- Release Date: January 28th 2014
- Genre: YA Nonfiction / Memoir
- Pages: 428
- Publisher: Dutton (Penguin)
Synopsis: In full color and illustrated with art and photographs, this is a collection of the journals, fiction, letters, and sketches of the late Esther Grace Earl, who passed away in 2010 at the age of 16. Essays by family and friends help to tell Esther’s story along with an introduction by award-winning author John Green who dedicated his #1 bestselling novel The Fault in Our Stars to her.
This book debuted around the time I finished Fault in Our Stars (I know… super late to the party) but I had no intention of reading it. Then I saw it on the shelf at the library and decided why not? I had seen some of Esther’s videos on YouTube, visited her family’s foundation website when she first passed, and I thought I knew most of Esther Earl’s story.
Well, that turned out to be completely wrong.…