111 pages 3 hours read

Tiffany D. Jackson

Monday's Not Coming

Fiction | Novel | YA | Published in 2018

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Monday’s Not Coming is a young adult novel by Tiffany D. Jackson that follows Claudia Coleman as she searches for her missing best friend, Monday Charles, in Washington, D.C. Despite Claudia’s efforts, no one else seems to care about Monday’s disappearance, leading Claudia to uncover unsettling truths while experiencing personal and social challenges. The novel explores themes of race, mental illness, and media bias.

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Tiffany D. Jackson's Monday's Not Coming is celebrated for its compelling narrative and emotional depth, highlighting the disappearance of a teenager and the impact on her friend. Praised for its strong character development and poignant social commentary, it also faced criticism for a sometimes convoluted timeline. Overall, it is a gripping, thought-provoking read.

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Who Should Read Monday's Not Coming?

Fans of gripping, emotionally resonant YA novels like The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas and Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson will appreciate Monday's Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson. This book is for readers who crave intense, character-driven stories tackling social issues, friendship, and the haunting mysteries of disappearances.

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