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  • 15 June 2020
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Where the Forest Meets the Stars Summary µ 106 R cabin barefoot and covered in bruisesThe girl calls herself Ursa and she claims to have been sent from the stars to witness five miracles With concerns about the child’s home situation Jo reluctantly agrees to let her stay just until she learns about Ursa’s pastJo enlists the help of her reclusive neighbor Gabriel Nash to solve the mystery of the charming child But the time they spend together the uestions they have How does a young girl not only read but. 45 or maybe 10 stars I don t know My mind is still blown Don t ask me about stars right now Oh wow I know I shouldn t begin a review with Oh Wow but I was so blown away with Where the Forest Meets the Stars that it has taken a few days to put words to my thoughts and you see how well that has gone right Oh wow is what I have come up with so far Joanna Teale is an ornithologist is safely tucked away in a researcher s cabin on the marshes of southern Illinois where she is completing her graduate studies on nesting practices It is here that she is healing her body and soul after a battle with breast cancer Nearby is Gabe the egg man who lives on the farm up the road and is battling demons of his own Into their lives a young girl wanders She calls herself Ursa and claims to be an alien in search of five miracles It is obvious to Jo that the girl needs help on multiple levels but the girl is brilliant and cagey and every time that Jo attempts to turn Ursa into the authorities she eludes them leaving Jo to care for the girl until Jo can unravel Ursa s secrets and find out her past Surely she isn t really alien is she As Jo and Gabe begin caring for Ursa they find themselves enveloped in a healing process of their own But there are secrets yet to be uncovered that will have devastating effects on them allWhere the Forest Meets the Stars is truly a magical tale In the beginning you wonder if in fact it is going to fall into the realm of paranormal Soon however you realize that the magic and wonder that Ursa possesses isn t fantasy but rather the wonderment of love and that love true unselfish altruistic love has a healing restorative effect on those with whom Ursa comes in contact The miracles that Ursa seeks baby birds in a nest or new kittens being born pale in comparison to the miracles she brings to the lives of those around her This is a story of forgiveness friendship restoration and most importantly love It is simply but poignantly written almost as a parable and is one I encourage you all to read

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Where the Forest Meets the Stars Summary µ 106 In this gorgeously stunning debut a mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her She throws herself into her work from dusk to dawn until her solitary routine is disrupted by the appearance of a mysterious child who shows up at he. There are books you read that you enjoy there are books that you love and then there are the books you hold in your heart Having just finished Glendy Vanderah s stunningly beautiful debut novel Where the Forest Meets the Stars I know it will be one to cherish What a special book this wasJoanna Teale is an ornithologist who is recovering from a double blow her mother s death and her own battle with breast cancer Bearing physical and emotional scars she returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in a rural Illinois town She interacts with very few people only the man from down the road who sells eggs and those she encounters on her trips to the laundromat when the rain keeps her from her fieldworkOne night her solitude is broken by the appearance of a barefoot young girl dressed in dirty clothes who has bruises on her body The girl claims to be an alien from the distant planet Hetrayeh and she calls herself Ursa Major She says that she is on her own type of graduate study and can return to home only after she witnesses five miracles It s up to her to determine what constitutes a miracleJo is worried about what kind of a family situation Ursa has left and even though she is concerned about her bruises she knows the right thing is to return Ursa to wherever and whomever she escaped from But Ursa sticks to her story about being an alien and when Jo calls the sheriff to report Ursa s appearance she runs away And when the sheriff s deputy doesn t prove helpful anyway Jo lets Ursa stay with her temporarily until she figures out what to do nextAs the days pass Jo begins to rely and on Gabriel her next door neighbor and the egg man to help her figure out what to do with Ursa since the child has become attached to him as well Gabriel has his own traumas to deal with including social anxiety and a host of family related issues but the two can t help but be drawn to one another Inherently however they know that a relationship between them can t work given the fact that Jo will return to her graduate studies in the fall and they also know that they need to contact the police so Ursa can be returned to her family or at least placed with a foster familyBut why hasn t Ursa shown up in any missing children bulletins How can this young child not only read but understand ornithology texts and Shakespeare Why won t she tell them the truth about where she really came from and why does she keep endangering herself by running away every time Jo and Gabe try to get to the bottom of her family situation There can t possibly be any truth to the story she s telling them can thereGabe started to live as Ursa did in an infinite present disconnected from the past or future Jo let him have his fantasy And she let Ursa have hersAs the summer draws to a close and all of their lives approach a crossroads one night will change everything It will put all of them in danger and expose the lies they ve been telling themselves and threaten to destroy the fragile trio they have built even if it s built on a dream or a fantasyFrom the very first sentence I was hooked on this story It reminded me a little of Eowyn Ivey s beautiful novel The Snow Child in that the presence of a seemingly magical child transforms those in desperate need of rescue But Where the Forest Meets the Stars has its own magic buoyed by Vanderah s masterful storytelling gorgeous imagery and the immense heart of this bookI ll admit as I was reading this I vacillated between wanting to get to Ursa s real story and hoping that she was perhaps telling the truth despite the fact that such a resolution might reuire me to suspend my disbelief But at its core Where the Forest Meets the Stars is a story about friendship love bravery and how the family we choose is often important to us than the family we belong to so I decided it didn t matter how Vanderah wrapped up her storyWhen I saw that this book was one of s Kindle First selections last month I really wanted to read it but couldn t fit it in However I couldn t wait any longer and nearly read the entire book yesterday during a cold rainy day It was one of those books you want to devour yet savor and of course I was sad when I finished it But I know these characters will live in my mind and my heart for a long time to comeSee all of my reviews at itseithersadnessoreuphoriablogspotcomCheck out my list of the best books I read in 2018 at You can follow me on Instagram at

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Where the Forest Meets the Stars Summary µ 106 Understand Shakespeare Why do good things keep happening in her presence And why aren’t Jo and Gabe checking the missing children’s website anyThough the three have formed an incredible bond they know difficult choices must be made As the summer nears an end and Ursa gets closer to her fifth miracle her dangerous past closes in When it finally catches up to them all of their painful secrets will be forced into the open and their fates will be left to the sta. Sometimes bad things happen to make good things happen Where The Forest Meets The Stars has been a simple engaging and wonderful read and indeed it s been uite a rideThis is the story of a mysterious and charming girl called Ursa who brings two strangers Joanna Teale and Gabriel Nash together and help them trust each other and fall in love Both Jo and Gabe are having a hurtful personal life and Ursa performs these miracles to heal the pain and scars from their past and this changes their lives for better In a way those scars brought us together