Isn’t this is EXACTLY how you feel when a great book is over?
At least he is consistent! (see the frame at the 1:19 mark)
What was the last book you read that made you wish it had not ended?
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I know just how he feels.
The last fiction that made me feel that way was Greg Egan’s “Incandescence.”
Before I found myself writing my own book, in my mind I would finish the story. Sometimes changing the ending and always making it longer in order to prolong my enjoyment. That child will grow up to enjoy reading.
Awww cute. Confession: that video made me appreciate my kids in their twenties. Somehow I don’t think that was your purpose. 😉
Sandy Faye Mauck
Love it! And it was my son’s favorite book, too. Yup feel the same way. That is why just like that little guy, I read them over and over—not quite so soon, though. LOL
Last Sunday afternoon, my church’s book club met and featured my own book, “A Secret Life”. I began by assuring them that authors grow through criticism, and they were encouraged to be completely honest about the novel. They were free to tell me what they felt went wrong. A member leaned forward and said, “I’ll tell you what went wrong with your book.” She huffed and scowled. “It ended!” The group laughed, and I released a tight breath. I returned home an hour later floating.
I know how the poor little boy feels. I want to cry every time I finish one of Ann Tatlock’s books. Her characters become friends and I don’t want to leave them behind.
This is darling. This gives me hope that books are still a need in a child’s life.
Big grins, here. Baby expressions always tickle me.
The last book I read which left me wishing for more of the delightful characters and setting was The Lumberjacks Bride by Pam Hillman from the 12 Brides of Summer Collections. Earlier this year, I enjoyed a mixture of sad and happy tears at the end of The Covered Deep by Brandy Vallance.