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Life on the Refrigerator Door by Alice Kuipers.

Life on the Refrigerator Door

Title: Life on the Refrigerator Door.
Author: Alice Kuipers.
Genre: Fiction, epistolary novel, illness.
Country: Canada.
Language: English.
Publication Date: 2007.
Summary: A series of notes and post-its written from a mother to her fifteen-year-old daughter before and during a family crisis.

My rating: 7/10


♥ When I look at you
I see the woman I want to be
Strong and brave
Beautiful and free

Claire

P.S. I love you.

♥ It's no one's fault, Claire. It's just how life is sometimes. Maybe it's my fault for trying to protect you when your father and I divorced. I didn't want you to ever see that the world can be a bad place, that life is difficult, that sometimes we can't control our destinies.

This is not your fault, Claire. This is nobody's fault. Sometimes there just isn't anyone to blame.

♥ When the road bends
We'll be on it together
Taking the curve
Clinging
To each other, like mother
To daughter,
To mother.
Tags: 2000s, 21st century - fiction, british - fiction, canadian - fiction, cancer (fiction), epistolary fiction, fiction, illness (fiction), letters, parenthood (fiction), poetry in quote, teen, ya
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