Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

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Read Salt to the Sea Online Free - Winter, 1945. Four teenagers. Four secrets.

Each one born of a different homeland; each one hunted, and haunted, by tragedy, lies…and war.

As thousands of desperate refugees flock to the coast in the midst of a Soviet advance, four paths converge, vying for passage aboard the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety and freedom.

Yet not all promises can be kept.

Inspired by the single greatest tragedy in maritime history, bestselling and award-winning author Ruta Sepetys (Between Shades of Gray) lifts the veil on a shockingly little-known casualty of World War II. An illuminating and life-affirming tale of heart and hope.



Title : Salt to the Sea
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ISBN : 0399160302
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 391 pages


Reviews


Kat rated it ★★★★☆

February 06, 2016

Such a thrilling read! The main characters were all so interesting and I loved how much mystery and tension there was in each of their stories. I also loved the rich world building! I'm not usually big on history, but I loved the way the history was presented here. Between the setting and the wri...


Emily May rated it ★★☆☆☆

March 16, 2016

I try, I really do, but Sepetys's war stories do nothing for me. Yes, I know I'm in the minority. I was one of few who didn't love her debut - Between Shades of Gray - and much preferred her second book - Out of the Easy. Now she returns to World War II and, once again, I don't get it. As with her...


Jesse (JesseTheReader) rated it ★★★★☆

February 01, 2016

(4.5) This book was beautiful. It's gonna take a minute for all my thoughts to set in. Video review to come!


Maggie rated it ★★★★★

December 01, 2015

This swift-footed, kind-hearted historical is intensely satisfying in just about all the ways a novel can be satisfying. Without further ado, here are five things you should know about it before picking it up: 1. A lot of times, historical fiction shows its work. As a history major, I don't mind a...


Riley rated it ★★★★★

February 26, 2016

Update: Here is my video review https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oubBC... This book is a masterpiece. It takes place during WW2 and follows 4 characters as they are seeking freedom on the Wilhelm Gustloff, a ship that promises safety to all. Going into it I was very apprehensive about reading it. H...


Lola rated it ★★★★☆

February 11, 2017

4.5 stars. No wonder SALT TO THE SEA won the 2016 Goodreads Choice Award for Young Adult Fiction. It’s pretty darn captivating. Every time I finish reading an historical novel, especially the WWII ones, I find the need to congratulate myself. It’s no secret that those novels are usually heavy in e...


Hailey rated it ★★★★★

February 14, 2017

Such a beautiful yet tragic story. Ruta Sepetys has such a way with words. Video review to come


Natalie rated it ★★★★★

December 28, 2016

“Joana Vilkas, your daughter, your sister. She is salt to the sea.” I’ve been waiting for this book ever since I finished reading Between Shades of Grey back in August. I’ll admit that I had very high expections for this book and I’m glad that every single one of them was met. I could not stop read...


Victoria rated it ★★★★★

December 01, 2016

Ruta's work is a gift.


Candace rated it ★★★★☆

April 04, 2017

Before starting 'Salt to the Sea', I had heard quite a lot of praise for the book. In fact, I was a little nervous to start it because I was afraid that it wouldn't live up to it's reputation. Thankfully, that didn't prove to be the case. This book was beautiful, devastatingly so. Ms. Sepetys does...





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