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The Other Half of Augusta Hope
The Other Half of Augusta Hope | Joanna Glen
17 posts | 6 read | 16 to read
YOURE NOT LOST. YOURE JUST LOOKING.
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squirrelbrain
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Can‘t say too much without giving away the major plot line but I think that Augusta wonders #didImakethemostoflovingyou in this book.....

One of my favourites so far this year....

#soaringscores

TrishB This was a lovely little surprise this book ♥️ 1mo
Cinfhen Haven‘t heard of this one!! 1mo
CrowCAH The cover is pretty with the foil! 1mo
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Thewanderer92
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⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I chose this novel because people have compared it to Eleanor Oliphant which I adored.

I loved the story. But, what prevented me from giving it 5 stars was the lack of depth that the characters received. I love knowing, understanding and empathising for the characters. I could still do it to a certain degree, not as much though.

Excellent, heartbreaking story of survival and belonging. I just wanted more depth.

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Thewanderer92
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When you‘re at the tail end of the book and you can‘t stop reading even though it is almost midnight.

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Thewanderer92
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I am loving this story, loving it. How I wish there was more detail though! Started off so well at the beginning with the years being mentioned and significant historical events but now...

I want to know more what the characters are feeling and seeing. I don‘t really get that from this novel.

Anyone else agree?

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Thewanderer92
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Shouldn‘t we first be tipped upside down to let all our knowledge out - like when you empty a piggy bank of its coins?

#quoteoftheday #qotd

BookwormM You are really hitting the books I love at the moment 👍 2mo
Thewanderer92 @BookwormM I was up until 3am reading Augusta! So tired at the moment but worth it 2mo
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Thewanderer92
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When your kindle freezes and you have to go to another book 🤷🏻‍♀️

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RedLeaves
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Just getting started with this but the writing is a delight! I love Augusta already

Tamra I need to check this out! 3mo
RedLeaves @Tamra It's glorious! 🥰 3mo
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TrishB
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Such an unexpected, emotional read with literally a bit of everything. Really enjoyed it and had a little cry in the middle. I actually love books that make me cry unexpectedly.
Thanks Jenny and Helen for highlighting this little gem.

JennyM The tears were unexpected for me, too! Glad you enjoyed 😊 3mo
squirrelbrain I agree - this book was totally not what I expected at all. It‘s one of my favourites so far this year... ♥️ 3mo
Caroline2 Sounds good, stacked. 👍🏻 3mo
Cathythoughts Nice review! Must try & read this one soon X 3mo
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JennyM
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Augusta is the quirky twin, the clever one who doesn‘t quite fit in, while Parfait is raising his siblings in war torn Burundi. Worlds apart they are, yet this is their story. And, my goodness, it is lovely. The writing is simple and poignant - which did feel a bit YA for me at first - but literally had me weeping at the halfway mark. Lovely 💫💕

Tanisha_A Sounds a lovely read. Great review! 4mo
Tanisha_A 🥰 4mo
TrishB Lovely review, so I hop over to kindle and it‘s on a limited deal offer for 99p 😁😁 thanks 👍🏻 best tell Cathy too @Cathythoughts 4mo
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Cathythoughts @TrishB yes I was thinking this one looked good .... Thankyou I‘m on it 👍🏻♥️ 😊 (edited) 4mo
Cathythoughts Thanks Jenny 👍🏻♥️ 4mo
JennyM @Tanisha_A @TrishB @Cathythoughts thanks lovelies. It‘s quite an emotional read, but has that mixture of sadness and hope. I hope you enjoy - and especially for 99p 😘 4mo
TrishB I‘ve just finished! God, I had a little cry in the middle 😪 a really good read. 3mo
JennyM @TrishB yep, it was the middle that got me! Glad you enjoyed 😘 3mo
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JennyM
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Looking forward to this one. Friday nights are always better with a new book.

Tanisha_A Enjoy your Friday night! 4mo
Buechersuechtling So true❣️ 📅📚=📈🥰 4mo
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squirrelbrain
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Oof, this was a heart-breaker. From the Readers First extract that I read, I expected a Ginny Moon or perhaps an Eleanor Oliphant.

I certainly didn‘t expect the second strand of the story, a desperate refugee from war-torn Burundi.

It‘s a tough read but beautifully written. I only received it yesterday lunchtime so, as you can tell, I just couldn‘t put it down.

Itchyfeetreader Gosh this sounds beautiful 5mo
RehanaSarker Can i have the book epub link? 5mo
BookwormM Glad you loved this as much as I did one of the best reads this year 5mo
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TrishB Stacked 👍🏻 5mo
RaimeyGallant Wow. Sounds like something that needs to be on my tbr. 5mo
TrishB Just finished this - had a good cry in the middle. Sad and uplifting! 3mo
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squirrelbrain
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Thanks, postperson, for taking such care with my #bookmail package. This is actually how I found it on the floor under the letterbox...

TBH though a hardback book should have been sent in a cardboard sleeve / envelope rather than a too-big Jiffy bag.

Luckily the book (an ARC from Readers First, tagged) is OK....

TrishB How annoying! 5mo
Caroline2 Argh 😤 that‘s so bad! 5mo
wanderinglynn So annoying! 😖 5mo
Cathythoughts Crazy stuff! What‘s that about !!!! 🤬 5mo
BookwormM Loved this book 5mo
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BookwormM
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Beautifully written powerful story all I can say is read it

Full review here https://thereadersroom.org/2019/05/31/the-other-half-of-augusta-hope-by-joanna-g...

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BookwormM
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#Netgalley #AugustaHope #ARC

What a beautiful way to describe love 💕 I

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BookwormM
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#Netgalley #AugustaHope #ARC

How beautiful is this description I wish I could see this painting

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BookwormM
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#Netgalley #AugustaHope #ARC

I love the writing in this book

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BookwormM
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#Netgalley #AugustaHope #ARC

How is that for an opening paragraph

squirrelbrain Ooh I won a hard copy of this through ReadersFirst. It‘s not arrived yet, maybe in the next few days... 6mo
BookwormM @squirrelbrain I love this book hope it arrived soon for you 6mo
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