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Wayward Heart by Cathryn Hein
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it was amazing
bookshelves: aussie-authors, australian-fiction, australian-women-authors, aww2019, book-bingo-2019

I've had this on my shelf for ages and at only 40 or so pages in, I knew I was going to love it. This is definitely my favourite Cathryn Hein novel to date. The subject matter combined with the writing just had something extra that drew me deeply into the story straight away.

There are many reasons we connect to certain stories. I connected with our female lead Jasmine straight away, she was real and flawed, having been involved with the wrong man, she was now trying to get over the relationship. I connected with Digby too, the hurt he felt, so deep inside for the loss of his fiance was heartbreaking.

This story had so many dynamics for me and took my heart for a ride throughout. Cathryn Hein has done a wonderful job making her characters and their circumstances complete. The guilt and blame the characters carried or lay at anothers feet, the healing that needed to be done in order to move on, the jealousy you can feel seeing a loved one succeed in something you feel should have been yours and the loss of direction in life, these are some of the concepts that spoke to me through this story.

This was an absolutely enjoyable story
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Reading Progress

March 18, 2019 – Started Reading
March 18, 2019 – Shelved
March 18, 2019 – Shelved as: aussie-authors
March 18, 2019 – Shelved as: australian-fiction
March 18, 2019 – Shelved as: australian-women-authors
March 18, 2019 – Shelved as: aww2019
March 18, 2019 –
page 81
March 19, 2019 – Shelved as: book-bingo-2019
March 21, 2019 – Finished Reading

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