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Waiting for the Moon
Waiting for the Moon
Author: Kristin Hannah
"Kristin Hannah is a superb storyteller." — --Kathe Robin — Romantic Times — Award-winning author Kristin Hannah creates her most spellbinding and compelling novel yet...a passionate tale of obsession, redemption, and the magic of true love. — WAITING FOR THE MOON — She doesn't remember who she is or how she came to the mansion on the isolated Maine ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780449149096
ISBN-10: 0449149099
Publication Date: 9/27/1995
Pages: 384
Rating:
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.
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3.6 stars, based on 109 ratings
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 4
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Bkcrazee avatar reviewed Waiting for the Moon on + 388 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 5
Excellent book. When it started I thought it was going to be depressing but it turned into a book that was great. The characters are quirky but so caring. It's a book that has sends a message about real life and how we see it relate to everything around us.
Kristalo avatar reviewed Waiting for the Moon on + 70 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 3
Fabulous. It reminded me of Daphne Du Maurier's "Rebecca". Deep, a little Dark, but so satisfying. Set in the 1880's, it explores what they considered mental illness and medicine. A lady comes to this hidden, dark house full of the "insane" totally without memory, or even, at the beginning, speaking. It's amazing to watch the entire household change because of this one lady. It makes you look at your life and how you view things. I almost put it down the first 1/3 of the book, because it is dark, but it had a deep hold on me, and I knew I'd always wonder what happened next. I'm so glad I finished it. It's a book I'll pass along to friends to read.
toni avatar reviewed Waiting for the Moon on + 351 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
Surprised by an unexpected flicker of hope, the reclusive and strangely telepathic doctor Ian Carrick agrees to help a woman brought to his isolated mansion, unconscious and bruised beyond recognition, and ends up having his faith in himself and his abilities restored by the very woman he sets out to save. This intensely emotional story explores the issues of mental and physical disability, the thin line between reality and illusion, and the healing powers of compassion, belief, and love. Despite an obvious and sentimental ending, Hannah's beautiful use of language, compelling and empathetic characters, and ability to involve readers make this historical, with a hint of the paranormal, well worth reading.

Wonderful love story without all of the mush and gush!!
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flyinggems avatar reviewed Waiting for the Moon on + 425 more book reviews
It is a good story just found it moved very slow.
eadieburke avatar reviewed Waiting for the Moon on + 1603 more book reviews
1880. She doesn't remember who she is or how she came to the mansion on the isolated Maine coast. Lost in a strange world filled with even stranger faces, Selena finds comfort in a man whose eyes reflect her own aloneness.
This is a very dark story. The first half of the book is slow. It is a Hannah book but very early in her writing. The second half is better and explains everything about Selena. Still the writing is very slow and could be more interesting. To me it is probably more like a fantasy book until the ending when things are explained. I look forward to my next Hannah book but hope it won't be slow like this book. It's not what I was looking to read in a book.
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Love Kristen Hannah, she is such a great story teller.


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