Does it get better? The New York Times bestselling author of Crank and Tricks explores
the highly charged landscapes of bullying and forgiveness with brilliant
sensitivity and emotional resonance.
Matthew Turner knows it
doesn’t get better.
His younger brother Luke was
bullied mercilessly after one of Matt’s friends outed Luke to the whole school,
and when Luke called Matt—on the brink of suicide—Matt was too wrapped up in
his new girlfriend to answer the phone. Now Luke is gone, and Matt’s family is
No matter what his girlfriend
Hayden says about forgiveness, there’s no way Matt’s letting those he blames
off the hook—including himself. As Matt spirals further into bitterness, he
risks losing Hayden, the love of his life. But when her father begins to
pressure the school board into banning books because of their homosexual
content, he begins to wonder if he and Hayden ever had anything in common.
With brilliant sensitivity
and emotional resonance, bestselling author Ellen Hopkins’ Rumble explores bullying and suicide in a story that explores
the worth of forgiveness and reconciliation. Download and start listening now!