Leave Me: A Novel
Publish date: 2016-09-06
Publisher: Algonquin Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
I haven't read Gayle Forman's YA books, but of course I've heard good things about them, so I was eager to read her first book of adult fiction. (I feel weird and grown up at the same time calling it that.) Anyway, while her writing was undeniably compelling, I found the subject slightly too close t...
I think many individuals are in a way like Maribeth and I found myself in her shoes many times throughout this novel. Maribeth tried to be a perfectionist, she tried to jungle everything that life threw at her but she failed to take care of herself. It was just the way things were, she knew no diffe...
I could really relate to this character a LOT! I remember when I had my first child and my husband stayed home from work to "help". He spent his time in the garage. This was 1980, I had to get up out of bed, pass the nursery, the living room, the dining room, the kitchen, go into the backyard to the...
The beginning of Leave Me by Gayle Forman raises intriguing questions. What does it take for someone to walk away from a family? What are the repercussions of walking away? However, the book then turns in a completely different direction, bringing plot lines to this book that I do not expect and tha...
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