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a Read, Write, Edit lot about backpacking along the way I have to say I was surprised how much I enjoyed this book as it is uite different to what I usually read My only slight criticism the ending was too neatly wrapped up for myiking I received a complimentary copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an unbiased review Middle of Somewhere is part self discovery part suspense part ove story Liz Croft is relying on the JMT for some self atonement trying to work out her guilt over a act she s kept secret Her boyfriend Dante to tag along despite being an inexperienced hiker and along despite being an inexperienced hiker and can tell is ess than entralled I couldn t figure out how this book would play out Dante making mistakes Liz being annoyed Not in the very American Legal History least Ioved this book The The Evolution of Technology layers to Liz and Dante are peeled back so carefully that each reveal was a pleasant surprise and kept me turning pages I did not expect to reallyike Dante as much as I did by the end Despite Liz obviously growing you could really see Dante s character be pushed to his own Objective PET Students Book with Answers [With CDROM] limits I absolutely adored their relationship by the end of the bookThe end is harrowing and there is a moment where Iiterally got goosebumps no spoilers When you get there you Ethan Marcus Stands Up ll know it The conclusion felt both surprising and inevitable Highly recommend Some people are givers Some people are takers But theines drawn between the two can often be blurred And the resulting pain is Matti In the Wallet like a thorneft in a shirt pocket A Raised in Captivity little too close to the heartSonja Yoerg presents her main character Liz Kroft as a very complicated soul where the waters run deep Liz is approaching her 30th birthday and vows to hike the John Muir Trail This trip has been handcarved by Liz herself A personal encounter with Nature and an embrace of beauty and desired solitude But Liz reverie is hastily sidelined Dante her boyfriend decides to accompany her on this journey Liz is torn between her own sense of alone time and the nagging guilt ofeaving Dante s enthusiasm behind right along with Dante himselfWithin moments we realize that there is weighing down on Liz than her 45 pound backpack Unlike that cumbersome hiking euipment Liz has been trekking through Think (Ars Lamina) Level 2 Workbook life unable to breathe freely Life has not been kind to Liz and Liz has not been kind toife The tauntness of these Two Brothers, One Tail life strings make their way throughout the story Liz had been raised in the environment of an aloof mother who barely even acknowledged her presence and she is the offspring of a phantom of a father She is a voiceless soulSome may say that Yoerg has produced another Wild in theikes of Cheryl Strayed I d say that this book hikes up a completely different mountain trail Oh pun intended Liz who was initially seeking solidarity is certainly not alone here We are introduced to uite a few characters who round out this story in such smooth and jagged ways There is also the creep factor that I totally enjoy You don t have to be a hiker to know the potential for danger on the trailways It s there in the four Woman Much Missed legged and the twoegged variety Stick around to find outI absolutely enjoyed The Middle of Somewhere It speaks to the demons that fester inside all of usthe slither of past decisions and events that find their way into our present Why Americas Top Pundits Are Wrong lives and will eventually poison our waters It s the meeting of minds and souls and the hushing sounds we make in trying to evict them A special thank you to Penguin and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest review Talented Sonja Yoerg returns following her smashing debut House Broken with This is a tense well crafted novel that delivers an unexpected emotional punch I read an advance copy of The Middle of Somewhere and found it to be a uniue novel in the way it straddles the genres of contemporary fiction and psychological thrillers The main character Liz is in conflict over secrets she harbors and is suffering remorse over her past actions She is also in peril due to the challenges of surviving in the wilderness and from encountering some unexpected baddies on the trail Yoerg has done a terrific job of blending these genres to deliver a book that will keep you readingong after you should turn out the Citizen Cain light Despite the sometimes white knuckled pacing of the book Yoerg also manages to weave in some profound observations aboutife Trail of Secrets love and the healing power of being in the natural world as Liz continues on her uest to understand and redeem herself Here is one of my favorite passages This was why she had come Not to think orearn or seek absolution She had come to enter into a world of pure perception to explore this canvas of gray and blue It was a place beyond reckoning beyond sin If she could exist there she could bear the weight of existence completely inside herself This she believed was necessary for How to Train a Cowboy love. Losing him Maybe They set off together alone under blue skies but it’s notong before storms threaten and two strange brothers appear along the trail Amid the jagged towering peaks Liz must decide whether to admit her mistakes and confront her fears or face the trail the brothers and her future alo.
learn a ot about backpacking along the way I have to say I was surprised
Characters The Middle of Somewhere35 starsYou re gonna need hiking boots for this trip A potent Mix Of Self Reflection of self reflection and mild suspense Sonja Yoerg effortlessly transports the reader to the varying elevations of the John Muir Trail in the Sierra Nevada mountains Even if you aren t someone that enjoys camping that s totally me or trekking through the forest there s still something sort of alluring about this trip I thought Liz was gutsy for planning an eighteen day hike alone What better way to face your demons head on and find clarity than to surround yourself with natural beauty and isolation Never in a million years would I personally
Want Solitude To Thatsolitude to that though I watch enough horror movies to know anything could be urking out in the woodsMuch to my relief but definitely not Liz s her boyfriend Dante ends up crashing the trip She couldn t open up her mouth and tell him that though She completely sucks at being vulnerable and honestly it makes it hard to connect with her on some A Touch of Persuasion (Men Of Wolff Mountain levels The miles on her feet the easier it gets for Liz to blurt out the secrets that have been eating away at her That was just one of the many fears she had to face along the trailThings take a bit of a sinister turn when two creepy brothers start popping up at different points along the way Theesson to Watch for Me by Moonlight (The Midnight Twins, learn here trust your instincts and run It s better to survive than to take a risk and ignore bad vibes I thoroughly enjoy suspense and while that s not what I expected when I picked this up I wish that aspect of the storyline had been amped up a notch I feltike the author was teasing me With bated breath I waited for something big to happen but she failed to fully deliver It all sort of fell flat in the endThere s no doubt this is an atmospheric read The vivid descriptions of the scenery make it easy to conjure up the trails streams and campsites along the way For the setup of the story it was great but after awhile the momentum of the story gets The Mommy Makeover lost among all of those details I found myself wanting to skip ahead in search of dialogue or one of Liz s flashbacks It just became too much for me That s not to say I didn t enjoy this trip it just wasn t my favorite vacation This book turned out aot different than I expected However I The Convicts Bounty Bride (Convict Wives liked the surprising direction that it went in The description for the book is rather vague so I suppose anything could have happened and it did I wasn t the biggest fan of the main character but it didn t take away from the story for me Iiked the setting I thought it was beautifully done and I really felt A River of Royal Blood (Untitled, like I was in the middle of the wilderness while reading this book Which is pretty impressive since I am a big homebody and hate bugs but I found myself actuallyonging to be in this beautiful forest with the charactersI thought that the elements of suspense were also really well done my only ualm was that I felt First Blood like the ending was aittle abrupt I would have The Palliser Novels like a concrete explanation after the huge build up of suspenseOverall this is a good book about self reflection and the wilderness with a suspenseful undertone 355Buy Borrow or Bin Verdict BorrowNote I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review I enjoy books about personal journey how we growearn and Men And Gods In Mongolia love throughife eventschallenges There were a few parts that felt forced or a Hunter Killer (Pike Logan little much and others where I wanted just aittle but overall this book held my interest to the end I could sympathize with both main characters throughout and ultimately gained a deeper respect for both in the end Thanks netgalley for the arc Liz is burdened down with guilt and her feelings need straightened out She decides to hike the John Muir trail and hopefully sort out her past with her widowhood and her recent relationship with another man named DanteThen two weeks before her start date Dante announced he was joining herYou ve never been backpacking and now you want to go two hundred and twenty milesI would miss youDante was that guy who couldn t Brazen and the Beast (The Bareknuckle Bastards, live without internet service and a clean bed He whined about everything He bought new shoes that she advised him against and ended up with blisters all over his feet I was rooting for her to push him down a cliff Then at the next checkpoint Dante does realize that he is not cut out for the trip andeaves to go and wait for her He knows that their relationship is at stake with this hike and feels The Friend Zone like Liz iseaving him She was small and bare and completely inconseuential as was her past Water rock air it cared nothing for her and would not judge her not On this journey she would travel deep into the indifferent wilderness to discover what was possible for her and what could not be undoneOnce alone Liz realizes that her secrets have to be told or that they will plaue her for the rest of her Flying Scotsman Manual life Dante does join back on the trail with. If youoved Wild you can't miss this A troubled young widow hikes from Yosemite Valley deep into the wilderness on the John Muir Trail to elude her shameful past in this emotionally gripping story from the author of House Broken With her thirtieth birthday ooming Liz Kroft is heading for the hill. Her and he is totally changed IN ATTITUDE HE KNOWS THAT attitude He knows that this his and Liz s chance and I did come to ike his character than I the female main character There is a creepiness to this book also with two men that the couple meet on the hike that just don t seem right I m a sucker for a hiking book so I did enjoy this book uite a bit It s well written enough that I want to read from this authorShe had never believed in fate nor understood its attraction But so ittle of what had happened on this hike seemed within her control she may have to alter her view Booksource Netgalley in exchange for review Many thanks to New American Library of Penguin Random House and Ms Sonja Yoerg for an ARC of this novel in exchange for an unbiased reviewWOW This is a most impressive follow up to Ms Yoerg s debut novel House
Broken I really enjoyed House Broken but I ove The Middle ofI really enjoyed House Broken but I Charlie Turns Into a T-Rex love The Middle of even This is the story of Liz Kroft a very bright 29 year old engineer with a difficult past that haseft her wondering whether she is capable of engaging in a normal happy relationship Don t Graphic Design For Everyone let this one sentence synopsis fool you into thinking this is a generic plot Iike my women s fiction to have substance and this book has plenty of depth Most of the story takes place during an 18 day backpacking journey on the John Muir trail in the western United States where Liz is Considering Kate (The Stanislaskis, looking to find a truerife Do not think that just because you have read or seen the movie Wild which I have that The Middle of Somewhere has been done before It has not This novel is a character study an adventure a thriller and a Sweetland love story Liz is highly complex and Ms Yoerg gives us a detailedook inside her head by telling the tale from Liz s perspective 3rd person point of view and using flashbacks to help us understand how she came to be the way she is She is a strong independent woman whom I Art of Laurel and Hardy liked very much She and her boyfriend Dante who accompanies her over a major portion of the trip run into a number of perilous situations and theast 125 pages of the book had my pulse racing The story was so compelling I read the entire second half of the book in one sitting which is something I just don t do I usually fall asleep when I try that As engrossing as the adventurousthrilling aspects of the book are I found Liz s personal story to be the most powerful arc To go into that in detail would be risking spoilers There are other elements I Hers To Cherish (Verdantia, like about this book Ms Yoerg s prose is beautiful and highly communicative That and the intricate nature of the protagonist s personal issues are two areas that I think are done even better in this book than in her debut novel Further the author clearly did her research She has wonderful true toife descriptions of the wilderness through which the John Muir Trail traverses I felt I was right there in the scene with the characters I also The Intelligent Entrepreneur learned a tremendous amount about the ins and outs of backpacking I have done many day hikes but hiking 8 hours a day for several weeks is a whole other sport Finally this story is very real including the complex dynamics between Liz and Dante It touched me There was nothing I did notike about this book except that since it is a stand alone I will not encounter these wonderful characters againI am very impressed with Sonja Yoerg She is a cut above in her genre which is a scary good thing considering she has only written two novels I recommend The Middle of Somewhere to all readers of women s fiction and The Summer of the Ubume literary fiction I will definitely read everything this author writes An easy 5 stars for me This was my first book by Sonja Yoerg but will definitely not be myastThe Middle of Somewhere is a great piece of Distracted - Acting Edition literary fiction and should appeal to any fans of women s fictionTold from the third person point of view it follows 29 year old Liz on an 18 day backpacking journey on the John Muir trail in the Western part of the US Liz is seeking solitude and a chance to clear her mind but then her boy friend Dante decides to tag along Liz is very independent an experienced hiker and she is harboring secrets that she knows she has toet Dante in on But once these things are out in the open what will it do to their relationship and their future Using flashbacks Liz s past is gradually revealed and we also find out about Dante s history and concerns The plot handles a Trauma heilen lot of personal family and relationship issues There is than the self discovery and relationship angle as well as the character studies aspect though Along the trail Liz and Dante meet several other hikers that have an impact on this journey There is danger adventure and suspense All the characters feel real and are well developed The plot moves along at a good speed and it was difficult to put the book down once startedThe prose is simply beautiful with vivid desc. Siterally Her emotional baggage weighs her down than her backpack but a three week trek promises the solitude she craves at east until her boyfriend Dante decides to tag along His broad moral streak makes the prospect of confessing her sins difficult but as much as she fears his judgment she fears. ,