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  1. Amie
    Amie July 31, 2012 at 7:17 am |

    I just looked it up on Amazon and downloaded a sample to my Kindle. I know you read a lot of books and if you give it 5 stars I trust it’s going to be a good one. Definitely a relevant topic. Thanks Margo.

    June SENGPIEHL July 31, 2012 at 8:33 am |

    This sounds like an interesting book. I am sure it will definitely fit into the YA niche and probably help some teens. It sounds like it shows how to survive a
    broken home.

  3. Steve
    Steve July 31, 2012 at 10:46 am |

    Would be tempting to let my 12 year old daughter read it if it weren’t for the sex. Not crazy about the violence and abuse either for a girl my daughter’s age.

    Wouldn’t mind her reading about the girl’s hard work cooking, cleaning and selling at the auction. Might encourage her to help out a bit more. :)

  4. Susan J Berger
    Susan J Berger July 31, 2012 at 1:02 pm |

    I would be most interested in reading this. I was a child of divorce. I can see this book is not like any of the divorces I personally experienced but it sounds most interesting. I want to hear the voice.

  5. Penelope Anne Cole
    Penelope Anne Cole July 31, 2012 at 2:14 pm |

    I’m also a child of divorce (as a teenager at college), and divorced myself (no children involved). So I would be interested in reading this story, too. Thanks for the review and blog offer.

  6. Margo Dill
    Margo Dill July 31, 2012 at 8:33 pm |

    @Steve: I probably would let KM read this book. There are A LOT of four-letter words and the dad is AWFUL. :) I would probably say: 16 and up. . . ??

    @Susan and @Penelope: The voice is wonderful, and I think you would both really enjoy it.

    @Amie and @June: Thanks for stopping by!

  7. Holly Helscher
    Holly Helscher August 1, 2012 at 3:10 am |

    This sounds like a great read, Margo. The topic continues to be relevant. I think it may be more important for adult parents who are divorced to read it. Parents really have to understand how divorce impacts their children and their perspective. It’s much more than sitting them down and saying, “This isn’t your fault. We still love you. You’ll just have two houses.” I wish it really were that simple. Thanks for telling us about the book.

  8. Shelby
    Shelby August 1, 2012 at 5:28 am |

    Well you had me at YA! ;) No really, sounds very interesting and a little different than what I generally read.

  9. Margo Dill
    Margo Dill August 5, 2012 at 11:09 pm |

    Congratulations, Holly! You are the winner of THE DIVORCE GIRL! Everyone else, consider buying it as an ebook or print book. See Amazon link above. :) Happy reading.

  10. Sarah Butland
    Sarah Butland August 8, 2012 at 10:29 am |

    Congratulations Holly! I got to this too late but I’m sure it will be an intriguing read for you.

    Enjoy it!

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