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The Fall of Lisa Bellow by Susan Perabo
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is a haunting story of a girl who witnesses a robbery and abduction in broad daylight in the Deli Barn where she was trying to get a root beer. The unfortunate one, Lisa Bellow, is led to her kidnapper's car, and our girl Meredith is left in shock. While Meredith Oliver, an eighth grader with her fair share of middle school woes, is home safe with her loving family, she doesn't feel much like the 'survivor' in this ordeal.

Susan Perabo does a fabulous job spinning of web of ordinary family tensions, teenage angst, enduring love, with the occasional strand of 'strange.' The farther you travel along this web, the less certain you become of what is real and what is imagined.

I thoroughly enjoyed this journey from normal to 'somewhere else,' as much as I enjoyed the down-to -earth style of writing about a typical family and their everyday struggles. Reading this debut novel, I found mysel…
time to get my bookworm on! I am often leaving reviews on good reads but I am starting to post here again too! And of course don't forget good reads where you can find me as Kitchycait. Happy reading!