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After Daybreak survives a horrific airplane crash, she’s supplied a airplane ticket to the vacation spot of her selection. What does it imply when, as a substitute of selecting Boston the place her husband, Brian, and teenage daughter, Meret, stay, she blurts out “Egypt” the place she labored as an Egyptologist 15 years in the past and the place past love, Wyatt, nonetheless works as an archaeologist?
With the story alternating between two totally different life paths—one the place she returns to Boston to be along with her household and one the place she travels to Egypt to find outdated passions, each profession and relationship smart—Daybreak has the distinctive probability to discover what might need been. Identical to the lifeless have been supposed to make use of the actual life Guide of Two Methods, “the primary recognized map of the afterlife,” Daybreak additionally should select a path. Will she proceed her present life or reclaim her outdated one?
“Love isn’t an ideal match… [so] who would you like with you, when your time runs out?”
As with Ms. Picoult’s earlier novels, I liked studying about topics new to me (this time, they have been: the which means behind historic Egyptian burials, the roles and experiences of a dying doula, and how you can make strong finish of life choices) whereas at all times delving deep into human psyches and relationships.
“I consider that there are 5 issues we have to say to folks we love earlier than they die… I forgive you. Please forgive me. Thanks. I really like you. Goodbye. I inform them that they’ll interpret these prompts any means they like, and nothing may have been left unsaid.”
The construction of this novel was surprisingly advanced and oh-so-satisfying. Her books at all times encourage me to assume and speculate and take into account and assume some extra. BOOK was no totally different and I discovered it achingly stunning and compelling from starting to finish.
In the event you had the prospect to rethink your life’s decisions, would you make a unique determination? In the event you had the prospect to comply with the trail not taken, would you seize the prospect to attempt it? In the event you’ve ever questioned concerning the what ifs… what if I would chosen a unique training, profession, partner, location to stay, and so on, then this compelling and highly effective guide is for YOU!