Far from the Tree by Robin Benway

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Read Far from the Tree Online Free - A contemporary novel about three adopted siblings who find each other at just the right moment.

Being the middle child has its ups and downs.

But for Grace, an only child who was adopted at birth, discovering that she is a middle child is a different ride altogether. After putting her own baby up for adoption, she goes looking for her biological family, including—

Maya, her loudmouthed younger bio sister, who has a lot to say about their newfound family ties. Having grown up the snarky brunette in a house full of chipper redheads, she’s quick to search for traces of herself among these not-quite-strangers. And when her adopted family’s long-buried problems begin to explode to the surface, Maya can’t help but wonder where exactly it is that she belongs.

And Joaquin, their stoic older bio brother, who has no interest in bonding over their shared biological mother. After seventeen years in the foster care system, he’s learned that there are no heroes, and secrets and fears are best kept close to the vest, where they can’t hurt anyone but him.

Title : Far from the Tree
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ISBN : 0062330624
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 384 pages


Hannah rated it ★★★★★

December 13, 2017

Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend. Do yourself a favor and read this book.

Larry rated it ★★★★☆

December 26, 2017

4.5 stars for this one. Robin Benway's Far from the Tree recently won the National Book Award. It's a beautiful, thought-provoking tearjerker of a book, a meditation about family and its different forms, as well as the fears we don't share with those we love, and how what we don't say is often m...

maybelline™ rated it ★★★★★

November 08, 2017

Sap Warning I come from a big family and even though at times they can be annoying as heck and other times make me want to jump out of a window, theyre literally my life and I would die without them okay im done my sap – gross AND THIS BOOK IS ALL ABOUT FAMILY AND ITS AMAZING AND PERFECT AND SO SP...

Elise rated it ★★★★☆

December 15, 2017

🌟full review posted on blog! That was... unexpected. Far From the Tree is an exploration of family, the one you find and the one you're born into. Great concept, right? But I definitely did not guess just how good this would be. A story like this is one that can only succeed based off stellar char...

Chelsea rated it ★★★★☆

January 16, 2018

Omg. So touching. I cry 😭

emma rated it ★★★★☆

January 15, 2018

well this book was a sucker punch right in the heart.

Glitterbomb rated it ★★★★★

January 20, 2018

So, I may or may not have shaken the the shit out of this thing and yelled WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN!!! WHY AREN'T THERE MORE BOOKS LIKE YOU IN THE WORLD!! This thing had be sobbing, and laughing, and sobbing while laughing, and tearing my hair out, and more sobbing, and yelling "How did you know?!?!" I...

Suzanne rated it ★★★★★

December 15, 2017

So beautiful! I loved this book so much. This is a story about three siblings who have been fostered and adopted by separate families very early in their lives, and shows readers the many definitions family can have. I adored every minute of reading this book! Overall, love the characters, the st...

Alexa rated it ★★★★★

September 23, 2017

I just finished reading this book, and I honest to goodness cannot stop crying thinking about it. What a beautiful, raw, honest portrayal of families in a way I've never really encountered before. What an amazing sibling story. The relationships, the characters, the story - all just so wonderful,...

Hollis rated it ★★★★☆

October 23, 2017

I applaud anyone who was able to review this book coherently. Basically all I can think to say is : be prepared to cry. A lot.

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