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What I Didn't Say kindle Ç Paperback read ✓ Getting drunk homecoming night your senior year is never a good idea but Jake Hayes never expected it all to end with a car crash and a t post embedded in his throatHis biggest regret about it all What he never said to Samantha Shay He's been in love with her for years and never had the guts Sland is watching out for you And when he gets the chance to spend time with Samantha she'll help him learn that not being able to talk isn’t the worst thing that could ever happen to you Maybe if she'll let him Jake will finally tell her what he didn't say before even if he can't actually say What I didn’t Say is the heart felt story of Jake who’s been in love with Sam since the first day of freshman year For the last three years she’s always been on his mind when he sits next to her in class he gets that warm zingy feeling and last summer he was sure she was flirting back but then when school re started again Sam went back to how she was before; acting like a good friend Jake has wanted to tell her how’s he felt but never had the courage to do so But out one night at a party he’s finally had enough he’s decided it’s time to tell her the truth May be it’s the alcohol talking but Jake doesn’t care So Jake piles into his friend Carter’s car about to make a monumental decision in his life but slightly worse for wear However what was meant to be a life changing opportunity uickly goes downhill with Carter crashing the car Rain and Carter Jake’s friends are left with a few cuts and bruises but Jake’s left with the worst of it; he’s damaged his vocal chords so bad that he won’t be able to talk again he feels like his hearts been stomped on as his chance of telling Sam how he feels has been crushed but not only that his dreams of joining the air force has also been shattered What’s a guy like Jake to doIt was truly heart wrenching at times watching Jake struggle without his voice always scrambling around for a note book and pen And no one could actually really know how he felt It was a lonely period for him being cooped up with his thoughts and feelings all the time and only being able to let them out on a bit of paper I think Taylor did a fantastic job with What I didn’t Say parts of the story could be a bit predictable and clichéd but she allowed us to fully get into the mind of Jake and understood how he was feeling I enjoyed getting to know his character by reading about his feelings and the inner struggle and turmoil within him But I also liked the path his book went down it wasn’t full with self pity regret or abandoning hope But acceptance accepting what life has thrown at you and using it as a way to move forward in lifeWhat made this book even realistic was the fact that this story was based on the author’s personal experience and something close to her heartThank you to NetGalley for the opportunity to read this bookThis review and can also be found on my blog The Readers Den

text Ì What I Didn't Say Ñ Keary Taylor

Ell her Now it's too late Because after that night Jake will never be able to talk againWhen Jake returns to his small island home population 5000 he'll have to learn how to deal with being mute He also finds that his family isn't limited to his six brothers and sisters that sometimes an entire i What I Didn't Say is a captivating emotional story We follow the story through Jake's point of view as he comes to term with the conseuences of his actions After getting drunk with some friends one night and getting into a car accident Jake's life is changed forever No longer able to speak he must learn how to come to terms with his disability and communicate again not only with his family but with the rest of the world as well Through the story we watch Jake grow although he does have setbacks and he also learns that he's not the only one with problems Enter Sam Jake had been crushing on Samantha since she first moved to their town As the two become closer Jake learns that although she appears perfect on the outside she is struggling with her own troubles I enjoyed watching the changing dynamics of Jake's life and his relationship with Sam I think this story was all the powerful because it could be true Everything that happened to Jake could happen to any teen today in real life

Keary Taylor Ñ What I Didn't Say kindle

What I Didn't SayGetting drunk homecoming night your senior year is never a good idea but Jake Hayes never expected it all to end with a car crash and a t post embedded in his throatHis biggest regret about it all What he never said to Samantha Shay He's been in love with her for years and never had the guts to t This was such a touching and heartwarming story I loved itAfter getting drunk at a party one night high school student Jake gets in to a truck with his two friends This is completely out of character for Jake he's always listened to his parents when it came to drinking but after the excitement of winning a game he ignores their advice and has a few beers too many Jake has had a long time crush on Sam the school braniac and he's never told her Being egged on by his buddies Jake is convinced to go to Sam's house to declare his undying love Liuid courage makes this seem like a good idea and they all pile in a truck and head over there They end up in an accident leaving Jake with his vocal cords ripped out and him being permanently mute Jakes whole life is turned upside down His plans for after high school are ruined When Jake returns to school he finds it a surprise that Sam of all people has been working closely with the principal to reconfigure his classes to best suit his current needs Sam and Jake begin to get close and he starts to see that Sam has secrets and sadness of her own Jake finds out that his life might be bad but others may have it worse This had me crying in parts yet this wasn't a depressing story Jake struggles with his situation Here's what he has to say There's a lot of times when I almost feel like I'm trapped inside of myself Like if I don't talk or yell or scream or laugh I'm going to explode A lot of the time it almost feels like I'm suffocating I can't even imagine Jake could easily drown in despair but I love how his family and friends rally around him and show him love and normalcy This story was sooo sweet and it had so many important lessons It underscored the need to be grateful for what we have Also I loved how it showed how much helping someone else can pick you up Being needed by someone you love and being able to help them is a satisfying feeling This is where Jake and Sam bring out the best in each other There is no frustrating love triangle yes The romance is a build up and oh so sweet Jake is head over heels for this girl I'd developed crushes on other girls sure over the last three years But it always came back to Samantha Shay Always Jake and Sam have a bumpy road to recovery and love but watching them take the journey was so enjoyable I couldn't write this review without mentioning the note the author leaves us with at the end She shares something very personal and I just want to say I'm so glad she did It makes this book even special knowing her experience Thank you to Keary Taylor and Netgalley for allowing me to read this story