"This novel recently made it to the Quarter final rounds in the Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award Contest. Amazon reviewers called it great storytelling and the wrote that the prose “ flows with such beauty you are holding your breath to eagerly read each word!”
Review: This book is big over 400 pages, but don't let that deter you. I really liked this book. I felt a connection with Lucia, and was feeling her emotions throughout the book. The story was relate-able some of the things that have happened to her has happened to me in my life. I am sure quite a few people could relate to Lucia. As a child she was strong and independent, and that certainly effected how she turned out as she got older. Her parents made me so mad! I really wanted to jump into the book, and take their children away from them. I was like these parents should not have been allowed to have children. I liked how the book showed you how they got to why they act like they do as parents. People sometimes fail to look at the big picture, and take the time to figure out why people are the way they are. BUT that still doesn't mean these people should have been allowed to have children. As the summary said it shows important moments in her life. So the story line is constantly moving forward in a steady progression. I thought it was very well written. It didn't move too slow, which I really liked. It definitely has some good lessons to teach us. I definitely suggest you guys check out this book, I laughed, I cried, and I enjoyed the experience.
Here is one of my favorite excerpts: "Suddenly in my fog I thought of the story about the boy who cried wolf so many times when it wasn't true, that when finally it was true, no one believed him. Well here I was, the girl who complained of stomach aches as a way to get out of doing Things To Do and now when I was telling them freely that it had all been a hoax to get me out of doing something I didn't want to do, no one listened. After all, what adult wanted to believe that they had been fooled so convincingly by a seven year old?"
FTC: This book was given to me for review.
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