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 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 HerTrue Places

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 347 pages
  • True Places
  • Sonja Yoerg
  • English
  • 14 April 2017

10 thoughts on “True Places

  1. says:

    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 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 as surreptitiously as it has come The sun was high and all the green in the world was rising toward it She listened as she climbed, her skin and each of her senses bound together into solid awareness Everything surrounds her, impinging on her, she felt and knew One day Suzanne had enough she had to get away from the family and her respo...

  2. says:

    Loved thisThe 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 Loved thisThe 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 perfect husband, perfect children, and perfect marriage She spends her time doing charity work and constantly taking ...

  3. says:

    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, 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...

  4. says:

    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 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 their pasts and discover a better way of life is the crux of the story Having grown up near the foothills of the Smoky Mountains I loved the Blue Ridge Mountain area setting in Virginia I believe this is home territory for the author Her descriptions brought back those mountain sounds and smells to me Gee I miss all the times I spent with my family in the mountains of the southeast Tennessee I understand Ms Yoerg is also an avid gardener and plant lover, and her knowledge of the flora of th...

  5. says:

    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 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...

  6. says:

    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 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 has lasting ramifications since nobody else is happy with this decision Te...

  7. says:

    A remarkably descriptive novel that will lose you in its emotionally gripping pagesSUMMARYSuzanne Blake is hurrying through her busy day, when she spots a figure lying on the road She stops and discovers a young malnourished girl in need of medical attention She transports 16 year old, Iris to the hospital and learns that she has been living on her own in the woods for many years Her mother had passed away in the woods three years ago and her father had disappeared three years before that A remarkably descriptive novel that will lose you in its emotionally gripping pagesSUMMARYSuzanne Blake is hurrying through her busy day, when she spots a figure lying on the road She stops and discovers a young malnourished girl in need of medical attention She transports 16 year old, Iris to the hospital and learns that she has been living on her own in the woods for many years Her mother had passed away in the woods three years ago and her father had disappeared three years before that Iris was frightened and overwhelmed being in the hospital and wanted to go back to the woods Suzanne feels a strong connection to Iris s feelings,...

  8. says:

    For starters that cover It spoke to me immediately But what is beneath the beautiful artwork is equally delightful While I have enjoyed all of Sonja Yoerg s novels, this one has to be my favorite, with its juxtaposition of nature and affluent suburban living If you enjoy book club and upmarket women s fiction in contemporary settings and family drama, replete with difficult teens this book is a must The prose is assured and lovely, and where Yoerg shines the most, I think, is in her de For starters that cover It spoke to me immediately But what is beneath the beautiful artwork is equally delightful While I have enjoyed all of Sonja Yoerg s novels, this one has ...

  9. says:

    Check out my fascinating QA Elevator Ride Interview with Author, Sonja Yoerg An exclusive behind the scenes look behind TRUE PLACES and some fun facts about the author and her latest book Plus learn what is coming next Sonja Yoerg returns following All The Best People 2017 with her best yet TRUE PLACES is moving, emotionally charged and beautifully written story with lyrical prose and tons of heart and soul discovering our true place in life For every woman who feels overwhelmed Check out my fascinating QA Elevator Ride Interview with Author, Sonja Yoerg An exclusive behind the scenes look behind TRUE PLACES and some fun facts about the author and her latest book Plus learn what is coming next Sonja Yoerg returns following All The Best People 2017 with her best yet TRUE PLACES is moving, emotionally charged and beautifully written story with lyrical prose and tons of heart and soul discovering our true place in life For every woman who feels overwhelmed, unappreciated, an...

  10. says:

    While out driving, and taking a break from her exhausting life and family, Suzanne comes across a teenage girl The girl, Iris, is in need of medical attention, and Suzanne rushes the girl to get help While Iris is in the hospital, it is revealed that she has been living on her own in the wilderness Suzanne offers to take Iris into her home while the authorities try to locate relatives of Iris Suzanne s husband and teenage kids, a son and a daughter, all have different reactions to Iris livin While out driving, and taking a break from her exhausting life and family, Suzanne comes across a teenage girl The girl, Iris, is in need of medical attention, and Suzanne rushes the girl to get help While Iris is in the hospital, it is revealed that she has been living on her own in the wilderness Suzanne offers to take Iris into her home while the authorities try to locate relatives of Iris Suzanne s husband and teenage kids, a son and a daughter, all have different reactions to Iris living with them and being in their lives.Told with alternating points of view, this novel focuses on Suzanne and Iris, but also presents POVs from Suzanne s family Whit husband , Reid son , and Brynn daughter Suzanne is dissatisfied with her life, and not really sure where things took a wrong turn She wants , and is increasing frustrated with her husband, children, and parents Iris has lived her life in solitude and has a close connection to nature H...

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