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FREE READ ß 142 Ostriches Ert After eleven years caring for the curious graceful birds Tallulah accepts a job in Montana and prepares to leave home But when Grandma Helen dies under strange circumstances Tallulah inherits everything just days before the birds inexplicably stop laying eggsGuarding the secret of the suddenly barren birds Tallulah endeavors to force through a sale of the ranch a task that is complicated by the. When the year is over there is no doubt in my mind that this will be one of my Top 5 books of the year Thanks to NetGalley and Kensington Books for sending me a free advance copy of this book in return for an honest review So much goes on in this book that one is hard pressed to come up with a favorite part of the book OK for me it was the Ostriches Visited an Ostrich and Emu farm in Aruba and was fascinated by those birds and this carried over with my reading of this wonderful debut novel Found out a lot about those birds but there is so much to this book April Davila fills her book with an interesting story that has both great and flawed characters and an inspirational message of belief in one s self We follow about a week in the life of a young lady who has to confront the death of her grandmother a totally derelict Uncle a Holy Roller Aunt and a mother who she has not seen in 11 years and who certainly would not get any awards for mother of the year Oh and what to do with those 142 ostriches and the farm she inherits from her grandmother The strains that Tallulah is under would sink many others but years of resilience living in the desert of California and taking care of the ostriches have instilled upon her a backbone and courage she never realized she had A wonderful book about family dysfunctional relatives courage to face an unknown future and 142 ostriches The author does a superb job of taking us on wild swings in action and the lives of the characters There is little negative about this book and therefore it certainly is deserving of a 5 rating Top notch effort Ms Davila I look forward to your next book Flora of Maine A Manual for Identification of Native and Naturalized Plants of Maine Vascular job in Montana and prepares to leave home But when Grandma Helen dies under strange circumstances Tallulah inherits everything Resist Not Evil just days before the birds inexplicably stop laying eggsGuarding the secret of the suddenly barren birds Tallulah endeavors to force through a sale of the ranch a task that is complicated by the. When the year is over there is no doubt in my mind that this will be one of my Top 5 books of the year Thanks to NetGalley and Kensington Books for sending me a free advance copy of this book in return for an honest review So much goes on in this book that one is hard pressed to come up with a favorite part of the book OK for me it was the Ostriches Visited an Ostrich and Emu farm in Aruba and was fascinated by those birds and this carried over with my reading of this wonderful debut novel Found out a lot about those birds but there is so much to this book April Davila fills her book with an interesting story that has both great and flawed characters and an inspirational message of belief in one s self We follow about a week in the life of a young lady who has to confront the death of her grandmother a totally derelict Uncle a Holy Roller Aunt and a mother who she has not seen in 11 years and who certainly would not get any awards for mother of the year Oh and what to do with those 142 ostriches and the farm she inherits from her grandmother The strains that Tallulah is under would sink many others but years of resilience living in the desert of California and taking care of the ostriches have instilled upon her a backbone and courage she never realized she had A wonderful book about family dysfunctional relatives courage to face an unknown future and 142 ostriches The author does a superb Non luogo a procedere job of taking us on wild swings in action and the lives of the characters There is little negative about this book and therefore it certainly is deserving of a 5 rating Top notch effort Ms Davila I look forward to your next book

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FREE READ ß 142 Ostriches Arrival of her extended family Their designs on the property and deeply rooted dysfunction threaten Tallulah's ambitions and eventually her life With no options left Tallulah must pull her head out of the sand and face the fifty year legacy of a family in turmoil the reality of her grandmother's death her mother's alcoholism her uncle's covetous anger and the 142 ostriches whose lives are in her han. It was the title that got me on this book And then it takes place in Imperial Valley California a very specific familiar place in my lifeThe Ostrich farm is plopped far out on the end of a road in hot hot hot Imperial Valley and there are exactly 142 of these magnificent birds who call this farm home Some like to trot alongside cars motoring up the drive or hover track the humans that tend them They have mega nests and mega eggs or did names for each It was fun to learn about the personalities of the ostriches and I was hoping to learn about them But the pull of the story is Lula s family and all the characters they are and her situation what to do with her life Everyone has plans for her and none of them jive with her plans for her Meanwhile each family member has their own set of tangled messed up situation that seems to reuire some part of Lula to help with or participate in the management of Grandma Helen is just trying to make the best of it when Lula joins her Readers are invited to trot alongside the ostriches and stay up please It got a little long in the middle and I was confused by the on again off again love interest but was mighty pleased with the endingI enjoyed it and would like to read from this authorA sincere thanks to April Davila Kensington Books and NetGalley for providing me an e ARC in exchange for an honest review Flora of Maine A Manual for Identification of Native and Naturalized Plants of Maine Vascular jive with her plans for her Meanwhile each family member has their own set of tangled messed up situation that seems to reuire some part of Lula to help with or participate in the management of Grandma Helen is Resist Not Evil just trying to make the best of it when Lula Non luogo a procedere joins her Readers are invited to trot alongside the ostriches and stay up please It got a little long in the middle and I was confused by the on again off again love interest but was mighty pleased with the endingI enjoyed it and would like to read from this authorA sincere thanks to April Davila Kensington Books and NetGalley for providing me an e ARC in exchange for an honest review

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FREE READ ß 142 Ostriches Set against the unexpected splendor of an ostrich ranch in the California desert April Dávila's beautifully written debut conjures an absorbing and compelling heroine in a story of courage family and forgiveness When Tallulah Jones was thirteen her grandmother plucked her from the dank Oakland apartment she shared with her unreliable mom and brought her to the family ostrich ranch in the Mojave Des. Tallulah Jones use to live with her alcoholic mother in a pathetic apartment in Oakland but at age 13 her grandmother took over the caretaking and moved Tallulah to her ostrich ranch in the Mojave Desert in California Tallulah hadn t seen her mother at all for 11 years Talluluh loved working with the birds and on a ranch for many yearsbut she was growing up At age 24 she was planning on leaving to join the Forest Service in MontanaButGrandma Helen played a dirty trickshe went and died strange accident knowing that Tallulah would be the only person who could run the ranch in her absence Grandma Helen had left the ranch to Tallulah knowing she was the only one who could run it Her other three children hadn t any interest in it Tallulah had to keep up with the work on the ranch by herself The flock would lay dozens of eggs every day in the hot summer months of the peak season Each egg had to be collected washed polished and stacked in cold storage for eventual shipping out to specialty grocery stores all over the country Without grandma Helen it was difficult to keep it up Tallulah planned on selling the ranch had a buyer and everything but almost instantly the ostriches stopped laying eggs Not exactly a good sign for the buyer Houston we have a problem The story moves in several directions Tallulah had grown up with an alcoholic father a very distant mother an aunt Christine who embrace God and an Uncle Scott who had lost himself in drugsbut the resilient Tallulah learned that one step leads to another one idea connects to anotherand if she wanted to save herself from following the footsteps of behaviors that didn t enrich or empowershe had to trust that moving forward would save her Sweet messages and symbolism throughoutTallulah had an honest voice she struggled against daunting odds to find her place in the world a place she could call home Sweet touching storythe power of the ostriches are felt symbolically throughout this story in relation to a young likable woman coming of age Though they can t fly Ostriches are fleet strong runnersas our powerful young protagonist was The ostrich was large as was its feathers and eggs In fact the ostrich spiritual totem lays the largest eggs out of all birds on the planetSince they were so large they were a symbol for wealth abundance and fertility A uick readwith writing that oscillated with true feelings By the end of this story the thoughts that came to me werein the end nothing was behind Tallulah had gathered her feathers tilted her wings upward and gazed forwardGorgeous book cover Thank you Kensington Books Netgalley and April Davila The Boyfriend Next Door join the Forest Service in MontanaButGrandma Helen played a dirty trickshe went and died strange accident knowing that Tallulah would be the only person who could run the ranch in her absence Grandma Helen had left the ranch to Tallulah knowing she was the only one who could run it Her other three children hadn t any interest in it Tallulah had to keep up with the work on the ranch by herself The flock would lay dozens of eggs every day in the hot summer months of the peak season Each egg had to be collected washed polished and stacked in cold storage for eventual shipping out to specialty grocery stores all over the country Without grandma Helen it was difficult to keep it up Tallulah planned on selling the ranch had a buyer and everything but almost instantly the ostriches stopped laying eggs Not exactly a good sign for the buyer Houston we have a problem The story moves in several directions Tallulah had grown up with an alcoholic father a very distant mother an aunt Christine who embrace God and an Uncle Scott who had lost himself in drugsbut the resilient Tallulah learned that one step leads to another one idea connects to anotherand if she wanted to save herself from following the footsteps of behaviors that didn t enrich or empowershe had to trust that moving forward would save her Sweet messages and symbolism throughoutTallulah had an honest voice she struggled against daunting odds to find her place in the world a place she could call home Sweet touching storythe power of the ostriches are felt symbolically throughout this story in relation to a young likable woman coming of age Though they can t fly Ostriches are fleet strong runnersas our powerful young protagonist was The ostrich was large as was its feathers and eggs In fact the ostrich spiritual totem lays the largest eggs out of all birds on the planetSince they were so large they were a symbol for wealth abundance and fertility A uick readwith writing that oscillated with true feelings By the end of this story the thoughts that came to me werein the end nothing was behind Tallulah had gathered her feathers tilted her wings upward and gazed forwardGorgeous book cover Thank you Kensington Books Netgalley and April Davila


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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD 142 Ostriches AUTHOR April Davila Tallulah Jones use to live with

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD 142 Ostriches AUTHOR April Davila This turned out to be uite a nice novel of self discovery Though I am reading some lighter reads when I first started this I thought it might be too light Yet how many chances are there to read a book that contains 142 ostriches? Not many or maybe none It does start rather slowly but add a dysfunctional family and the pa

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    READ 142 Ostriches SUMMARY Ë MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US ✓ April Davila April Davila ✓ 1 FREE READ When the year is over there is no doubt in my mind that this will be one of my Top 5 books of the year Thanks to NetGalley and Kensin

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD 142 Ostriches AUTHOR April Davila April Davila ✓ 1 FREE READ Have you ever been in love with an ostrich before? I never thought I would until I read this book This debut novel by April Davila was so beautifully written about a family operating an ostrich farm in the California Mojave dessert Davila's plot and characters are what made this book unforgettable and such an amazing read for me Tallulah our protagonist was such a well written character that was an inspiration and con

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD 142 Ostriches AUTHOR April Davila SUMMARY Ë MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US ✓ April Davila Four days after Tallulah’s Grandma Helen dies her mother’s mother – a woman she hasn’t seen since she was 13 years old when her grandmother drove to the apartment her mother was renting and drove back to the desert with Tallulah leaving Tallulah’s mother behind – everything for Tallulah begins to fa

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    SUMMARY Ë MIZUNOWAVERIDER.US ✓ April Davila April Davila ✓ 1 FREE READ READ 142 Ostriches When the year is over there is no doubt in my mind that this will be one of my Top 5 books of the year Thanks to NetGalley and Kensington Books for sending me a free advance copy of this book in return for an honest review

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    April Davila ✓ 1 FREE READ EBOOK DOWNLOAD 142 Ostriches AUTHOR April Davila 142 Ostriches is unlike anything I’ve read before Wholly uniue this cinematic novel exposes readers to the relatively unknown industry of ostrich farming In Davila’s skillful hands the desert comes alive and the ostriches are as compelling

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD 142 Ostriches AUTHOR April Davila I feel so lucky to have neighbors that like to share books with me Our local library recently started to lend books again curbside One of the many books my neighbor borrowed was 142 Ostriches by April Davila I had wanted to read this book for a while Since she read it uite fast she offered it to me I was thrilled

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    EBOOK DOWNLOAD 142 Ostriches AUTHOR April Davila Thank you to Kensington Books and Netgalley for the Arc I will try to keep this review as beautifully uick as this novel wasI loved this novel Never would I think I would be so enraptured and invested in ostriches A short work of fiction with a plot that moved along at a steady pace but the author still had time to develop a complex cast characters My favourite read of 2020 thus far I would recommend this book

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  • Paperback
  • 272
  • 142 Ostriches
  • April Davila
  • English
  • 11 January 2018
  • 9781496724700