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Book Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon is released on September 1st 2015.Β  Madeline has SCID or Severe Combined Immunodeficiency which leaves her trapped inside her house. Her life is a cycle of reading, medical tests and playing games with her mother. That is, until a new family moves in next door. What fascinated me most about this book was Madeline’s SCID. I suffer quite badly from allergies (nothing like Maddy does), however I do suffer from a range of food, animal and air/dust allergies. In fact, the reason I chose to pick this book up when I did was after I suffered a large allergy attack at an airport and was left rather shaken up. I thought I would be able to relate quite easily to this book, however that just wasn’t the case at all. In the end, I found so many small inconsistencies that I couldn’t bring myself to enjoy the book.Β The novel was lacking what I was really hoping for an expecting in this novel: a young girl dealing with SCID in a …