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review The Grief Keeper × eBook or Kindle ePUB ¶ [Ebook] ➧ The Grief Keeper By Alexandra Villasante – This stunning YA debut is a timely and heartfelt speculative narrative about healing faith and freedomSeventeen year old Marisol has always dreamed of being American learning what Americans and the US ThisAnd stealing across the US border as an illegal but after her brother is murdered and her younger sister Gabi's life is also placed in eual jeopardy she has no choice especially because she knows everything is her fault If she had never fallen for the charms of a beautiful girl named Liliana Pablo might still be alive her mother wouldn't be in hiding and she and Gabi wouldn't have been caught crossing the borderBut they have been caught and their asylum reuest will most certainly be denied With truly no options remaining Marisol jumps. being a crit partner has its benefitsyou NEED this book in your life trust me

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At an unusual opportunity to stay in the United States She's asked to become a grief keeper taking the grief of another into her own body to save a life It's a risky experimental study but if it means Marisol can keep her sister safe she will risk anything She just never imagined one of the risks would be falling in love a love that may even be powerful enough to finally help her face her own crushing griefThe Grief Keeper is a tender tale that explores the heartbreak and conseuences of when both love and human beings are branded illeg. 45 stars While I thought the book's resolution was a little too positive considering the anti immigration sentiment that's so prevalent now I thought so much of this book was wonderful Marisol and her younger sister Gabby are asylum seekers from El Salvador staying in a detention centre in the US Marisol feels very protective of her much lighthearted sister and is carrying plenty of grief and worry about their current situation as well as the situation they're running from Seizing an opportunity one day Marisol and Gabby escape from the centreThey're picked up by a woman Indrani who gives Marisol a choice participate in a study of some new technology and maybe they'll be granted asylum Marisol agrees to the test knowing that this isn't really a choice The tech is to be used to help veterans suffering from PTSD; the sufferer and the non sufferer both wear cuffs the non sufferer also has an implant and the sufferer sends their pain and grief and fear to the non sufferer Instead of who she thinks she'll be helping Marisol and Gabby are taken to the home of a young suicidal woman with whom Marisol is urged to connect The two after a few false starts begin speaking and find a common interest in an old Canadian tv series Eventually Marisol even convinces Ray to wear the cuff corresponding to her own and Marisol begins her job of assisting Rey deal with her grief and suicidal thoughts by channeling them to her brain Author Alexandra Villasante brings us into the mind of Marisol; she's a resourceful young woman but is also nursing deep pain from some unexplained experiences in El Salvador She understands the bind she and her sister are in and makes decisions knowing fully well that she doesn't have any good options It's impossible not to be aware that Indrani a child of immigrants is complicit in the Marisol's abuse when Indrani coerces Marisol into agreeing to participate in the trial of the new untested technology Additionally Villasante explores a number of other situations through the relationships in the story income ineuality homophobia grief identity rape and mental health At its heart though this is a lovely story of Marisol and her sister and of Marisol and Rey

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The Grief KeeperThis stunning YA debut is a timely and heartfelt speculative narrative about healing faith and freedomSeventeen year old Marisol has always dreamed of being American learning what Americans and the US are like from television and Mrs Rosen an elderly expat who had employed Marisol's mother as a maid When she pictured an American life for herself she dreamed of a life like Aimee and Amber's the title characters of her favorite American TV show She never pictured fleeing her home in El Salvador under threat of death The Grief PDFEPUB or. for once I could choose a book I actually wanted to read for school and I didn’t hate it it’s like not forcing students to read a book they don’t care about means they actually enjoy it