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Jul 14, 2019EljayJohnson rated this title 2.5 out of 5 stars
After a few minutes of inattention, Abby's fiance's young daughter disappears while they're taking a walk on a beach in northern California. The year of the title refers to Abby's year as she searches for 6-year old Emma and tries to…
Aug 17, 2016
Oct 22, 2012lucky38 rated this title 1 out of 5 stars
this book became tiresome. I finally skipped a couple hundred pages and found out the search was still on, so skipped some more until Abby finally had a good lead to the girl. I felt all along the girl would be found. But things did not…
Apr 21, 2011gvlee rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
The writing is good and the bits on memory are interesting, but as a reader, I got impatient wading through all that jetsam and flotsam and just wanted to find out what happened to the missing girl. It's like this story is really 2…
Mar 27, 2011cherylquiring rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
Interesting, but not a lot of depth
Jan 13, 2011libraperson rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
felt this was mediocre - enjoyed setting - San Francisco
Nov 15, 2010nic03red rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I really liked this book. It is so emotional and heartbreaking. I can't imagine what it would be like to lose a child. I couldn't put this book down.
Jun 05, 2007GingerKaren rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Abby is in love with two people - her fiance and his five year old daughter, Emma. Although not a mother herself, Abby finds herself enjoying her role as step-mother-to-be until one day on the beach she loses sight of Emma as she…