Reviews Lisa Colozza Cocca Û Providence✓ led zeppelin ✓ Ebook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

Providence The eldest of ten children on a dirt poor farm, Becky trudges through life as a full time babysitter, trying to avoid her father s periodic violent rages When the family s barn burns down, her father lays the blame on Becky, and her own mother tells her to run for it Run she does, hopping into an empty freight car There, in a duffel bag, Becky finds an abandoned baby girl, only hours old After years of tending to her siblings, sixteen year old Becky knows just what a baby needs This baby needs a mother With no mother around, Becky decides, at least temporarily, this baby needs her When Becky hops off the train in a small Georgia town, it s with baby Georgia in her arms When she meets Rosie, an eccentric thrift shop owner, who comes to value and love Becky as no one ever has, Becky rashly claims the baby as her own Not everyone in town is as welcoming as Rosie, though Many suspect Becky and her baby are not what they seem Among the doubters is a beautiful, reclusive woman with her own terrible loss and a long history with Rosie As Becky s life becomes entangled with the lives of the people in town, including a handsome boy who suspects Becky is hiding something from her past, she finds her secrets difficult to keep Becky should grab the baby and run, but her newfound home and job with Rosie have given Becky the family she s never known Despite her guilt over leaving her mother alone, she is happy for the first time But it s a happiness not meant to last When the truth comes out, Becky has the biggest decision of her life to make Should she run away again Should she stay and fight Or lie What does the future hold for Becky and Georgia With a greatness of heart and a stubborn insistence on hope found in few novels of any genre, Providence proves that home is where you find it, love is an active verb, and family is than just a word When 16 year old Becky Miller rescues an abandoned newborn, a nontraditional family is born, attracting other warm hearted women into its folds Reading Providence is like cozying up with longtime friends in front of a homey fire Sherry Shahan, author of Skin and Bones Albert Whitman Co A beautifully written tale about trying to make the right choice when there might not be one Wendy Mass, author of A Mango Shaped Space Little Brown Books for Young Readers New Read [ Providence ] by [ Lisa Colozza Cocca ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. NOTE I received the eARC via Netgalley in exchange for my honest review.I wasn t sure I d be impressed by this novel when I picked it up The premise sounded good enough, but I had no idea how good the book would actually turn out It actually had literary merit and made me think of The Help So, I really liked it.Writing style It was clean, and had the feeling that only a Southern writer can entwine with the words Written from Becky s POV in the first person style, it made me see every decisi NOTE I received the eARC via Netgalley in exchange for my honest review.I wasn t sure I...

  2. 3 1 2 to 4 StarsReading Providence was like taking a stroll down a country road Enjoying the beauty all around Not knowing what is around the corner, but looking forward to the surprise and the adventure I felt like I was walking amongst friends, neither in a rush to get ahead nor wanting to stay behind, but simply wanting to enjoy every moment I could with them on our journey Walking in Becky s shoes felt just like that.Becky is a sweet, country girl, in incredibly sad circumstances, who no 3 1 2 to 4 StarsReading Providence was like taking a stroll down a country road Enjoying the beauty all around Not knowing what is around the corner, but looking forward to the surprise and the adventure I felt like I was walking amongst friends, neit...

  3. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Thank you Netgalley for allowing me read and review this early I think this is a beautiful book with an interesting and unique topic It s all about a girl growing up earlier than she should have to and learning responsibility That being said, the ending really doesn t sit well with me.First off, I love Becky She is just a 16 year old kid who finds a baby and wants to do right by her Sure, it s not the legal way ...

  4. I received this book as an arc in exchange for a fair and honest review.Read this review and others is a good story shrouded in monotony I really wanted to like this book because it is very different than a book I would typically read.Becky and Rosie were endearing Georgia helped to give the story substance BUT and that is one big but I became tired of reading the every move of the char...

  5. Stepping into sixteen year old Becky s mind and heart is a journey well worth taking Providence by Lisa Colozza Cocca is a moving tale of a very poor young girl who has spent her entire life under the thumb of an often cruel father, being a surrogate mother to her nine younger siblings The final straw finally sends Becky running from the suffocation of the only life she has known Without a plan, she hops aboard a freight train, discovering a small bag that will change her life forever A newb Stepping into sixteen year old Becky s mind and heart is a journey well worth taking Providence by Lisa Colozza Cocca is a moving tale of a very poor young girl who has spent her entire life under the thumb of an often cruel father, being a surrogate mother to her nine younger siblings The final straw finally sends Becky running from the suffocation of the only life she has known Without a plan, she hops aboard a freight train, discovering a small bag that will change her life forever A newborn infant is bundled into a small duffle, left alone in the world Without hesitation, Becky takes the baby girl and after a brief search to find her parents, and not knowing what to do, she keeps her As she wanders, foraging for food for the baby, sleeping anywhere she can find, she comes across Rosie, an eccentric second hand shop owner who knows Becky is hiding somethi...

  6. This review and others also posted at Tangled Bookmarks I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.A wonderful story idea that just didn t get there for me The story is there, but ultimately, the execution of it let it down.A cast of cardboard characters, with only the main protagonist Becky, and the elderly Rosie coming close to being fully fleshed out The romantic interest John, is so This review and others also posted at Tangled Bookmarks I received this book for free from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.A wonderful story idea that just didn t get there for me The story is there, but ultimately, the execution of it let it down.A cast of cardboard characters, with...

  7. 4.5 starsFleeing her father after an incident with the barn, Becky hops a freight train out of town hoping to start a new life It is what is inside this freight car that will change the course of Becky s life forever Inside one of the railcars, placed in a duffle bag tucked in the corner, is an abandoned baby This responsibility was not on 16 year old Becky s list of travels when she jumped onboard but she realizes she cannot leave this newborn baby Becky decides to care for this baby until 4.5 starsFleeing her father after an incident with the barn, Becky hops a freight train out of town hoping to start a new life It is what is inside this freight car that will change the course of Becky s life forever Inside one of the railcars, placed in a duffle bag tucked in the corner, is an abandoned baby This responsibility was not on 16 year old Becky s list of travels when she jumped onboard but she realizes she cannot leave this newborn baby Becky decides to care for this baby until she can find i...

  8. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here I was provided with a copy of Providence by F W Adams Media in exchange for an honest review.Providence isn t the kind of book I usually read but the cover art caught my attention and the description drew me in and I found myself having to know what happened.We follow the story of a teenage girl called Becky, who leaves home and discovers a baby in a train carriage They arrive in a small town in Georgia, are taken in by a kind shopkeeper and Becky tries to do what s best for the baby, whose pa I was provided with a copy of Providence by F W Adams Media in exchange for an honest review.Providence isn t the kind of book I usually read but the cover art caught my attention and the description drew me in and I found myself having to know what happened.We follow the story of a teenage girl called Becky, who leaves home and discovers a baby in a train carriage They arrive in a small town in Georgia, are taken in by a kind shopkeeper and Becky tries to do what s best for the baby, whose parents don t seem to be coming forward to claim her.I found Providence to be a really easy to pick up and heartwarming read The relationship between B...

  9. Check out this review andat our blog Date March 2014Genre Realistic FictionWhen and Where Small town Georgia in modern timesProtagonist Becky, age 16The Story Hoping to avoid her abusive father until he becomes less enraged, Becky runs away at the advice of her mother and seeks shelter in an empty train car Becky is stunned to find a tiny baby, perhaps only hours old Relying on the experience of having cared for several younger siblings, Becky c Check out this review andat our blog Date March 2014Genre Realistic FictionWhen and Where Small town Georgia in modern timesProtagonist Becky, age 16The Story Hoping to avoid her abusive father until he becomes less enraged, Becky runs away at the advice of her mother and seeks shelter in an empty train car Becky is stunned to find a tiny baby, perhaps only hours old Relying on the experience of having cared for several younger siblings, Becky claims the tiny baby as her own and begins an unexpected journey towards a life she could never have expected In tiny Watson s Grove, Becky becomes both friend and family to Rosie, owner of the Second Hand Rose consignment store Struggling to provide the best of care to baby Georgia and to take...

  10. When I first started to read Providence, I wasn t sure about it initially, it seemed like something I wouldn t like But as I kept reading,I started to get drawn into Becky s world.I felt for Becky, who had to grow up fast And finding a newborn on a train, and taking her in, and finding a place that becomes her homeBecky had to grow up evenI m glad Georgia had people who cared for her, and I m glad Becky found the same Something that didn t set well with me was how Becky s parents d When I first started to read Providence, I wasn t sure about it initially, it seemed like something I wouldn t like But as I kept reading,I started to get drawn into Becky s world.I felt for Becky, who had to grow up fast And finding a newborn on a train, and taking her in, and f...