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Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
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Aug 14, 2016

really liked it

Reconstructing Amelia is a very engaging story that captivates the reader. Told through the eyes of Amelia through flashbacks and various text messages and social media posts, and present day stories of her mother Kate. Amelia's story revolves around a fancy private school and a secret club which leads to her suicide, or so her mother believed until she received a cryptic text message saying that Amelia did not jump. Struggling through grief and guilt, Kate must make sense of the message and begin to examine her daughters life to discover the truth. Even though the author built to a big reveal, the ending was not as dramatic as I had hoped for. Despite some of the challenges, I really enjoyed this book and I would recommend it to anyone who enjoys a mystery.
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Reading Progress

August 14, 2016 – Started Reading
August 14, 2016 – Shelved
August 18, 2016 –
page 17
4.2%
August 19, 2016 –
33.0%
August 20, 2016 –
51.0%
August 22, 2016 – Finished Reading

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