02 May 2014

Blog Tour Review: Take Me Home by Daniela Sacerdoti


Inary Monteith’s life is at a crossroads. After a stolen night with her close friend Alex, she’s just broken his heart by telling him it was all a terrible mistake. Then she has to rush home from London to the Scottish Highlands when her little sister’s illness suddenly worsens – and in returning she must confront the painful memories she has been trying so hard to escape.

Back home, things become more complicated than she could ever have imagined. There’s her sister’s illness, her hostile brother, a smug ex she never wants to see again and her conflicted feelings about Alex in London and a handsome American she meets in Glen Avich. On top of that, she mysteriously loses her voice but regains a strange gift from her childhood – a sixth sense that runs in her family. And when a voice from the past keeps repeating, ‘Take me home’, she discovers a mystery that she knows she must unlock to set herself free.

Take Me Home is a beautiful story of love, loss, discovering one’s true abilities and, above all, never forgetting who you really are.


5 Words: heartbreak, regret, love, family, magic.

This was a delight to read, even if it did leave me in tears more than once. It was subtle and surprising, and even if it did make me cry and gave me the chills, it also cheered me up. I felt like it lightened my soul (oh no, I'm getting all melodramatic!) and I loved the style of writing, it was almost lyrical.

The narrative is split in to three and I really enjoyed seeing things from different perspectives. It was done really well and each character had their own voice, easily distinguishable. Inary was of course my favourite, but not only because she was the main character. I could really relate to her and understand her, and I really felt for her.

Take Me Home does have some clich├ęs, but in a good way.

At first I wasn't so sure about the whole "I see dead people" thing, but I grew to anticipate those moments as they were so beautifully written.

This is a story about heartbreak and love and finding your home.

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1 comment:

  1. Fab review Cora.

    Thank you for posting your review. I know you were having Blogger issues!

    Thanks for your support on tour.

    Shaz

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