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Seven months after killing her parents in a car accident, year-old Willow Randall has moved in with her married older brother’s family in New. Julia Claricia Hoban is an American author of children’s books. Her notable books include Willow and Acting Normal. Willow explores the survivor guilt of a. Books: Willow, Julia Hoban fanfiction archive with over 15 stories. Come in to read, write, review, and interact with other fans.

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I can’t imagine mine would. So, do you hate me yet? This is okay and common? To say that it was spectacular would be an understatement. They talk about books. She was a whiny little biotch. So, can love not help someone that self-harms? I own no part of Willow, this is for entertainment purposes only.

The way Willow grieved was real. Seperation by Jonny Q reviews Wiolow and Guy are forced to be separated when Guy gets accepted to a college in California. Being parentless means no more asking mom or dad for advice, it means no more being the child of someone, and even though these thoughts might not mean the same thing to someone who has not lost there parents, it is still a very real feeling.

View all 6 comments. And then she meets Guy, a boy as sensitive and complicated as she is.

She has also said that Steven Levenkron ‘s Cutting was an influence on the book. Well, isn’t that great? She hates what her life has become.

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I just couldn’t bring myself to like Willow, no matter how hard I tried. Now that I’ve officially raised lowered?

Yes, cutting wi,low a painful subject to read about. View all 4 comments. I am fully aware that cutting is a serious issue. So the only guys that can like a coffee shop are not masculine enough to be considered men, and probably, by extension, gay, which is apparently a bad thing in your eyes?


You know, the weather’s been really nice lately. She finds that the only way to relieve herself when her emotions just become too much is to “cut” herself with a razor.

But, I suppose it is that way with anything. And it is amazing. If people look at her it’s because she killed her parents. You think he wanted to have all this added stress on his life? At the very least, it showed me that professional help is necessary in a situation such as this, because as noble as his intentions were, Guy handled the situation in the worst way, and the ultimate resolution reeked of unfortunate implications sex solves your emotional problems!

The Other Cutter by MissMovinOn17 reviews leaves off from the end of the book and there is another girl that cuts herself Based on the character of Willow alone, this book would have gotten two stars. Willow is a 16 year NO. That just really annoyed me. Who cares about a thirdly?! The Hope by mandylynn97 reviews Kinda sorta based off of Willow but not exactly. I could really understand that perspective, but geez, it made me lose a lot of sympathy for Willow regardless.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Later on, they get into a fight, and he proceeds to throw the box of razors back at her.

That was really disappointing for me because I heard so many good reviews on this book and it had been recommended to me by one of my friends, but I was let down when I actually got into it and started reading it.


Randomly he would just blow up. Not to mention, Willow and him would be a slight more equal. The whole book is depressing. In the span of a few hundred pages, Julia Hoban manages to address and explain one of the most pressing issues that plagues teenagers today: To make things worse, she is the one who was driving the car–it was the worst rainstorm of the year, Willow only had a permit, and her parents were tipsy and asked her to drive.

I hope you don’t despise me now, but a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s gotta do. May 08, Wendy Darling rated it it was ok Shelves: But Willow has found Seven months ago on a rainy March night, Willow’s parents drank too much wine at dinner and asked her to drive them home.

That ju You know it’s bad when you can’t work up much sympathy for a character who’s just lost her parents. Ended up skimming most of it. Is that not weird?

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He’s just wollow enough to love Shakespeare and the same obscure book that Willow loves, Tristes Tropiquesbut just manly enough to call a coffee shop Willow brings him to a “girly place” and say that he wants to get out of there. If you are experiencing your own hand of self-harm, you need to get professional help. I highly recommend it.