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May 2018: Family Drama > Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult - 3.5 Stars

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message 1: by Christian (new)

Christian Hanna | 3 comments 3.5 out of 5

The ending cheapened the value of the rest of the story. Picoult wrote a believable story that provokes thought on the subjects of disabilities and abortion and other hot-button issues.

I appreciated how real each of the characters felt. It did not feel forced or cheap; Picoult made believable (and relatable) characters.

The book moved slow in places and often got rather repetitive (if I hear “catch-22” again, I swear...). For a chunk of the book I felt like it was going in circles emotionally and in other ways.

Overall a good read. Not my favorite but certainly not bad at all.


message 2: by JoLene (new)

JoLene (trvl2mtns) | 1532 comments Picoult does have a talent for writing about hot topics in a way that you see different sides to something that perhaps you already had a hard-line stance on.


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