Susan Beth Pfeffer addresses some serious topics in BLOOD WOUNDS, including cutting, murder and abuse, and she does so with an honest. A psychodrama about tangled families never quite gets off the ground. Blood can both wound and heal Willa is lucky: She has a loving blended family that gets along. Not all families are so fortunate. But when a bloody crime takes.
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Audible book Switch back and forth between reading the Kindle bwth and listening to the Audible book with Whispersync for Voice. Unless the mugshot is supposed to represent how she consistently gets trapped and bullied by the horrible selfishness of her family.
Nov 12, Janssen rated it it was ok Shelves: This book is about a girl bpood never knew her father or her step-brother and sisters. Oh, and what about the fact that apparently being happy in this new marriage means that Mom becomes a complete doormat to keep new husband happy and Willa has to try to earn and deserve adopted Papa’s love, because she’s pretty sure it’s conditional.
The story starts out with Willa’s mom’s best friend calling in a panic wanting to make sure that Terri Willa’s mom is okay. Sounds way too intense for my delicate sensibilities. I hate to think of people doing this to themselves. You are commenting using your Twitter account. Most of them had flaws or problems, which was super interesting I love a story with well-developed secondary characters.
Jul 08, Megan vlood it it was ok Shelves: The whole end of the book was stupid on so many levels. Willa is shown as growing up in a loving blended home, with stepsisters she gets along wonderfully with, a stepfather who loves her like his own and a supportive mother who does everything she can for her. I am sad because I wanted her to do all the hard work and make the relationship of Miranda and Alex work out better.
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She is part of a blended stepfamily that regularly congratulates itself on how happy they all are. As this disturbing tragedy inevitably exposes family secrets t Blood can both wound and heal. She contemplates cutting deeper this time and removing herself from the situation for good. Willa bety the whole book dealing with so many secrets that I was always worried that she was about to explode.
Pfeffer is very good at fleshing her characters out and making them real. Until the one night when Willa’s real dad goes on a killing rampage and comes after Willa and her mom.
It also shows the way that some people want to blame the family of the murderer, although they aren’t the ones at fault. The crazy thing is that qounds the end of this revelation, Willa thinks something along the lines of she knows what she envisioned was true because of the blood!
Being a “blood relative” means you can somehow envision what a person has done? East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Another example of this would be Willa’s stepfather Jack.
And, for the first seventy pages or so of Blood Woundsthat’s just the sort of tense, suspenseful writing that we get, loaded with all “No saints in this world, sweetie. What I love about this Author is the realism she puts into her writing.
Hints at a secret past life that she had never even mentioned pfetfer her daughter. To be fair, I didn’t really dislike her until the end, and she’s an extremely complex person. What an amazing book. Blood Wounds, not so much. Very candid and thoughtful review.
Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer
However, this novel is about Willa discovering her self and her family or is it about her cutting? Blood wounds is a very interesting read. I felt for her. I read through some of the other begh for this book before susab in to write mine–I sometimes do that out of curiosity, and lately out of worry that I’m going to be the first negative review if I didn’t like a book. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Hardcoverpages.
She wants to know who her father was, her mother’s secrets, and if she has any of his bad blood inside of herself. If you get queasy at the thought of bbeth, avoid! Willa Coffey is a quiet girl who doesn’t expect much.
So, when the chance to borrow this from a friend’s tour site popped up, I jumped. I prefer to take an ostrich-like approach eusan such matters. Why in the world did Willa’s father kill his family? There are no parents there and Willa is forced to deal with this herself.
However, it wasn’t until that her first book, Just Morgan, was published.