Putting Makeup on Dead People
Publish date: May 24th 2011
Publisher: Hyperion Books
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Young Adult Contemporary
2011/03/24: 4.5 stars. Review follows. My eyes got quite misty on my train-ride to work. How embarrassing!2011/10/16: I've just ordered the hardcover. I need to reread this to write a review.
So this is a book.It's a book about life and death and grief and love and how you cope with all of it. It's a book about doing what makes you happy, no matter what the consequences might be. It's a book that the cover wouldn't make you think it is.Donna grew a lot in the story. She developed who she...
I thought this book would be frivolous and silly, but it turned out to have a serious side. Donna, a high school senior, is still coping with the death of her father nearly 4 years before. When she realizes that she has discovered her life's calling at the funeral home, she must deal with disapprov...
Everyone who has seen me with this book in hand has commented on the cover. It's strange, right? Upside down face with flowers. Then you read the title: Putting Makeup On Dead People. And you think, what? That's a dead person on the cover! The title and the cover are both captivating. I was r...
What I like most about this book was her self discovery. Donna has been through so much with losing her father at a young age. She tried to relate or feel in the moment.She took lots of risk, some I don't even approve of or liked, but in the end, she found who she needed to be, herself.Now with I do...