10 Controversial Endings

It's all over bar the shouting

Some authors are kind to their characters, some are non-committal and some are downright mean. In any case, you can't please all of the people all of the time: some of us love to see the guy getting the girl and others prefer to see him weeping over her lifeless body. So if you like a good debate, here are some books with endings that'll get the sparks flying amongst you and your friends.

The Bunker Diary cover

1. The Bunker Diary

Kevin Brooks
More Than This by Patrick Ness

2. More Than This

Patrick Ness
How I Live Now cover

3. How I Live Now

Meg Rosoff
Cover of Falling

4. Falling

Cat Clarke
Cover of Roxy's Baby

5. Roxy's Baby

Cathy MacPhail
The Wall by William Sutcliffe

6. The Wall

William Sutcliffe
Ferryman cover

7. Ferryman

Claire McFall
Cover of Ostrich Boys

8. Ostrich Boys

Keith Gray
Cover of Heroic

9. Heroic

Phil Earle
We Were Liars cover

10. We Were Liars

E Lockhart

List created by

Chris Leslie
Chris Leslie

Chris is Schools Resource Developer forĀ Scottish Book Trust

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