The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza by Shaun David Hutchinson

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The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza Read Online Free - Sixteen-year-old Elena Mendoza is the product of a virgin birth.

This can be scientifically explained (it’s called parthenogenesis), but what can’t be explained is how Elena is able to heal Freddie, the girl she’s had a crush on for years, from a gunshot wound in a Starbucks parking lot. Or why the boy who shot Freddie, David Combs, disappeared from the same parking lot minutes later after getting sucked up into the clouds. What also can’t be explained are the talking girl on the front of a tampon box, or the reasons that David Combs shot Freddie in the first place.

As more unbelievable things occur, and Elena continues to perform miracles, the only remaining explanation is the least logical of all—that the world is actually coming to an end, and Elena is possibly the only one who can do something about it.

Title : The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza
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ISBN : 1481498541
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 448 pages


Emily May rated it ★★★☆☆

January 13, 2018

"What is going on?" "Maybe nothing," I said. "Maybe the end of the world. I'll let you know when I figure it out." I'm on the fence about The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza. It has many great individual components, but when looking back over the novel as a whole, I didn't enjoy it as much as I'd hop...

Elise rated it ★★★★★

March 12, 2018

The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza is like nothing I have ever read before or will ever read again. It is an existential and oddly hilarious book about choices, with a wide cast of amazing characters and some weird mystery thrown in. And I loved it so much. I felt as if I could have read this foreve...

Larry rated it ★★★★★

February 17, 2018

Shaun David Hutchinson's The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza may be one of the craziest, most thought-provoking books I've read in some time, if not ever. It's wild, poignant, forces you to suspend your disbelief, and some may even think it's sacrilegious or blasphemous, but it definitely cements H...

✨ jamieson ✨ rated it ★★★☆☆

March 11, 2018

"What is going on? "Maybe nothing" I said. "Maybe the end of the world. I'll let you know when I figure it out" so I'm finally reviewing this book. And Honestly? I can't remember the last time I felt so indecisive about a book - because I really wanted to love this and yet the more I think about...

Cece rated it ★★★☆☆

January 28, 2018

I’m falling asleep and I have to be at work at 5 am tomorrow, so I’ll come back and write a very intensive review later! Update 1/28/18: The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza has all the pieces that should make up a book I would love. It is by Shaun David Hutchinson, the author of one of my favorite book...

April rated it ★★★★★

February 12, 2018

I think the best thing to do is to go into this book not really knowing much about it. Definitely five stars!

R.K. rated it ★★★★★

February 14, 2018

I'll always support fiction that gives baby Cthulu a voice. On a humor level Shaun just gets me, or I get Shaun, or there is no getting but his work makes me laugh enough to keep coming back to it. I'm getting off track. The Apocalypse begins at Starbucks and the story of Elena Mendoza begins wit...

Korrina rated it ★★★★☆

June 09, 2017

Super interesting concept and story, that I devoured in a few short hours. It gives the reader so much to think about, in terms of life and death, the state of our world, and love. I'll simply say that I underlined a lot of passages in this one that I will hopefully reflect back on. The only reas...

Lauren Elise rated it ★★★★☆

March 06, 2018

I have received an ARC of this book through a giveaway hosted by the publisher. This has not affected my rating in any way. This was absolutely fantastic. I love it I love it I love it. There was one quote that stuck with me: "People who're suicidal believe they want to die. They make a choice to...

love, ellie rated it ★★★★★

March 13, 2018

a book featuring a melodramatic, self-hating, confused bi young girl who wants to die... can't believe my life has been plagiarized like this! So this book took me completely by surprise. This is my first Shaun David Hutchinson, so my expectations were very low (I had no idea what to expect, reall...

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