Even more surprising, I've had a number of boys and men read Whale Song and enjoy it. At a signing in Richmond, BC, last summer, I sold more copies to boys between 8-15 than ever before. One of them emails me now and then. :)
Whale Song has a very strong and powerful message of love, forgiveness and hope, and some people who have read my novel have been changed by the message. I have received emails saying that Whale Song has healed broken relationships, mended some and helped some come to terms with a tragedy or death in their lives. I am truly blessed to hear such things!
Sometimes I am asked: "Who should read Whale Song?" So here's my answer.
Whale Song should be read by:
- best friends
- book clubs (definitely!)
- Oprah :)
- anyone 7-108, male or female, who enjoys an emotional read
Whale Song should also be read by people dealing with:
- racial discrimination
- leaving friends behind
- relationship problems
- lack of faith or hope
And it should be read by those searching for: