[Reading] ➰ The Middle of Somewhere ➸ Sonja Yoerg – Bassgrotto.co.uk

The Middle of Somewhere If You Loved Wild, You Can T Miss This A Troubled, Young Widow Hikes From Yosemite Valley Deep Into The Wilderness On The John Muir Trail To Elude Her Shameful Past In This Emotionally Gripping Story From The Author Of House Broken With Her Thirtieth Birthday Looming, Liz Kroft Is Heading For The Hills Literally Her Emotional Baggage Weighs Her Down Than Her Backpack, But A Three Week Trek Promises The Solitude She Craves At Least Until Her Boyfriend, Dante, Decides To Tag Along His Broad Moral Streak Makes The Prospect Of Confessing Her Sins Difficult, But As Much As She Fears His Judgment, She Fears Losing Him Maybe They Set Off Together Alone Under Blue Skies, But It S Not Long Before Storms Threaten And Two Strange Brothers Appear Along The Trail Amid The Jagged, Towering Peaks, Liz Must Decide Whether To Admit Her Mistakes And Confront Her Fears, Or Face The Trail, The Brothers And Her Future Alone.


10 thoughts on “The Middle of Somewhere

  1. says:

    Liz is burdened down with guilt and her feelings need straightened out She decides to hike the John Muir trail and hopefully sort out her past with her widowhood and her recent relationship with another man named Dante.Then two weeks before her start date, Dante announced he was joining her You ve never been backpacking, and now you want to go two hundred ...


  2. says:

    3.5 starsYou re gonna need hiking boots for this trip A potent mix of self reflection, adventure, and mild suspense, Sonja Yoerg effortlessly transports the reader to the varying elevations of the John Muir Trail in the Sierra Nevada mountains Even if you aren t someone that enjoys camping that s totally me or trekking through the forest, there s still something sort of alluring about this trip I thought Liz was gutsy for planning an eighteen day hike alone What better way to face your dem 3.5 starsYou re gonna need hiking boots for this trip A potent mix of self reflection, adventure, and mild suspense, ...


  3. says:

    Some people are givers Some people are takers But the lines drawn between the two can often be blurred And the resulting pain is like a thorn left in a shirt pocket A little too close to the heart.Sonja Yoerg presents her main character, Liz Kroft, as a very complicated soul where the waters run deep Liz is approaching her 30th birthday and vows to hike the John Muir Trail This trip has been handcarved by Liz herself A personal encounter with Nature and an embrace of beauty and desired so Some people are givers Some people are takers But the lines drawn between the two can often be blurred And the resulting pain is like a thorn left in a shirt pocket A little too close to the heart.Sonja Yoerg presents her main character, Liz Kroft, as a very complicated soul where the waters run deep Liz is approaching her 30th birthday and vows to hike the John Muir Trail This trip has been handcarved by Liz herself A personal encounter with Nature and an embrace of beauty and desired solitude But Liz reverie is hastily sidelined Dante, her boyfriend, decides to accompany her on this journey Liz is torn betw...


  4. says:

    Many thanks to New American Library of Penguin Random House and Ms Sonja Yoerg for an ARC of this novel in exchange for an unbiased review.WOW This is a most impressive follow up to Ms Yoerg s debut novel, House Broken I really enjoyed House Broken, but I love The Middle of Somewhere evenThis is the story of Liz Kroft, a very bright 29 year old engineer with a difficult past that has left her wondering whether she is capable of engaging in a normal happy relationship Don t let this o Many thanks to New American Library of Penguin Random House and Ms Sonja Yoerg for an ARC of this novel in exchange for an unbiased review.WOW This is a most impressive follow up to Ms Yoerg s debut novel, House Broken I really enjoyed House Broken, but I love The Middle of Somewhere evenThis is the story of Liz Kroft, a very bright 29 year old engineer with a difficult past that has left her wondering whether she is capable of enga...


  5. says:

    A special thank you to Penguin and NetGalley for an ARC in exchange for an honest reviewTalented Sonja Yoergreturns following her smashing debut House Broken with impressive and complex, THE MIDDLE OF SOMEWHERE an exploration of intense emotions on the road to rediscovery, forgiveness, and love A gripping tale of facing the past An unknown wilderness, mixed with temptations, fears, doubts, betrayal, anger, and evil life , its obstacles, and complexities st...


  6. says:

    This was my first book by Sonja Yoerg but will definitely not be my last.The Middle of Somewhere is a great piece of literary fiction and should appeal to any fans of women s fiction.Told from the third person point of view, it follows 29 year old Liz on an 18 day backpacking journey on the John Muir trail in the Western part of the US Liz is seeking solitude and a chance to clear her mind, but then her boy friend Dante decides to tag along Liz is very independent, an experienced hiker, and sh This was my first book by Sonja Yoerg but will definitely not be my last.The Middle of Somewhere is a great piece of literary fiction and should appeal to any fans of women s fiction.Told from the third...


  7. says:

    This book turned out a lot different than I expected However I liked the surprising direction that it went in The description for the book is rather vague so I suppose anything could have happened and it did I wasn t the biggest fan of the main character, but it didn t take away from the story for me I liked the setting, I thought it was beautifully done and I really felt like I was in the middle of the wilderness whi...


  8. says:

    This is a tense, well crafted novel that delivers an unexpected emotional punch I read an advance copy of The Middle of Somewhere, and found it to be a unique novel in the way it straddles the genres of contemporary fiction and psychological thrillers The main character, Liz, is in conflict over secrets she harbors and is suffering remorse over her past actions She is also in peril due to the challenges of surviving in the wilderness, and from encountering some unexpected baddies on the trail This is a tense, well crafted novel that delivers an unexpected emotional punch I read an advance copy of The Middle of Somewhere, and found it to be a unique novel in the way it straddles the genres of contemporary fiction and psychological thrillers The main character, Liz, is in conflict over secrets she harbors and is suffering remorse over her past actions She is also in peril due to the challenges of surviving in the wilderness, and from encountering some unexpected baddies on the trail Yoerg has done a terrific job of blending these genres to deliver a book that will keep you reading long after you should turn out the light Despite the sometimes white knuckled pacing of the book, Yoerg also manages to weave in some profound ...


  9. says:

    Middle of Somewhere is part self discovery, part suspense, part love story Liz Croft is relying on the JMT for some self atonement, trying to work out her guilt over a act she s kept secret Her boyfriend Dante decides to tag along, despite being an inexperienced hiker, and you can tell Liz is less than entralled I couldn t figure out how this book wou...


  10. says:

    I could NOT put this book down Started it Saturday evening and finished it Sunday mid day This is NOT your standard woman goes to the wilderness to sort out her life story This book reads like a mystery, and an amazingly compelling one at that The character development is phenomenal, and the slow building tension will keep you on the edge of your seat Plus, you learn everything you need to know about ba...


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