I LOVED this book. It was fascinating, engrossing, and uplifting because the author made me care about the characters. Even though I cried several times I was happy with the ending. This book is unforgettable!!!
I have loved everything I have ever read by Kristin Hannah but this one was, by far, my favorite one yet! A wonderful story about a little girl who wanders out of the woods and the child psychiatrist who helps bring her out of her shell. LOVED this one and hated for it to end!
This was an excellent book that kept me hooked from the beginning. It certainly kept my attention throughout and I had a hard time putting it down. There's a great deal of heart and spirit in the book.
The characters are brilliant, engaging and beautifully written. All in all, their development and the plot were excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed the sharing of what was going through the child's mind, even more would have been great. It was a very touching novel and, for me, hit a variety of different emotions. I will read more from Kristin Hannah.
Dr Julia Cates, a child psychiatrist, is shattered by the loss of a teenage patient and the scandal the follows. Doubting herself, she retreats to her quiet and slow-paced hometown in Northwest Washington to find her self. Nothing happens in Rain Valley, until one day a young girl suddenly appears from the deep woods and is found hiding in a tree with a baby wolf in her arms.
She soon becomes known as a "wild child," because she is fearful and is unable to speak. There is a psychological edge to Magic Hour that engages the reader in the wonder of how this fragile child will heal. And, as always, there is an unexpected twist. Once I picked up the novel, I couldn't put it down and didn't want it to end. An outstanding read.
A mysterious child who cannot or will not speak has turned up in the center of town, high in a tree and clutching a wolf cub to her chest. She is a very rare case, a feral child, raised in the wild by wolves and no one knows what to do or how to find her family. Julie Cates is a child psychiatrist works to bring her into a civilized world.
The author pulls you into Alice and Julie's struggles from the beginning and it is one of the most heart wrenching and powerful books that I have read. You become emotional tied to the character and feel their triumphs as well as thier failures and setbacks.
This is a beautifully written piece of work. Heart wrenching and heart warming at the same time!