At the public library I saw that Jacqueline Mitchard had written a sequel to her novel The Deep End of the Ocean. I decided to borrow the sequel and also the first novel, with which I was familiar, but hadn't read.
I brought the first novel to work to read on my lunch break and realized that I simply cannot make myself read this book. Spoiler alert for anyone who requires it. . . . . . . . the subject of the book is the kidnapping and eventual return of the protagonist's little boy.
I feel I'm a relatively well-adjusted person and parent, but I do worry about keeping my little girl safe. I feel that reading this book, even though it's fictional, would simply unhealthily feed those worries. Does anyone else feel this way?