REVIEW à Between Two Skies


10 thoughts on “Between Two Skies

  1. says:

    Joanne O’Sullivan’s debut novel BETWEEN TWO SKIES offers a vivid story of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Sixteen year old Evangeline Riley is a resident of Bayou Perdu Louisiana a small fishing village O’Sullivan’s lyric writing makes this world real You can hear the zydeco music in the background You can see the pelicans and feel the water You can taste the beignets charbroiled oysters saint and pepper crab and gum

  2. says:

    Do you know what it means to miss New Orleans? Not just the song by Louis Armstrong but the actual place? The place with “inexpressible sweetness?” If you don't you can experience it in Joanne O’Sullivan

  3. says:

    Read this Review and on my blogThe Book Return Blog'Between Two Skies' is the story of Evangeline She loves her Mamére grandmother her small Louisiana town and being out on the water This novel highlights her family's pain and struggles after Hurricane Katrina hits their small Louisiana townA Brief History of the CajunsThe history of the Cajun people is central to the theme of 'Between Two Skies' For that reason I would like to briefly r

  4. says:

    Between Two Skies pulls you into a compelling narrative that brings to life Evangeline's journey and the journeys of other hurricane refugee families Families and friendships that were splintered and transformed after Katrina Told from Evangeline's point of view O'Sullivan masterfully weaves in the stories of other refugees through compelling dialogue and events that shine a light on the difficult circumstances of tho

  5. says:

    From what I can tell this is O'Sullivan's debut novel a fact which makes its easy natural rhythms even impressive She tells an individual heartfelt story about one family's experience fleeing Katrina in a low key restrained manner that seems counterintuitive but is in fact the perfect vehicle through which the reader can g

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    I received an advanced reading copy of BETWEEN TWO SKIES and am so happy I did Joanne's a fellow North Carolinian but the book doesn't take place in NC Instead it captivates the beautiful Louisiana skies I was captured right away by the writing the landscape of Bayou Perdu and the characters Evangeline and Tru were exactl

  7. says:

    A beautiful debut with such vivid descriptions of the Louisiana setting and the destruction of Katrina A love letter to Bayou Perdu and the sweet musical love story of Evangeline and Tru

  8. says:

    I really loved this beautifully written story Evangeline and her family must evacuate southern Louisiana in advan

  9. says:

    One of my favorite YA titles of the year I have always been fascinated by the city of New Orleans and the area surrounding it and am forever changed by seeing the devastation Katrina caused the entire coastal area I remember so clearly exactly what I was doing when the news of Hurricane Katrina came when we heard what was coming toward the

  10. says:

    Beautifully written heartbreakingly real O'Sullivan nails teen romance A realistic reminder of the devastation

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Between Two Skies

Sixteen fishing rodeo But dearest to her heart she has the peace that only comes when she takes her skiff out to where there is nothing but sky and air and water and wings It's a small life but it is Evangeline's And then the storm comes and everything changes Amid the chaos and pain and destruction comes Tru a fellow refugee a budding bluesman a balm for. I received an advanced reading copy of BETWEEN TWO SKIES and am so happy I did Joanne s a fellow North Carolinian but the book doesn t take place in NC Instead it captivates the beautiful Louisiana skies I was captured right away by the writing the landscape of Bayou Perdu and the characters Evangeline and Tru were exactly who I wanted them to be This story paints an authentic picture of the struggles brought on by Hurricane Katrina but without the broad strokes We get to focus on the details first love friendship family All of which are upturned by this mighty storm And did I mention Longfellow This is a read that ll stick Five stars

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Evangeline s aching heart Told in a strong steady voice with a keen sense of place and a vivid cast of characters here is a novel that asks compelling uestions about class and politics exile and belonging and the pain of being cast out of your home But above all this remarkable debut tells a gently woven love story difficult to put down impossible to forget. A beautiful debut with such vivid descriptions of the Louisiana setting and the destruction of Katrina A love letter to Bayou Perdu and the sweet musical love story of Evangeline and Tru Cheating for the Chicken Man debut tells a gently woven love story The Last Runaway difficult to put On Tidy Endings down impossible to forget. A beautiful Flat World Navigation debut with such vivid A House of My Own Stories from My Life descriptions of the Louisiana setting and the Under Her Command (The Bosss Pet, destruction of Katrina A love letter to Bayou Perdu and the sweet musical love story of Evangeline and Tru

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Hurricane Katrina sets a teenage girl adrift But a new life and the promise of love emerges in this rich highly readable debutBayou Perdu a tiny fishing town way way down in Louisiana is home to sixteen year old Evangeline Riley She has her best Between Two eBook #10003 friends Kendra and Danielle her wise beloved Mamere and back to back titles in the under. Joanne O Sullivan s debut novel BETWEEN TWO SKIES offers a vivid story of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Sixteen year old Evangeline Riley is a resident of Bayou Perdu Louisiana a small fishing village O Sullivan s lyric writing makes this world real You can hear the zydeco music in the background You can see the pelicans and feel the water You can taste the beignets charbroiled oysters saint and pepper crab and gumbo Interweaving issues of class and race Evangeline s story explores themes of loss and displacement and how despite pain and destruction it is possible to discover yourself I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this book but we are so lucky this book will be available in Spring 2017 to everyone The Last Runaway debutBayou Perdu a tiny fishing town way way On Tidy Endings down in Louisiana is home to sixteen year old Evangeline Riley She has her best Between Two eBook #10003 friends Kendra and Danielle her wise beloved Mamere and back to back titles in the under. Joanne O Sullivan s Flat World Navigation debut novel BETWEEN TWO SKIES offers a vivid story of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina Sixteen year old Evangeline Riley is a resident of Bayou Perdu Louisiana a small fishing village O Sullivan s lyric writing makes this world real You can hear the zydeco music in the background You can see the pelicans and feel the water You can taste the beignets charbroiled oysters saint and pepper crab and gumbo Interweaving issues of class and race Evangeline s story explores themes of loss and A House of My Own Stories from My Life displacement and how Under Her Command (The Bosss Pet, despite pain and El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro destruction it is possible to Fragonard Art and Eroticism discover yourself I was lucky enough to get an ARC of this book but we are so lucky this book will be available in Spring 2017 to everyone

  • Hardcover
  • 272
  • Between Two Skies
  • Joanne OSullivan
  • en
  • 05 March 2019
  • 9780763690342