Rose and Lily Winters are twins, as close as the bond implies; they feel each others emotions, taste what the other is feeling. Like ...more
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In my opinion: this is one of the most provocative and extremely emotional reading choices of the year as well. Definitely this is not for everyone because it literally rips your heart and feel so much for the characters and after finishing the book, their stories haunt you ...more
This book will most likely become one of the most important books of this summer. This is an adult novel that wants to be a teen or YA novel -and if I had a teen who wanted to read this book, I would definitely want to read this along with her so I could answer any questions she had.
So why then did I rate it so low? Because it can pull too many triggers, for example: eating disorders, self-abuse, lesbianism, dysfunctional families, foul language (although in context), bullies, and abusive ...more
Any woman, even one who has found acceptance or better yet, appreciation of ...more
But the more I spent time with the book--the more I looked forward to losing myself inside of its pages. I finished the last half of it rather quickly.
Enough about me.
This book somehow manages to be fun ...more
For a book about Thin Girls, it sure is heavy. I felt so weighed down the entire time reading it. Lily and Rose are twin sisters who are TOXIC for each other. In fact, all of the characters tear each other down and are straight up destructive towards one another. This changes at the end, but it took a toll on me. I am honestly glad the book is over because it was such a downer.
Rose, our narrator, gives us glimpses into the twins' past, showing us how their connection evolved (as well as how Rose's anorexia developed) throughout their young lives.
This book is heartbreaking and, eventually, hopeful. It's a compelling story made even better by beautiful writing and deeply developed relationships. This is much more than ...more