ARC Review: Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined by Danielle Younge-Ullman

Book cover for Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined by Danielle Young-Ullman

I received an e-ARC from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Title: Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined
Publisher: Viking Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: February 21, 2017
Stars: 4/5

Summary (from Goodreads): Wild meets The Breakfast Club in this story of a girl who must survive an extreme wilderness experience to prove to her mother that she has the strength to pursue her dreams.

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Ingrid traveled all over Europe with her opera star mother, Margot-Sophia. Life was beautiful and bright, and every day soared with music.

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Ingrid is on a summertime wilderness survival trek for at-risk teens: addicts, runaways, and her. She’s fighting to survive crushing humiliations, physical challenges that push her to her limits, and mind games that threaten to break her.

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When the curtain fell on Margot-Sophia’s singing career, they buried the past and settled into a small, painfully normal life. But Ingrid longed to let the music soar again. She wanted it so much that, for a while, nothing else mattered.

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Ingrid is never going to make it through this summer if she can’t figure out why she’s here . . . and why the music really stopped. Continue reading