True Places

True Places A girl emerges from the woods starved ill and alone and collapses Suzanne Blake hurtles along the Blue Ridge Parkway away from her overscheduled and completely normal life and encounters the girl

  • Title: True Places
  • Author: Sonja Yoerg
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 425
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • A girl emerges from the woods, starved, ill, and alone and collapses.Suzanne Blake hurtles along the Blue Ridge Parkway, away from her overscheduled and completely normal life, and encounters the girl As Suzanne rushes her to the hospital, she never imagines how the encounter will change her a change she both fears and desperately needs.Suzanne has the perfect house, A girl emerges from the woods, starved, ill, and alone and collapses.Suzanne Blake hurtles along the Blue Ridge Parkway, away from her overscheduled and completely normal life, and encounters the girl As Suzanne rushes her to the hospital, she never imagines how the encounter will change her a change she both fears and desperately needs.Suzanne has the perfect house, a successful husband, and a thriving family But beneath the veneer of an ideal life, her daughter is rebelling, her son is withdrawing, her husband is oblivious to it all, and Suzanne is increasingly unsure of her place in the world After her discovery of the ethereal sixteen year old who has never experienced civilization, Suzanne is compelled to invite Iris into her family s life and all its apparent privileges.But Iris has an independence, a love of solitude, and a discomfort with materialism that contrasts with everything the Blakes stand for qualities that awaken in Suzanne first a fascination, then a longing Now Suzanne can t help but wonder Is she destined to save Iris, or is Iris the one who will save her Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Kindle Edition, 347 pages Published January 1st 2019 by Lake Union Publishing More Details ASIN B07C227DVB Edition Language English Other Editions 5 All Editions Add a New Edition

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    About “Sonja Yoerg

    • Sonja Yoerg

      I grew up in Stowe, Vermont, the daughter of a ski instructor In my first incarnation, I was a animal behaviorist who studied learning in blue jays, hyenas and kangaroo rats I wrote a book about that Now I make stuff up.I ve published three novels, HOUSE BROKEN, MIDDLE OF SOMEWHERE, and ALL THE BEST PEOPLE My fourth, TRUE PLACES, will be released 1 January 2019 I m very excited about it, but I grew up in Stowe, Vermont, the daughter of a ski instructor In my first incarnation, I was a animal behaviorist who studied learning in blue jays, hyenas and kangaroo rats I wrote a book about that Now I make stuff up.I ve published three novels, HOUSE BROKEN, MIDDLE OF SOMEWHERE, and ALL THE BEST PEOPLE My fourth, TRUE PLACES, will be released 1 January 2019 I m very excited about it, but then again, I get excited about a lot of things When I m not writing or pretending to be writing, I run, garden, cook, eat, drink wine, then run some My husband and I live in central Virginia with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains It s quiet and pretty, like Vermont Join me all over the place twitter SonjaYoergfacebook SonjaYoerginstagram SonjaYoergsonjayoerg

    924 thoughts on “True Places

    • This book was wonderful Fog hung in the trees, a hush of silvery damp, but the girl could tell the sun would burn through before long and dry the grasses hunched under the weight of dew The cabin stood in a small clearing, and the trees surrounding it had strained toward the heavens for a long time, long enough for the trunks to have become too thick for the girl to enclose them in the circle of her arms, long enough for anyone with decency to fall silent in reverence The fog had disappeared Thi [...]


    • Loved this The girl was not simply ill or lost she was otherworldly True Places is a beautifully written family drama that focuses on materialism and superficiality A family is left in shambles after they take in a 15 year old who has lived off the grid for her enter life, They must either learn to recognize what s really important in life or lose each other.Suzanne, a mother of two, is simply existing in her upper class world in Charlottesville It appears she has the perfect family pe L [...]


    • 5 Lovely, Lyrical and Marvelous Stars There are times when there are no words When you are writing a review and you know that you just can t do an author s novel justice This is one of those times I was lucky enough to be offered an advanced copy of True Places from the author, Sonja Yoerg and of course, I jumped at the chance after having read her prior novel All the Best People last year as that book and those characters have stayed with me The same can be said for True Places Ther 5 Lovely, L [...]


    • 4.5 stars rounded to 5 starsWhat a beautiful story I have now read all four of Ms Yoerg s books, and she never fails to deliver a well written tale with significant depth This one focuses on Suzanne, a housewife and mother who is doing the best she can to keep her dysfunctional family rolling on Her co protagonist is Iris, a teenager who has lived her whole life in the Blue Ridge Mountains without ever experiencing a modern lifestyle How these two come together and help each other handle 4.5 sta [...]


    • MY THOUGHTS AFTER READING THE SYNOPSIS This is gonna be so awesome I cannot wait to read about how this child adjusts to her new surroundings I mean, she has never even seen running water or electricity What will she think of this new world and how will it change her How did she even end up in the woods What made her finally leave the only home she has ever known Everything I hoped I would find in this book, based on the description, is the complete opposite of what I got.After the death of MY T [...]


    • True Places is such an exquisite, emotional, and beautiful story.Sonja Yoerg has an impeccable talent of pouring her beautiful words across the pages with such elegance, love, and inspiration I fell in love with Sonja s writing in All The Best People last year and her new novel is nothing short of amazing.This novel spoke to me in so many different ways Yoerg truly shines with her descriptions of the natural world I was mesmerized with the beautiful words that truly come to light in this nove Tr [...]


    • Driving along a parkway in Virginia, Suzanne Blake notices something on the side of the road As she moves closer, she realizes that it is a young girl who is malnourished and in need of medical care After admitting her at a nearby hospital, she finds out Iris is an orphan who has been struggling to survive in the woods.Suzanne is informed that Iris will be placed in foster care if no relative can be located Without consulting her family, she decides to bring Iris into her household This Driving [...]


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