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Between Shades of Gray Lina is just like any other fifteen year old Lithuanian girl inShe paints, she draws, she gets crushes on boys Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home, tearing her family from the comfortable life they ve known Separated from her father, forced onto a crowded and dirty train car, Lina, her mother, and her young brother slowly make their way north, crossing the Arctic Circle, to a work camp in the coldest reaches of Siberia Here they are forced, under Stalin s orders, to dig for beets and fight for their lives under the cruelest of conditions Lina finds solace in her art, meticulously and at great risk documenting events by drawing, hoping these messages will make their way to her father s prison camp to let him know they are still alive It is a long and harrowing journey, spanning years and covering , miles, but it is through incredible strength, love, and hope that Lina ultimately survives Between Shades of Gray is a novel that will steal your breath and capture your heart ✅ Book Lover PDF / Epub ⚣ Author Jennifer Kaufman – Kleankitchen.co.uk she draws [Ebook] ➧ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➭ Delores Fossen – Kleankitchen.co.uk she gets crushes on boys Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home ❮PDF❯ ❤ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – Kleankitchen.co.uk tearing her family from the comfortable life they ve known Separated from her father [Télécharger] ➵ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Auteur Carole Mortimer – Kleankitchen.co.uk forced onto a crowded and dirty train car ❰Epub❯ ➞ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – Kleankitchen.co.uk Lina ❮Read❯ ➸ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, ➻ Author Cindi Myers – Kleankitchen.co.uk her mother ❰PDF❯ ❤ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – Kleankitchen.co.uk and her young brother slowly make their way north [PDF / Epub] ☉ An Amish Family Christmas Author Marta Perry – Kleankitchen.co.uk crossing the Arctic Circle ☁ [PDF / Epub] ☀ Interrupted Lullaby By Dana R. Lynn ✎ – Kleankitchen.co.uk to a work camp in the coldest reaches of Siberia Here they are forced [PDF / Epub] ☁ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James – Kleankitchen.co.uk under Stalin s orders ➯ [Read] ➫ Vows of Revenge By Dani Collins ➻ – Kleankitchen.co.uk to dig for beets and fight for their lives under the cruelest of conditions Lina finds solace in her art ❰Read❯ ➪ Not a Fairy Tale Author Romy Sommer – Kleankitchen.co.uk meticulously and at great risk documenting events by drawing ❰Download❯ ➾ The Midwife and the Single Dad Author Gill Sanderson – Kleankitchen.co.uk hoping these messages will make their way to her father s prison camp to let him know they are still alive It is a long and harrowing journey ❰Read❯ ➪ Small-Town Billionaire Author Renee Andrews – Kleankitchen.co.uk spanning years and covering [Ebook] ➥ A Convenient Marriage By Maggie Cox – Kleankitchen.co.uk miles [EPUB] ✶ A French Pirouette By Jennifer Bohnet – Kleankitchen.co.uk but it is through incredible strength [PDF / Epub] ✩ The Doctors Courageous Bride ☉ Dianne Drake – Kleankitchen.co.uk love [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Demure Miss Manning By Amanda McCabe – Kleankitchen.co.uk and hope that Lina ultimately survives Between Shades of Gray is a novel that will steal your breath and capture your heart ruta sepetys has stated that when survivors are gone, we have the obligation to not let the truth disappear with them that we need to give them a voice and i think she does that so perfectly with this novel.what i really appreciated about this book in particular was the awareness brought to one aspect of WWII that tends to be forgotten i see countless of stories about the atrocities hitler condoned against the jewish, and i think we all tend to get caught up in that that we forget there was m ruta sepetys has stated that when survivors are gone, we have the obligation to not let the truth disappear with them that we need to give them a voice and i think she does that so perfectly with this novel.what i really appreciated about this book in particular was the awareness brought to one aspect of WWII that tends to be forgotten i see countless of stories about the atrocities hitler condoned against the jewish, and i think we all tend to get caught up in that that we forget there wasthan one bad guy during that horrific time its been estimated that stalin killed approximately 10 million people he considered enemies to the soviet via forced relocation deportation to siberia not only during the war, but many years after and as much as linas story pained me to read, i am so very grateful for it its stories like this that remind me of the importance of hope and resilience and i cannot think of anything better to say than what she says herself, towards the end of her writingsthese writings may shock or horrify you, but that is not my intention it is my greatest hope that these pages stir your deepest well of human compassion i hope they prompt you to do something, to tell someone only then can we ensure that this kind of evil is never allowed to repeat itselfmay we always remember that 4 stars This is not a pretty book.Even though I found this novel exceptionally well written, it was not a pleasure to read It s about Lithuanians displaced to Siberian work camps during World War II It was pretty unflinchingly brutal, but here s why I think you ought to read it 1 It is a side of World War II that you might not have seen before I certainly hadn t heard these stories of displaced Europeans, and I have to say, having been to Lithuania on tour last year, it made so much of what they sai This is not a pretty book.Even though I found this novel exceptionally well written, it was not a pleasure to read It s about Lithuanians displaced to Siberian work camps during World War II It was pretty unflinchingly brutal, but here s why I think you ought to read it 1 It is a side of World War II that you might not have seen before I certainly hadn t heard these stories of displaced Europeans, and I have to say, having been to Lithuania on tour last year, it made so much of what they said have deeper meaning I found their fierce national pride lovely and charming when I was there after this novel, it seems incredibly brave and honorable.2 Mom The mother is really the heroine of this story and that is my one nitpick about this novel the narrator has no arc and no agency all of the action is carried by her mother and her sort of boyfriend She has such an incredible flame and kindness in her One of my favorite book moms.3 Shades of gray The title promises and the novel delivers Characters we think are horrid actually do incredibly kind things, and character we regard as friends do awful ones.4 If you combine 2 and 3, you get my favorite part, which is that it makes you look at people an entirely new way I love books that stretch my brain, and this one sat with me for hours and hours.5 Wonderful sense of place, even when the place isn t so wonderful Like Lucy Christopher, I trust the author to take me someplace different, and I ll be picking up whatever she writes next Really loved this book and it s story because I personally have never heard about this side of the war before and I m so grateful I know about it now. Actual rating 4.5 starsAs soon as I saw this video, I knew I had to read this novel Between Shades of Gray isn t the type of book I d normally read, but I m extremely glad that I decided to read it Lina is a very strong and courageous character Despite the situation Lina is placed in at the young age of fifteen, she audaciously chooses to write about the terrible cruelties the Soviets are doing to those around her as well as her family and herself Lina is an artist, and she uses this talent Actual rating 4.5 starsAs soon as I saw this video, I knew I had to read this novel Between Shades of Gray isn t the type of book I d normally read, but I m extremely glad that I decided to read it Lina is a very strong and courageous character Despite the situation Lina is placed in at the young age of fifteen, she audaciously chooses to write about the terrible cruelties the Soviets are doing to those around her as well as her family and herself Lina is an artist, and she uses this talent to depict the ghastly scenes she s forces to witness on a daily basis She then hides her drawings where the NKVD, hopefully, won t find them In this she hopes that, one day, someone will find the proof of what really occurred, and make sure that it never happens again.I m going to warn you, a good deal of this book is very grim and Sepetys doesn t cover up the horrors that were committed against these innocent people with euphemisms There are quite a few shocking, disturbing, and graphic scenes in this You ll probably want to read something light and fluffy after finishing it.But much like the title of the book and the fledging plant sprouting up from the ice covered landscape on the book s cover signifies hope, the author does a wonderful job of incorporating snippets of hope even through the most grim of times for her characters.Interspersed with Lina s time in the slavery camps, there are bittersweet flashbacks to Lina s life before her and her family were taken by the Soviets I think they helped to break up the scenes of abuse and heartache, making the novelpalatable to the reader.There is also a light romance in this that is both sweet and a welcome addition to a story such as this.FAVORITE QUOTEI shut the bathroom door and caught sight of my face in the mirror I had no idea how quickly it was to change, to fade If I had, I would have stared at my reflection, memorizing it It was the last time I would look into a real mirror forthan a decade Ruta Sepetys writing is erudite, yet simple, and it flows very well I just hope that this isn t one of those one hit wonder cases where the author has one story to tell and never writes anything again I d really like to readfrom Sepetys, whether it bestories such as this, or something completely different.On a side note, the finished, physical copy of this I say it in this way because some people probably have an ARC or an ebook is quite gorgeous The jacket seems to be made of recycled paper, so it has a very natural, rustic look and feel to it And it has deckled edges, my favorite I think this is one of those books that will be highly praised by some like myself , and sadly overlooked by others It s easy to be distracted by the deluge of YA paranormal novels with the pretty covers and the pomp and heavy promotion, but, I assure you, Between Shades of Gray isthan worth your reading time.This book reminds me just how fortunate I am to be born in the era and country that I was, and I found it very humbling I m glad to have had the opportunity to read it, and I highly recommend it

    ✅ Book Lover PDF / Epub ⚣ Author Jennifer Kaufman – Kleankitchen.co.uk she draws [Ebook] ➧ Secret Delivery / Her 24-Hour Protector ➭ Delores Fossen – Kleankitchen.co.uk she gets crushes on boys Until one night when Soviet officers barge into her home ❮PDF❯ ❤ Kholodovs Last Mistress Author Kate Hewitt – Kleankitchen.co.uk tearing her family from the comfortable life they ve known Separated from her father [Télécharger] ➵ Wicked Sinner (Regency Sinners 7) Auteur Carole Mortimer – Kleankitchen.co.uk forced onto a crowded and dirty train car ❰Epub❯ ➞ If the Stiletto Fits... Author Wendy Etherington – Kleankitchen.co.uk Lina ❮Read❯ ➸ What Phoebe Wants (Harlequin Flipside, ➻ Author Cindi Myers – Kleankitchen.co.uk her mother ❰PDF❯ ❤ Ruthlessly Royal (Self-Made Millionaires Author Robyn Donald – Kleankitchen.co.uk and her young brother slowly make their way north [PDF / Epub] ☉ An Amish Family Christmas Author Marta Perry – Kleankitchen.co.uk crossing the Arctic Circle ☁ [PDF / Epub] ☀ Interrupted Lullaby By Dana R. Lynn ✎ – Kleankitchen.co.uk to a work camp in the coldest reaches of Siberia Here they are forced [PDF / Epub] ☁ Gift-Wrapped Governess By Sophia James – Kleankitchen.co.uk under Stalin s orders ➯ [Read] ➫ Vows of Revenge By Dani Collins ➻ – Kleankitchen.co.uk to dig for beets and fight for their lives under the cruelest of conditions Lina finds solace in her art ❰Read❯ ➪ Not a Fairy Tale Author Romy Sommer – Kleankitchen.co.uk meticulously and at great risk documenting events by drawing ❰Download❯ ➾ The Midwife and the Single Dad Author Gill Sanderson – Kleankitchen.co.uk hoping these messages will make their way to her father s prison camp to let him know they are still alive It is a long and harrowing journey ❰Read❯ ➪ Small-Town Billionaire Author Renee Andrews – Kleankitchen.co.uk spanning years and covering [Ebook] ➥ A Convenient Marriage By Maggie Cox – Kleankitchen.co.uk miles [EPUB] ✶ A French Pirouette By Jennifer Bohnet – Kleankitchen.co.uk but it is through incredible strength [PDF / Epub] ✩ The Doctors Courageous Bride ☉ Dianne Drake – Kleankitchen.co.uk love [PDF / Epub] ✅ The Demure Miss Manning By Amanda McCabe – Kleankitchen.co.uk and hope that Lina ultimately survives Between Shades of Gray is a novel that will steal your breath and capture your heart ruta sepetys has stated that when survivors are gone, we have the obligation to not let the truth disappear with them that we need to give them a voice and i think she does that so perfectly with this novel.what i really appreciated about this book in particular was the awareness brought to one aspect of WWII that tends to be forgotten i see countless of stories about the atrocities hitler condoned against the jewish, and i think we all tend to get caught up in that that we forget there was m ruta sepetys has stated that when survivors are gone, we have the obligation to not let the truth disappear with them that we need to give them a voice and i think she does that so perfectly with this novel.what i really appreciated about this book in particular was the awareness brought to one aspect of WWII that tends to be forgotten i see countless of stories about the atrocities hitler condoned against the jewish, and i think we all tend to get caught up in that that we forget there wasthan one bad guy during that horrific time its been estimated that stalin killed approximately 10 million people he considered enemies to the soviet via forced relocation deportation to siberia not only during the war, but many years after and as much as linas story pained me to read, i am so very grateful for it its stories like this that remind me of the importance of hope and resilience and i cannot think of anything better to say than what she says herself, towards the end of her writingsthese writings may shock or horrify you, but that is not my intention it is my greatest hope that these pages stir your deepest well of human compassion i hope they prompt you to do something, to tell someone only then can we ensure that this kind of evil is never allowed to repeat itselfmay we always remember that 4 stars This is not a pretty book.Even though I found this novel exceptionally well written, it was not a pleasure to read It s about Lithuanians displaced to Siberian work camps during World War II It was pretty unflinchingly brutal, but here s why I think you ought to read it 1 It is a side of World War II that you might not have seen before I certainly hadn t heard these stories of displaced Europeans, and I have to say, having been to Lithuania on tour last year, it made so much of what they sai This is not a pretty book.Even though I found this novel exceptionally well written, it was not a pleasure to read It s about Lithuanians displaced to Siberian work camps during World War II It was pretty unflinchingly brutal, but here s why I think you ought to read it 1 It is a side of World War II that you might not have seen before I certainly hadn t heard these stories of displaced Europeans, and I have to say, having been to Lithuania on tour last year, it made so much of what they said have deeper meaning I found their fierce national pride lovely and charming when I was there after this novel, it seems incredibly brave and honorable.2 Mom The mother is really the heroine of this story and that is my one nitpick about this novel the narrator has no arc and no agency all of the action is carried by her mother and her sort of boyfriend She has such an incredible flame and kindness in her One of my favorite book moms.3 Shades of gray The title promises and the novel delivers Characters we think are horrid actually do incredibly kind things, and character we regard as friends do awful ones.4 If you combine 2 and 3, you get my favorite part, which is that it makes you look at people an entirely new way I love books that stretch my brain, and this one sat with me for hours and hours.5 Wonderful sense of place, even when the place isn t so wonderful Like Lucy Christopher, I trust the author to take me someplace different, and I ll be picking up whatever she writes next Really loved this book and it s story because I personally have never heard about this side of the war before and I m so grateful I know about it now. Actual rating 4.5 starsAs soon as I saw this video, I knew I had to read this novel Between Shades of Gray isn t the type of book I d normally read, but I m extremely glad that I decided to read it Lina is a very strong and courageous character Despite the situation Lina is placed in at the young age of fifteen, she audaciously chooses to write about the terrible cruelties the Soviets are doing to those around her as well as her family and herself Lina is an artist, and she uses this talent Actual rating 4.5 starsAs soon as I saw this video, I knew I had to read this novel Between Shades of Gray isn t the type of book I d normally read, but I m extremely glad that I decided to read it Lina is a very strong and courageous character Despite the situation Lina is placed in at the young age of fifteen, she audaciously chooses to write about the terrible cruelties the Soviets are doing to those around her as well as her family and herself Lina is an artist, and she uses this talent to depict the ghastly scenes she s forces to witness on a daily basis She then hides her drawings where the NKVD, hopefully, won t find them In this she hopes that, one day, someone will find the proof of what really occurred, and make sure that it never happens again.I m going to warn you, a good deal of this book is very grim and Sepetys doesn t cover up the horrors that were committed against these innocent people with euphemisms There are quite a few shocking, disturbing, and graphic scenes in this You ll probably want to read something light and fluffy after finishing it.But much like the title of the book and the fledging plant sprouting up from the ice covered landscape on the book s cover signifies hope, the author does a wonderful job of incorporating snippets of hope even through the most grim of times for her characters.Interspersed with Lina s time in the slavery camps, there are bittersweet flashbacks to Lina s life before her and her family were taken by the Soviets I think they helped to break up the scenes of abuse and heartache, making the novelpalatable to the reader.There is also a light romance in this that is both sweet and a welcome addition to a story such as this.FAVORITE QUOTEI shut the bathroom door and caught sight of my face in the mirror I had no idea how quickly it was to change, to fade If I had, I would have stared at my reflection, memorizing it It was the last time I would look into a real mirror forthan a decade Ruta Sepetys writing is erudite, yet simple, and it flows very well I just hope that this isn t one of those one hit wonder cases where the author has one story to tell and never writes anything again I d really like to readfrom Sepetys, whether it bestories such as this, or something completely different.On a side note, the finished, physical copy of this I say it in this way because some people probably have an ARC or an ebook is quite gorgeous The jacket seems to be made of recycled paper, so it has a very natural, rustic look and feel to it And it has deckled edges, my favorite I think this is one of those books that will be highly praised by some like myself , and sadly overlooked by others It s easy to be distracted by the deluge of YA paranormal novels with the pretty covers and the pomp and heavy promotion, but, I assure you, Between Shades of Gray isthan worth your reading time.This book reminds me just how fortunate I am to be born in the era and country that I was, and I found it very humbling I m glad to have had the opportunity to read it, and I highly recommend it"/>
  • Hardcover
  • 344 pages
  • Between Shades of Gray
  • Ruta Sepetys
  • English
  • 23 November 2017
  • 0399254129

About the Author: Ruta Sepetys

1 New York Times Bestselling Author and Winner of the Carnegie Medal.Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers The daughter of a refugee, Ruta is drawn to underrepresented stories of strength through struggle and hopes to give voice to those who weren t able to tell their story Her award winning historical novels are published in over fifty countries and have received over forty literary prizes.Forinformation


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