Life on the Refrigerator Door (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Oct 13, 2009 - Fiction - 240 pages
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Claire and her mother are running out of time, but they don't know it. Not yet. Claire is wrapped up with the difficulties of her bourgeoning adulthood—boys, school, friends, identity; Claire's mother, a single mom, is rushed off her feet both at work and at home. They rarely find themselves in the same room at the same time, and it often seems that the only thing they can count on are notes to each other on the refrigerator door. When home is threatened by a crisis, their relationship experiences a momentous change. Forced to reevaluate the delicate balance between their personal lives and their bond as mother and daughter, Claire and her mother find new love and devotion for one another deeper than anything they had ever imagined.

Heartfelt, touching, and unforgettable, Life on the Refrigerator Door is a glimpse into the lives of mothers and daughters everywhere. In this deeply touching novel told through a series of notes written from a loving mother and her devoted fifteen-year-old daughter, debut author Alice Kuipers deftly captures the impenetrable fabric that connects mothers and daughters throughout the world. Moving and rich with emotion, Life on the Refrigerator Door delivers universal lessons about love in a wonderfully simple and poignant narrative.

  

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A book can be well-written with a contrived plot. - Goodreads
Plus the ending felt REALLY contrived. - Goodreads
Secondly, the ending feels too abrupt. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ariel - Goodreads

(Spoilers) What drew me to this book was its unique formatting. A story told through notes sounded interesting, maybe because I have such a rich history with note-writing myself. (Throughout middle ... Read full review

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User Review  - Josefine Brøndum - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book, even though it was my mother who recommended it to me, and she spoiled the ending for me. It's an incredibly easy read with only short notes on its pages, but that doesn't ... Read full review

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Section 7
Section 8
Section 9
Section 10
Section 11
Section 12
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About the author (2009)

ALICE KUIPERS is the bestselling, award-winning author of three previous novels, Life on the Refrigerator Door, The Worst Thing She Ever Did and 40 Things I Want To Tell You, and the picture book Violet and Victor Write The Best-Ever Bookworm Book. Her work has been published to critical acclaim in twenty-nine countries. She lives in Saskatoon. Find her here: www.alicekuipers.com

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