggak ya kayaknya menarik ya kalo ada sfter Devon-Connor pasca kejadian ini? She will not admit Ammy to herself. Overall, I thought this story was unique and definitely different from most young adult novels. Nov 20, Arminzerella rated it it was ok Shelves: The choices that she makes — not to seek help, not to imagine the possibility that she may be pregnant, not to talk to the people who love her — are just as poor as the ones her mother made, although they are different.

This is not a reading experience for the faint of heart. Little, if any, character development, irritating eraw, and extremely repetitive storytelling.

They go to each apartment that is near that trash can looking for anything suspicious.

A few reviews I’ve read have had issues with AFTER’s ending, and without creating a spoiler, let me say that I did not find it to be weird or out of line at all. Dan segera setelah melihat keadaan Devon yang juga berlumuran darah, kasus bayi tersebut langsung dikaitkan aamy Devon.

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She wasn’t raped, so she had no excuse to throw the baby away. D Memaafkan orang lain itu perlu. SVU- all of the legalese with none of the emotional exploration that I expect in well-written young adult aftee.