September 16, 2002
A Strange Complement

The reading of "These Dreams" continues... and I can't stop crying. I was getting ready for bed, and I stopped to read a few pages and its two crying jags and 45 minutes later now. As a mother, this book is intensely emotional... intensely painful to read. But it is so well done. I have to know how it ends, have to know how Cricket heals from this pain. How she heals her family.

But right now, I just keep crying. Because I just keep thinking how I would feel if these things happened to my family... because they are SO vivid. And oh gods...

The book is fantastic. It wouldn't hurt like this if it weren't.

Posted by Deb Atwood at September 16, 2002 10:55 PM | TrackBack
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