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Holding on to Alex
Alex's life was moving in a dream direction. A beautiful primaballerina with a promising career, she had long ago sacrificed many things including her first love to pursue her dream of dancing on theworld's most prestigious stages. When fate strikes Alex a terribleblow, a devastating injury leaves her unable to dance. As if the loss of herhard-earned career wasn't enough, ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published March 14th 2006 by Dark Horse
(first published September 1st 1997)
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I hated the way Scott treated Alex. Making feel guilty for wanting to pursue her dream while trying to make their relationship work. And the fact that it took him so long to realize how important dancing was for her tells us that he never really cared to get to know her. And then she has to leave her dream behind to be with him? I'm totally okay with woman "choosing" to leave their careers to become wives and mothers, but I felt like Alex only did it to please Scott, and because he wouldn't even ...more
I enjoyed the story and the novelty of reading it 'manga' style, although one more picture of Alex gasping with wide opened mouth and big, bright eyes, would probably have me screaming. Not quite sure I would have given up my dreams quite so easily, although as a horse lover, I liked the idea of the farm. The pictures were excellent and familiar from oh so many Japenese cartoons and anime.