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    Free read What It Seems [E–book] (What It Seems) Emily Bleeker ✓ 4 Read Twenty year old Tara was adopted by her controlling foster mum at the age of eight She led a very solitary and isolated life but she

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    [E–book] (What It Seems) I need to give this a 375 rounded down to a 3The first bit was gripping It had me wondering about the circumstances of this story Plus the emotional impact everything was having on this girl The girl who sits chatting to her dolls each night the child who has to creep her use of the computer and her obsession with a live family she watches online that she enviesHer “mother” isn’t her biological mother She’s cr

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    Free read What It Seems Read & Download ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Emily Bleeker Emily Bleeker ✓ 4 Read Thanks to NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing for an egalley in exchange for an honest review In her latest thriller novel Emily Bleeker gives us 20 year old Tara a young woman held captive by her foster mother and treated very cruelly Tara is forced to masuerade as a pregnant woman in order to steal from stores but late at night talks to her

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    [E–book] (What It Seems) What It Seems is the first book I have read by Emily Bleeker and although I liked it I didn't love it I guess my expectations after reading the blurb of the book were pretty high and the book didn't turn out to be how it sounded in the blurbThe strongest point about the book was 20 year old Tara and her story about the dismal life and the psychological and emotional damage she suffers constantly at the hands of her foster 'Mothe

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    [E–book] (What It Seems) Emily Bleeker ✓ 4 Read I haven't read a whole lot by Emily Bleeker yet in fact the only other book I have read is Working Fire so I wasn't uite sure what to expect with What It Seems What I got was a real page turner that I had a hard time putting down What It Seems had a couple of surprises but overall I could definitely see the direction it was going It is not a thriller but suspenseful and I spent a lot of the book wondering where things would end

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    Read & Download ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Emily Bleeker Emily Bleeker ✓ 4 Read Free read What It Seems So I did that thing that reviewers aren’t supposed to admit but we totally do I spent the last 50% of this book hate reading itI’m actually admitting that with NO SHAME WHATSOEVER because this iskind of a train wreckI never believed in a single one of our characters Our 20 year old 12 year old main character

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    [E–book] (What It Seems) Special thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for a free electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review Expected publication date March 17 2020 Tara was adopted by her foster mother when she was eight years old Since then she has barely left her house spending most of her days locked in closets and catering to her foster mother’s nasty moods and attitude Now twenty Tara sees an escape through the form

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    [E–book] (What It Seems) What It Seems by Emily Bleeker is a tense and taut thriller that kept me fully engaged and turning the pages with a growing sense of unease This is the first novel that I have read from this author but I am certainly looking for to add to my always growing TBR listTara was adopted by her foster mother when she was eight y

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    Read & Download ò PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ✓ Emily Bleeker Emily Bleeker ✓ 4 Read [E–book] (What It Seems) 35 stars rounded up TW child abusetorture one brief scene of animal abuse one brief scene of attempted sexual harassmentThis is the story of Tara a 12 year old in a 20 year old's body For eight years she has been the victim of an abusive sadistic controlling adopted mother who has forced her to shoplift to help put food on the table Tara hasn't attended school since she was hit by a car at the age of 8 and the

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Thanks to NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing for an egalley in exchange for an honest review In her latest thriller novel Emily Bleeker ives us 20 year old Tara A Young Woman Held Captive young woman held captive her foster mother and treated very cruelly Tara is forced to masuerade as a pregnant woman in order to steal from stores but late at night talks to her dolls and watches YouTube videos One channel in particular *that of the Feely family has Tara dreaming of what it would be like to live in the perfect family *of the Feely family has Tara dreaming of what it would be like to live in the perfect family an opportunity to be part of the Feely family presents itself Tara takes it and manages to break free from Mother But Tara will soon discover that the Feely family is far from perfect I enjoy Emily Bleeker s writing and her characters tend to find themselves in really intriguing situations I was uite terrified in the beginning but as the story unraveled it seemed less thriller like and contemporary drama I know it s a book of fiction but the implausibility meter was off the charts in this one In the end I liked it but didn t fall in love Goodreads review published 010320Expected publication 170320 So I did that thing that reviewers aren t supposed to admit but we totally do I spent the last 50% of this book hate reading itI m actually admitting that with NO SHAME WHATSOEVER because this iskind of a train wreckI never believed in a single one of our characters Our 20 year old 12 year old main character who apparently literally stinks and who is smart enough to figure out how to fake an ultrasound photo but who can barely put a pair of pants on Our male lead who is both unobservant incurious and just kind of there Our over the top villain who does everything but tie our heroine to the railroad tracks while snickeringI didn t believe our plot I couldn t figure out why anyone would hire stinky Les Innocents girl or why the family had two extra children who had practically no role in anything or why ourirl stinks at allSo yeah I didn t like this I did finish it Why Because I kept hoping for some huge conflagration in which Stinky is unmasked and everything falls apartLe sigh Even that disappointedARC provided via Net Galley Sorry I hated it 2 stars because I finished it 35 stars rounded up TW child abusetorture one brief scene of animal abuse one brief scene of attempted sexual harassmentThis is the story of Tara a 12 year old in a 20 year old s body For eight years she has been the victim of an abusive sadistic controlling adopted mother who has forced her to shoplift to help put food on the table Tara hasn t attended school since she was hit by a car at the age of 8 and then adopted by Mother She doesn t watch television play I Was A Stranger games or leave her room except to eat mealsWhile in her room Tara s door is deadbolted from the outside and it s her job to list all of her stolen items on eBay But while she has a computer she s not allowed to use it except for her job Mother ensures her keystrokes are monitoredWhen Tara misbehaves Mother s wrath is swift and nearly deadly She is beaten locked in her closet for days and food and water are withheld Tara lives a mostly horrific life except when she removes the keystroke machine and watches Youtube videos Her favorite is AllTheFeels with the Feely familyThe Feelys are like a real family to Tara who longs to be loved like the three kids in the family s daily vlogs When an opportunity arises to intern with the family Tara finds the strength to disobey Mother to interview for the jobHere s where the story begins to fall apart some and you ll need some suspension of disbelief when Tara finds herself with the Feelys It s hard to imagine this super popular vlogging family wanting to employ a self described stinky young pregnant woman Mother forces Tara to wear a pregnancy prosthetic to hide her stolenoods in which Tara wears to the interview with the Feelys and invite her into their home despite her rand plans for the family s Youtube contentI nearly put the book down at the 40 percent point bec. A page turning novel of suspense about the perfect family and the perfect lies by the bestselling author of When I’m Gone and The Waiting Room Adopted by her controlling foster mother at the age of eight twenty year old Tara has seen little of the outside world Lonely punished for the slightest offense her only distraction comes from watching the Feely family’s online videos The. ,


What It SeemsAuse the story changed so dramatically but I trudged along and I m lad I did What it Seems wound up being a pretty ood read although the ending was a little too feel oodforgive the pun I subtracted a star because of the suspension of disbelief factor and the too tidy endingMany thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC in exchange for an honest review I need *to ive this a 375 rounded down to a 3The first bit was ripping It had me wondering about the *give this a 375 rounded down to a 3The first bit was Gone: The Disappearance of Claudia Lawrence and Her Father's Desperate Search for the Truth gripping It had me wondering about the of this story Plus the emotional impact everything was having on thisirl The 1,000 Awesome Writing Prompts girl who sits chatting to her dolls each night the child who has to creep her use of the computer and her obsession with a live family she watches onlin I haven t read a whole lot by Emily Bleeker yet in fact the only other book I have read is Working Fire so I wasn t uite sure what to expect with What It Seems What Iot was a real page turner that I had a hard time putting down What It Seems had a couple of surprises but overall I could definitely see the direction it was Moonrise (Snowfall, going It is not a thriller but suspenseful and I spent a lot of the book wondering where things would end up I didn t feel like there was too much mystery but the writing was reallyood and I found myself lued to the pages I loved that What It Seems was different from the books I ve been reading lately and that Bleeker went a different direction than a lot of authors right now Even though I felt like I knew what was oing to happen which I did it didn t remove any of the enjoyment for me and I loved the pacing If you are looking for something uick that you can read in one sitting that is suspenseful than thriller I would check this outThank you to NetGalley for my advance review copy All opinions and thoughts are my own What It Seems by Emily Bleeker is a tense and taut thriller that kept me fully engaged and turning the pages with a Hello, Snow! growing sense of unease This is the first novel that I have read from this author but I am certainly looking for to add to my alwaysrowing TBR listTara was adopted by her foster mother when she was eight years old Never having a clear understanding of why her birth family abandoned her Tara is a damaged young woman who has found herself the victim of emotional and psychological abuse at the hands of Mother Her only outlet is watching YouTube videos victim of emotional and psychological abuse at the hands of Mother Her only outlet is watching YouTube videos seemingly happy families When the opportunity of an internship arises with her favourite blogging family the Feelys Tara now calling herself Angela finds it within herself to escape the clutches of Mother and lands not only the job but a place within the family that she has come to love But not everything is as perfect as it appears "from the outside and Tara must find a way to not only reconcile herself with this surprising dose of reality but " the outside and Tara must find a way to not only reconcile herself with this surprising dose of reality but also break free from a mother who does not want to let her A Little Dinner Before the Play goThis was a fast paced read that kept me sufficiently and satisfyingly unsettled throughoutMany thanks to NetGalley and Lake Union Publishing for this ARC Twenty year old Tara was adopted by her controlling foster mum at the age of eight She led a very solitary and isolated life but she did what she could toet through each day This was no life for a child but escaping never seemed possible or was itI really had high hopes for this book but unfortunately I felt there was something lacking and I just couldn t connect with the story or the characters Although this book wasn t for me don t let my opinion stop you from reading it as there are many people who enjoyed this book Give it a o and you can make up your own mind With thanks to Netgalley and the publishers for my digital copy to read and review What It Seems is the first book I have read by Emily Bleeker and although I liked it I didn t love it I uess my expectations after reading the blurb of the book were pretty high and the book didn t turn out to be how it sounded in the blurbThe strongest point about the book was 20 year old Tara and her story abo. Y’re an affectionate vlogging uintet and an internet sensation Most important they are Tara’s mental refuge Then the opportunity arises for them to be something When Tara accepts an internship with the close knit clan they’re her escapeDaring to run away and defying Mother’s rules Tara is welcomed into the loving fold But the Tara ets to know them the she realizes that not. Ut the dismal life and the psychological and emotional "Damage She Suffers Constantly At " she suffers constantly at hands of her foster Mother with whom Tara is living since she was 8 years old By suffering both physical and mental torture at the hands of her foster mother Tara has lost all sense of self worth and self love she is constantly reminded that her birth parents ave her up willingly a point which she doesn t completely understand Her only friends are her dolls and a sparrow who visits her and her only outlet are the YouTube family videos she loves to watch especially outlet are the YouTube family videos she loves to watch especially the *FEELY FAMILY FOR TARA THE FEELY *family For Tara the Feely represent the ideal family for her and when an opportunity arises for her to both accept an internship with them and escape her foster mother s clutches she Once a Wicked Lady: A Biography of Margaret Lockwood grabs it However she soon realises that her ideal family is not who they show themselves to be and on top of that her foster mother is still adamant toet her back The weakest point in the book were the Feely family I thought that this family would be hiding some dark sinister secret but it was nothing of the sort Also the characterisation of every member of the Feely family was vague they just seemed like types rather than real charactersThe best parts of the book were the ones that dealt solely with Tara her inner musings and her interactions with her dolls as they clearly show how vulnerable scared and starved of love she is while still clinging onto this hope that things will et better And it is for these parts that I rate the book around 3 35My thanks to NetGalley the publisher Lake Union Publishing and the author Emily Bleeker for the e Arc of the book I look forward to reading books of the author and will look out for her other titles Special thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for a free electronic ARC of this novel received in exchange for an honest review Expected publication date March 17 2020 Tara was adopted by her foster mother when she was eight years old Since then she has barely left her house spending most of her days locked in closets and catering to her foster mother s nasty moods and attitude Now twenty Tara sees an escape through the form of The Feely s her favourite YouTube family when they post an ad looking for an intern Does Tara have what it takes to escape her mother s clutches once and for all What It Seems is Emily Bleeker s fifth novel I have not been fortunate enough to read most of her work although I did et the chance to read The Waiting Room which intrigued me enough to A Northern Line Minute: The Northern Line give this one a shot This was a tough one to review as the beginning of the novel had a Room vibe to it and I was desperately intrigued and then it veered off course only to return toward the very end Bleeker narrates this novel from the protagonists perspective and we hear Tara s story as she lives it I thoroughly enjoyed the beginning and the ends of the novel and I wanted to hear about Tara s foster mother and her descent into crazy Needless to say I did notet such indulgences as the novel took a surprise detour into the world of YouTube videos and popular Internet families What It Seems was trying to be modern including the popularity of media influencers and vloggers but for me this part of the story was far less entertaining I wanted to know of Tara s story when she was with her foster mother before during and after and I was disappointed That being said this novel was still entertaining Although I really didn t connect to any member of The Feely family I wanted Tara to do well and I rooted for her to succeed I was satisfied at the ending of this novel as it answered all uestions and brought the appropriate people to justice OK I m Future Focus gonna be pushy right now If you have never read an Emily Bleeker book please please pleaseo immediately and Major Problems in American Urban and Suburban History: Documents and Essays get one Preferably this one because it s it s book birthday today but also justet them all Because every single one is SO FLIPPING GOOD Emily Bleeker is one of my most favorite authors I anticipate every new rel. Everything is as it seems As secrets slowly surface the image of the perfect family begins to crack For Tara it’s another trapTo claim a life of her own she’ll need a new escape plan Because as the show’s popularity explodes reaching even fascinated viewers Tara can’t shake the feeling that Mother is among their ranks She’s watching She’s waiting She’ll never let her

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