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The Lost Library

4.83  ·  Rating details ·  6 ratings  ·  3 reviews
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Published December 1st 2020
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Dec 31, 2020 rated it really liked it
Excellent work and first novel, solid 4.5 star

Highly recommended read. It's short and sweet, with an intriguing story plot that end up nicely wrapped. I was super close to give it a 5 stars and it honestly deserves it seeing as it is a self-publishes first novel. You wouldn't know by the professional style and thoroughness in wrapping up ideas one after the other. I did feel it was a bit too short for the amount of material that was covered. It gives a sense that there could be much more to the
Dec 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was an absolutely beautiful book. It was magical--but not TOO magical--and had a love story--but not TOO much of a love story--and it was family and it was stories and evoked such a sense of place(s). I know the author, and it was delightful to suss out pieces of her life in the characters and their feelings, but it stands on its own. It's evocative of Narnia and A Wrinkle in Time (which is mentioned throughout) and I absolutely loved it. ...more
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Dec 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Wow. What a delightful book!

This story is everything a fairy tale should be. It has all the wisdom, and heart, and wonder of our favorite stories from childhood without any of the trite or cliched devices that would mark this as just another fairy tale. It’s something adults will love as much as younger readers, and Steph’s ability to turn a phrase—to twist an innocuous statement into an emotional gut-punch—is thrilling to see as a fellow writer. I devoured this beautiful book, which conjures so
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Steph Whitacre is a writer, editor, and word nerd who specializes in helping brilliant people zero in on ideas and share their stories. Steph is the co-author of The Volunteer Project: Stop Recruiting. Start Retaining.—a work that draws from her background in family and student ministries. The Lost Library is her first fiction novel.

Steph lives outside Atlanta with her husband, Tim, and their son

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