Invisible as Air Mobi Ò 401 pages

Doc Ò Invisible as Air ¹ Zoe Fishman

A provocative and timely new novel by the author of Inheriting Edith one that will haunt you long after the final page is turnedSylvie Snow knows the pressures of expectations a woman is supposed to work hard but never be tired; age gracefully but always be beautiful; fix the family problems but always be carefree Sylvie does the grocery shopping the laundry the scheduling the schlepping and the PTA ing while planning her son’s Bar Mitzvah and cheerfull This is an on time book This book is playing out all over the world right nowWe could learn a lot from this dysfunctional family No family is prefect and this one is very messed upI loved Teddy and his character was the best in the book We could learn a lot from TeddyI gave this book 4 stars and recommend this one The Mary Reader received this book from the publisher for review A favorable review was not reuired and all views expressed are our own

Text Invisible as Air

Invisible as AirY tending her husband Paul who’s been lying on the sofa with a broken ankle She’s also secretly addicted to the Oxycontin intended for her husbandFor three years Sylvie has repressed her grief about the heartbreaking stillbirth of her newborn daughter Delilah On the morning of the anniversary of her death when she just can’t face doing onething she takes one just one of her husband’s discarded pain pills And suddenly she feels patient kinder and m Zoe Fishman's novel Invisible as Air covers many worthy topics grief addiction overspending coming of age The trouble I felt is that it didn't cover any of them particularly well For me Teddy's coming of age story hit the truest note and while Sylvie claims to feel as invisible as air it's Teddy who ultimately suffers this fate Everything from the first page to the last seemed rushed There was no building up to the issues facing the Snow family And without the buildup I was unable to feel the empathy for the characters I ordinarily would have had she the author taken time to develop the story Yes everyone handles tragedy and its accompanying grief differently and certainly is the case with Sylvie Paul and Teddy but too much was tackled and not enough adeuately resolved for me to find this a satisfying book

Zoe Fishman ¹ Invisible as Air Epub

Invisible as Air Mobi Ò 401 pages ✓ A provocative and timely new novel by the author of Inheriting Edith one that will haunt you long after the final page is turnedSylvie Snow knows the pressures of expectations a woman is supposed to work hard but never be tired; age gracefully but always be beautiful; fix the family problems but always be caIraculously relaxed She tells herself that the pills are temporary just a gift and that when the supply runs out she’ll go back to her regularly scheduled programmingBut days turn into weeks and Sylvie slips slowly into a nightmare At first Paul and Teddy are completely unaware but this changes uickly as her desperate choices reveal her desperate state As the Bar Mitzvah nears all three of them must face the void within themselves both alone and togethe This was my first Zoe Fishman book and I loved it You’ve got your typical family with typical hardships and issues How they all deal with those hardships and issues is the theme of the book I actually laughed out loud the first third of the book then the story got down to the seriousness of addictions It shows how easy it is to slip out of control and no one is immune This was a wonderful story and I highly recommend this book