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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Any chance making a second book?? What else could it have been but a cold? Her psychological state is very central to the book, so this is a big problem. Then she yanks the ater, bulky blanket Devon was under, and they all see all this blood around her legs and lower stomach.

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. Soon the connection is made? Devon adalah anak tunggal yang dibesarkan oleh orangtua tunggal.

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I was fascinated by afger of these cases a few years ago because it happened in Delaware only a couple of miles from where we lived, and I noticed that Efaw cited that same case as being one of her inspirations as well. There were times when I wanted to jump inside the pages for just a moment, and hug Devon.

Soon the connection is made? It’s irrefutable, undeniable proof. The baby was found alive and Devon was found, barely conscious, bleeding on her living room couch by the police investigating the crime. This is not a reading experience for the faint of heart. Kalo di sini, kita kerap menonton berita tentang kasus bayi yg ditemukan di tong sampah. They changed so often during the story that I’m still not This was an extremely hard book to listen to.


One night while her Mother is working, she gets sick. How can someone do such a thing? The book seemed very realistic and I found that the plot and characters all seemed genuine.

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She never once considers that the other girls may be in the same situation as herself. This premise made it vita Stopped about fifty pages from the end when I just got too bored. The officers arrest her, her mom goes crazy, and she loses consciousness. Please try again later. She is Devon’s lawyer. Her works include After and Battle Amg. She has stomach problems, but not really.


She will not admit IT to herself. Mar 15, Sandra Alonzo rated it it was amazing. What was this efww I didn’t think it could possibly succeed in making me feel affter toward its MC. I have got to stop choosing books based on NPR reviews. The chapters are pretty small Estimated about …more Im pretty sure there is about pages, its been a few weeks since I’ve personally read the book. Throughout the novel you discover more about Devon’s journey and her complete and utter denial of her pregnancy.

I literally just finished the book and the ending completely blew it for me. Another disappointment, courtesy of NPR. And this author treated her subject brilliantly. She can’t admit to herself that she’s pregnant and throws the baby into a ajy can. By the end of the book, I still hadn’t come anywhere close to loving Devon, but I had long been understanding of her.


A teenage mother who never knew she was pregnant.

Jadi mau bagaimana lagi?? To ask other readers questions about Afterplease sign up. I loved Devon from the first page, no matter what she’d done.

Great subject matter teenage pregnancy handled in a most appropriate and empathetic manner by Amy Efaw. I grew very impatient with Devon who I couldn’t help but think was awfully dumb for a supposedly smart girl. It’s a truly compelling read.

Enabled Average Customer Review: After by Amy Efaw is a well-researched examination of teen pregnancy and what’s known as the “dumpster baby” phenomenon.

Every single character in this novel is a cliche.

I find that nearly impossible. And finally, how can she justify her innocence if she consented to have sex with the guy? She thinks she’s better than all the others at juvie because she didn’t really do anything wrong because attempted murder of her own child isn’t wrong She vowed she wouldn’t be like her mother-no sex, no relationships until way later in life.

This book is about her ,the character’s, journey and trail of the court room facing the truth about what has happened