Sunday, January 5, 2020

Celebrating 9 Years Stuck In Books ~ Day 5 Giveaway


Another new year, another anniversary to celebrate...

It's been 9 YEARS of Stuck In Books!!

Y'all know how we like to celebrate around here--GIVEAWAYS! 

We'll have a new giveaway every day this month, so be sure to stop by and celebrate with us!

Day 5




Alaska, 1974.
Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.
For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.

Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last true frontier.

Thirteen-year-old Leni, a girl coming of age in a tumultuous time, caught in the riptide of her parents’ passionate, stormy relationship, dares to hope that a new land will lead to a better future for her family. She is desperate for a place to belong. Her mother, Cora, will do anything and go anywhere for the man she loves, even if it means following him into the unknown

At first, Alaska seems to be the answer to their prayers. In a wild, remote corner of the state, they find a fiercely independent community of strong men and even stronger women. The long, sunlit days and the generosity of the locals make up for the Allbrights’ lack of preparation and dwindling resources.

But as winter approaches and darkness descends on Alaska, Ernt’s fragile mental state deteriorates and the family begins to fracture. Soon the perils outside pale in comparison to threats from within. In their small cabin, covered in snow, blanketed in eighteen hours of night, Leni and her mother learn the terrible truth: they are on their own. In the wild, there is no one to save them but themselves.

In this unforgettable portrait of human frailty and resilience, Kristin Hannah reveals the indomitable character of the modern American pioneer and the spirit of a vanishing Alaska―a place of incomparable beauty and danger. The Great Alone is a daring, beautiful, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival, and the wildness that lives in both man and nature.



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24 comments:

  1. I love Kristin's books, and this one sounds so good. Thanks for this chance.

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  2. Love the blurb it sounds interesting

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  3. I have heard so many good things about this book from family and friends.

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  4. I like reading this author's books. I have not read this one yet.

    Nancy
    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

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  5. I've read great reviews about this book. Would really like to read.

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  6. I have read 2 other of Kristin Hannah's books and rated them as 2 of the best books I have read. I love her writing style.

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  7. Yes, i really enjoy this author

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  8. I have heard good things about it.

    mia2009(at)comcast(dot)net

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  9. Living off grid in remote Alaska sounds like my kinda read.

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  10. Sounds like an awesome book to read.. Tina

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  11. I've heard about this book from several friends who loved it.

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  12. I've read and enjoyed other books by Kristin Hannah, and I've heard wonderful comments about this book of hers. Thank you for the chance.

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  13. I'll be honest...I'm extremely curious and wondering though if I'll be able to get through it. Hoping for a happy ending.

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  14. I love Kristin Hannah's books, but I have not gotten a chance to read this one yet! They really stick with me.

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  15. I haven’t read anything by her before

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  16. I ENJOY READING IN THE WINTER, WHEN I CANNOT GO OUTSIDE.

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  17. Living in Alaska sounds like a good one!

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