I Stop Somewhere

I Stop Somewhere

Ellie Frias disappeared long before she vanished. Tormented throughout middle school, Ellie begins her freshman year with a new look: she doesn't need to be popular; she just needs to blend in with the wallpaper. But when the unthinkable happens, Ellie finds herself trapped after a brutal assault. She wasn't the first victim, and now she watches it happen again and again. Sh Ellie Frias disappeared long before she vanished. Tormented throughout middle school, Ellie begins her freshma...

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Title:I Stop Somewhere
Author:T.E. Carter
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:B074DZ7BS2
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:320 pages pages

I Stop Somewhere Reviews

  • Amelinda Bérubé
    Jun 01, 2017
    Poetic and searing snapshot of rape culture at work in a decaying town. Visceral with both rage and tenderness and impossible to put down. ...
  • Lauren
    Jan 26, 2018
    This isn't a story of great romance or true love. It's simply a story of being lonely and how comforting it is to be called beautiful. - Loc 661, eARC I Stop Somewhere isn't an easy read. It's not light nor fluffy. It won't make you laugh and swoon. It's heartbreaking It's g...
  • Hayley Chewins
    Jun 29, 2017
    Reading this book wrecked me -- and I mean that in the best possible way. It is an unflinching examination of rape culture, a poetic portrait of an invisible girl, and an unputdownable mystery. Don't miss it. ...
  • Mckinlay
    Feb 25, 2018
    Honestly, this book is really depressing and triggering and I had to stop reading. If you can stomach it, I think it's a really important read. I just can't handle it right now. ...
  • Emily May
    Mar 03, 2018
    The thing about my diary is that I lied in it. I obscured the truth. I never told even the empty space around me the whole story. I was afraid someone would find it, read it, know me. I wanted them to know a different girl. A better one. Fellow book lovers? please can we not let t...
  • Paige
    Jan 21, 2018
    This is literally one of the best books I've ever read in my entire life. I'm literally sitting here sobbing and trying to pull my thoughts together. This is an exquisite masterpiece. ...
  • Amy's Book Reviews
    Mar 02, 2018
    Can you disappear if you?re already invisible? Blending in feels better than being bullied to freshman Ellie Frias. But when Caleb, a boy from the right side of the tracks notices her, Ellie isn?t sure the wants to be part of the background anymore. But being a rich kids from a pro...
  • Rachel Solomon
    Jul 01, 2017
    Harrowing. I knew this book would break my heart - but I wasn't prepared for it to shred it. TE Carter's writing pulls no punches; it's unapologetic and gorgeous and raw. Ellie is such a painfully relatable protagonist. We all know an Ellie, and I'm sure many of us have been an Ellie a...
  • Lily
    Apr 16, 2018
    I Stop Somewhere hits hard. It?s not pretty?it has no interest in embellishing ugly truths?it?s not beautifully heartbreaking, and it doesn?t (view spoiler)[have a happy ending (hide spoiler)] . ?The things we wish for don?t happen. This is how things really go.? I?...
  • Manju
    Apr 01, 2018
    "I didn't deserve this. Even the most confused and lost girl, even the most screwed up of us all, don't deserve this. Death isn't the consequence for making a mistake, it's the punishment we force on girls because they couldn't be good. Only girls have to die for wanting." It's be...
  • Erin
    Jul 17, 2017
    Oh man...THIS BOOK!!! It does so many things startlingly well -- so well that the author makes them look easy. As a writer, I can assure you they are not. I'm not going to list all of them here because this review would turn into a tome of praise, but I want to talk about at least a...
  • Marisa
    Oct 26, 2017
    This book is like The Lovely Bones meets 13 Reasons Why. More than midway through the book I said to a coworker just starting to read it ?this book will wreck you.? I don?t mean that in a bad way, I mean that because TE Carter?s fictional story is too real and too relevant ...
  • Lola  Reviewer
    Apr 05, 2018
    Whether you read dark stories such as this one, or not, it cannot be denied that they are necessary. They are necessary because one cannot live their life pretending bad things do not happen, and these books are here to remind us that we have to recognize other people are not as saf...
  • Christian
    Mar 10, 2018
    Trigger warnings for r*pe, sexual assault and murder "She's so pretty. Of course she is. They're all pretty. I suppose it should be flattering, to be one of them. It means I'm pretty, too. That was all I thought I wanted. To be part of something. To be special. I don't feel prett...
  • Christy
    Feb 23, 2018
    This book was meant to make you uncomfortable, as we all should be when exploring and challenging rape culture. I Stop Somewhere has many tough to digest scenes and won?t leave you with a HEA, because this is real life. If you loved The Female of the Species or Moxie, I Stop Somewher...
  • Hollis
    Mar 25, 2018
    I finished I STOP SOMEWHERE right before having to go out to a party. Talk about emotional whiplash. But in the end I'm glad for it, because leaving the house after reading this helped to get me out of my head. Carter's book is.. the only word I could think of yesterday as to descri...
  • Chloe Yeung
    Feb 20, 2018
    I received an ARC of this book from The Fantastic Flying Book Club in exchange for an honest review. I thought I knew what is was like to be invisible. I thought I could disappear, but now, I fight to touch anything real and I vanish. First off, the cover is gorgeous. It's prob...
  • Kendall Berdinsky
    Feb 12, 2018
    read for work, so proud to be working with a team publishing such an important story. at times it was difficult to read, emotionally, but it doesn't take away from the fact that this book is incredible and needs to be read. ...
  • Samantha - WLABB
    Feb 01, 2018
    Rating: 4.5 Stars Oh my feels! My emotions are on overload right now. This was so heartbreaking, and one of the biggest reasons why, is because things like this really happen. A really powerful story, that was beautifully told. I thought I had prepared myself for this book. ...
  • Nina (JustAddAWord)
    Feb 16, 2018
    This is heartrending and haunting. There?s just no other way to describe it. No, it wasn?t a fun or enjoyable book to read, by any means, but I?d read it again and again. I hope everyone gets the chance to pick this one up, because (and I don?t get to say this very often) e...
  • Faith (BookSelf ~ You Are What You Read)
    Feb 24, 2018
    I received this eARC uncorrected galley from Feiwel & Friends on NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of this book in any way. A warning before I begin. This book focuses on very heavy topics that may be triggers for some readers. If you ha...
  • Kassie
    Feb 11, 2018
    TRIGGER WARNINGS for rape, sexual assault, abuse I received a copy of this book from netgalley in exchange for an honest review. I can't put into words the sadness or anger I had while reading this book. I highly recommend reading the authors note after reading. This entire bo...
  • Gwen Cole
    Jan 13, 2018
    This book is amazing, heartbreaking, beautiful, and one nobody should miss reading. ...
  • alice (arctic books)
    Oct 09, 2017
    Absolutely riveting and heartbreaking. Trigger warnings for rape, sexual assault, murder, violence. Full review to come. ...
  • Amelia Oswald
    Mar 19, 2018
    A book that can make my eyes hurt because of crying deserves a 5 stars. ------------------------------------------------------- I just want to be a girl. All the parts of me that made me real. Maybe a lot of things make a girl, but I think being alive is the ?n I miss most ...
  • Rana⚡
    Apr 12, 2018
    *i want to clarify that this book focuses on Rape and its not just a minor topic* "No matter how bad we are, no matter the mistakes we make, we exist because we make them. We exist because we screw up and we?re wrong and we?re broken, but those are all the things that make us re...
  • Kristyn - Reading to Unwind
    Mar 09, 2018
    This book contains the topic of rape culture, it might be a trigger for people. This book is about Ellie who disappeared after being captured and assaulted. Ellie tells us the story of what is happening and how she got there in her own words. At first when I was reading I didn?...
  • Elise (TheBookishActress)
    Sep 24, 2017
    The first 38% of this book is torture porn. This is my literal top pet peeve in literature, and I'm finding this really difficult to read and uncomfortable. Not in a not-good way. Little to no character development, mostly just meditation on the character's former life and there is ...
  • Brenda Rufener
    Jun 28, 2017
    A lyrical, stirring story surrounding rape culture in a dying town. This book is impossible to put down. I read I STOP SOMEWHERE in one sitting and was filled with so many emotions?anger, rage, and sadness. The story is written with much empathy and I look forward to reading more by ...
  • Yusra ✨
    Apr 05, 2018
    ?disappeared long before she vanished? that?s a line that?ll get me to buy a book, that?s for sure ...