Monday, January 30, 2017

Review: The Promise of Stardust by Priscille Sibley

Title: The Promise of Stardust
Author: Priscille Sibley
Release Date:  February 5, 2013
Publisher: William Morrow (Harper Collins)
Genre: Literature & Fiction, Womens Fiction, Contemporary Fiction
Source: Purchased at local bookstore

Priscille Sibley’s The Promise of Stardust is a haunting and unforgettable debut novel about life and death and love, set against a moral dilemma that may leave you questioning your own beliefs.
Matt Beaulieu has loved Elle McClure since he was two years old. Now married and expecting their first child, Elle suffers a fatal accident. To keep the baby alive, Matt goes against his wife’s wishes and keeps his wife on life support. But Matt’s mother thinks that Elle should be euthanized, and she’s ready to fight for what she believes is the right thing.
A stunning, compassionate examination of one of the most intricate ethical issues of our time, The Promise of Stardust, will stay with you, long after the last page has been read.

My Review

Very well written, poignant story about a neurosurgeon having to make an extremely difficult decision on saving the life of his unborn child after his wife is declared brain dead. It's been awhile since I've read a book that's had such a heartfelt effect on me. It made me really sit down and think about what if this happened to me? Priscille you made my heart ache, you made me laugh and cry. This book felt honest and true and that's what I love about it and this book will stay with me forever. I wish I could give it 10 stars! Thank you so very much.

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