- Format: Kindle Edition
- File Size: 462 KB
- Print Length: 223 pages
- Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
- Publisher: Lakewater Press; 1 edition (28 May 2019)
- Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
- Language: English
- ASIN: B07PB1KWYC
- Text-to-Speech: Enabled
- Word Wise: Enabled
- Customer Reviews: 8 customer ratings
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Dear, dear Wren, my heart aches for you.
And as a mother of a teenage daughter, I'm left a little bit fearful.
Through first person POV, we are on the front lines with Wren, witnessing her desperation and the painful consequences that come from wanting to do whatever it takes to fit in. My heart twisted in knots and I occasionally had to close my eyes from the sadness of Wren's actions. I usually prefer novels that make me forget about the brutalities that life throws at us, but this story was told so delicately that, although sad, it never made me feel so miserable that I didn't still enjoy the story.
The school scenes in this novel were so real, it had me twitchy with reminders of my own high school days. The whispers, rumours, and general cruelty that comes when you put a bunch of teenagers together.
I loved Panayis, (even though I probably said his name wrong the whole way through!) and I would happily read an entire novel just about him.
Deborah Mouralis has written a beautiful debut and I look forward to reading more from her in the future.
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Plus, Granny is hilarious and Panayis is pretty cute too ;)