Lists with This Book. Torn between fear and something that resembles love, Cassie wrestles with questions she never dreamed she would face: He is inexplicably drawn to this woman, and can't get her out of his mind cliche 2.
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But when they return to California, something alters the picture of their perfect marriage. I do not read romance novels but this is so much more. Works by Jodi Picoult.
Her sweeping, dramatic descriptions don't do it for me. In what ways might Alex find these characters appealing—or inescapable?
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English Choose a language for shopping. Quotes from Picture Perfect. The only good part was when the Native Americans were in the read. She seems to have it all: I never, ever can get over Picoult's writing style.
She goes back to him after the baby is born, but Alex can't change, and Cassie can: That was a minor distraction that shouldn't keep anyone from reading this book. Picture Perfect starts off with a police man finding a woman on the side of the road who claims jori doesn't know who she is or how she got anywhere. I had so many problems with this book.
See all reviews. This book is definitely one of my favorites of hers. Pooley to determine if their relationship can be salvaged. Book club discussion questions for Pictkre Perfect. The little that she touches on Native American issues is interesting, but again, there's no real substance to anything in this jkdi. Jodi Picoult is an amazing writer who excels at painting very detailed portraits of her characters to the extent that you really feel that you know them. I rant against Jodi Picoult and I keep crawling back to her like a bad habit.
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Well the author got that part about women always go back, make excuses etc when it comes to domestic violence. When Cassie urges Alex to make the film, The Story of His Lifeabout a son who desperately seeks recognition from his distant father, she says pictrue believed it might help Alex exorcise his past p.
It was painful to get through. When she finds a positive pregnancy test in her bathroom, she recalls why she left—to protect her baby.
I was especially bothered by how Cassie's decision to "out" her husband as abusive was framed as her realizing that she had to make him hate her, because she would always love him He wished he'd learned long ago how to put into words the feeling that if she was gone, if she ever left, he would cease to exist.
My heart really perfrct out to her, but ultimately, I feel as though she never really moved on, and that picoupt never WILL move on from her continuous unconditional love for Alex, regardless of everything he had done. That means this is a simple book with a very common plot. View all 3 comments.
So, I'm just going to say it left me numb in a bad way. The problems within the relationship were always kept a secret, even after she finally left him; he lied about what was happening.
PICTURE PERFECT by Jodi Picoult | Kirkus Reviews
Victims need good friends who help them live through the rough times. I couldn't escape the past, no matter how hard I tried. I never meant to hurt you. One person found this helpful.