You can鈥檛 stop the future.
You can鈥檛 rewind the past.
The only way to learn the secret . . . is to press play.
Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a strange package with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers several cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker鈥揾is classmate and crush鈥搘ho committed suicide two weeks earlier. Hannah鈥檚 voice tells him that there are thirteen reasons why she decided to end her life. Clay is one of them. If he listens, he鈥檒l find out why.
Clay spends the night crisscrossing his town with Hannah as his guide. He becomes a firsthand witness to Hannah鈥檚 pain, and as he follows Hannah鈥檚 recorded words throughout his town, what he discovers changes his life forever.