Dancing on the Edge Author:Han Nolan Miracle McCloy comes from an unusual family: Her father, Dane is a prodigy who published his first book at age thirteen; her grandmother, Gigi, is clairvoyant; and her mother was dead when her "miracle" daughter was pulled from her womb. Having been raised according to a set of mystical rules and beliefs, Miracle is unable to cope in the real wo... more »rld. Lost in a desperate dance among lit candles, she sets herself afire and comes to in a hospital. There, a young psychiatrist helps her navigate her painful struggle to take charge of her life. Includes a reader's guide and an interview with the author.« 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!