The Mirror

The Mirror On The Eve Of Wedding In , Shay Garrett Peers Into The Antique Mirror In Her Family S Longtime Home, The Famous Victorian Gingerbread House On Pearl Street In Boulder, Colorado, And Falls Unconscious Only To Wake In The Body Of Her Own Grandmother Brandy On The Eve Of Her Wedding In The Virginal Brandy, In Turn, Awakes In Shay S Body To Discover Herself Pregnant What Follows Is A Fascinating Look At How Two Women And Their Families Cope With This Strange Situation This is perhaps my favorite book of all time I discovered it through rather unusual circumstances While working for an eye doctor in Boulder, Colorado, I met the author who was a patient of ours When I learned that she was a published author, I started searching used book stores for some of her works and came across a first edition paperback of this book I finished it in just a few days and was fortunate enough to have the author sign it for me during a follow up visit to our offi
The Mirror by Marlys Millhiser tells the strange but original tale of four generations of woman from 1900 to 1978 79 and how their lives are interwoven and complicated by the machinations of an evil mirror Shay Garrett and her grandmother Brandy McCabe are switched, mentally and physically on the eve of their respective wedding day, though the ceremonies are separated by over seven decades Far from being a comedy spun and packaged by Disney producers although there are some humorous scenes t The Mirror by Marlys Millhiser tells the strange but original tale of four generations of woman from 1900 to 1978 79 and how their lives are interwoven and complicated by the machinations of an evil mirror Shay Garrett and her grandmother Brandy McCabe are switched, mentally and physically on the eve of their respective wedding day, though the ceremonies are separated by over seven decades Far from being a comedy spun and packaged by Disney producers although there are some humorous scenes this story is at its center a dark tale Millhiser makes it a very good story by her excellent character development and especially as the swaps affect other charact
4.5 StarsTHE unsightly antique MIRROR is evil and often deadly, and within its reflection, Marlys Millhiser brings to life an electrifying time travel story.The journey begins in 1978, but quickly reverts to 1900 after Shay Garrett innocently examines the freaky heirloom she receives as a bridal gift and unknowingly causes the entire Gingerbread House to tremble, Shay to faint, and grandmother and granddaughter to trade places right on the eve of their respective weddings.Both disillusione 4.5 StarsTHE unsightly antique MIRROR is evil and often deadly, and within its reflection, Marlys Millhiser brings to life an electrifying time travel story.The journey begins in 1978, but quickly reverts to 1900 after Shay Garrett innocently examines the freaky heirloom she receives as a bridal gift and unknowingly causes the entire Gingerbread House to tremble, Shay to faint, and grandmother and granddaughter to trade places right on the eve of their respective weddings.Both disillusioned, filled with panic and fear in an unfamiliar environment, the misplaced ladies introduce the reader to a variety of crazy good characters interweaving a host of related family members in surprising ways.While both stories produce laughs, hardships and entertaining experiences, it was Shay s life
I want you to think about the next time you see your grandmother how it would be if you would wake up in her body when she was young and then have to marry your own grandfather and give birth to your mother That s sounds quite insane I know, but that is what happened to Shay Garrett in this book She wakes up in the year 1900, in her grandmother Brandy McCabe s body.This book cured me of any romantic notion about time travel I don t know what s worse going back in time having to live your gran I want you to think about the next time you see your grandmother how it would be if you would wake up in her body when she was young and then have to marry your own grandfather and give birth to your mother That s sounds quite insane I know, but that is what happened to Shay Garrett in this book She wakes up in the year 1900, in her grandmother Brandy McCabe s body.This book cure
This is probably one of the best books to me that I ve read I loved it Time travel done the best ever History and love but not overly mushy. Update Most of her stories are available on Kindle but they are also available to read free on openlibrary.org If you are looking for something for your Halloween challenge, sign up now Sadly, I recently read that the author passed away in 2017The Mirror was Mrs Millhiser s most famous book, one that was so popular with readers that it was one of the most frequently stolen books at public libraries Several readers have even commented that they named their children after characters in Update Most of her stories are available on Kindle but they are also available to read free on openlibrary.org If you are looking for something for your Halloween challenge, sign up now Sadly, I recently read that the author passed away in 2017The Mirror was Mrs Millhiser s most famous book, one that was so popular with readers that it was one of the most frequently stolen books at public libraries Several readers have even commented that they named their children after characters in the bookI read THE MIRROR, a time travel piece of historical fiction, years ago It
This is one of my favorite books of all time Ive read at at least a dozen times over the years I borrowed it from the lirary one day long ago and was about a dozen pages in when the author had me hooked I rushed right out and bought the book, knowing nothing about the rest of the book I hardly EVER do that The book is definitely different, but unique enough to stand on its own I finished this book in one day and while I give it 5 stars and stand behind it, I feel as if the ending could This is one of my favorite books of all time Ive read at at least a dozen times over the years I borrowed it from the lirary one day long ago and was about a dozen pages in when the author had me hooked I rushed right out and bought the book, knowing nothing about the rest of the book I hardly EVER do that The book is definitely different, but unique enough to stand on its own I finished this book in one day and while I give it 5 stars and stand behind it, I feel as if the ending could have been better The section on Shay as Brandy was excellent My head is spinning with ideas of a different ending Definitely a great topic for discussion This is a story about two women who on the eve of their weddings, gaze into an old oriental, grotesque mirror and are instantly moved throughout time in an act tha
It s not, quite, but this book has a bit of the feel of one of those gothic romances that were popular in the 1970 s.It s a time travelling saga of how a cursed mirror twists the lives of the women of one family In 1978, Shay Garrett is on the verge of marriage to a wealthy and handsome man But when she looks into a family heirloom mirror, she suddenly finds herself in the body of her grandmother in 1900 To her shock, she s still on the verge of a wedding now, to a man she s never met It s not, quite, but this book has a bit of the feel of one of those gothic romances that were popular in the 1970 s.It s a time travelling saga of how a cursed mirror twists the lives of the women of one family In 1978, Shay Garrett is on
This is a solid 3, which means nothing earth shattering but I read it through with a great deal of enjoyment, and even gasp some thought The writing itself is a far cry from litrature but the characters were interesting and likable And I don t know about you, but I ve always been suspicious about mirrors, especially when I was a kid there s definitely a Twilight Zone mystique about them Ya know, the whole into another world possibility And scary thoughts, what if I don t see my refle This is a solid 3, which means nothing earth shattering but I read it through with a great deal of enjoyment, and even gasp some thought The writing itself is a far cry from litrature but the characters were interesting and likable And I don t know about you, but I ve always been suspicious about mirrors, especially when I was a kid there s definitely a Twilight Zone mystique about them Ya know, the whole
I throughly enjoyed this book It was not your average time travel or transportation book in my opinion I enjoyed the way it was broken in to sections to see things from a different characters point of view.I was, however, throughly disappointed by the end of the book About half way through the last sect

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  • 303 pages
  • The Mirror
  • Marlys Millhiser
  • English
  • 09 April 2019
  • 0915230151