Orphan Train | #BooksWeRecommend

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What really knocks me out is a book that could free me from me. A book that could make me exhausted and yearning for life that I wanted to live, and at the same time could leave me with so many experience and emotions as if I live several lives with all its shades and turns.



"A Goodreads Choice Nominee for Fiction, Orphan Train weaves together two narratives: that of 17-year-old Molly and that of 91-year-old Vivien Daly. As part of her community service, Molly must clear out a lifetime's worth of junk from Vivien's attic. However, what she finds as she slowly clears out the clutter is something she didn't expect: a friend. Vivien and Molly, despite the generational differences, find in each other kindred spirits, both emotionally guarded as a result of loss, heartbreak, and isolation. As they spend time together and learn more about each other, the barriers they've built begin to crumble. Check out this in-depth review for a detailed look at the Orphan Train, from the plot and characters to Christina Baker Kline's writing style.—by Expert Book Reviews



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“I learned long ago that loss is not only probable but inevitable. I know what it means to lose everything, to let go of one life and find another. And now I feel, with a strange, deep certainty, that it must be my lot in life to be taught that lesson over and over again.”
― Christina Baker Kline





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