A Mango-Shaped Space

This sounds really good.

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This is a difficult book to review, and I am not entirely sure why. It was an easy read with lovely writing and interesting characters, it made me cry absolute buckets of tears by the end, but I am having trouble distilling the main message. Be true to yourself? Those who love you never leave you? Don’t be so wrapped up in your own thoughts that you ignore others? Maybe it’s all of them and more. It seems to start one way and meander over to an entirely different path by the end. This may be a short review. Or I may ramble on ad nauseam. Probably the latter, who’s kidding who.

By the way. It is a wonderful story.

13-year-old Mia Winchell is entering 8th grade, and she dreads it. Math is impossible, she has to learn Spanish, which is just not going to happen, and she lives in fear…

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Author: nananoyz

I'm a semi-retired crazy person with one husband and two cats.

5 thoughts on “A Mango-Shaped Space”

      1. Yes. I kept asking her what she was thinking about when she would go silent, but her answer was always – nothing. After a thorough interrogation she said that she didn’t even know that other people used words for thinking.

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