The Trophy Child

by Paula Daly | Mystery & Thrillers |
ISBN: 0552174432 Global Overview for this book
Registered by VintageVanguard of Friedrichshain, Berlin Germany on 2/13/2018
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Journal Entry 1 by VintageVanguard from Friedrichshain, Berlin Germany on Tuesday, February 13, 2018
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Karen Bloom expects perfection. Her son, Ewan, has been something of a disappointment and she won't be making the same mistake again with her beloved, talented child, Bronte.

Bronte's every waking hour will be spent at music lessons and dance classes, doing extra schoolwork and whatever it takes to excel.

But as Karen pushes Bronte to the brink, the rest of the family crumbles. Karen's husband, Noel, is losing himself in work, and his teenage daughter from his first marriage, Verity, is becoming ever more volatile. The family is dangerously near breaking point.
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Journal Entry 2 by VintageVanguard at Friedrichshain, Berlin Germany on Friday, March 09, 2018
This book sounded so promising but disappointed a bit in the end.
Karen, tiger mom and main point of friction, remained very flat. I would have loved more background, more history, but instead just a lot of things were hinted at and not really explained. What were her motivations really?
Also I really didn't like Noel, the husband. he never really cared about his kids or stand up for them; instead of facing his marital problems, he started cheating and drinking; typical asshole behaviour! Dear Joanne, if I were you, I would stay away from that guy!

Journal Entry 3 by VintageVanguard at Friedrichshain, Berlin Germany on Friday, March 16, 2018

Released 1 yr ago (3/16/2018 UTC) at Friedrichshain, Berlin Germany

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Will now travel to the UK!

Journal Entry 4 by wingyorkshire-lasswing at Maidstone, Kent United Kingdom on Thursday, March 22, 2018
Thank you for sending this my way.
As my TBR pile is massive it may take me a while to get to this.

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