October 2019 Wrap Up

OMG! So many good books this month. I've been watching the new releases coming out and they look epic. I can't wait for some of them. While I wait, I guess I will just keep plugging away at my back log of books. Here is October's wrap up. Enjoy!

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate Memphis, Tennessee, 1939

Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four younger siblings live a magical life aboard their family's Mississippi River shantyboat. But when their father must rush their mother to the hospital one stormy night, Rill is left in charge, until strangers arrive in force. Wrenched from all that is familiar and thrown into a Tennessee Children's Home Society orphanage, the Foss children are assured that they will soon be returned to their parents. But they quickly realize the dark truth...
Aiken, South Carolina, present day
Born into wealth and privilege, Avery Stafford seems to have it all: a successful career, a handsome fiancĂ©, and a lavish wedding on the horizon. But when Avery returns home to help her father weather a health crisis, a chance encounter leaves her with uncomfortable questions and compels her to take a journey through her family's long-hidden history, on a path that will ultimately lead either to devastation or to redemption.

Based on one of America's most notorious real-life scandals, in which Georgia Tann, director of a Memphis-based adoption organization, kidnapped and sold poor children to wealthy families all over the country, Before We Were Yours is a riveting, wrenching and ultimately uplifting tale.

I really wanted to like these two books because I loved the movies and the stories are so incredible, but the writing was so bland and boring, I couldn't make it through. 

I read some really great books last month. I can't complain. Lets see what November has to offer. 

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