And I’m the opposite of complaining.
I don’t want it to end, but I’m sure that ridiculous book is just over the horizon.
But before I get to the inevitable, I happened upon this beautiful treasure. I haven’t read anything since I finished it 2 days ago, and I don’t know if anything will compete to Are You Seeing Me?. I sat, squished in the backseat of my dad’s truck on the 16 hour ride home from vacation, and read this book in 2 hours. No, wait, I devoured this book.
2 very well spent hours lost in the amazingly wonderful world of Justine and Perry.
I don’t know what to say; how to break down everything I’m feeling for this book. I do, however, know that I’d absolutely love to have someone like these twins in my life. They’re simply extraordinary people for separate reasons.
I laughed. (If you’re a Beiber fan, you may not).
I cried. (Often. Constantly).
I sighed and grinned and was so proud of this book! I was so proud of how it all turned out. Okay, maybe “proud” isn’t the right word.
I was humbled. I was ecstatic.
I’m not surprised this book was awesome. It is, after all, written by an Australian. And we all know there’s an overabundance of awesome creative writing over there. Seriously, I haven’t met an Australian author I didn’t love. No lie.
Are You Seeing Me? is, at the center, a story about family. But it is so much more than that and I’m a better person for knowing it. Beautifully written and extraordinarily complex, this isn't a book to forget.