Thank you to Jess Redman for sending me a copy of her book as a result of winning a Twitter giveaway!! :)
This book touched my heart so much that I didn't want it to end! It made me feel all sorts of 'feels' and gave me the same feelings I felt when I read Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd.
This book and it's characters will stay with me for a LONG time! Jess Redman did a great job of making me feel connected to the characters; so much so that their pain, sadness, hopelessness, and eventually hope became my own.
It was a great reminder that even when things seem hopeless and there is nothing positive to focus on--there is value in sadness and it can bring people together. I loved the message that miraculous things are happening all around us all the time if we are paying attention---and those things do not need to be considered to be 'unbelievable.'
- “I think that the world needs people like you...zippy people. People who smile and mean it.”
- “There can be Miracles even in the midst of unfathomable sadness and anger, even in the depths of grief and confusion. And these, these are the hidden ones, the ones we must search for.”
- “It’s easy to connect over the things that make us happy. It’s much harder to reach out when we’re sad. Even though that’s what we need.”
- “Sometimes the brightest miracles are hidden in the darkest moments.”