[[ Read ]] ➳ Stay Author Catherine Ryan Hyde – Tgainternational.co.uk

Stay An Unforgettable Novel About The Power Of Friendship And Kindness By The New York Times Bestselling Author Of Pay It Forward In The Summer Of , Fourteen Year Old Lucas Painter Carries A Huge Weight On His Shoulders His Brother Is Fighting In Vietnam His Embattled Parents Are Locked In A Never Ending War And His Best Friend, Connor, Is Struggling With His Own Family Issues To Find Relief From The Chaos, Lucas Takes Long, Meandering Walks, And One Day He Veers Into The WoodsThere He Discovers An Isolated Cabin And Two Huge Dogs Frightened, He Runs And The Dogs Run With Him Lucas Finds Unusual Peace In Running With The Dogs, And Eventually He Meets Their Owner, Zoe Dins Closed Off And Haunted By A Tragic Past, Zoe Has Given Up She Doesn T Want To Be Saved She Wants Out But Lucas Doesn T Want Her To Go, And He Sees An Opportunity To Bring Than One Friend Back Into The Light It S Either The Best Or Worst Idea He S Ever Had, But Lucas Isn T Giving Up On Zoe Or ConnorTheir Unexpected Connection Might Be The Saving Grace That Zoe Thought She D Lost, That Connor Needs, And That Lucas Has Been Running Toward


10 thoughts on “Stay

  1. says:

    This was such a touching read I was utterly transfixed by this novel as I read it over the course of a single day It was gentle.It was sweet It was heartbreaking.And it was life affirming The majority of the novel takes place in the summer of 1969 and focuses on 14 year old Lucas Painter Lucas is the sweetest character ever I have never felt so maternal about a character when re


  2. says:

    When Catherine Ryan Hyde comes out with a new book, I immediately get it When I saw this on NetGalley as a Read Now, I downloaded it right away Wow What a wonderful story It s heartbreaking, honest, and a gentle story I loved it and couldn t put it down Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for an early copy of this book All opinions are my own 5


  3. says:

    A beautiful story written with heart and depth about 14 year old Lucas Painter s coming of age during the summer of 1969 While his parents fight loudly everyday, his dad coming home later and later at night, Lucas last letter from his brother in Vietnam has him seriously worried, thanks to it s mostly being blacked out by censors What was his brother trying to tell him Out in the wo


  4. says:

    Stay is the coming of age story of a boy, Lucas Painter, in 1969 This is the point in his life where he becomes a man, even though he feels inadequate and responsible for so much than should be on his 14 year old shoulders He finds peace when he begins to run one day in the woods near his house and happens upon two huge dogs by an old cabin that begin to run with him daily The dogs,


  5. says:

    Having read all of Catherine Ryan Hyde s novel, I come to expect wonderful, well developed characters, lovable dogs, a feisty cat and frequently a horse I just finished an ARC of Stay, and all were part of this beautiful story, except a horse As usual, a message is delivered in her stories and that was true here A single choice can alter the direction of a life In this case, that could


  6. says:

    Interesting twist on flawed families The story contains addiction issues, views on the war, how to forgive and go forward in your life, the art of having empathy for others and above all, the importance of family and friendship.Written from 14 year old Lucas s perspective His mother and father fight constantly, his older brother is fighting in the Vietnam War, his best friend seems to be


  7. says:

    A beautiful story written with heart and depth about 14 year old Lucas Painter s coming of age during the summer of 1969 While his parents fight loudly everyday, his dad coming home later and later at night, Lucas last letter from his brother in Vietnam has him seriously worried, thanks to it s mostly being blacked out by censors What was his brother trying to tell him Out in the woods walk


  8. says:

    I wasnt sure about this book I received an ARC from NetGalley but it wasnt my usual genre mystery thriller psychological so I wasnt prepared for what I read The story starts with Lucas, a fourteen year old boy, who was very confused His home was unsettling with his parents fighting all the time and as a teenager he had loads of questions about life And no one to talk to.His best friend, Conno


  9. says:

    Stay by Catherine Ryan HydeA spellbinding read of friendship, family, and the inquisitiveness of a 14 year old boy Lucas Painter has a great deal on his mind and carries a lot of weight on his shoulders His brother is in Vietnam, his parents scream and yell incessantly, his best friend is living in the dark and extreme solitude of his household and is afraid to leave his mother alone To get awa


  10. says:

    Catherine Ryan Hyde does it again, writing an emotional, uplifting book about difficult topics Stay touches on thoughts of suicide, the Vietnam War, family dynamics, addiction and life in a small town The consequences of things you do in your life will follow you throughout your life, but that doesn t have to be a bad thing While reading the book you will wish you could personally be in the story


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