Dancing on the Edge Author:Han Nolan Miracle McCloy has always known that there is something different about her: She was pulled from the womb of a dead woman--a “miracle” birth--and Gigi, her clairvoyant grandmother, expects Miracle to be a prodigy, much like Dane, the girl’s brooding novelist father. Having been raised according to a set of mystical rules and be... more »liefs, Miracle is unable to cope in the real world. Lost in a desperate dance among lit candles, Miracle sets herself afire and is hospitalized. There Dr. DeAngelis, a young psychiatrist, helps her through her painful struggle to take charge of her life.« less
I loved this book and bought several copies for my nieces. It is a coming of age story about a young girl living in a dysfunctional family. Slowly all the things that she thought were "truth", were not, including the circumstance surrounding her mother's death and her birth. This is a story about strength , determination and listening to one's heart. I highly recommend it!