Magic Hour

Magic Hour Dr Julia Cates was one of the country s preeminent child psychiatrists until a shocking tragedy ruined her career Retreating to her small western Washington hometown Julia meets an extraordinary six

Dr Julia Cates was one of the country s preeminent child psychiatrists until a shocking tragedy ruined her career Retreating to her small western Washington hometown, Julia meets an extraordinary six year old girl who has inexplicably emerged from the deep woods nearby a child locked in a world of unimaginable fear and isolation To Julia, nothing is important thanDr Julia Cates was one of the country s preeminent child psychiatrists until a shocking tragedy ruined her career Retreating to her small western Washington hometown, Julia meets an extraordinary six year old girl who has inexplicably emerged from the deep woods nearby a child locked in a world of unimaginable fear and isolation To Julia, nothing is important than saving the girl she now calls Alice But Julia will need help from others, including the sister she barely knows and a handsome doctor with secrets of his own What follows will test the limits of Julia s faith and strength, as she struggles to find a home for Alice and for herself.

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Magic Hour

  1. Kristin Hannah is the award winning and bestselling author of than 20 novels including the international blockbuster, The Nightingale, which was named Best Historical fiction novel for 2015 and won the coveted People s Choice award for best fiction in the same year Additionally, it was named a Best Book of the Year by , iTunes, Buzzfeed, the Wall Street Journal, Paste, and The Week Kristin s highly anticipated new release, The Great Alone, will be published on February 6, 2018 St Martin s Press The novel, an epic love story and intimate family drama set in Alaska in the turbulent 1970 s is a daring, stay up all night story about love and loss, the fight for survival and the wildness that lives in both nature and man It has been listed as one of the most anticipated novels of the year by The Seattle Times, Bustle, PopSugar, Working Mother, Southern Living, and.The Nightingale is currently in production at Tri Star, with award winning director Michelle MacLaren set to direct Home Front was optioned for film by 1492 Films produced the Oscar nominated The Help with Chris Columbus attached to write, produce, and direct Movie news on The Great Alone is coming soonistinhannah

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  1. Going against the grain again not something I ve done a lot, thankfully maybe 3 or 4 times in the last year and a half This dialogue in this book seemed to have a Lieutenant Horatio Caine David Caruso in CSI Miami undertone.This is the third Kristin Hannah book I ve read.I finished it in order to count the author in a reading group challenge on GoodReads 3 books by each author to count.while the first two books I read were okay, they were in my opinion young teen novels But right away, Magic Hou [...]

  2. Interesting plot I struggled with the quality of the writing, the easy awkward introduction of a romantic subplot, and the oversimplification of small town life Just to start, in this book small town life the REPEATED mention of who was homecoming queen 20 years ago by almost EVERY adult character in the novel, loads of uninformed gossip, the collective best friendness of the entire police department, etc etc c I also wish the child welfare issues were researched carefully and were less sensati [...]

  3. I would run to the train after work just so I can sit down and read this book, and I was so sad when it ended A little girl raised by wolves is rescued in a small town, and she changes people s lives as she adapts to her new world Really, really good story

  4. Given the reviews I seem to be very much in the minority, but I thought this was a wretchedly written book It had an interesting premise Two sisters in small town Washington state, a child psychiatrist and the town s police chief, try to help a six year old feral child My problem is that from the start the book took an overly melodramatic tone as it related Doctor Julia Cates facing a decision in a lawsuit about a tragedy involving a patient of hers Her sister, Ellie Barton, is an incongruous mi [...]

  5. Exactly what I needed after a 970 page read quick, easy and even a bit predictable, but with likable characters I even found myself crying at the end A nice beach read.

  6. This was an excellent book The story was sad, about a young girl who was kidnapped and taken deep into the woods How she survived, and what happens to her when she re enters society Kristin Hannah is one of my favorite Authorsis is one of her best.

  7. Nunca tinha lido nada sobre crian as selvagens e esta uma hist ria muito interessante tanto ao n vel da psicologia infantil e o modo como poss vel civilizar uma crian a, mas tamb m ao n vel das quest es emocionais A li o desta autora transversal aos seus outros romances o amor cura todas as feridas, por mais profundas que sejam At agora foi o meu preferido desta autora.

  8. I am really liking Kirsten Hannah After reading Firefly Lane, my mom reccomended this book It was good, the ending was the best part in that it made me cry and cry I love when a book someone s written thoughts makes you so moved, that you laugh, cry, get mad at a character I do have to say at times, the characters did and said things that didn t feel in sync with the character development I was very pleased with how Alice s character came out though I did hope for a little in that area Other th [...]

  9. Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah is a well researched, beautiful read about a wolf girl This emotional read has many heart tugging moments The characters Julia, Ellie, Max and Cal of this book are equally interesting as they each experience self growth, family bonds and love The reader experiences all of Alice s physical, mental and spiritual growth This book will keep you engaged until the last page 4 stars

  10. Este livro t o comovente, tocou me bastante a est ria desta menina.Como e que um ser humano capaz de tanta maldade, capaz de tornar uma crian a sem sentimentos e esquecer o que e ser humano.Um luta de amor , coragem e muita paix o, uma narrativa que mexeu comigo.Realmente um momento m gico, e que recomendo para ler nesta poca que se aproxima para nos lembrar do que nos faz humanos e do que precisamos para viver , Amor muito amor.

  11. You know when something completely coincidental happens but the result is so serendipitous you d swear it was fate, the universe, or a deity of some kind pulling strings I think that is what happened with this book Kristin Hannah has written a lot of books, but this is the only one I ve really been drawn to reading the others seem like they would make me really ragey or really sad While raiding my sister s bookshelves to trade out another book I found this one, untouched and a little dusty under [...]

  12. Sen Brittany misin K z sonunda anl yor Yava a Jewlee ye do ru e ilip ona bir p c k veriyor Geri ekildi inde, Ben Alice im, diyor.4,5 5 Yazardan okudu um dokuzuncu kitab n da ard mda b rakt m Duydu um kadar yla yazar n t m kitaplar n okuyanlar n en sevdi i kitaplar n ba nda geliyor ve kesinlikle benim de yazardan favorilerimden biri oldu Asl nda bu kadar ok be enece imi d nmemi tim nk K zkarde ler Aras nda ve Ger ek Renkler kitaplar n ok harika bulamay p, yazardan okuyan di er okurlar gibi art k [...]

  13. This book deals with a lot of interesting or thought provoking topics responsibility of psychologists, love after divorce, second chances, going home, parenting, wild child as in a child raised outside of society rather than a hippie or something , kidnapping, media, dangers of ignorant judgment, drunk driving, rights of biological parenting, etc Yes, it covered quite a spectrum.I thought most of the writing was very good One description kind of threw me when it said the clouds were the color of [...]

  14. I hovered between 4 and 5 stars on this one I do believe it was an amazing story expressed beautifully by the author Tons of life lessons, mystery, suspense, joy, humor and I was so afraid the author would ruin the book for me with a sad ending but, although it had it s heart wrenching moments, I was smiling as I read the last page after crying for several pages before though lol Right now I have 4 stars markedbut I m seriously considering changing that to 5 I think what is holding me back is t [...]

  15. Wonderful A surprising tale of a little girl found alone, an ostracized child psychologist who comes home to help her, the homecoming queen turned cop sister, the flirtatious and wildly handsome doctor who has lost a lot in his past and a quirky town who stands by them all amidst a nationwide media frenzy Everyone wants to know about this little girl and the renowned turned shunned and misunderstood physchologist who is committed to helping her This story is filled with heartache, love lost and [...]

  16. First of all let me start by saying I am a HUGE fan of Hannah I am on a mission to read every single book written by this fabulous author This was a great read and I highly recommend it The novel introduces sisters Ellie Barton and Julia Cates who are extremely different individuals Julia is a brilliant, dedicated, work obsessed child psychologist in Los Angeles Ellie is beautiful and confidant plus she was the homecoming queen in her day Ellie is now the chief of police and still lives in the h [...]

  17. Eh The text box that appears when you hover over the second star in the rating bar describes it perfectly it was ok The author has an interesting premise a disgraced psychiatrist, a little wild girl who mysteriously appears from the woods, and the who did it mystery that ties it together However, the writing just isn t that good With some books you get over this and just enjoy the story, but I couldn t do it with this book I felt like the author was imitating what she imagined was powerful, emot [...]

  18. Riveting, as are most of Hannah s books But I thought the ending was a little rushed and a little fake It wasn t my favorite Kristin Hannah read but it was still okay.

  19. I have read the most recent books by Kristin Hannah, but somehow this one slipped past me It was recommended by Anne Bogel on her What Should I Read Next podcast on two different interviews, so I felt the need to give it a try The story is so good It pulled me in on the first page and kept my keen interest until the very last page My favorite kind of book I highly recommend it.

  20. When this book was recommended to me, I was anxious to get it and start reading I must admit, that for me, this book certainly didn t start out as a 4 star book The writing was a bit simple and trite I didn t know much about the plot before I picked this up and hadn t read any of the other reviews I usually don t, so I am not predisposed prior to reading a book As I read through it, it built momentum Initially, I remember wondering how this book could ve received 4 stars with this simple and cli [...]

  21. Wow, what a roller coaster of emotions for such a little book This is a hidden gem and I read it in less than 24 hours Having never heard of Kristin Hannah I was pleasantly surprised to find a writing style similar to Jodi Picoult, but with a story line that pulled at the heart strings something that Jodi hasn t managed to do in most of her recent book Thank you Good Reads for another outstanding recommendation

  22. Alice is a mysterious young girl who appears unexpectedly in the town of Rain Valley without an identity and an unknown history Immediately it is clear she is not simply an ordinary girl she a girl unable to express or explain herself Despite her lack of verbal communication she is the center of the story touching many lives It is up to Julia, a gifted doctor to reach out to Alice to understand, and discover the reason for the girl s condition She needs to determine if it is medically related or [...]

  23. Jedna divna pri a o neobi nom, jedinstvenom djetetu koje je iza lo iz ume i u lo u tu e ivote i sve ih promijenilo Djevoj ica kojoj su trebali drugi da obri u o iljke i nau e je kako da voli a zapravo je ona njih nau ila ta je to ljubav.DIVNA, DIVNA, DIVNA

  24. Ms Hannah has developed an amazingly sympathetic character who grabbed me from her first appearance and kept mr rooting for her and turning pages Yes, there is also romance and family relationships, but for me Girl, Alice carries this story

  25. A traumatized little girl, a woman who bonds with her, and a family brought back together around their connection It s like Kristin Hannah was writing this personally for me The plot line is what gravitated me to the title And don t be mistaken by the star rating I really did like Magic Hour, my first novel by the prolific author, for its story the execution of said story brought down the overall score The narrative was drawn out, and yet at times character revelations were rushed, dumped in exp [...]

  26. Kristin Hannah is quickly making her way onto my list of favourite authors Magic Hour is about a mute wild child who shows up one day from the woods, and the women who found her, save her, and fall in love with her The storyline is so well thought out, never skipping steps or rushing the plot, giving you all the details without drawing it out too long I loved reading about Alice and her slow progress, and how she was able to bring Ellie and Julia closer together again I can t wait to keep readin [...]

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