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A Trujilio is being raised by her grandmother The Same eBook #181 in Honduras along with her four year old twin brothers Her mother is sending money home from Texas where she’s trying to make a better life for her family but she only has enough to bring one son to her When Carla’s grandmother dies Carla decides to take her fate into her own hands and embarks on a d Brilliant The Same Sky is a great read well researched thought provoking and utterly believable If you have seen the TV show Border Wars or the documentary Which Way Home this book might not be anything new to you It alternates back and forth between a young Honduran girl trying to make it to Texas illegally and an Austenite wanting a child than anything else There is a connection between the two and the surprise ending caught me off guard I like the two parallel stories being familiar with Austin bb immigration and growing up in a border town I highly recommend it Lila and Alex short story. X-Rated. raised by her grandmother The Same eBook #181 in Honduras along with her four year old twin brothers Her mother is sending money home from Texas where she’s trying to make a better life for her family but she only has enough to bring one son to her When Carla’s grandmother dies Carla decides to take her fate into her own hands and embarks on a d Brilliant The Same Sky is a great Burning Attraction read well The Numbers Game researched thought provoking and utterly believable If you have seen the TV show Border Wars or the documentary Which Way Home this book might not be anything new to you It alternates back and forth between a young Honduran girl trying to make it to Texas illegally and an Austenite wanting a child than anything else There is a connection between the two and the surprise ending caught me off guard I like the two parallel stories being familiar with Austin bb immigration and growing up in a border town I highly Tall man riding. recommend it

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Angerous journey across the border with Junior the twin left behindTwo powerful journeys intersecting at a pivotal moment in time Alice and Carla’s lives will be forever and profoundly changed Heartbreaking emotional and arresting this novel is about finding the courage to trail blaze your own path in life with faith hope and love no matter the struggle or the traged This was a uick read yet it was still very powerfully written I think that given all of the current legislation being debated over illegal immigration this novel helps to put human faces on this issue I loved Carla and truly empathized with her plight I had a harder time with Alice Something about her relationship with her husband just didn t work for me I would encourage everyone to read this in the hopes that with knowledge comes understanding of this difficult issue 35 stars The Coquette and the Boarding School read yet it was still very powerfully written I think that given all of the current legislation being debated over illegal immigration this novel helps to put human faces on this issue I loved Carla and truly empathized with her plight I had a harder time with Alice Something about her Imagimorphia relationship with her husband just didn t work for me I would encourage everyone to The Book of Beginnings read this in the hopes that with knowledge comes understanding of this difficult issue 35 stars

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In this heartrending and poignant novel award winning author Amanda Eyre Ward tells the story of Alice Conroe a forty year old Texas barbecue owner who has the perfect life except she and her husband long for a child Unable to conceive she’s trying desperately to adopt but her destiny is uickly altered by a young woman she’s never metFearless thirteen year old Carl A timely read and one that leaves the reader much to ponder My views on illegal immigration will not be stated here but like many other readers of this book I do have a better understanding of why they try to get to America but importantly what they go through to get hereCarla is a young girl of ten living in Honduras when her grandmother dies Left solely in charge of her younger brother no food except that found in the local dump no money except that which is sporadically sent by her mother in Texas As always there are those who do nothing but prey on the weak and innocent When her younger brother starts sniffing glue which many do to forget their hunger she decides at the age of twelve that it is time for them to join her mother and other brother in Texas What she experiences will leave her a child no longerAlice at forty wants than anything to have a child Not able to have her own she and her husband try to adopt The child they do adopt they only have for one day before the birth mother changes her mind leaving her and her husband Jake devastatedThe story is told in alternating chapters between Carla and Alice At first I found Carla s story though hard to read interesting Alice slowly grew on me and the parts in her story that were humorous gave a much needed lightness Well and engagingly written with both stories moving along at a steady pace I was interested to see how these two stories managed to converge Loved at the end we got to see what plans Carla envisioned for her future Good book dealing with two weighty subjects that will tug on the heartstringsArc from publisher


10 thoughts on “The Same Sky

  1. says:

    I wish authors wouldn’t try to have two stories going at once—one chapter for each character back and forth a

  2. says:

    I finished this book last night and I woke up this morning with a different perspective on illegal immigrants and why some of them would risk their lives to escape to a place that they thought would give them a better life Yes I ha

  3. says:

    A timely read and one that leaves the reader much to ponder My views on illegal immigration will not be stated here but like many other readers of this book I do have a better understanding of why they try to get to America but importantly wh

  4. says:

    5 Powerful Stars Arc Kindly provided by publisher via Netgalley I wanted to read this book because being an immigrant who moved to the US at a young age I always feel compelled to delve into stories that talk about the struggles and triumphs of those like me who leave everything behind and move here in search of the American dreamAlice Conroe

  5. says:

    PowerfulCharacters feel Real A Significant Achievement Vibrantly imagined Although this novel is a page turning 'story' the heart of the matter deals with a very serious subject Immigrant children Small children enter our country hungry frighten illegallyThe simple writing style allow the importance of the story

  6. says:

    Brilliant The Same Sky is a great read well researched thought provoking and utterly believable If you have seen the TV show “Border Wars” or the documentary “Which Way Home” this book might not be anything new to you It alternates back and forth between a young Honduran girl trying to make it to Texas illegally and an Austenite wanti

  7. says:

    I wanted to enjoy this story ReallyIt takes a skilled person to write a narrative using the first person tense It takes an awesome writer to do this and use two POVs alternating from one to the other Three chapters in and

  8. says:

    This was a uick read yet it was still very powerfully written I think that given all of the current legislation being debated over illegal immigration this novel helps to put human faces on this issue I loved Carla and truly empathized with he

  9. says:

    I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review To read reviews like this one check out Obsessive Book NerdThe Same Sky was a pretty uick read for me but unfortunately I just couldn’t give it a stellar review I’

  10. says:

    Two alternating story lines one is Carla a young girl living in poverty in Honduras the other is Alice married to Jake in Texas and desperately wanting a childBig impact themes are present in the Same Sky poverty rape infertility immigration drugs gangs cancerHowever the way this novel was written meant the above themes didn't have the big impact they could The whole novel seems to be in continuous shutter speed click click cli

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