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Wednesday, March 04, 2015



I don't mind a sad book. I have 2 friends who don't like to read sad books- they say it depresses them. I don't mind a good cry at the end or during a book (or a movie- or an advertisement for greeting cards!).
I agree that books can help save someone- for example a teenager. Sometimes we do need to "wallow in someone else's sadness".


This is so interesting to me as my reaction to sadness is to escape as fast as I can into something light. Now I'm going to be thinking of how that has played out in my life and why it is my reaction! I avoid YA books so regularly because the wallowing in sadness part doesn't draw me in. I honestly had never thought of it in this way before.

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