Now… that said… I don't think she's a perfect mom. The heart falls on the glass counter in a pool of its own chain. Pinterest Lisa Marie Monzon. Big Sister Jocelyn holding Madelyn for the first time. So excited mommy was done "baking" her baby sister. This was just too much of a coincidence for me, and I started to consider the way this massive, cutting edge science we're on the brink of exploding into was similar… and different from… the eugenics programs and sterilization laws in America in the s.
A rainbow might as well have cracked down the middle of that big mahogany desk.
You bet -- I even gave a 23rd hour call to a oncology nurse to ask if there was some other way to end the book -- but finally, I came to see that if I wanted to be true to the story, this was the right conclusion. Will he wonder if the only reason he was born was because his sister was sick? It's a combination of competition and fierce loyalty, which is certainly evident in both sets of sisters in this book. Julia was 21 months old when Becca was born. I came about the idea for this novel through the back door of a previous one, Second Glance. I was looking for allusions to fire, flashes, stars -- all imagery that might connect a family which is figuratively burning itself out. But the best thing about good press is that it makes people who might not otherwise have a clue who you are want to go and pick up your book.