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The Beach Trees
The Beach Trees
Author: Karen White
Now in mass market from the New York Times bestselling author of the Tradd Street novels: a story of one woman?s journey into a secret past?and a life she never expected on the ravaged coast of Biloxi, Mississippi... — Working at an auction house in New York, Julie Holt meets a struggling artist and single mother who reminds her very much of her ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780451491787
ISBN-10: 0451491785
Publication Date: 5/1/2018
Pages: 432
Rating:
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
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3.2 stars, based on 3 ratings
Publisher: Berkley
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 3
I love a book that just grabs me in the first chapter and holds on to the end. This book Did that for me. This is my first book by Karen White. I will be reading more. I loved it.
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Helpful Score: 2
This book was about how tragedy in the past hold on to us and can prevent us from living in today. The lesson being that living your life and finding happiness does not mean that you forget that loss. A useful reminder. The story is told in two voices - Aimee who encounters many losses in the her life yet manages to move on and still find happiness. Julie who is so traumatized by a tragic loss in her childhood that she is unable to move on. That loss dominates the majority of her life and prevents her for a long time from allowing herself to find happiness.

The book also unexpectedly turned out to be a mystery. One tragedy in the past that remained unresolved and slowly emerges throughout the book.

I would have given the book 5 stars except for a couple of twists and turns at the end which I felt were unnecessary.
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Helpful Score: 2
This is the Karen White I remember and love. A fast, engaging read with a likable cast characters. I loved Aimee's flashbacks and Julie's present day narration. A definite page-turner although the "mystery" was a bit obvious IMO. Still, very enjoyable! Now I remember why White is one of my favorite chick-fiction authors.
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