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First Impressions of Surrender

modern miss granger
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Oct 26 2020 – 11:58 PM

Not For Me

I’m not really sure this one is for me. It had a super interesting concept and premise, but it is...

aalejo
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Oct 26 2020 – 11:17 PM

Family ties

From the very beginning we get a sense of the author difficulties with family, and how...

mmitchell
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Oct 26 2020 – 10:53 PM

Heartfelt Memoir

I love memoirs and this one definitely has me interested. I also love the use of pictures in...

tmbooks
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Oct 26 2020 – 10:30 PM

Memoir not for me

This memoir was by no means poorly written, but it didn’t work for me (from the short amount I...

julied
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Oct 26 2020 – 10:24 PM

Adoption Stories

Marylee was adopted in 1945 and never felt like she fit in her family. After her adoptive...

adri_lv
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Oct 26 2020 – 09:33 PM

Not sure

Okay first of all, the cover seemed to me to be from a thrill or something spooky, so when I fist...

jetta
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Oct 26 2020 – 08:56 PM

Oh....

Wow. I am speechless. This must have been therapeutic to write about and helpful for those who...

sasha
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Oct 26 2020 – 08:30 PM

Refreshingly Honest!

I really like the honesty within the excerpt, especially considering it is about such a sensitive...

chickletz
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Oct 26 2020 – 08:15 PM

Hrm

The book has a strong narrator, and an interesting beginning. The writing is solid. I don't think...

katrinamarie7
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Oct 26 2020 – 07:47 PM

Page-turner

I think a better cover could have been chosen to better match with the content, I feel like this...

jessica r
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Oct 26 2020 – 07:41 PM

Not that interested

This book doesn't grab my attention or strike me as something I'd usually read. I haven't read...

wyominggal
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Oct 26 2020 – 06:58 PM

The past

I love books about nature and people's nature and their stories and how they do things under dire...

thebooknerd
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Oct 26 2020 – 06:29 PM

Yes!

My mother had her first child at age 18, out of wedlock, in 1964. I have always tried to imagine...

sassycat
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Oct 26 2020 – 06:14 PM

Emotional

This sounds like a really emotional read. It is amazing how much things have changed in such a...

abitofbooks
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Oct 26 2020 – 05:30 PM

Sad

This book seems to be a beautiful, but sad story. The premise is incredibly heartbreaking, but at...

rampant_reading
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Oct 26 2020 – 05:09 PM

Less than Engaging

For me, this book felt less than memorable. I thought the cover was rather bland, and that the...

gabizago
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Oct 26 2020 – 04:50 PM

What is family anyway?

This seems like an interesting memoir about surrending your kid for adoption at the same time...

kksolliday
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Oct 26 2020 – 04:32 PM

Lovely writing

With carefully and beautifully chosen language, the author writes about the trauma of giving up...

viviselphie
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Oct 26 2020 – 03:52 PM

Moving

This is so moving just from the First Look. I enjoyed the writing style and it allowed me to slip...

cstrong555
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Oct 26 2020 – 03:29 PM

Deep and Moving

My father adopted me at a young age, so I somewhat know what it is like to be adopted. My mother...

martinkm87
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Oct 26 2020 – 03:13 PM

Intriguing

The description of this book is awesome. I am always curious about how life was years ago. Things...

bookchik15
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Oct 26 2020 – 03:06 PM

Intriguing

While I am really interested in the idea of this book, I don't quite know if it is really for me....

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