All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
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All the Ugly and Wonderful Things

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New York Times Bestseller
Goodreads Best Fiction of 2016 Runner-Up

As the daughter of a meth dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. Struggling to raise her little brother, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible "adult" around. She finds peace in the starry Midwestern night sky above the fields behind her house. One night everything changes when she witnesses one of her father's thugs, Kellen, a tattooed ex-con with a heart of gold, wreck his motorcycle. What follows is a powerful and shocking love story between two unlikely people that asks tough questions, reminding us of all the ugly and wonderful things that life has to offer.

Title:All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
Edition Language:English
ISBN:1250074134
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:346 pages

    All the Ugly and Wonderful Things Reviews

  • Emily May
    May 06, 2016

    Right up until that moment it was sweet and funny. Odd couple that they were, they had a real connection. Then he tugged her boot off and kissed the bottom of her bare foot. I could see him doing tha...

  • Val ?? ShamelessBitchySkanky ?? Steamy Reads
    Aug 16, 2016

    4.5 Stars "She is just as real as I am."^^^That was my favorite line and moment in a book that was filled with more than a few touching lines and moments. Before I say anything, let's address the larg...

  • karen
    Jan 10, 2016

    congratulations! semifinalist in goodreads' best fiction category 2016!oh, good, i get to be the first reviewer of this book on here. that's not something i usually worry about, but when it's a potent...

  • Kai
    Mar 15, 2017

    Let's pretend you have a little sister. Say she is 12 or 13. There's this big older guy she's been hanging out with lately, and you know he's at least 26 years old.You walk into her room and there she...

  • Christy
    Aug 06, 2016

    5 stars I love out of the box, controversial reads. I love stories that are a bit forbidden and/or on the taboo side. When reviews started coming in for this book I’d never heard of, I knew I had t...

  • Candace
    Jul 10, 2016

    Wow! This was a spectacular book. I devoured this story. Beginning to end, I was completely lost in this disturbing, yet beautiful, love story.While I loved the story, I know that this is a story that...

  • Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
    Feb 17, 2016

    This book won’t be for everyone..and I get that: My thing is: I read a ton of books. After a while I’m begging for something, anything that is fresh and new. This book is that with big brass balls...

  • Lola  Reviewer
    Aug 06, 2016

    I feel emotionally drained.They could seriously make a telenovela out of this book.It’s that dramatic. But honestly, it’s a heartfelt type of drama that really reaches your heart and makes you fee...

  • Mischenko
    Feb 08, 2017

    To see the interview with author Bryn Greenwood and enter the GIVEAWAY for a free copy of All the Ugly and Wonderful Things please visit www.twogalsandabook.com All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Br...

  • Deanna
    May 28, 2016

    WOW! I don't even know where to start!! As others have said this book is NOT for everyone. But I was hooked from the moment I started reading.This book made my head hurt at times as it made me questio...

About Bryn Greenwood

Bryn Greenwood

BRYN GREENWOOD is a fourth-generation Kansan and the daughter of a mostly reformed drug dealer. She is the author of the novels All the Ugly and Wonderful Things, Last Will, and Lie Lay Lain. She lives in Lawrence, Kansas.