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Title: Golden State
Authors: Kegan, Stephanie
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 288
Year: 2016
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Language: English
Description: It's not going to be happy-ever-after for Natalie Askendahl and her kin. A teacher and wife of an attorney, Natalie's suspicion that her beloved older brother Bobby is connected to a series of bombings on Californian college campuses, unleashes a torrent of guilt and blame on her previously politically influential family.

Riveting and provocative, this is the story of a family grappling with issues of loyalty and moral ambiguity and the challenges of trying to protect those that you love.

Categories: Fiction, Contemporary, Family Saga, Morals/Ethics, Relationships, Tragedy/disaster, America, 2018 Titles

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By: POKE 001 2019-03-20 13:00:16
3 
A very easy read but not memorable. The main character is every sad and overdone. Too drawn out, and gave the plot away right at the beginning.

By: KURO 002 2019-02-15 12:55:17
5 
Great discussion. Super read!!

By: HAMIL 022 2019-02-15 12:54:51
5 
Generated some interesting discussions.

By: AUCK 063 2019-02-15 12:54:00
2.5 
A big spread of opinions on this one. A couple loved it and could relate to many of the characters. Others found it slow, rambling and over emotive. Intriguing premise and issues, and the feeling of how would each of us react though, despite the negativity.

 
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