We have a very exciting week ahead for Kristy McGinnis and her novel, Ellipis! Both a blog tour AND a bookstagram tour are kicking off today! Read on for more info!
Publication Date: February 5th, 2021
Genre: Women’s Fiction/ Literary Fiction
Publisher: Glassy Lake Publishing
The future looks promising and it’s supposed to come easily.
Smart, determined and beautiful; college student and art model Nell seemed to be the girl who had it all. When she finds herself engaged in a passionate relationship with one of the art students, the future seems only brighter.
Unplanned pregnancy will change everything though, and she has to find a way to build a very different life than she envisioned. For thirteen years she and her son Charlie are a unit and her world is complete. That world will stop spinning though, when there’s a shooting at Charlie’s school. As she reaches out via text in desperation, only the words and the animated ellipsis on the phone screen offer a buffer between life and death. Can she save the person on the other end of the messages in time, and in the process can she save herself too?
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Ellipis by Kristy McGinnis is not my typical genre but that cover and the synopsis called me to read this. I’m glad I did because I absolutely loved it! When I sat down to read this, I thought I’d read a few chapters, but I ended up reading the entire book in one sitting.
Kristy McGinnis writes with a poetic, captivating style that just drew me in. I went through all the emotions with this book. It is an absolute page turner, rich with intriguing characters and symbolism.
Nell is a strong women who was compelling to follow. Her struggles are heartbreaking and her strength, inspiring. I really enjoyed her.
Ellipis is a poignant story that kept me invested. I didn’t have to think very long when deciding what rating to give this book. 5 stars. Highly recommended.
Thank you to R&R Book Tours for allowing me to participate in this blog tour. I recieved a free copy of this book to review honestly. All opinions are my own and unbiased.
“Once, on a family trip to Tucson, I witnessed a blooming cereus cactus. The fragile snow-white flower bloomed just one night a year, stretching greedily for sun’s rays it would never feel. I can’t help but wonder now, did it know about its short-lived fate, or did it preen with clueless vanity under the haughty glow of moonlight?“
Kristy spent her childhood as a Navy “brat” and her adult years first as a service member and then as a Coast Guard wife. A lifelong wanderer and now emptynester, she’s set permanent anchor in Virginia Beach, Virginia with her husband and that most rascally of rascals- her cat Percy. When not plucking away at her keyboard or eagerly devouring every book she can get her hands on; she enjoys theater, beach combing, hiking, wine tasting, and obsessively planning the next journey.
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