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Where The Heart Is

by Billy Letts

Where The Heart Is by Billy Letts X
Where The Heart Is by Billy Letts
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    Jun 1995, 357 pages

    May 1998, 376 pages


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The book captivates you and really makes you want to know. My mom had me when she was 18 so teen pregnancy is a soft spot, seeing this girl make it on her own really opens your eyes, Its an inspiration for the people who are pregnant as teens. To know that they can make it.

Where the Heart Is
The book was really interesting in the fact the author Bille Letts did such a wonderful job throught out the whole book. The first couple chapters are boring and hard to get into but after that the book is really interesting. It is one of the books that is hard to put down and before you know it's 2a.m. Honestly this is one of the best books I have ever read, and I have not read that many books on my own free time that has not been assignment given by one of my professors. If you have not gotten a chance to read Where the Heart Is you should pick up a copy!!!!

I Loved this book, it's gives you true meaning of family and frienship. The author does a good job at communicating love, hope, and conpassion. This is a book about overwhelming hardships, healing broken hearts and overcoming struggles. The true meaning of "home and "family" are revelled to us through this novel. The theme of "home" continues throughout the novel. Home is a state of mind, or as Sister Husband always says "a place where your history begins." Novalee has neither of these and becomes part of, and is loved by everyone in her new "family". The book shows that when disregarding the traditional ideal of a family (mother/father/children) love, happiness and caring is still possible.

THis book/ movie was an exellent story if you like sad and touching tales this is it!

Great book with lots of emotion. I recommend it to everyone, especailly teens and girls. You will never want to put it down :)

This was a great read.

I loved this book from the time I picked it up, to the time I read its last page.

I read this book for a book talk for my 10th grade english class. It was awesome and is now my favorite book. I recommend this book to anyone and everyone!

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