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"scholarly talented Jews in Russia in a time and place that I d never seen n "talented Jews in Russia in a time and place that I d never seen n page The history will come alive for you and never let you go I was completely swept away by this novel transported into pre World War I Russia and the struggles and hopes f the charismatic siblings Miri and Vanya Abramov as they attempted to make scientific history and escape The Anti Semitism And anti semitism and f pre revolutionary Russia With impressive but never heavy handed research Barenbaum builds a world f intellectualism scientific discovery feminism beauty romance violence and hatred and illuminates the complexities f Russian Jewish life beyond Fiddler Being There on the Roof stereotypesf shtetl life Even impressive than her depiction هذه بلادنا: الجواء of the dramaf impending war is the suspense she brings to the pursuit Buddha's Brain: The Practical Neuroscience of Happiness, Love, and Wisdom of physics as Vanya Abramov races to perfect Einstein s initial theoriesf relativity by completing the mathematical euations and confirming them through photographs f the solar eclipse that was visible in Russia in 1914 I was fortunate to have the chance to read an ARC f A Bend in the Stars and as soon as I started reading it I couldn t put it down The story is set in early 20th century Russia and is so well researched the reader practically feels like you are there in Kiev The beautifully vivid writing draws the reader in you can almost smell the strawberry jam as Babushka scoops it into her tea Then there is the race for scientific discovery with the alluring character f Einstein lurking ever in the background And the unfolding love story that twists and turns A Bend in the Stars has it all five stars This was amazing I can t recommend preordering this ne enough I ll be posting my full review soon Thank you to the author publicist and Grand Central Publishing for the early copy for review A Bend in the Stars is easily my favorite book that I ve read this year hence the 5 star rating I m giving it It will be hard for any ther books to be thoroughly loved in 2019 If you read and loved For All The Things We Cannot See then this is another #must read You won t be disappointedBelieve it r not this is Rachel Barenbaum s debut book She brings us # read You won t be disappointedBelieve it r not this is Rachel Barenbaum s debut book She brings us Russia and introduces us to the brother sister duo Miri and Vanya Russia is n the brink f war with Germany Things aren t easy especially for science based practices This makes things difficult for Miri who. Abramov and her brilliant physicist brother Vanya are facing an impossible decision Since their parents drowned fleeing to America Miri and Vanya have been raised by their babushka a famous matchmaker who has taught them to protect themselves at all costs to fight to kill if necessary and always to have an escape plan Can they bear to leave the homelan. I read this beautifully crafted intelligent novel in ne weekend consumed by Miri s courage Vanya s ambition the twists f loyalty and sacrifice the sting f betrayal the wrenching pain The War at Home: One Family's Fight Against PTSD of star crossed love In thrilling detail Barenbaum takes readersn a journey that is both uest and cat and mouse game crisscrossing 1914 Russia by foot and rail with danger at every turn as Vanya races to the center line f a total eclipse in search f scientific proof among the stars f gravity s effect n light and Miri pursues her dream f being a surgeon while struggling "To Reunite Her Family "reunite her family Bend In The Stars is smart moving historical fiction Thanks to NetGalley for advanced Access In Exchange For An Honest Review Russia 1914 Miri in exchange for an honest review Russia 1914 Miri and her brother Vanya have been raised by their grandmother after their parents death years before There is unrest in the country and the Jewish communities are especially at risk Miri Abramov is now ne Ten Thousand Goddam Cattle: A History of the American Cowboy in Song, Story and Verse of few female surgeons while Vanya is a physicist who dreamsf solving the final puzzle concerning Einstein s theory Set Theory, Logic and Their Limitations of relativity Now an eclipse is coming and this could be the answer to solving the puzzle However with Russia at war it is unsure if Vanya will be able to take the photographs he needs to confirm his theory But he will not give up and together with Miri s fiance he sneaks away from the army in hopesf taking photographs f the eclipseREAD THE REST OF THE REVIEW OVER AT FRESH FICTION Wow If you like smart historical fiction with bracing adventure this ne is for you A Bend in the Stars will take you to places you ve never seen and introduce you to characters with their backs up against a history you may not know Russia n the verge f WWI the sparkling cities the frozen steppe the ramshackle ghettoes the universities and hospitals it s all here as seen through the eyes The Stringbean Murders of a Jewish sister and brother struggling to make their mark in a society that considers them at best to be useful At worst I don t have to tell you Vanya the brother is a brilliant physicistn the cusp أساطير شعبية من قلب جزيرة العرب: الجزء الرابع of a discovery that willut Einstein even Einstein he is desperate to prove his theory but that will involve traveling incognito across Russia pursued by soldiers and rivals to photograph the solar eclipse Miri his sister is a newly trained surgeon who has to fight for her right to do medicine I don t want to give away too much but she too will traverse Russia in the company Stricken (Asphalt Cowboys, of a dashing soldier who is not her fianc Think Doctor Zhivago meets Casablanca Love and ambition and fa. This is atnce an epic love story and a heart pounding journey across WWI era Russia about an ambitious young doctor and her scientist brother in a race against Einstein to solve The Sporty Game onef the greatest mysteries American Yakuza II of the universeIn Russia in the summerf 1914 as war with Germany looms and the Czar's army tightens its grip n the local Jewish community Miri. Practices as a surgeon rare *for women at this time and Vanya a physicist competing with the famous Albert Einstein *women at this time and Vanya a physicist competing with the famous Albert Einstein explain relativity Their practices bring many challenges and critiues and with conscription brewing their lives are turned upside down When Vanya goes missing Miri is forced to face reality and fight for the brother she loves mostI really enjoyed that this book took us into Russia history and successfully explored the sciences without it being verkill it was artfully folded in I never thought that science in Russia would be such a conspiracy Love Onboard: Cupid's Caribbean Cruise or be thoughtf as witchcraft The Vertical Mind: Psychological Approaches for Optimal Rock Climbing other thing that really pulled me into this book was how much I related to Miri as a woman trying to prove herself as an eual without it beingverdone No matter what Miri fights for her beliefs and does her best even though she may feel like that s not enough I never cry but I cried through the end Blood Love of this book and I had chills It was just That GoodClearly I could gon and n about how much I loved this book Mark your calendars because it s coming ut n May 14th You don t want to miss itThank you so much to Netgalley and Grand Central Publishing for providing me with an advanced copy f this book you so much to Netgalley and Grand Central Publishing for providing me with an advanced copy f this book have voluntarily read this book and the review provided expresses my wn personal pinion In 1914 Russia siblings Miri a doctor and Vanya a scientist are living with their grandmother a Jewish matchmaker The Great War is just beginning Vanya is competing with Einstein to prove the theory f relativity He embarks n a jury with Miri s fianc
Yuri to meet an American take photos f an eclipse and arrange passage for their to meet an American take photos DIY, Dammit!: A Practical Guide to Curse-Free Crafting of an eclipse and arrange passage for their to America Miri travels with a soldier to find Vanya and Yuri The novel follows each journey through the vast terrainf Russian landscapes cities and towns It is a story f ambition love science prejudice and resilienceThe book is structured around the Jewish calendar which fits with the themes f cosmic phenomena time and being Jewish in czarist Russia I enjoyed the historic setting and complexity in the narrative There is ne major plot issue toward the end that bothered me but verall a successful debut I look forward to seeing what she comes up with next A rich stunning heartbreaking debut grounded in history The science blew my mind and the love story broke my heart What an adventure Through war angry mobs desparate train rides I felt the excitement Civil rights, tool of communist deception of the race and the fear love and loss along the way This is a great read I can t wait to share it with my friends and famil. D that has given them so muchBefore they have time to make their choice war is declared and Vanya goes missing along with Miri's fiancé Miri braves the firing suad to go looking for them both As the eclipse that will change history darkens skies across Russia notnly the safety f Miri's wn family but the future f science itself hangs in the balance.