Megan's Way


Fiction - Womens
304 Pages
Reviewed on 08/06/2011
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Author Biography

Melissa Foster is the award-winning author of four International bestselling novels. Her books have been recommended by USA Today's book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the Women’s Nest, a social and support community for women, the World Literary Café. When she's not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success. Melissa has been published in Calgary’s Child Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Women Business Owners magazine.

Megan's Way
2011 Beach Book Award Winner (Spirituality)
2011 Readers Favorite Awards, Winner (Fiction/Drama), Finalist (Women's Fiction)
2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award, Finalist (Spirituality)
2011 New England Book Festival, Honorable Mention (Spirituality)

Chasing Amanda
2011 Readers Favorite Awards, Winner (Paranormal), Finalist, (Women's Fiction, Mystery)
2011 Dan Poynter's Global eBook Awards, Winner, (Paranormal)
Top 10 Books of 2011, Pixel of Ink
Amazon Top 100 75+ Days running
Indie Reader's Bestselling List That Counts (8 weeks)
Top Books of 2011, The Write Agenda

Come Back To Me

2012 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, Finalist,
2012 Readers Favorite Awards, Finalist
2012 Kindle Book Review Best Indie Books Award, Finalist
2011 Dan Poynter's Global Ebook Awards, Finalist

    Book Review

Reviewed by Anne Boling for Readers' Favorite

Single mother, Megan's, cancer was no longer in remission; it has spread throughout her body. Megan's Way by Melissa Foster is a story of a mother and daughter in the midst of a life and death situation. Fourteen year old Olivia has never known who her father is. She is uncertain what will happen to her if her mother dies. Who will she live with? What will life be like without her mother? Megan and Olivia have always had a very close bond, they could sense when the other was in pain or trouble. It is a closeness Olivia will miss.

Holly, Jack, Peter and Cruz were Megan's best friends. The reader watches as Megan prepares them for her inevitable death. She decided to stop the medication that would prolong her life. She wants to be remembered as a joyful and loving person not a shell of herself.

As I read this book I was reminded on one of my favorite movies, Beaches. I tried putting myself in Megan's place, would I make the same decisions she made? Would I tell the truth or withhold it? I'm not sure. This book has five key characters; they each have a strong connection. That connection is what makes this tale so special. Melissa Foster has done a superb job of placing just the right emphasis on the drama of the situation. Foster took a paint brush and dipped it in words to paint a beautiful canvas.

Before you start reading Megan's Way, I suggest you set a box of tissue next to your chair. You will need them.