They Both Die at the End

Book review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

As riveting and heartbreaking as the title promises.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 86 reviews

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age 12+


This is an amazing book! It discusses questions about life and death and what we would do if we know we are dying, or even if it is better to be unaware. It makes you think about what 'living' means and what is most important to you. It asks questions such as "what does life mean?" and "is there life after death?" and makes you ask yourself, "when hard times come, how do I get through it?". 10/10, would recommend to anyone who likes books with thought provoking themes and controversial questions.

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3 people found this helpful.
age 12+


This book was an emotional rollercoaster, but one of the best books I’ve read in a long time. It does include some swearing, as well as mature themes (regarding violence as well as thoughts about mortality and death) but it’s nothing too bad or gory.
3 people found this helpful.

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For kids who love coming-of-age and LGBTQ stories

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