As soon as I started this novel i couldn’t put it down. This story stirred so many emotions – it brought tears to my eyes, made my stomach flutter with the memories of young love, I felt anger at the town bullies and joy at the beautiful friendships.
The Dream Walker by Victoria Carless is a story about a young girl living in a small Australian coastal town where most people rely on fishing as their income. As in many small towns rumours abound, opportunities dry up and the young people want to leave.
Our strong, fierce and brave character – Lucy – is dealing with the very raw death of her mother, the departure of a close friend and the discovery that she can walk into other people’s dreams.
Dream walker will bring your imagination to life and make you wonder about dreams and how powerful they can be.
A powerful story that delves into issues of suicide, alcoholism, bullying, grief and violence is a must read for any young adult who is pondering where they are in their lives, the harm secrets can bring to us and the importance of friendship and family.
The Dream Walker by Victoria Carless is one of those books that will stay with you long after you have finished. A must read!