Title: Life on the refrigerator door
Author: Alice Kuipers
Publisher: Harper Collins
Series or stand-alone: Stand-alone YA book
Setting: Duluth, MN
This is a book told in letters or more specific, notes left on the refrigerator door, between a mother and daughter. Claire's mom, Elizabeth, is a single mom and a doctor and doing the best she can. One day she finds a lump and the story goes on from there, between mother and daughter, about coping, handling, adjusting, living and dealing.
I had mixed feelings about this book, some of which I found expressed in another blog post about this book. My biggest complaint: A doctor, an OB-GYN at that, who doesn't have a pager or cell phone? Totally unrealistic.
I guess the book couldn't have been an epistolary if phone conversations were included, but still...