Postcards for a Songbird



Postcards for a Songbird Everyone eventually leaves Wren Plumley First it was her mother, then her best friend, and then her sister Now living with only her cop father and her upended dreams, Wren feels stranded, like a songbird falling in a storm.When Wilder, a sickly housebound teen, moves in next door, Wren finally finds what she s always wanted a person who can t leave But a chance meeting with Luca, the talkative, crush worthy boy in her driver s ed class, has Wren wondering if maybe she s too quick to push people away Soon, Wren finds herself caught between the safety of a friendship and a love worth fighting for.Wren starts to dream again But when postcards begin arriving from her sister, Wren must ultimately confront why her mother left fourteen years before and why her sister followed in her footsteps For her new life to take flight, Wren will have to reconcile the heartbreaking beauty of lost dreams and the beautiful heartbreak of her new reality. New Read [ Postcards for a Songbird ] author [ Rebekah Crane ] – therehabboutique.co.uk

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  • Kindle Edition
  • Postcards for a Songbird
  • Rebekah Crane
  • English
  • 16 October 2018

14 thoughts on “Postcards for a Songbird

  1. Azrah says:

    I want to thank Netgalley and the publishers for allowing me access to this book Unfortunately it just wasn t for me I stopped reading 40% and I couldn t continue because I didn t find the content cap...

  2. Lara (Bookish_turtle) says:

    I had such high hopes for this book How could I not, the cover is gorgeous But unfortunately, it just didn t work for me Idek what it was, the overall storyline and characters were just confusing Lizzie was so confusing She is the sister who left, and first of all I thought she was imaginary but then I was like wait no, she s an actual person I m still not sure how I got that idea into my head, maybe I m just an idiot _ _ But it made the whole reading experience quite confu I had such high hopes for this book How could I not, the cover is gorgeous But unfortunately, it just didn t work for me Idek what it was, the overall storyline and characters were just confusing Lizzie was so confusing She is the sister who left, and first of all I thought she was imaginary but then I was like wait no, s...

  3. PinkAmy loves books, cats and naps says:

    Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complimentary copy of POSTCARDS FOR A SONGBIRD by Rebekah Crane in exchange for my honest review 2.5 STARS The only thing Wren knows is everyone leaves First her mother, twelve years ago, now her beloved sister Lizzie Now her father, whom she calls Chief, talks of sending Wren to Utah to live with relatives She needs to prove her father that she has a life outside of the house Soon she meets a unique cast of characters as she comes closer to the m Thanks to NetGalley for providing me a complimentary copy of POSTCARDS FOR A SONGBIRD by Rebekah Crane in exchange for my honest review 2.5 STARS The only thing Wren knows is everyone leaves First her mother, twelve years ago, now her beloved sister Lizzie Now her father, whom she calls Chief, talks of sending Wren to Utah to live with relatives She needs to prove her father that she has a life outside of the house Soon she meets a unique cast of characters as she comes closer to the mystery of Lizzie s disappearance.My first impression of POSTCARDS FOR A SONGBIRD was the beauty of Rebekah Crane s lyrical prose Wren thinks in metaphors as a way to understand her world After a few chapters I grew tired of Wren s narration The writ...

  4. Alexis says:

    I was given an E ARC of this book from NetGalley in exchange for my honest reviews 2 5 stars There aren t many things I can say about this book I couldn t connect with the characters, the main character felt very bland The plot just didn t do it for me...

  5. Ruthsic says:

    Postcards for a Songbird is about a teen s struggle through abandonment issues and learning to rely on others Wren has walls around her heart, built to protect her from the pain of losing people First her mother abandoned her in childhood, and then her sister ran away a month ago So at the start of the book, she is in a bad state To encourage her to go out , her father signs her up for drivers ed classes, and she meets a boy who reminds her very much of her sister s sunny radiance As sh Postcards for a Songbird is about a teen s struggle through abandonment issues and learning to rely on others Wren has walls around her heart, built to protect her from the pain of losing people First her mother abandoned her in childhood, and then her sister ran away a month ago So at the start of the book, she is in a bad state To encourage her to go out , her father signs her up for drivers ed classes, and she meets a boy who reminds her very much of her sister s sunny radiance As she navigates this first love, she also has to find out what made her sister leave and where she is now My principal quibble against this book is that for all its emotionally charged arc and character driven development, I didn t feel a thing Zilch First of all, her sister is the Manic Pixie type who will romanticize Anything, and it is never clarified if she got any professional help for her issues Secondly, Luca, who is the insta love boyfriend Wren gains, is quite pushy and his behav...

  6. Hristina says:

    Postcards for a Songbird is beautifully written Poetically and vividly Crane s writing style feels very elevated in this book, and it flows very well.This book has an interesting premise, but I had some trouble connecting with the characters I think it s because the plot moves a little too slow for my attention span.I still recommend this book The pacing is a personal preference, but that writing is definitely worth giving this book a read Copy received through NetGalley Rating 3 5 starsYO Postcards for a Songbird is beautifully written Poetically and vividly Crane s writing style feels very elevated in this book, and it flows very well.This book has an interesting premise, but I had some trouble connecting with the characters I think it s because the plot moves a little too slow for my attention span.I still recommend th...

  7. Meg Miller says:

    Wren is devastated after her older sister, Lizzie, runs away from home and leaves her behind They had always been inseparable, and Wren felt her job was to tether Lizzie to the world Who is Wren, if not her sister s keeper With the help of some new friends who, frankly, are farinteresting than Wren herself , Wren discovers her own identity and solves a few mysteries about her family s past along the way.This book is written with in a very lyrical, poetic style with lots of imagery and Wren is devastated after her older sister, Lizzie, runs away from home and leaves her behind They had always been inseparable, and Wren felt her job was to tether Lizzie to the world Who is Wren, if not her sister s keeper With the help of some new friends who, frankly, are farinteresting than Wren herself , Wren discovers her own identity and solves a few mysteries about her family s past along the way.This book is written with in a very lyrical, poetic style with lots of imagery and figurative language Unfortunately, I just couldn t connect with it at al...

  8. kb says:

    This book was such a welcome pleasant surprise I thought the writing was beautiful, and the way the story unfolded was emotionally evoking The combination of mysterious history of a broken family and coming of age made me fly through the pages, and I liked...

  9. Becky says:

    I m not going to beat around the bush here I LOVED this book It is one of the most beautiful novels I ve read, and there are so many reasons Now I m going to tell you all the fabulous reasons why.The cover How adorable is the cover I love the bright yellow, and the idea of the two characters balancing on a wire, like a pair of birds The colours make me think happy thoughts, and so that s what I had going into the book I initially clicked on it due to the cover, so though I know you should I m not going to beat around the bush here I LOVED this book It is one of the most beautiful novels I ve read, and there are so many reasons Now I m going to tell you all the fabulous reasons why.The cover How adorable is the cover I love the bright yellow, and the idea of the two characters balancing on a wire, like a pair of birds The colours make me think happy thoughts, and so that s what I had going into the book I initially clicked on it due to the cover, so though I know you shouldn t judge a book by its cover, I totally did, and have zero regrets.The plot Wren Plumley is alone Her mother left when she was little, her best friend has a boyfriend, and her sister Lizzie has disappeared into the night Her father, Chief, a police officer, works night shifts and quite often Wren is alone with her babysitter that never speaks to her Then a boy moves in next door A sickly, p...

  10. Anna says:

    Disclaimer I received an eARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.Wren was two when her mother left Then she lost her best friend Her friend didn t die but decided that Wren wasn t worth it Then her sister Lizzie left when Wren was 16 And that s where we begin, just over a month after Lizzie has left.Wren s father also known as Chief forces Wren back into the land of the living by signing Wren up for driver s education class There she meets Luca who seems to like her, and Wren Disclaimer I received an eARC from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.Wren was two when her mother left Then she lost her best friend Her friend didn t die but decided that Wren wasn t worth it Then her sister Lizzie left when Wren was 16 And that s where we begin, just over a month after Lizzie has left.Wren s father also known as Chief forces Wren back into the land of the living by signing Wren up for driver s education class There she meets Luca who seems to like her, and Wren doesn t understand how anyone could possibly like her She finds herself hesitant to get to know him because if she does, she fears that he ll leave he...

  11. Renee Taylor says:

    I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Everyone eventually leaves Wren Plumley First it was her mother, then her best friend, and then her sister Now living with only her cop father and her upended dreams, Wren feels stranded, like a songbird falling in a storm.When Wilder, a sickly housebound teen, moves in next door, Wren finally finds what she s always wanted a person who can t leave But a chance meeting with Luca, the talkative, crush worth I received this copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review Everyone eventually leaves Wren Plumley First it was her mother, then her best friend, and then her sister Now living with only her cop father and her upended dreams, Wren feels stranded, like a songbird falling in a storm.When Wilder, a sickly housebound teen, moves in next door, Wren finally finds what she s always wanted a person who can t leave But a chance meeting with Luca, the talkative, crush worthy boy in her driver s ed class, has Wren wondering if maybe she s too quick to push people away Soon, Wren finds herself caught between the safety of a friendship and a love worth fighting for.Wren starts to dream again But when postcards begin arriving from h...

  12. Kate Larkindale says:

    This is a beautifully written book full of unusual descriptions It s also one of those quiet books that takes some time to get into, but is well worth it once you do.It s summer and Wren is trying to figure out how to live without her vibrant older sister who has just disappeared, Having been abandoned by their mother as young children, Lizzie and Wren have always been close Their father is a cop who, after his wife left, disappeared into night shifts and safe routines Lizzie, as described by This is a beautifully written book full of unusual descriptions It s also one of those quiet books that takes some time to get into, but is well worth it once you do.It s summer and Wren is trying to figure out how to live without her vibrant older sister who has just disappeared, Having been abandoned by their mother as young children, Lizzie and Wren have always been close Their father is a cop who, after his wife left, disappeared into night shifts and safe routines Lizzie, as described by Wren, is vibrant and full of life, the kind of person who fills a room just by stepping into it Wren has never needed to figure out her own personality because Lizzie s was big enough for both of them But with Lizzie gone, Wren has to figure things ...

  13. Georgie Dawn says:

    Postcards for a Songbird is a poetic read about coming out of your shell, growing into the real world, and understanding yourself Wren has been seemingly abandoned by her mother and her sister We see her come to life throughout the course of the book making wonderful friendships that make you reminiscent of your school days, and a romance that reminds you what it s like to be young This story is full of metaphors and the way Rebekah Crane writes is quite mesmerising, reminding me a little bi Postcards for a Songbird is a poetic read about coming out of your shell, growing into the real world, and understanding yourself Wren has been seemingly abandoned by her mother and her sister We see her come to life throughout the course of the book making wonderful friendships that make you reminiscent of your school days, and a romance that reminds you what it s like to be young This story is full of metaphors and the way Rebekah Crane writes is quite mesmerising, reminding me a little bit of We Were Liars by E Lockhart However, there were a few downfalls to this book, like how after 150 pages these metaphors got a tad boring and predictable I wanted to find out what happened...

  14. Meliciousbeauty says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Thank you so much to NetGalley and Rebekah Crane for providing me a complimentary copy of Postcards For A Songbird By Rebekah Crane in exchange for an honest review I have to start out by saying that Rebekah is a beautiful storyteller Her lyrical prose is woven throughout the novel in such a way that it constantly made me stop and read the paragraphs over again I just wanted to experience the words onetime Also, The cover of the book is beautiful I had such high hope s for this Thank you so much to NetGalley and Rebekah Crane for providing me a complimentary copy of Postcards For A Songbird By Rebekah Crane in exchange for an honest review I have to start out by saying that Rebekah is a beautiful storyteller Her lyrical prose is woven throughout the novel in such a way that it constantly made me stop and read the paragraphs over again I just wanted to experience the words onetime Also, The cover of the book is beautiful I had such high hope s for this book and, to be honest, I was really torn while reading it Some times I loved it sometimes I struggled with it.Unfortunately, the plot was slow and as much...

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