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Like No Other

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LIKE NO OTHER Una LaMarche

Like No Other

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
79980
publisher:
Razorbill
genre:
Fiction

We gave it an A-

One of the most poignant and star-crossed love stories since The Fault in Our Stars, Like No Other chronicles the forbidden romance between Devorah, a good-girl Hasidic Jew, and Jaxon, a West Indian boy. Chapters alternate points of view as the two teens carry on clandestinely in their Brooklyn neighborhood. Devorah’s voice, though, is the clearer and more compelling one as she explains the traditions of her faith and what’s at stake if her family uncovers the truth about her boyfriend. Is it all worth it? For Devorah — and the reader — the answer is a resounding yes. A-

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