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I love this book desperately I did write it, so the possibility of bias is real I can t wait to share it with the world The year plus I spent researching, writing, and revising it was intense, and harrowing at times, but I m thrilled with where we landed Here s hoping you enjoy it, too Hazel, a pianist, and James, a builder turned soldier, meet at a London dance in late 1917, on the eve of his departure for the trenches of World War I Aubrey, a Harlem ragtime musician, and Colette, a Belgian refugee who has lost everything to the war, meet in a YMCA relief hut at the American training base at Saint Nazaire, France Aphrodite and Ares meet for a secret tryst in a Manhattan hotel room, only to be caught and exposed by Hephaestus, the goddess of love s jealous husband Aphrodite, as the defendant in a mock courtroom tria Julie Berry pens an utter delight in LOVELY WAR, an effervescent confection of a novel filled with humor, tragedy, romance, and myth Four lovers meet in the chaos and terror of World War I a shy English pianist, a gentle architect turned sharpshooter, a French singer scarred by German atrocities, and a brash musician bound for one of the all African American regiments heading overseas Hovering over An unbelievably charming book The sections with the Greek gods are pitched for a YA audience, but the rest of the book straddles YA and Adult beautifully, telling a story that s warm and tense and lovingly crafted At times not even my cold, cold heart could keep me from sighing Highly recommended. I m blown away by how amazing this book truly is It s than a romance, than a war book, than racial division This book is everything and the writing was done with such grace, compassion, anger, and love The characters even the side characters, I loved them all and felt for them deeply This book had me laughing, feeling giddy, heartbroken and weeping, also felt A Sweeping, Multi Layered Romance With A Divine Twist, By The Printz Honor Winning Author Of The Passion Of Dolssa, Set In The Perilous Days Of World Wars I And II.It S 1917, And World War I Is At Its Zenith When Hazel And James First Catch Sight Of Each Other At A London Party She S A Shy And Talented Pianist He S A Newly Minted Soldier With Dreams Of Becoming An Architect When They Fall In Love, It S Immediate And Deep And Cut Short When James Is Shipped Off To The Killing Fields.Aubrey Edwards Is Also Headed Toward The Trenches A Gifted Musician Who S Played Carnegie Hall, He S A Member Of The 15th New York Infantry, An All African American Regiment Being Sent To Europe To Help End The Great War Love Is The Last Thing On His Mind But That S Before He Meets Colette Fournier, A Belgian Chanteuse Who S Already Survived Unspeakable Tragedy At The Hands Of The Germans.Thirty Years After These Four Lovers Fates Collide, The Greek Goddess Aphrodite Tells Their Stories To Her Husband, Hephaestus, And Her Lover, Ares, In A Luxe Manhattan Hotel Room At The Height Of World War II She Seeks To Answer The Age Old Question Why Are Love And War Eternally Drawn To One Another But Her Quest For A Conclusion That Will Satisfy Her Jealous Husband Uncovers A Multi Threaded Tale Of Prejudice, Trauma, And Music And Reveals That War Is No Match For The Power Of Love. A friend read this book before me and told me how much she loved it so I knew I had to get it, too Lovely War is a YA historical fiction novel set during World War I and told from the perspectives of various Greek gods, Aphrodite, the goddess of love, among them The book focuses on two couples, Hazel James, and Collette Aubrey At a time where racism, prejudice and hatred were in full bloom, being black was tough Aubrey Edwards himself is a young man from Harlem, talented Jazz musician and so a member of the Army Band of the National Guard 15th New York Infantry Regiment gosh I know that s a long name Being shipped from one place to another, he never really gets to settle nor has time to think much about girls As, one fateful day, the paths of young Aubrey and a talented orphan singer from Belgium cross, both are smitten with one another and thus, the story beginsHazel Windicott and James Alderidge, on the other hand, meet at a dance in London Hazel is a talented piano player and dreamy young woman who catches the eye of James who dreams about one day becoming an engineer Hazel, fully immersed in he This was on a whole new level of good. Stunning Each of Julie s books is so different and so breathtaking Here she presents dual stories the Greek myth of Hephaestus capturing his wife Aphrodite with Ares, presented against the backdrop of WWII But Aphrodite, as her defense, tells the story of star crossed lovers she followed and aided during WWI Rich historical details about war, about the I decided to listen to this one after picking it out for Hannah, who has read it and loved it There was honestly no way I was going to be able to give this story anything but a full five stars, and that was something I knew very e 5 this book made me cry four time in a span of 100 pages i was hoping to love this book, but i was not expecting this book to become one of my all time favorite books i am a sucker for historical romances, but this book was so much the writing, dialogue, descriptions, etc., was simply enamoring and i spent many nights staying up late to continue reading i m surprised that i haven t seen much hype Lovely War


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