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Into the Free by Julie Cantrell
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Jun 27, 12

bookshelves: 2012-reads, book-club-reads
Read from June 02 to 07, 2012

The blurb and cover for this book immediately caught my attention, but after only a few pages, I was already disappointed. Had I not read this for a book club, I wouldn't have finished it. To me, the entire story of Millie Reynolds, a depression-era child with an abusive father and drug-addicted mother, was so overblown that most of it was ridiculous. Also, I could not understand the main character's motivation for chosing the life she did. I believe that this book was supposed to be about a person's choice between freedom and responsiblity, but I never was sure. Also, the characters were very one-dimensional, so I was never really affected by their choices or their stories.
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