TITLE: LIFE ON THE REFRIGERATOR DOOR
AUTHOR: ALICE KUIPERS
Don't let the number of pages in this book fool you, some of the pages contain little more then one sentence.
The story in this book is told through notes that a mother and her teenage daughter leave each other on the fridge door, while living their busy lives.
But what starts as a rather mundane description of every day life, soon becomes more poignant when the mother discovers a lump in her breast and is diagnosed with what turns out to be a very aggressive form of breast cancer.
And while both women try to come to terms with this reality and it's possible outcome, Claire is still a normal teenager going through all the ups and downs that brings with it.
Realistic, quietly funny and heartbreakingly sad, this was a very touching read, giving me a lot to think about.