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Blackbird FliesHer suddenly dies leaving him to be cared for by his aging grandparents As much as they love him they decide to send him halfway across Canada to live with his father Liam the man Payton always believed abandoned him and his mother Payton isn’t making the relocation easy on anyone until he finds out he's going to attend the prestigious School of the Arts fo. This book is about a young boy Payton who faces challenges in his life yet overcomes them The challenges arise from abandonment of one parent and substance abuse of another Payton is very musically gifted uses his talent to copeI would say I enjoyed reading this story but the word doesn't seem to fit Rather I would say I enjoyed reading about a child who appeared normal At first Payton was the typical get out of my face my life is terrible don't try to love me kind of kid But as the story moves along he opens up and allows other people to help him with his difficulties and strugglesThe story deals with some rough subjects mental illness drugs and suicide The author does a wonderful job of being respectful to all these issuesThis was a very emotional read for me For one thing as you read the story you realize stuff like this happen all around us everyday and we as humans are powerless to stop it For anyone dealing with these kinds of issues or you know someone who is this is a book for you It will encourage you

Chynna T. Laird ✓ 4 Summary

Fifteen year old Payton MacGregor is a musical prodigy To him though his music is merely a way for him to escape from the chaos that surrounds him All of his life he’s had to care for his mother who copes with her bipolar disorder with booze instead of turning to her own musical talents He refuses to become a statistic Then he’s thrown a curve ballHis mot. I loved the premise of this book—a young man with a shattered background heads off to reclaim a part of his heritage he thought was lost forever His troubled mother dies and Payton is shipped to live with his father a man he’s never known To complicate things his father already has a family complete with a stepmother and siblings Payton’s never metThis is a coming of age novella with an important message Payton must embrace his past and his musical gifts before he can move forward I loved how Payton holds on to his values throughout the story He doesn’t really know how to interact with his new family but despite his inner conflicts he treats his younger half siblings well His relationship with his father and stepmother opens like a flower but not without bumps and bruises along the way When he meets the beautiful Lily Payton feels an overwhelming attraction but he doesn’t take ownership of her problems In many ways Payton is a prodigy not just in musiche often seems wise beyond his years Blackbird Flies is a lovely story brushing up against mental illness and drug abuse issues Like the haunting chorus of a beautiful song the parallels between Payton’s mother and Lily play off against one another No spoilers here but Payton is challenged time and time again as he struggles to find the right path This novella gritty in places is well worth a read

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Blackbird Flies Read & Download Í PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ [Read] ➲ Blackbird Flies Author Chynna T. Laird – Fifteen year old Payton MacGregor is a musical prodigy To him though his music is merely a way for him to escape from the chaos that surrounds him All of his life he’s had to care for hR musically gifted youth Any second thoughts he has about his new life are erased when he meets Lily Joplin Their connection is instantaneousLily is a talented singer but her struggles with drugs and bipolar disorder hit too close to home for Payton’s comfort And when her issues become all consuming he wonders if his music will be enough to carry him throug. As a musician I expected to enjoy the musical setting of this story From the blurb I expected some references to the helplessness that comes with mental disorders but I wasn't ready for the gripping detail and the harsh reality of the conseuences that sometimes follow them This was a very dark tale reminding me of the musical Rent I read this in two sittings and will definitely look forward to from this author