The Love That Split the World

The Love That Split the World

eBook - 2016
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"A truly profound debut."-- Buzzfeed

"A time-bending suspense that's contemplative and fresh, evocative and gripping."-- USA Today

"Henry's story captivates, both as a romance and as an imaginative rethinking of time and space."-- Publishers Weekly

"This time-traveling, magical, and beautifully written love story definitely deserves a spot on your bookshelf."-- Bustle

Emily Henry's stunning debut novel is Friday Night Lights meets The Time Traveler's Wife and perfectly captures those bittersweet months after high school, when we dream not only of the future, but of all the roads and paths we've left untaken.

Natalie's last summer in her small Kentucky hometown is off to a magical start . . . until she starts seeing the "wrong things." They're just momentary glimpses at first--her front door is red instead of its usual green, there's a preschool where the garden store should be. But then her whole town disappears for hours, fading away into rolling hills and grazing buffalo, and Nat knows something isn't right.

Then there are the visits from the kind but mysterious apparition she calls "Grandmother," who tells her, "You have three months to save him." The next night, under the stadium lights of the high school football field, she meets a beautiful boy named Beau, and it's as if time just stops and nothing exists. Nothing, except Natalie and Beau.
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group, 2016
ISBN: 9780698408159
Characteristics: 1 online resource


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Jan 05, 2020

This book is coming of age, magical, folklore, and romance all at the same time. Honestly, it makes me think what I’ve been thinking all along, that career, school, etc is only what you have to do to survive in the world, but it doesn’t matter. Relationships matter, love matters. And sometimes if you allow yourself to find true love, it will happen organically, fast driven, and it will be real and true and what matters most. I loved this book. I think the ended can be interpreted in two different ways. But there are some strong life messages in this book. I felt so connected to it all.

Jun 08, 2016

I love this book. The plot is sophiscated with a hint of sci fi. I especially love the fact that Natalie is Native American, which I am also. It's nice to see some rep. And of course the native stories in it are awesome and full of wisdom, which makes me even more proud of my people.

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Jan 26, 2017

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Jun 07, 2016

"'But it's also about the cost of love. To grow up is to love. To love is to die.'"
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