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Plucked off the Friends of the Library shelf. A good read with riveting flow. It's very rare that I plow through a book in just a few days, like I did with this one. I've read many books about the loss of a child--worst nightmare scenario for many pa...more
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Love French's writing and atmospherics. Love her character development. But like others, I ended up feeling dissatisfied with the length of the book, the many many teenagers, and the resolution. It felt too long, I wasn't surprised to find myself ann...more
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