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Thursday, January 30, 2014

The Strange Year of Vanessa M. by Filipa Fonseca Silva #ReviewShare #Women @poshpipa

The Strange Year of Vanessa M.The Strange Year of Vanessa M. by Filipa Fonseca Silva
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The theme is well thought out, draws interest and is consistent from start to finish of the novel. The idea by itself is not fantastically original. A woman who thinks she has it all embarks on a journey to discover her true self.

Many a book and movie have already covered a similar idea. What makes this book stand out is the writing style of the author, Filipa. The tone of the characters are almost whimsical and sometimes akin to a giggling schoolgirl. Then there are the serious moments which capture your heart and allow you to relive events in your personal life.

Filipa tells a perfect story with imperfect characters in the most unlikely of situations. Her character development is flawless and she reaches out to her audience in a way some writers find it difficult - with firm gentleness.

This is definitely a book I will recommend to anyone who is looking for a fictional character he or she can relate to. The Strange Year of Vanessa M isn't so strange after all as many readers will find that they are looking into a mirror.

Disclosure - As a Quality Reads Book Club member, I received a free copy of this book from the author via Orangeberry Book Tours in exchange for my honest review.

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