Second Glance: A Novel [Jodi Picoult] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This breathtaking novel from #1 New York Times bestselling. It is August in Comtosook, Vt., yet suddenly the temperature fluctuates wildly, rose petals mysteriously fall like snow, patches of land are completely frozen and. Summary and reviews of Second Glance by Jodi Picoult, plus links to a book excerpt from Second Glance and author biography of Jodi Picoult.

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This was a huge flaw. Then he pulled another ring, the real ring, from his pocket. It also rubbed me the w First of all I just have to say that this may be one of the worst Jodi Picoult books I’ve ever read–one of the most utterly and completely ridiculous storylines in her line of books so far. Of course, picouult one of the two full— time police officers in the town, he understood that what the tourists saw was an illusion.

They got very proficient at going underground, as it were, in order to save themselves. And then, the storyline.

First Jodi piccoult book. Overall, not bad at all and I liked it simply! Chapter 5-chapter 8 1 3 Apr 05, Chapter 1- Chapter 4 1 2 Apr 05, I’m not trying to brag or anythin I really like Jodi Picoult, but the problem with reading many books by one author is that you start to recognize certain patterns and be able to predict the outcome of any given situation.

I wanted to explore the idea that all sorts of things come back to haunt you – including history. Shelby cracked open her novel, the words registering like cars on a freight train — a stream without any individual characteristics.


Now, it’s important to remember a our breath was in front of us and b there was no one and nothing behind us. But what frightened her most was that image of her son standing with his arms outstretched, his buttermilk face lifted up to the sun. Second Glance is at once a ghost story, a love story, and a murder mystery.

View Full Version of PW. Please provide an email address. Hell, if Rod himself looked like that by age 95, he was all for someone giving him a morphine nightcap and a bed six feet under. But in this case, especially, the theme of history repeating itself made diving into the picoultt absolutely necessary. I like to be surprised. In war times, they’d leave their villages in small groups, and reband somewhere else to plan an attack. He held it balanced against his leg, the graphic of Wolverine spotted white.

In fact, when I read something I like to try not to predict the ending. Their survival tactics during the eugenics project of the 20s and 30s, meant to keep their traditions alive, ironically has turned them into ghosts whose collective voice cannot be heard.

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That it was not cruel to be the judge of that, but humane. Jan 28, Alaina rated it it was ok Shelves: He grabbed a pair of binoculars from beside the fire pit and peered at the land, a parcel located at the northwesterly intersection of Montgomery Road and Otter Creek Pass. However, Ruby claims the baby died soon after she stole her and ran away. And that seeing ghosts is often an all or nothing thing – people don’t believe until they see one, and then – bam!

Ross had read of suicides, fascinated by the creativity— women who looped their long hair around their own necks to form a rope, men who mainlined mayonnaise, teenagers who swallowed firecrackers. It was interesting and well written, aecond always. The plot was all over the place, with really strange coincidences.


Second Glance by Jodi Picoult

Maybe this is it, he thought. In that sense, it is a page turner. There are so many characters in this book that I had a difficult time keeping up–but eventually they all intertwine for a purpose. Ross tells Meredith the truth about her mother and convinces her to return to Comtosook sefond him.

I didn’t really connect with the characters or the story line while reading.

Vivian Yes, Meredith was in the same car accident as Ross. The Warburtons received over emails a day from people who believed their houses were haunted. Jun 17, D.

As much as Picoult is a storyteller For all he knew, the past nine months of his life had been wasted. After that, I found it painfully hard to get through this novel. Add a bunch of eccentric characters, and Picoult tries to spin a suspenseful otherworldly tale that touches on insight into the human spirit and the depths of true love.

Ross manages to flance the kids out safely. Strange things are happening in Comtosook, Vermont. This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Someone, please help me understand: On the minimum wage he was getting?

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Second Glance stirred my beliefs on undefined forces of nature. He had been a scientist, after all. Second Glance Author s: