Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Jacob Have I Loved

Author: Katherine Paterson

First line: As soon as the snow melts, I will go to Rass and fetch my mother.

Why you should read this book: Having lived her entire life in the shadow of her beautiful, delicate, talented twin sister Caroline, the long suffering Sara Louise is not surprised to discover, according to her grandmother's reading of the Bible, that God has hated her all along. She longs only to work like a man on a crab boat alongside her father and escape the world of women in her isolated island home, until the day a mysterious stranger moves into an abandoned house nearby. Once again, Wheeze wants something she can never have, and every day, the things she does have slip further and further from her grasp.

Why you shouldn't read this book: You hate your siblings.

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