It was well written, but I have to say I did not find the characters very interesting.
I kept waiting for Moore to come back to the present-day timeline and give me something to make me want to read, but it just never happened.
It is written with such understated humor and peppered with subtle, core-shaking moments.
I bought this in paperback in a bookstore on a whim....
Well, not so much a whim as a hook. The opening grabbed me. The rest kept me. A thoroughly wonderful read. Read more
Just okay. Life lessons to be learned but didn't really capture my imagination.Published 2 months ago by Cassandra Lister
This made me remember the restless days as a teenager, trying desperately to find my place in the world. Read morePublished 9 months ago by K. Martinez
A friend recommended and I was bewildered by the title. The story is beautiful Nd relevant to growing apart and changing relationships.Published 11 months ago by Lee
The novel could be considered a coming of age story, wherein the narrator gains the self confidence of a more mature individual and develops more adult aspirations – in sum she is... Read morePublished 12 months ago by algo41
"It is unacceptable, all the stunned and anxious missing a person is asked to endure in life. It is not to be endured, not really. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Victoria G.
There is some nice writing here, but the plot somehow went missing. We wander around the childhoods of several characters who are not particularly likeable or interesting, and we... Read morePublished 15 months ago by E. Browning
So I read The Catcher in the Rye by Salinger, a cure for adolescence as per The Novel Cure. There was another book waiting for me to be devoured - for the same ailment and that was... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Vivek Tejuja
I can relate to the ending; having been living away from my hometown for many years the estrangement from your childhood friends brings to the fore some guilt, and a nagging sense... Read morePublished 16 months ago by Eiver