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Estelle: Returning to Shore by Corinne Demas

Returning to Shore by Corinne Demas ( web | tweet ) Publication Date: March 8, 2014 Publisher: Carolrhoda Books Pages: 208 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: parents, summer, remarriages Format read: ARC from Publisher via NetGalley! (Thanks!) Summary: Clare is not exactly thrilled with her mother’s decision to marry for the third time. Thankfully (or not?) […]

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March 1, 2014 - 2:54 pm

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - I think I told you this, but Corinne Demas was a professor at my college and I took my first year seminar course with her. I’ll keep certain thoughts to share with you over DM or in person, but I think it’s interesting to this book because the class I took with her was called Daughters and it explored the relationships of daughters and mothers (I think it was mothers and not mothers and fathers, but the class was 11.5 years ago and I don’t really remember). I had requested this book on NetGalley and was declined, but then the publisher approved me for a few other titles on EW (including ones I was declined for on NG), but I didn’t request this one because I wasn’t sure if I wanted to read a book by Demas. You make me want to read it, though.

February 27, 2014 - 3:11 pm

Alexa S. - I hadn’t heard of RETURNING TO SHORE before reading your review, but it sounds like a book I could love. It’s always interesting for me to read novels that explore the relationships between parents and children (particularly with fathers), so I do love that aspect! Plus, quieter would be different from in-your-face, which is a lot of what I’m reading these days. Thanks for getting this on my radar!

February 24, 2014 - 11:45 am

Lucy @ The Reading Date - You are so right to call this a surprise gem! I just finished this book a few days ago and liked it a lot. Loved watcher the father-daughter bond develop throughout the book, and the picturesque setting. Lovely book and lovely review.

Shelve It: Upcoming Nook/Kindle Reads

It’s Sunday! Woo! Just wanted to express our heartfelt thanks to all of you who left us comments, tweeted us, etc. for our 2-year blog anniversary. We have definitely been riding a high all week, and even more so because our first Twitter Chat was absolutely so much fun and we can’t wait to do it again. […]

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November 13, 2013 - 1:26 pm

Alexa Y. - Wow! You girls have got quite an amazing selection of books. I think I’m most looking to Love Letters to the Dead and Going Rogue, which I have too!

November 11, 2013 - 3:42 pm

Maggie @ Just a Couple More Pages - Corinne Demas was my first year seminar professor in college. I requested Returning to Shore on NG, but got declined. Which is fine, I more just wanted to read it because I hated her as a professor, haha.

November 10, 2013 - 12:31 pm

Lucy @ The Reading Date - Lots of great looking 2014 titles! INK and Going Rogue are a couple I’m eager to read.
Enjoy!

November 10, 2013 - 11:56 am

Bookworm1858 - I have a lot of those same books to read too-they all look so intriguing!

I’m hoping to read some more adult books like Booker winner The Luminaries as well as business/leadership non-fiction to aid in my professional development. So that will make 2014 an interesting mix of YA, MG, even some NA and then adult stuff.

Congrats again on 2 years!