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The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides - Five teenage sisters give up on life in the leafy suburbs of the American 1970’s. Told from the viewpoint of the adolescent boys who observe and fantasize about the girls, Eugenides’ first novel artfully captures the painful journey from romance to cynicism we must endure when we grow up - Amy Henry, aka Amy Cabernet Quilts
What can I possibly say about this book? It's one of the best stories and most well-written books ever. Bradbury, as always, relied heavily on his reader's information to fill in the gaps, and usually, I find that sloppy writing, but with this--with this story--it works; like a haunting nightmare hovering on the edge of your memory. Ah, great stories and fantastic writing make me swoon :D
Only read nine of these so far. I think The Glass Castle is next, thanks to my wonderful sister-in-law who is the perfect person to recommend a book. I wish I had her in my classroom to cater to the continual requests for good recommendations in the genre of (fill in the blank).