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Jul 10, 2006
Just north of Duma Key
It felt like a cousin to Rose Madder to me, and I did feel like Boo Ya Moon was in some way connected to the Dark Tower, especially the Long Boy. Dunno, I felt Lisey to be a very relatable and likeable character, so I cared about her pretty early on ... I need to reread this because a lot of it has slipped in my memory ....
This is one book, when re reading, you will find it has a different feel. As your life experience change, so does what you embrace within the book.


Apr 12, 2018
Read this book for the first time about a month ago. I feel like if you can power through the first 50 to 75 pages the book becomes an easier read. It's almost like it starts in the middle and I think that throws a lot of people off. Things like the couple-speak are thrown at you right out of the gate with little context to back it up. If you give it a chance it will eventually pay off. Not my favorite SK book but definitely worth a read, especially if you're in a long-term relationship ( I feel like you can relate to the story more). Love the references to the DT and Talisman alternate realities as well.
Sep 11, 2019
This is one of my favorites but I had so much trouble finding my groove with this one. I started and stopped several times until I was able to get into it then I loved it! I’m just finishing up DS on cd, and LS will be my next purchase for my long commute to and from work
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