Free to Fall by Lauren Miller
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
Loved it! Absolutely loved this book. Lauren Miller kept me reading, wondering what was coming next. I figured out a few of the "mysteries" based on clues she'd seeded into the narrative, but that just made it more fun for me to read, honestly. I had a silly fan girl moment at one point, when Miller wove Field of Dreams--my favorite movie--into the story. Seriously squealed with delight.
The inspirational message behind the whole book really speaks to me, an adult who hasn't quite decided to grow up yet... listen to that still small voice--to the Doubt as Miller describes it--the one that everyone tells you not to trust when really the Doubt would never steer you wrong. Ray in Field of Dreams listened and people thought he was crazy, but it was the right thing to do... Rory listens, and it's the hardest thing she's ever done, but again, it was the right thing to do! I need to be reminded of that more, to listen to the voice in my head, to not be afraid to follow my intuition, to chase after my passions.
I highly recommend this book.
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