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I picked up books, halfheartedly read the first few pages, then put them down and wandered away.
In this incredibly moving and beautifully written masterpiece, Melina Marchetta weaves an unforgettable story about friendship, family, love, and redemption.
The alternate story gave a way to add a depth to Taylor's character, and a past she didn't even understand or know about until near the end of the book.
At first I felt a bit lost in this story but I'm so glad that I didn't give up. A few chapters in, and I seemed to find the thread. From there on, I couldn't put this book down. Read morePublished 13 hours ago by Crystal M. Kethan
I love this book! The storyline is so original and keep you guessing. It is heart wrenching but sweet and tender at the same time. Read morePublished 2 days ago by Tiffanie
Wow, this is a pretty incredible story. It's a YA coming-of-age tale set in Australia, but no adult should allow that to put them off from reading this; it is not a kids story. Read morePublished 10 days ago by PJ
Actual rating: 4.5 stars
When a fellow blogger said that Melina Marchetta gave her the feels, I wasn’t convinced. Read more
I absolutely love it. One of my favorites. I loved the whole story from begging to end. I would absolutely love if there was some other book explaining what happened with themPublished 26 days ago by taylor
It took me a bit to get through this book; it was well written with some truly inspired prose and some interesting characters, but the dual narrative confused me and pulled me out... Read morePublished 1 month ago by sunbean72
This was a beautiful story told in an unusual way. I must admit I started it confused and put it down for a couple of months before picking it up again. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Anjena
A great work of fiction that I'll read again and again. I thoroughly enjoyed meeting Taylor's family, I hope there's more to this storyPublished 1 month ago by Megan Wojcik