Follow my book blog Friday is a meme hosted by Parajunkie and Alison Can Read. It is a great chance to discover new blogs- it is one of my favorite memes out there!
Today's Question is:
Q. Talk about the book that most changed or influenced your life (was it a book that turned you from an average to avid reader, did it help you deal with a particularly difficult situation, does it bring you comfort every time you read it?).
Man, this is a hard one. I can think of a few books that this would fit. The Poisonwood Bible was the first book that made me really angry. The Lovely Bones was the first book that I think I could say changed me. The Gemma Doyle Trilogy from Libba Bray introduced me to a world of YA fantasy that I never knew exsisted. Whew!
The Child FinderBy Rene DenfeldPublished: September 5th 2017 Published by: Harper Source: Purchased Three years ago, Madison Culver disappeared when her family was choosing a Christmas tree in Oregon’s Skookum National Forest. She would be eight years old now—if she has survived. Desperate to find their beloved daughter, certain someone took her, the Culvers turn to Naomi, a private investigator with an uncanny talent for locating the lost and missing. Known to the police and a select group of parents as The Child Finder, Naomi is their last hope.
Naomi’s methodical search takes her deep into the icy, mysterious forest in the Pacific Northwest, and into her own fragmented past. She understands children like Madison because once upon a time, she was a lost girl too.
As Naomi relentlessly pursues and slowly uncovers the truth behind Madison’s disappearance, shards of a dark dream pierce the defenses that have protected her, reminding her of a terrible loss she feels but cannot remember…
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