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Download kindle î Invisible as Air 401 pages ✓ eyltransferservices Ê [Reading] ➹ Invisible as Air ➯ Zoe Fishman – Eyltransferservices.co.uk A provocative and timely new novel by the author of Inheriting Edith one that will haunt you long after the final page is turnedSylvie Snow Iraculously relaxed She tells herself that the pills are temporary just a gift and that when the supply runs out she’ll go back to her regularly scheduled programmingBut days turn into weeks and Sylvie slips slowly into a nightmare At first Paul and Teddy are completely unaware but this changes uickly as her desperate choices reveal her desperate state As the Bar Mitzvah nears all three of them must face the void within themselves both alone and togethe Sylvie Snow gave birth to her stillborn daughter three years ago and she's still grieving but it seems like her husband Paul and almost thirteen year old son Teddy have long since moved on with their lives She feels stuck and invisible in this family so while she's planning her son's Bar Mitzvah and nursing her husband with a broken ankle back to health she decides to take one of her husband's painkillers Suddenly she feels lighter and kinder to everybody She tells herself she's only going to take them until the Bar Mitzvah; but as we all know it's never that easy Soon her life turns from a drugged out bliss into a nightmare and all three of them are forced to deal with the fall outI had never heard of this book but my IRL bookclub chose this as the January book club pick Once again I'm thankful for fellow readers for recommending good books that I would normally not pick up This book read like a thriller to me I kept flipping the pages to see what she would do when she ran out of pills and if she would eventually get caught It just goes to show that a seemingly normal middle class family may have a lot of hidden secrets Also I don't know much about the opioid crisis aside from what I hear on the news occasionally but now I want to learn to educate myself Please leave me suggestions if you have any

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Y tending her husband Paul who’s been lying on the sofa with a broken ankle She’s also secretly addicted to the Oxycontin intended for her husbandFor three years Sylvie has repressed her grief about the heartbreaking stillbirth of her newborn daughter Delilah On the morning of the anniversary of her death when she just can’t face doing onething she takes one just one of her husband’s discarded pain pills And suddenly she feels patient kinder and m I won this book in a Goodreads giveaway and in full disclosure I had not read any previous works by Zoe Fishman so I had no idea what to expect The premise sounded intriguing albeit a bit trite a suburban housewife Sylvie who had repressed grief over the stillbirth of her daughter three years ago On the morning of the anniversary of her daughter's death when everything in her life seemed overwhelming including her husband's broken ankle and her 12 year old son's preteen behavior she takes just one of her husband’s discarded pain pills Almost instantly she feels relaxed and is a patient kinder Sylvie She tells herself that the pills are temporary and that when they are gone she’ll go back to her life as she knew it; however days turn into weeks and Sylvie slips slowly into a nightmare where her desperate choices reveal her hopeless state of mind and she stands of the brink of losing everything dear to her I have to say that from the first chapter on I was engrossed in Sylvie's life Her character was relatable from her irritation with her husband's broken ankle and listening to him whine to her exasperation at having to attend PTA meetings and make nice with women she had nothing in common with it all worked The chapters are by character Sylvie her husband Paul and her son Teddy I thought all three characters were masterfully penned even preteen Teddy whose thought patterns seemed entirely consistent with an almost 13 year old but still relevant and moving I found myself rooting for all three members of the family flaws and allThe book is a well written powerful probe into one family's struggle with addiction and loss My only gripe with the book was that I liked drug addicted Sylvie a little too much For much of the book when under the influence it seemed that Sylvie made better decisions spoke up for herself and her family and overall became a well rounded person which seemed a bit of a stretch to me It wasn't until almost the end of the book that the lines become blurred for her and she starts her foray into darkness and bad decisions I also found the islandhorse angle to be almost an afterthought and could have been omitted or tied in better although it made the cover understandable Final thoughts I really embraced this book and will definitely be reading further works of Zoe Fishman 4 stars

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Invisible as AirA provocative and timely new novel by the author of Inheriting Edith one that will haunt you long after the final page is turnedSylvie Snow knows the pressures of expectations a woman is supposed to work hard but never be tired; age gracefully but always be beautiful; fix the family problems but always be carefree Sylvie does the grocery shopping the laundry the scheduling the schlepping and the PTA ing while planning her son’s Bar Mitzvah and cheerfull This is an on time book This book is playing out all over the world right nowWe could learn a lot from this dysfunctional family No family is prefect and this one is very messed upI loved Teddy and his character was the best in the book We could learn a lot from TeddyI gave this book 4 stars and recommend this one The Mary Reader received this book from the publisher for review A favorable review was not reuired and all views expressed are our own