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.
This made me remember the restless days as a teenager, trying desperately to find my place in the world. Read morePublished 3 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 5 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 11 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 11 months ago by Eiver
Not bad, not great. It's a cute story I'll probably remember from time to time owing that the characters work at a quirky fairytale-themed amusement park, much like one in the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Camas Mom
i just liked this book, but at times it was difficult to think that way.
I found this to be poetically written, gritty, innocent and wonderfully enlightening. Read more