Monday's Not Coming

Monday's Not Coming

Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable?more sisters than friends. So when Monday doesn?t turn up for the first day of school, Claudia?s worried. When she doesn?t show for the second day, or second week, Claudia knows that something is wrong. Monday wouldn?t just leave her to endure tests and bullies alon Monday Charles is missing, and only Claudia seems to notice. Claudia and Monday have always been inseparable?...

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Title:Monday's Not Coming
Author:Tiffany D. Jackson
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:0062422693
Edition Language:English
Format Type:ebook
Number of Pages:448 pages pages

Monday's Not Coming Reviews

  • Kari
    May 29, 2018
    3.5 stars Monday's Not Coming is a dark story about a girl whose best friend goes missing. Nobody seems concerned, except Claudia. Claudia sets out to figure out what happened to Monday and will do whatever it takes to get answers. I have mixed feeling about this book. I won't say ...
  • Kelly
    Feb 12, 2018
    I wanted to like this more than I did. I found the timelines confusing, and even when (view spoiler)[ we find out that Claudia's been experiencing severe PTSD from losing her best friend (hide spoiler)] I still could not connect with the storytelling style. That said, this is goin...
  • Lois
    Jun 26, 2018
    I really liked this. While it does contain mystery and thriller elements; this felt more like an exploration of community relationships, classism and respectability politics. As well as the major issues that this book draws attention to, some of which are spoilers but the obvious one i...
  • Catie
    May 28, 2018
    Yes, the back and forth timeline is often hard to follow and I do think that this book should have ended about forty pages earlier. However, I connected SO HARD with this story. I have seen these kids - kids who move through life giving off a million little "bread crumbs" and yet c...
  • Jennifer
    May 25, 2018
    "Who's really responsible for your well-being? Your family, the government, or your community?" Monday's Not Coming is a standalone YA/mystery novel written by Tiffany D. Jackson. Although a bit taxing to follow with its three alternating timelines and unfortunately not incredibly ...
  • Maria (Big City Bookworm)
    Jul 04, 2018
    Holy shit, this book. Stay tuned for a full review coming very soon! ...
  • Marina
    May 28, 2018
    I knew this book was going to be heartbreaking. But, it's devastating on so many levels. It's beautifully written and the characters are fantastic. The way the story unfolds makes you hold out a little bit of hope, even when you know there isn't any. Severe trigger warnings for chil...
  • Thamy
    May 21, 2018
    This book has so many great aspects! The theme, the voice, the narration, the characters! But I'm hurting too much to decide on my favorite. 4.5. Claudia is looking for her friend Monday. They haven't spoken since Claudia had to spend the summer with her grandmother and now she's...
  • Emily May
    Jan 02, 2018
    This is the story of how my best friend disappeared. How nobody noticed she was gone except me. And how nobody cared until they found her... one year later. This was one of my most anticipated reads of 2018. Even though I disliked the ending of Jackson's Allegedly, it was stil...
  • Genna
    Jan 11, 2018
    It's been over a month since I finished this haunting book and I'm still thinking about it. I liked this even more than Allegedly, personally. I handed this to a teen student today and can't wait to hear if she's as hooked as I was! READ THIS: the story, and characters, will stay with ...
  • Nikki S
    May 17, 2018
    WTF DID I JUST READ?! TOTAL. MIND. EFF. *Edit 05/18/2018* You can find more of my reviews here at my blog: Take Me Away... Having missed her debut last year, when the reviews started rolling in, I knew that I had missed out on something really good. Because of that, I added ...
  • Kimberley
    Apr 30, 2018
    Thank you Edelweiss+ for an advanced Egalley of Monday's Not Coming. Unlike most, I wasn't impressed with Tiffany Jackson's debut, Allegedly. I didn't not like it, but I wasn't blown away either. That wasn't the case with Monday's Not Coming. Claudia has returned from summe...
  • A Lib Tech Reads
    Mar 13, 2018
    Monday's Not Coming Tiffany D. Jackson Rating: 4/5 Note: Special thanks to Harper Collins for providing an ARC for review. Much like Allegedly, readers have to dive blindly into this book and allow Ms. Jackson to lead you on a twisting and thrilling journey. Anytime students ask...
  • Amy's Book Reviews
    May 23, 2018
    **I reread MONDAY?S NOT COMING immediately after finishing, keeping the spoilers I knew about the timeline in mind and I have to to say #TiffanyDJackson brilliantly put the story together with just enough clues that readers more astute than me might discover the meaning of which part...
  • Rachel Solomon
    May 26, 2018
    WHOA. ...
  • Trevor
    Jun 01, 2018
    While I didn't enjoy this as much as Jackson's debut, I'm glad I stuck with it. Another overlook on my part; I wasn't aware that the narrator is actually in middle school. Claudia's voice felt very young & nave (now I understand why) & was debating whether or not to continue....
  • Afoma Umesi
    Jun 16, 2018
    S H O O K. This story kinda blew my mind. When Claudia returns from summer break to realize that no one has seen her best friend Monday all summer, she starts to worry. Monday and Claudia have been best friends since forever ? practically inseparable. Claudia is sure that Monday c...
  • Ellen Gail
    Jun 10, 2017
    How can a teenage girl just vanish without anyone noticing that she?s gone? Allegedly scrambled my brain with a spork. Monday's Not Coming went for my heart instead. I haven't had a case of the post-book sads this bad since I finished Living Dead Girl. The book hangover is g...
  • Kate (GirlReading)
    May 18, 2018
    Monday? Not Coming was utterly devastating, gripping, dark, intense and it messed with my mind on multiple levels. The various relationships and characters in this were superbly written, with voices brilliantly human and real. This had my heart beating 1000x a minute and breaking in ...
  • ilsa ➹
    May 27, 2018
    I didn?t hate this one. Nor did I love it. I just felt, so underwhelmed. I was kind of expecting this dark mystery thriller book...but instead, I got a really dragged out mystery. I wasn?t bored but again, nothing happened!! A lot of this book was just filler and I cared about a...
  • Laura
    May 25, 2017
    I know what you?re thinking. How can a whole person, a kid, disappear and no one say a word? Like, if the sun just up and left one day, you?d think someone would sound an alarm, right? But Ma used to say, not everyone circles the same sun. I never knew what she meant by that until...
  • Danielle (Life of a Literary Nerd)
    May 21, 2018
    2.5 stars ?...It?s hard facing a mirror and seeing all you are made of and all you couldn?t absorb. But I?m open to be changed. To be in a place where I can hold all the colors I love at once, appreciate what they are and learn from them. I?m open to new beginnings.? Th...
  • Chelsea
    Feb 24, 2018
    There goes one of my most anticipated releases of the year. I wouldn?t say it?s a disappointment, but sadly not going to be a new favorite. 3 1/2 stars This story follows Claudia, a young teen who has a best friend named Monday. When Claudia returns to school at the start of the...
  • Xavier (CharlesXplosion)
    Jun 08, 2018
    Monday's Not Coming is a visceral, gut wrenching novel about a topic that's all to real. ...
  • Jassy Myra West
    May 27, 2018
    ?Who?s really responsible for your well-being - your family, the government, or your community?? I think this book is a very important read to shine light on situations affecting missing children of color. The MCs best friend goes missing and no one seems to notice or care but...
  • Morgan Gayle
    Mar 12, 2018
    The more I think about this book the more I see it?s importance. ...
  • Elise (TheBookishActress)
    May 23, 2017
    10/6/2017: COVER REVEAL!! also, Washington DC is amazing. 8/17/2017: look, her debut novel is one of my all-time favorite books. I can't even imagine how good this will be. ...
  • Ashley O
    Jun 16, 2018
    I really enjoyed this book - my only complaint, which I have seen in many reviews - was that the tenses jump so often it's hard to keep track. I honestly read without reading the chapter headings so it went smooth enough for me - toward the end though I did get more confused - when eve...
  • Red_Queen_Lover
    Jun 19, 2018
    I'm trying this again because my first review was deleted. This review will have spoilers because I won't be able to stress how important a specific topic is. Claudia and Monday are best friends,more like sisters. One day,out of the blue, Monday goes missing. Claudia seems to be the ...
  • Jeweliana
    Jun 09, 2018
    "Leave her out in the heat too long and her banana peel would start to rot. The tip of her highlighter blackens with wear. The prickling of her pineapple skin sometimes leaves her impossible to open. And dandelions are nothing but pretty weeds." Finished this book in two days,...