Monday, January 28, 2019

Book Talk: Smoke by Ellen Hopkins

AUTHOR: Ellen Hopkins
PUBLISHED: September 10th 2013 
PUBLISHER:  Margaret K. McElderry Books
PAGES: 543

SOURCE: Book Outlet


Pattyn’s father is dead. Now she’s on the run in this riveting companion to New York Times bestseller Burned, which Kirkus Reviews calls “a strong, painful, and tender piece about wresting hope from the depths of despair.”

Pattyn Von Stratten’s father is dead, and Pattyn is on the run. After far too many years of abuse at the hands of her father, and after the tragic loss of her beloved Ethan and their unborn child, Pattyn is desperate for peace. Only her sister Jackie knows what happened that fatal night, but she is stuck at home with their mother, who clings to normalcy by allowing the truth to be covered up by their domineering community leaders. Her father might be finally gone, but without Pattyn, Jackie is desperately isolated.

Alone and in disguise, Pattyn starts a new life as a migrant worker on a California ranch. But is it even possible to rebuild a life when everything you’ve known has burned to ash and lies seem far safer than the truth?


In a nutshell


My Journey through Goodreads

October 3, 2018 – Finished Reading
October 3, 2018 – 
page 342
October 2, 2018 – 
page 342
 62.98% "I feel for Pattyn and Jackie"
September 28, 2018 – 
page 72
September 28, 2018 – Started Reading
October 13, 2017 – Shelved as: books-i-own-not-read
August 14, 2017 – Shelved as: to-read
August 14, 2017 – Shelved
Fun pictures


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