Thursday, December 15, 2011


I love birds - always have - I've had them in my home - I've watched them outside - I've listened for their calls in the early morning hours.  So when I find a book about birds - I can't wait to read it.  My latest read, Flyaway by Lucy Christopher, did not disappoint!  This is a wonderful "bird book" - it is a sweet story and at the heart of it is a father and daughter and their love of birds.  There are lots of tender moments in this book - the father is having serious heart problems and may die, Isla must learn how to deal with her father's illness, a grandfather that acts like he doesn't care for anyone, a swan that does not seem to know how to fly, and her new friend, Harry, and his possible terminal-illness.  There are so many little sidelines going on in this book - but it all comes together beautifully to tell a heart-warming tale.  DO not miss this one - highly recommend it!!
*I was sent a copy of this book for review purposes.

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