Seven months after killing her parents in a car accident, year-old Willow Randall has moved in with her married older brother’s family in New. Julia Claricia Hoban is an American author of children’s books. Her notable books include Willow and Acting Normal. Willow explores the survivor guilt of a. Books: Willow, Julia Hoban fanfiction archive with over 15 stories. Come in to read, write, review, and interact with other fans.

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At the age of 16 she was in a car accident that killed her parents. It was kind of slow in the beginning, but it picked up fast. I know this from years of experience, I’ve been through the self-harm valley, been there, done that and I got the T-shirts: Because now she’s got her boyfriend Guy!

He makes every effort possible to draw Willow out of her depression and stop her self-harming, but in the end, it is Willow who will have to take the initiative to fix things.

If they can forgive themselves? Not the book, the character. This book was even worse than the dreadful Prescription for Romance. But even he didn’t keep me from skipping a few pages.

Willow by Julia Hoban

Willow is one of the best books I’ve read. I know that the subject matter of this book is dark. But let’s be wilkow nice and say there are a few sixteen-year-old boys out there who would do this.


Yes she thinks the world hates her, but at the same time she apparently thinks it also revolves around her. When Guy found out she was a cutter, he was shocked at first but then he decided to help her. He was SO odd. She finally has her first emotional breakdown over the situation, after she realizes she’ll never be anyone’s daughter again. So don’t think I’m not mature enough to understand the seriousness of the topic!

Sydnee Beverly Its funny because when I first read this book, I put that connection together as well. Both her parents are killed in the accident and Willow has to move in with her older brother, his wife and their young daughter. We’d already talked in the stacks, and I knew you were different from any other girl I’d ever met. The sweet wilkow who read that book, right?

The best part about Willow is that it has a redemptive quality about it: It makes hban so mad that people that you actually get healed of something as heavy as self-harm magically because of a love.

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They are not required to see you through it. And we as human beings must stop judging people who have issues such as this because we do NOT know what they may be going through or dealing with.

Did you read what I just wrote?! Willow is sixteen years old, and she is hurting herself. There is no real happy ending. But above all, she has written an unforgettable tale of first love. Yes, cutting is a painful subject to read about.


That box of blades can’t be your lover anymore, no matter how much they’ve been there in the past. Hkban seventeen, Willow is living with her older brother, who can barely speak to her.

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I took this book slowly and absorbed every detail of the story. Which is why when it ended I didn’t go off to slice my wrists. Let me just clarify that this book is NOT about self-harm; it’s a love story that features a girl who cuts herself. I read this book a couple years ago and towards the ending of this book It get graphic and I had to put down but I ended up liking it at the end.

Willow’s journey is not a feel-good-story. It’s just her view of hban world.

hobaj Though admittedly, I did like her considerably more by the novel’s end. No healthy relationship can come out of cutting.

It will contain a lot of stuff that you will probably not like.