Author: Hannah Harrington
Release Date: 8/28/12
Genre: YA Contemporary
Received From: Harlequin Teen via NetGalley
Summary from B&N.com:
Everyone knows that Chelsea Knot can't keep a secret
Until now. Because the last secret she shared turned her into a social outcast—and nearly got someone killed.
Now Chelsea has taken a vow of silence—to learn to keep her mouth shut, and to stop hurting anyone else. And if she thinks keeping secrets is hard, not speaking up when she's ignored, ridiculed and even attacked is worse.
But there's strength in silence, and in the new friends who are, shockingly, coming her way—people she never noticed before; a boy she might even fall for. If only her new friends can forgive what she's done. If only she can forgive herself.
Speechless is a outstanding story with a meaningful message behind it, that leave you speechless. This book was incredibly written. The characters were so realistic and easy to connect with. This book is unforgettable.
Chelsea Knot was a popular rumor spreader that didn't know how to keep a secret. Until that night, when she spilled a big secret that gets someone hurt because she told her friends. Because of that night she takes a vow of silence, so she doesn't get more people hurt. Before she took the vow of silence she told the police what happen, so now she is an outcast. The most unexpected people accept her, and become her friends.
Chelsea was really not a likable character in the beginning if the story, but through the book and her vow of silence Chelsea really grew into a better person. I loved the Chelsea she became not the one she was. Asha was hilarious and super fun to read about she had to be my favorite character that was not a main character in the book. Chelsea was such an easy character to connect to, and I feel like I'm Asha's best friend too.
Hannah Harrington wrote this book so beautifully. There was bunches of emotions packed in each page. Chelsea being silent bought another level of emotions that jumping off the page at me. She was able to make this a fun but serious read.
The story of Chelsea Knot was incredible to read. I loved everything about this story. I recommended this to anyone who likes YA Contemporary.