Skylight Confessions

by Alice Hoffman | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0316058785 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingperryfranwing of Elk Grove, California USA on 8/23/2016
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Journal Entry 1 by wingperryfranwing from Elk Grove, California USA on Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Skylight Confessions
Author: Alice Hoffman

A stunning new novel about three generations of a family haunted by love from the bestselling author of Practical Magic and Here on Earth. Arlyn Singer believes in destiny and in love. But fate seems to be playing a trick on the night when John Moody knocks on her door to ask for directions. Opposites who cannot understand each other, they are drawn to one another even when it's clear they're bound to bring each other grief. Their marriage is dangerous territory, tracing a map no one should follow. It leads them and their children to the Connecticut countryside, the avenues in Manhattan, the blue waters of the Long Island Sound, all in a search for family and identity. There is Sam, the brilliant explosive artist who is drawn to self-destruction and dreams. Blanca, the beautiful loner who tries desperately to protect her brother from his destiny and lives her own life in a world of books. And Will, the grandson, who is left a legacy of broken pieces he needs to put together, an emotional and mysterious puzzle made up of people who don't know the first thing about love. Here is a family so real, so tragic, so devoted it is as if they have written their own riveting history--a quest for love and truth. Glass breaks, love hurts, and families make their own rules. SKYLIGHT CONFESSIONS is a luminous and elegant work of true originality. No one who reads this novel will ever forget it or look at their own family in quite the same way.

Journal Entry 2 by wingperryfranwing at bookstogive's general lit VBB, A Bookbox -- Controlled Releases on Thursday, August 01, 2019

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Journal Entry 3 by dabercro at Clinton, Utah USA on Monday, August 05, 2019
Arrived in the mail today. Thanks for sending.

Journal Entry 4 by dabercro at Clinton, Utah USA on Sunday, June 28, 2020
The book starts with a very unusual and highly unlikely meeting of two people, Arlyn and John. Their story is so different from anything I have experienced in my life. This was an unusual book.

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A tag-it-forward in the wishlist tag game. Sent to valpete in CA.

Journal Entry 6 by wingvalpetewing at Walnut Creek, California USA on Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Wow! Unexpected surprise in my mailbox! Thanks so much for thinking of me!

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