All Fall Down

I couldn’t decide between three or four stars for this one, but ultimately, I decided on three because of one factor: the musicals. I suppose that a five-year-old could have an obsession with musicals. I suppose. Especially one as annoying and precocious as Ellie (thank God they called her Ellie, and not Eloise, most of the time). And I suppose part of the reason that Weiner wove that little thread throughout the book was so that it would make sense when Allison tried to escape rehab,  ...

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