Find Your Next Favorite Book
Save up to $15
Our Money-Back Guarantee

Vanishing Acts

by

Picoult has become a master almost a clairvoyant at targeting hot issues and writing highly readable page-turners about them ...It is impossible not ... Show synopsis

Find your copy

Buy it from  $0.99
Buy new from  $1.77
Collectible from  $1.95

Change currency

Reviews of Vanishing Acts

Overall customer rating: 4.000
readyf

Different voices different choices

by readyf on Oct 2, 2008

This is the first book I' ve read by Picoult. I liked the fact that she used different voices to illustrate the different choices made by the characters in the story. Each chapter was told from a character's perspective and the typeprint for each was a nice differentiating touch. Initially I was tempted to draw conclusions and make judgements on the characters but as the story progressed I increased my empathy for each of them and their motivations. The suprise twist at the end, I thought was quite cleverly conceived. As someone who works with troubled lives and broken families, Picoult managed to be convincing to me regarding the unheard sides of every misunderstood, misjudged, complex story of our lives that are filled with joys and hidden-ness some of which we'd rather not know.

Read more...
ko73

Great read

by ko73 on Jun 28, 2007

I started reading Jodi Picoult books a few years ago when I read "The Pact", since then I've read several otehrs and have not been dissappointed. This included "Vanishing Acts", whch was well written and kept me interested until the very end.

Love it or hate it? Review it now

Discussions about Vanishing Acts

Start a new discussion
  1. What's on your mind? Review post guidelines

Join Today!

Share your ideas with other community members

Create account

Already a member?

Log in now

Subjects related to Vanishing Acts

Get $300 in coupons and other goodies. Sign up for newsletter No, thank you.

You're signed up (and we you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!