"But her fifties feel exactly like her forties - everything just hurts more."
"She would always hold my hand so hard, like she wanted me to know she'd never let go, so hard I could feel the bones in them. I think she holds hands like that so we would know how much she loves us."
"The dead don't hang on, the living do. The dead don't have anything to hang on to."
"Tommy wishes he could look at her with the same kind of pity but he knows better. She would catch him and then go off. She always catches his looks, so he only thinks them now."
Bought this with a gift card and it filled 2 requirements I'd like to read more of. More Female authors and more Canadian authors.