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369 pages, Hardcover
First published March 1, 2018
“Brooke,” she says more firmly. “We can ask ourselves what if all day long, every day, for the rest of our lives, but I couldn’t help her because she couldn’t deal with the fact that she needed help. I’ve managed to stop blaming myself over the years. I hope you will too.”
“Well, I think there’s a difference between giving up and letting go. What would happen if you let go?”
“I mean you have to watch how you treat people. You have to watch how you let people treat you. They’re in us, both of them.”
"Well, think about rivers. Every river leads to the ocean-that's their whole purpose, trying to find a way back to the ocean. They cut through rock, move moutains to do it, but they always carve out a path (...) to reach that other body of water out there.
Funny thing is, (...) people do that too, don't they? But then again, look at what we're made of."
"I didn't want him to die." (...) "I just needed to live."