“Good Grief” by Lolly Winston — Book Review

Good Grief by Lolly Winston book review

“Good Grief” by Lotty Lolly Weston, Wilson Winston. Lolly Winston.

The name sounds so simple, and I have YET to say it correctly. It’s like when you forget how to pronounce “of”. Your heart says but it’s so easy and your brain says you’re just dumb.

Lolly Winston.

I was really excited to read this book because I’m a writer, and it’s intriguing to find a book written about grief to be, “Filled with laugh-out-loud humor, struggles, triumphs, and plenty of midnight trips to the fridge…

Mostly, I read this book just to see if Ms. Winston could pull it off.

Suicide; Stop. Don’t Say Goodbye.

When someone dies, the first thing you ask is: is it true? When someone commits suicide, you think: I could’ve prevented it… but didn’t.

I was going to write about one of my best friends, Kyle, and I, traipsing all over beautiful Redlands, California yesterday, until something happened that no one ever expects – that no one ever is prepared for.. – happening.

Kyle called me this morning. And his first words were, “I don’t know how to say this, but..”

I sat down.