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Readers are falling absolutely in love with WATCH OVER ME by Nina LaCour

Nina LaCour’s Watch Over Me just hit shelves (and also our feelings.) Readers have been sharing their own reaction and emotions while experiencing Nina’s latest novel, and here are a few of our favorites!


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After 4 very rough 12 hr shifts at work I woke up this morning realizing I missed this beautiful books pub day!!! so better a day late than never here’s my review!! I won this book on @bookishfirst and boy am I glad I did! I absolutely loved this!! Watch Over Me is a beautifully haunting story of Mila who aged out of the foster care system, with some secrets that she felt she couldn’t face. She had the opportunity to have a life outside of the system on “the farm”. This patchwork family helped her face her ghosts. I absolutely loved this story of what seemed like impossible to overcome loneliness, to Mila finally facing her past and finding her place in a family who not only she chose, but who chose her! This was my first book by Nina Locour but won’t be my last. Her writing style is absolutely beautiful! Loved how she melted this story together for a wonderful finish that left you satisfied how it ended and cam together!! This is a quick but deep read!! Definitely from me!!! #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #watchoverme #lovereading #bookishfirst #pubday #ninalacour

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let this one haunt you a bit. happiest book birthday to @nina_lacour & WATCH OVER ME.

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ARC Review A huge thanks to Netgalley and Dutton Books, for providing me with an e-ARC in exchange for an honest review. Watch Over Me by Nina Lacour ☆☆☆☆☆/5 It’s time for Mila to leave yet another foster home. She’s been offered a job as an intern to teach the children in Terry and Julia’s farm, a farm in the middle of nowhere, seemingly removed from time, that doesn’t even have cell service. Terry and Julia are renowned for adopting over forty foster children. Though Mila is hired to be an intern to teach and not a foster child herself, she has been assured that the farm can be home if she lets it. But she had to want it. And Mila really really did. This could be the second chance and the new home that she has been looking for. But when she gets to the farm she learns that it is haunted. As dreams and memories of her time at the skeleton house and her present reality start to collide into each other, will Mila be able to face what is haunting her or is the farm another place she’ll have to leave behind. The first book of Nina Lacour’s that I’ve read was We Are Okay, a personal favourite of mine, and Watch Over Me is just as much of a masterpiece. Lacour writes the most beautiful stories of grief. Her ability to create an atmosphere in her stories is impeccable. There’s a mysterious, whimsical, almost fairytale-like air to this book. The way she unfolds the story is delicately and exquisitely done. Her characters are all so beautifully written. Even before their backstories are revealed, if at all, I instantly felt drawn to them and was able to feel the weight of their past. Watch Over Me is a ghost story like no other. This book is hauntingly beautiful and heart wrenching. It’s a great exploration of the themes of grief, guilt, second chances, and found family. Available starting September 15, 2020. #qotd: What is your favourite ghost story? #bookstagram #bookstagrammer #books #bookish #reader #reading #igbooks #igreads #instabooks #instareads #bookfairy #bookfairyrecommendations #arcreview #yabooks #teenfiction #bookreview #yegbooks #yegread #pastel #pastelfeed #watchoverme

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Book Review On Mila’s first night on the farm, the little ghost girl spins and twirls for her in the field. Mila’s thrilled to have landed at the farm. After a traumatic childhood and several years in foster care, a place to call home seems like a dream come true. Julia and Terry have adopted over 40 foster kids, and employ others – such as Mila – to help them care for their current children. Mila’s willing to put up with ghosts, no cell service and some isolation for a chance at a real family. But something about the farm seems to stir up old trauma, and her friendship with her student, Lee, and the other interns may not be enough to heal her. This book is a quick read, but don’t let that fool you. It’s gut-wrenchingly emotional as you watch Mila struggle to figure out both herself and others. This book releases Sept. 15. Thank you to BookishFirst and Dutton books for the finished copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. #bookishfirst #watchoverme #ninalacour #bookish #booklove #spookyreads #booksandcandles #bookstagrammer #bookaholic #booknerd #booksbooksbooks #books

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