Helped me understand we don't need to be broken down. When we face trials in our life we are broken open to allow healing.
What a magical book! I'm very glad I finally got around to reading Dandelion Wine, but am sad that it was Mr. Bradbury's death that finally prompted me to. This is one of those books that feels like an old favorite even as you're reading it for the first time. Book #69 in the Book a Week in 2012 Challenge from the WTM boards.
I thought it was very moving in this book how dedicated the boy was to taking care of his mentor.
"Amy disappears on her fifth wedding anniversary, and while Nick has not been a model husband, could he really have killed her? It's soon evident that if Amy is dead, that's the least of the reader's worries. Flynn's last novel, Dark Objects, was a New York Times best seller, but this one is expected to break her out." - Library Journal