Without Merit

Without Merit

A Novel

eBook - 2017
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"From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of It Ends With Us and November 9 comes a moving and haunting novel of family, love, and the power of the truth. In Colleen Hoover's gripping novel, reminiscent of the bestselling works of Liane Moriarty and Jojo Moyes, a young woman decides to reveal the dark secrets of her seemingly-happy family before she leaves them behind, but when her escape plan fails, she must deal with the staggering consequences of telling the truth"--
Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, 2017
Edition: First Atria Paperback edition
ISBN: 9781501170638
1501170635
Branch Call Number: PS3608.O623
Characteristics: 1 downloadable text file
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laneyg85
Apr 27, 2020

Without Merit tells the story of Merit, a 17 year old girl who lives with her dysfunctional family inside an old church . Her family has many secrets and are viewed as outcasts within their small town, making her teenage life even more difficult than it already is. I really enjoyed this book because it takes a good hard look at mental health and makes you feel deeply for the characters. It really shows you that no family on earth is completely normal and we all have our emotional baggage that we need to deal with in order to better take care of ourselves and our mental health. I would recommend this book to anyone who enjoys domestic fiction and teen romance.

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taylornorman01
Jul 22, 2019

I couldn't finish this book. I normally love this author but did not enjoy this one at all!

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kristenpfae
Sep 05, 2018

I didn't enjoy this book as some of the other Colleen Hoover books I have read, however, that might be because as a person with anxiety I could relate to Merit and I didn't get as much out of the story as I did her other books! Overall, I thought it was a good story I just enjoyed some of her other books better!

LiztheLibrarian Aug 23, 2018

This book did a good job of describing depression and how it can essentially sneak up on a person. It also highlighted how important being honest with people is, even if the truth isn't nice or going to make them feel good. I would recommend reading it, the narrator for the audio wasn't my favorite, she read every sentence like a question.

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irenelaf
Jul 06, 2018

Fantastic! Meaningful in many ways. Members of a messed up family find their way. There is less focus on the romance and more about the phycological issues at hand. I don’t even want to talk about what this is all about...I enjoyed reading this without a clue what it was about. I even started out not liking it because of her young age and miserable disposition...but there a point to that. I was hooked very quickly. This would make a great movie.

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abbi_g
Jan 15, 2018

This is my second Colleen Hoover book and it won't be my last. The conflict in Without Merit kept me fully engaged and interested in the main character, so much so that I was able to finish it in less than 12 hours. And I'll just be up front and disclose that when I end up snapping pictures of different passages within a book, it will usually receive a minimum of 3 stars from me. Overall, I'm looking forward to reading more books by Colleen Hoover.

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Hankate20
Dec 17, 2017

CH never disappoints

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jmurphy26
Nov 29, 2017

This book was absolutely incredible - Colleen Hoover once again made me laugh, cry and want to read it all over again. The story captivated me for the entire 2 days it took me to read!

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MilenaMS
Oct 03, 2017

I am a huge fan of Colleen Hoover's novels. I have to be honest though, I wasn't the biggest fan of this one. I didn't like the main character for the majority of the book. While I appreciate the book's focus on mental illness, I felt that this was not one of Colleen Hoover's best works.

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laneyg85
Apr 27, 2020

laneyg85 thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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raslibsal
Apr 08, 2018

raslibsal thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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amck1985
Jan 15, 2020

“You bury me”

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