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I could feel what was going to happen, and I couldn't stand it.
There are differences in tense- including one character who tells the story in second person present tense, which is VERY difficult to read.
That being said, I almost felt like the book was a little too short, and that the story could have been fleshed out a bit more.
I like Anita Shreve in general. I find her style interesting and unique, and I like that she is willing to tackle subject matter that makes people uncomfortable and doesn't feel... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Angela
The book is very compelling in telling the story of young people and their walk through life. This is the story of three young men, two had a lot of possiility, much to live for,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by josephine briggs
This novel is beautifully written, as are all books by Anita Shreve, but incredibly sad. Seeing how one event impacts so many lives will keep you wanting to read far into the night... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Beej
I'd recommend this book because it kept me totally absorbed and there were some shock twists to the plot. It was also a very plausible story.Published 1 month ago by christine hunt
Anita Shreve is a wonderful author. Her books are, I think the word might be charming...I have
read almost all of her books and would recommend them highly.
Anita Shreve writes about an issue and gets to the heart. How does it alter people's lives? How do the mistakes we make change not only our life course, but those of the ones... Read morePublished 1 month ago by DebB
Heartbreak of shattered dreams for private high school students in Vermont. Tragic and thought-provoking, this story reminds us how quickly one incident of indiscretion can alter... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Krinzgal
First let me start by saying that I did like this book. I was captivated by the story and once I started, couldn't stop reading. Read morePublished 2 months ago by The Book Lover's Attic
Anita Shreve successfully told a story about the consequences of wrong choices. She did not ask me to root for the characters but instead to observe how their behavior resulted in... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Michele Yepiz