Root, petal, thorn

by Ella Joy Olsen

Written in English
Published: Pages: 294 Downloads: 92
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Subjects:

  • Women,
  • History,
  • Maintenance and repair,
  • Widows,
  • Dwellings,
  • Fiction

Edition Notes

Includes a reading group guide (pages [291]-294).

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  Her debut novel, "Root, Petal, Thorn," is about a young widow who becomes obsessed with the previous residents of her year-old Sugar House bungalow; it will be published Aug. 30, the first of two contracted novels published by Kensington Books. Root, Petal, Thorn (Book): Olsen, Ella Joy. The Greater Sudbury Public Library is preparing for a gradual restart of its services as part of the provincial reopening plan. Ella Joy Olsen - Author | Author. Mother of three kids and two dogs. Wife of one husband. Novels: BIRDIE & JAY, WHERE THE SWEET BIRD SINGS & ROOT, PETAL, THORN. Root, Petal, Thorn; A Novel By: Ella Joy Olsen But one day she finds the book has hidden depths—and that the story’s handsome prince has somehow stepped from the page into her very own world. 3 out of 5 stars; Not YA, this is a children's story By.

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Root, Petal, Thorn is a sweeping story about five amazing women who had lived in the same house; beginning with Emmeline, who lived there with her sister and father inand ending with Ivy, its current resident. Ivy is grieving the sudden loss of her husband, trying to get her house in order and her life back on track/5.

"Root, Petal, Thorn is a fascinating novel that centers around the history of a house and those who lived there throughout different time periods: the young woman in the early 's who is torn between her heart and her beliefs, the mother who will stoop to low levels to prevent her son from marching off to World War II, and more/5().

In this beautifully written and powerful debut novel, Ella Joy Olsen traces the stories of five fascinating women who inhabit the same historic home over the course of a century—braided stories of love, heartbreak and courage connect the women, even across : Kensington.

RT Book Reviews – Stars Top Pick “Root, Petal, Thorn is a fascinating novel that centers around the history of a house and those who lived there throughout different time periods: the young woman in the early ’s who is torn between her heart and her beliefs, the mother who will stoop to low levels to prevent her son from marching off to World War II, and more.

Root, Petal, Thorn (Paperback) By Ella Joy Olsen. $ On Our Shelves Now. On hand as of Aug 16 am (FICTION PAPERBACK) Library system (and even more years browsing the stacks), and is a member of Women's Fiction Writers and the best book club ever, (SLC Bibliophiles).

Visit her website atfollow her on Twitter. Root, Petal, Thorn. Written by Ella Joy Olsen Review by Hilary Daninhirsch “Understand there is a little sad thorn book every story.” Ivy, a recently widowed mother of two, takes that mantra seriously. She lives in a year-old home in Salt Lake City, a home that she and her late husband were lovingly : Ella Joy Olsen.

In this provocative novel, the author of Root, Petal, Thorn offers a powerful story of resilience, hope, and the secrets that, no matter how deeply hidden, can shape and ultimately unite a family. What connects us to one another. Is it shared history. Root, Petal, Thorn is a sweeping story about five amazing women who had lived in the same house; beginning with Emmeline, who lived there with her sister and father inand ending with Ivy, its current resident.

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Ella Joy Olsen: I actually love this question because you could say ROOT, PETAL, THORN is the book of my heart. I think most authors would agree the first book written lingers in the author’s mind the longest.

That doesn’t mean it will be their best book (or even the first published) but it’s the one dreamed about well before the nitty. "Provocative in the way it explodes and expands the category of historical fiction." --Salt Lake TribuneIn this beautifully written and powerful debut novel, Ella Joy Olsen traces the stories of five fascinating women who inhabit the same historic home over the course of a century—braided stories of love, heartbreak and courage connect the women, even across generations.

&#; Ivy Baygren. "Provocative in the way it explodes and expands the category of historical fiction." --Salt Lake TribuneIn this beautifully written and powerful debut novel, Ella Joy Olsen traces the stories of five fascinating women who inhabit the same historic home over the course of a century—braided stories of love, heartbreak and courage connect the women, even across generations.

- This board illustrates the inspiration behind Root, Petal, Thorn and photos of actual places mentioned within the story. This beautifully written and powerful debut traces the stories of five fascinating women who inhabit the same historic home in Salt Lake City over the course of a century — Braided stories of love, heartbreak, and courage connect the women, even across 60 pins.

"Root, Petal, Thorn" tells of the lives of five different women who lived in the house on Downington Avenue over the course of a century. Their stories are uncovered through clues that Ivy finds throughout the house as she tries to distract herself with a to-do list that includes the two items: to get her house in order and find a deeper meaning.

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Ella Joy Olsen’s debut novel, Root, Petal, Thorn, explores how the history of a home and its many inhabitants overlap and reach through time to touch the heart of its current resident at a time in her life where she needs all the support she can will find yourself captivated by how the different story lines throughout time weave together to the present day.

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Praise for Root, Petal, Thorn “Root, Petal, Thorn mixes history and genealogy into a believable novel.” —RT Book Reviews, Stars Top Pick “Olsen’s ambitious debut is full of heart and hope.” —Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Two-Family Home “Five women.

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Discount books. Let the stories live on. Affordable books. 2) At its core, Root, Petal, Thorn is an observation of the permanence of place and the impermanence of people.

How have you been affected by your home and/or neighborhood. And how has it affected you. 3) Much historical fiction illustrates a famous place or person, but every person (and every place) has a history, regardless of recorded.

Read "Root, Petal, Thorn" by Ella Joy Olsen available from Rakuten Kobo. "Provocative in the way it explodes and expands the category of historical fiction." --Salt Lake Tribune In this beautif Price: $   We’re welcoming Tall Poppy author Ella Joy Olsen to the blog today.

Her debut, ROOT, PETAL, THORN hits shelves August 30th, and here’s what RT Book Reviews had to say about it: “In this beautifully written and powerful debut novel, Ella Joy Olsen traces the stories of five fascinating women who inhabit the same historic home over the course of a century — braided stories of love.

Re: Meet Ella Joy Olsen, author of ROOT, PETAL, THORN. Thank you, Ms. Olsen and Ms. McDonough, for this blog. I have "Root, Petal, Thorn" on my TBR list and I've read just the trailer for the book. Thank you for revealing more insight into the book for your readers and future readers.

(Edward Washington pm Janu ). Praise for Root, Petal, Thorn “Root, Petal, Thorn mixes history and genealogy into a believable novel.” —RT Book Reviews, Stars Top Pick “Olsen’s ambitious debut is full of heart and hope.” —Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Two-Family Home “Five women.

Five complicated lives. ROOT, PETAL,THORN is my debut and you could say the book of my heart. In the novel, five women (over the course of a century) each call the same historic bungalow in Salt Lake City, Utah, their home. The present day character, Ivy Baygren, has recently lost her husband in an unexpected accident.

"Provocative in the way it explodes and expands the category of historical fiction." —Salt Lake TribuneIn this beautifully written and powerful debut novel, Ella Joy Olsen traces the stories of five fascinating women who inhabit the same historic home over the course of a century—braided.

Root, Petal, Thorn is a very well-written book, and an admirable debut. However, I think if Olson had concentrated on just Ivy, Emmeline and Bitsy – and given Ivy a more difficult mystery to solve – I would not have been able to put the book down.

Thanks to Kensington for the book. Praise for Root, Petal, Thorn "Root, Petal, Thorn mixes history and genealogy into a believable novel." - RT Book Reviews, Stars Top Pick "Olsen's ambitious debut is full of heart and hope." -Lynda Cohen Loigman, author of The Two-Family Home "Five women.

Five complicated lives. One house where they all live over a period of one hundred years.In this beautifully written and powerful debut novel, Ella Joy Olsen traces the stories of five fascinating women who inhabit the same historic home over the course of a century - braided stories of love, heartbreak, and courage connect the women, even across generations.

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