Glow by Megan E. Bryant

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Read Glow Online Free - When thrift-store aficionado Julie discovers a series of antique paintings with hidden glowing images that are only visible in the dark, she wants to learn more about the artist. In her search, she uncovers a century-old romance and the haunting true story of the Radium Girls, young women who used radioactive paint to make the world's first glow-in-the-dark products—and ultimately became radioactive themselves. As Julie’s obsession with the paintings mounts, truths about the Radium Girls—and her own complicated relationships—are revealed. But will she uncover the truth about the luminous paintings before putting herself and everyone she loves at risk?

Title : Glow
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ISBN : 0807529656
Edition Language : English
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Erin rated it ★★★☆☆

May 08, 2017

Find this and other reviews at: http://flashlightcommentary.blogspot.... For those who are slightly confused by or don’t understand the references in the jacket design, Megan E. Bryant’s Glow is a young adult fiction that blends a modern storyline with the tragic history of the radium dial painter...

Karen rated it ★★★★★

November 13, 2017

*I received this book for free from Publisher (via Netgalley) in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review. Read this review and more on my blog.The Book Return Blog 'There's a certain kind of light that I should have been afraid of all...

Lauren rated it ★★★★★

August 26, 2017

When I was first asked to read and review Megan E. Bryant's Glow, I was instantly intrigued by the Radium Girls aspect. As a chemistry graduate student, I'm always interested in (1) anything that has do with science and (2) seeing how factory workers' conditions once were, especially regarding th...

Meg - A Bookish Affair rated it ★★★☆☆

October 19, 2017

"Glow" is a dual timeline story about Julie, a young artist with a penchant for finding interesting things in thrift stores, and three sisters living during World War I who all get jobs painting dials of clocks for the troops overseas. This practice uses radium, which at the time was seen as actu...

Sarah (Books Before Bandaids) rated it ★★☆☆☆

May 12, 2017

Combining the true story of the Radium girls with a young woman’s own complicated life, Glow is a coming of age story that weaves multiple timelines together. After giving up her ability to return to college, Julie finds herself purchasing a unique painting that has the ability to glow. Moving ba...

E. M. rated it ★★★★☆

August 25, 2017

I have a love hate relationship with Glow, an upcoming young adult novel from Megan E. Bryant. Earlier this year, I read The Radium Girls by Kate Moore - an absolutely horrifying account of injustices committed against young women under the guise of patriotism. Before Moore, I cannot recall ever...

Ms. rated it ★★★☆☆

July 26, 2017

E ARC from Edelweiss Above the Treeline Jubilee (although please call her Julie) has just graduated from high school and is working at Bed, Bath, and Beyond because her mother's financial woes required her to spend her college fund to save their home. She hangs out with her friend Lauren, who will...

Jacqueline rated it ★★★★☆

October 17, 2017

I has been looking for an historical teen fiction to read and this one caught my attention because it was about a topic I hadn't heard of before. This book goes back and forth between the present day and the late 1910s to try to solve a mystery of glowing paintings. It uncovers the story of the "...

Samantha rated it ★★★★☆

November 29, 2017

I'm not sure why this took me so long to read because I really liked it. My favorite historical fiction era is around WWI or WWII. This story is told by two people, one girl during WWI through letters to her beloved who is in the war overseas. She is struggling with the usual things such as famil...

Erin rated it ★★★☆☆

August 04, 2017

Thank you to NetGalley and Albert Whitman & Company for an e-arc in exchange for my honest review. Earlier this year I read RADIUM GIRLS by Kate Moore which is a non-fiction book about the woman who painted pocket watches with radium during WWI. So when I saw this YA book also dealt with a rad...

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