It's time for another mediocre review 🤗

Imagine if you will, just for a moment, that you have a young child. And this young child start demanding their “real”/”other” parents. They would talk of doing things and things happening around them that you know for certain aren’t true. Wouldn’t you want to know exactly what is going on?

That’s why I read this book. I was intrigued. A book about reincarnation? Fucking sign me up! I think the idea of reincarnation is fascinating. Maybe it’s because death is my greatest fear, the idea of finality and nothing ever happening again is terrifying – but then there is this soft idea of there maybe being a small possibility that there could be a tiny chance you might come back. Maybe.

Janey is a single mother to four-year-old Noah. Absolutely terrified of water, refuses to be bathed, talks about summers spent at a lake house that Janey has never seen in her life, and screams for his real mom. Enter Jerome, a psychology professor turned reincarnation-enthusiast/researcher/expert, who comes into Janey’s life and guides her in the direction she needs to discover the truth.

Great idea, but this book was poorly executed. There was so much potential, but the book was so boring. I felt no connection whatsoever to any of the characters. I didn’t care about anything they were going through. I also grew incredibly tired of how Noah was written. Okay, sure, he’s a reincarnated 9-year-old but there were some lines where I thought even a child that age wouldn’t be saying it.

Lazy writing, unimaginative story about a fascinating topic (how does that even happen?), and a very lackluster “mystery”. This is basically the equivalent of Nicolas Sparks writing a Lifetime movie. I just can't.
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