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Your eyes will be stained a new color.
on June 10, 2016
I just want to say this book is a part of who I am today. I read Green Angel when I was around 15 years old. (Interesting how Green herself transitioned between those ages in both books). I am currently 18. I think I have reread this book maybe 100+ times. It has rewritten the way I think.
I have always compared myself to Green. I lost family, blamed myself for practically everything, and even followed self destructive behaviors with my bulimia and self-mutilation. As a poet and an artist, this book captures my love for metaphors and similes along with beautiful personification.
Alice Hoffman has changed my life. Taking sadness out of my brain and replacing it with a unlimited patience and hope inside my heart, she has transformed me into a new person. If it wasn't for this author I would be here today. I love this book. I annotated two copies of it. Highly recommended.
I just found out there was a second book which I devoured in a mere two hours. However, despite