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Jillian Cantor has penned a story filled with poignancy and beauty.
You'll have to read it to find out what happened to Melissa and Ryan's relationship, Courtney and Melissa's friendship, and how she dealt with her father's death.
I could easily relate to Melissa, the main character, and the book felt so real to me.
Melissa still has the last thing of hers that her father touched before he died --- a piece of glass that her best friend Ryan found for her in the wash behind their neighborhood. Read morePublished on June 10, 2010 by Teen Reads
Jillian Cantor has a way of capturing the voice of teens and adults alike. Real experiences, heartbreak, survival, and tons of fascinating facts in this journey of life, death,... Read morePublished on May 30, 2010 by Milw. Writer
Jillian Cantor's THE LIFE OF GLASS is a beautifully woven tapestry of the pieces that make up a life. Read morePublished on April 22, 2010 by Tracy Madison
Melissa's father died almost two years ago. She has been struggling, but is surviving with the help of her best friend Ryan. Read morePublished on March 25, 2010 by Haley Mathiot
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My Thoughts: I really enjoyed reading this book! This is such a complex yet simple book, you'll have to read the book to totally understand what I mean. Read more
When Melissa's father died, he left behind a journal filled with love stories and interesting facts. Among these, the fact that it takes glass a million years to die. Read morePublished on March 1, 2010 by Maureen Lipinski
The Life of Glass is a coming of age novel about a 14-year old girl, Melissa. Her father died from lung cancer which came as a surprise since he was not a smoker. Read morePublished on February 14, 2010 by Brianna (The Book Vixen)