This One is Ours
But then her host sister, Delphine, and fellow artist Olivier show ...more
So many great quotes.
Author: Kate O’Donnell
Genre: YA Contemporary
Rating: ⭐️ ⭐️ ⭐️ • ✨ / 5
This book is so uniquely Australian, even though it is set in Paris, France - and I loved that! Sixteen-year-old Sofie is an artist and a romantic, dreaming of living in Paris. She goes on exchange to Paris for five months and discovers Paris is not all that she expected. The storyline was very promising and I loved reading about Paris (I started to have cravings for croissants which I can’t even ea ...more
It takes place in 2019 and shows how two different parts of the world are experiencing climate change, protests, and their governments. The bushfires and protests in Australia were mirrored with the Notre Dame fire and protests in France. Both these events impacted Sofie and led her to grow and find her voice.
I lo ...more
My 'This One is Ours' Top 3:
- Parisian setting
- Characters creating change
- Beautiful writing
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I was immediately drawn to this book. It is a modern contemporary, set in Paris and explores an Australian teenager's experience navigating a new country and new friends who inspire her to look beyond herself to the world around her. What follows is a beautiful story of self discovery and passion.
The characters in the book were well developed and thought out and were such great supports to Sofie’s ...more
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