Spider's song

Spider s song I was smarter I was always smarter A little cut cut drip drip blood saved and sprinkled Stuck in Yellowknife with her crazy grandmother AJ is one angry girl She s lonely too and her blog has beco

  • Title: Spider's song
  • Author: Anita Daher
  • ISBN: 9780143052975
  • Page: 439
  • Format: Paperback
  • I was smarter I was always smarter A little cut cut, drip drip, blood saved and sprinkled Stuck in Yellowknife with her crazy grandmother, AJ is one angry girl She s lonely, too, and her blog has become her main source of contact with the world It is there she reveals her innermost hurts the absence of her mother, who has gone back to school and of her father, who abI was smarter I was always smarter A little cut cut, drip drip, blood saved and sprinkled Stuck in Yellowknife with her crazy grandmother, AJ is one angry girl She s lonely, too, and her blog has become her main source of contact with the world It is there she reveals her innermost hurts the absence of her mother, who has gone back to school and of her father, who abandoned AJ when she was just a little girl and the moving around she and her mother have had to do every few years for reasons she has never understood And recently, she s begun to cut herself a powerful habit and shame she is trying to overcome.Then a festival is held in Yellowknife, and AJ is befriended by a travelling musician, a man to whom she finds herself instantly drawn Soon, she realizes that he may be her father.Or is he Anita Daher s chilling new novel will grip you completely from beginning to shocking end.

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    1. After moving around a lot with her mother, A.J. now lives in Yellowknife with her “crazy” grandmother while her mom finishes school in Edmonton. Despite attempts at friendship from one classmate, A.J. feels isolated from the world. Her unpopularity at high school and her mother’s lack of regular communication has deepened A.J.’s lack of self-esteem to the point where she’s begun to hurt herself. To fight these bleak moments, she writes a blog about her life and her feelings.When a stra [...]

    2. "YES! No romance!!! YES!!! Wait, what's this? . What? That's it? Just ending it like that!? Is there a sequel? No! But. MEH!!" That's literally what I was thinking when I finished this book.Man, that was a good book. At first, I didn't get the title, but now, now I do. And that ending that fabulous ending! So. Amazing. Man, I am reading a lot of amazing and stunning books this year. But, I would change the cover of this book, a teensy bit. Although the cover is what got me to buy it.I really lik [...]

    3. AJ is living with her mother in Yellowknife. Her father is a big mystery that no one will share with her and her mother has gone off to school in Edmonton. AJ is an isolate in the school and has taken to cutting herself to ease her pain. When Ed, an older guitarist, shows up at a festival, AJ is convinced that he is her long-lost dad and they secretly make plans to run away together. But strange events and stranger reactions cause AJ to wonder if he really is her dad and what his motivation is.

    4. An intense story with a prickly yet sensitive main character and the added feature of a lesson for parents. I enjoyed it. Read the full review.

    5. A good, fast read with great characters. Yeah, the ending was somewhat far-fetched but it still made a cool story and was hard to predict!

    6. I believe this is Anita Daher's finest book. The characters drew me in and I was shocked by the plot twists. I would love to read a sequel. I highly, highly recommend this book.

    7. Pretty dark, well written book with a setting in the Northwest Territories not sure what to think about it, the ending raises questions and eyebrows.

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