[[ 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


About the Author: Catherine Ryan Hyde

I am the author ofthan 30 published and forthcoming books, including ALLIE AND BEA, SAY GOODBYE FOR NOW, LEAVING BLYTHE RIVER, ASK HIM WHY, WORTHY, THE LANGUAGE OF HOOFBEATS, TAKE ME WITH YOU, WHERE WE BELONG, WHEN I FOUND YOU, WALK ME HOME, SECOND HAND HEART, DON T LET ME GO, and WHEN YOU WERE OLDER I m an avid hiker, traveler, equestrian, and amateur photographer, and have released my first book of photos, 365 DAYS OF GRATITUDE PHOTOS FROM A BEAUTIFUL WORLD.I am co author, with fellow author and publishing industry blogger Anne R Allen, of HOW TO BE A WRITER IN THE E AGE A SELF HELP GUIDE.My novel PAY IT FORWARD was adapted into a major motion picture, chosen by the American Library Association for its Best Books for Young Adults list, and translated intothan 23 languages for distribution in over 30 countries The paperback was released in October 2000 by Pocket Books and quickly became a national bestseller Simon Schuster released PAY IT FORWARD YOUNG READERS EDITION in August of 14 It is suitable for kids as young as eight A special Fifteenth Anniversary Edition of the original PAY IT FORWARD was released in December of 14You can learn muchabout me at www.catherineryanhyde.com



10 thoughts on “Stay

  1. says:

    I read two books by Catherine Ryan Hyde and while I enjoy an uplifting story, they felt a bit too sappy, even for me Then I read Have You Seen Luis Velez and I liked that one so muchStill, I wasn t planning on reading this one, until I read the 4 and 5 stars reviews by some of my friends that kept coming It was my friend Tudor Queen s review that convinced me and I m thankful be


  2. says:

    Don t you just love those rare books that grab you immediately from the first page It s such a thrill when that happens I m going to write this review with the strictest of caution not to reveal too many details as the reader must experience this delicious unfolding of a story going in blind It s the summer of 1969 when the book begins, with one 14 year old Lucas Painter recountin


  3. says:

    Author Catherine Ryan Hyde is one of my big reading discoveries this year I have only read two of her bajillion books so far, but both hit the bullseye for me I am thrilled there are so manyfor me to dive into.Stay is a thoroughly engaging story set in the summer of 1969 The plot centers around four main characters, including the deeply affecting Zoe Dins, a 55 year old recluse with


  4. says:

    Such a beautiful story Exquisitely told, deeply moving, and thoughtfully tender It is the summer of 1969 and 14 year old Lucas has a lot too be concerned about His parents are fighting nonstop, his brother is over in Vietnam, and his best friend doesn t seem to want to leave the house There was a lot of burden on this 14 year old s shoulders and so he took to running in the woods wher


  5. 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 reading a


  6. says:

    5 stars Wow Stunning book Catherine Ryan Hyde does it again with Stay a coming of age story about Lucas Painter growing up in the summer of 1969 My review will be brief because it s best to just dive into this book without knowing too much about it The story is told from one POV Lucas He is the sweetest, most caring and selfless 14 year old boy who carries a lot of burdens His parents con


  7. says:

    Stay has 439 written reviews on Goodreads, with an overall 4.46 rating The blurb itself says plenty Forgive me if I m just singing to the choir yes, it s good, has heart, worthy issues, depth, insightful themes, and takes place during the Vietnam war era..in a small town Yep..I ENJOYED THIS BOOK Too Thank you Goodreads community Towards the end I was ready for it to endbut there is no denyi


  8. says:

    Why do people do that Why do they need to make you wrong Or make you out to be some kind of bad person Everybody knows bad things happen I know we are not supposed to talk about this I know you don t want me to But I m talking about it I m just talking about it Because I need to know Here s the thing, she said If they admit to themselves that what happened couldn t have been easily prevented,


  9. says:

    This is only the second novel I ve read written by Catherine Ryan Hyde, but she writes such beautiful books that I will definitely be checking out her previous novels The main character in this book, Lucas Painter is a fourteen year old boy who is very thoughtful and caring for his age The year is 1969 and his homelife is difficult as his parents fight all the time and his older brother Roy is


  10. says:

    3.5 stars rounded up This is a coming of age story about fourteen year old Lucas Painter that begins during the summer of 1969 Lucas s parents fight all the time and he feels like he has to leave his house to get any peace That s how he comes across two huge dogs in their massive doghouse in the middle of the woods He begins speedrunning, pumping adrenaline to get away from two dogs that weigh at


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