A NovelPaperback - 2015
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lbarkema Nov 22, 2014
I really liked this one! Quite the twist at the end that I honestly did not see coming. Only reason it wasn't a higher rating was because her usual finesse with transitions was lacking here. Take away though, is that elephants are amazing and fascinating!
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“You can have the best intentions, but the moment there’s a hairline crack, it is only a matter of time before you go to pieces.”
“Sometimes I think there’s no such thing as falling in love. It’s just the fear of losing someone.”
“I’m the princess in an ivory tower, except every brick is made of history, and I built this prison myself.”
“In the wild, an elephant mother and daughter stay in close proximity their whole lives; I hope I am that lucky.”
“You can’t blame someone if they honestly don’t understand that their reality isn’t the same as yours.”
“Maybe growing up is just focusing on what you’ve got, instead of what you don’t.”
“If you think about someone you've loved and lost, you are already with them. The rest is just details.”
“When someone leaves you once, you expect it to happen again. Eventually you stop getting close enough to people to let them become important to you, because then you don't notice when they drop out of your world.”
“I think grief is like a really ugly couch. It never goes away. You can decorate around it; you can slap a doily on top of it; you can push it to the corner of the room—but eventually, you learn to live with it.”
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