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The Girl from Everywhere
The Girl from Everywhere | Heidi Heilig
Heidi Heilig's debut teen fantasy sweeps from modern-day New York City, to nineteenth-century Hawaii, to places of myth and legend. Sixteen-year-old Nix has sailed across the globe and through centuries aboard her time-traveling father's ship. But when he gambles with her very existence, it all may be about to end. The Girl from Everywhere, the first of two books, blends fantasy, history, and a modern sensibility. Its witty, fast-paced dialogue, breathless adventure, multicultural cast, and enchanting romance will dazzle readers of Sabaa Tahir, Rae Carson, and Rachel Hartman.Nix's life began in Honolulu in 1868. Since then she has traveled to mythic Scandinavia, a land from the tales of One Thousand and One Nights, modern-day New York City, and many more places both real and imagined. As long as he has a map, Nix's father can sail his ship, The Temptation, to any place, any time. But now he's uncovered the one map he's always sought1868 Honolulu, before Nix's mother died in childbirth. Nix's lifeher entire existenceis at stake. No one knows what will happen if her father changes the past. It could erase Nix's future, her dreams, her adventures . . . her connection with the charming Persian thief, Kash, who's been part of their crew for two years. If Nix helps her father reunite with the love of his life, it will cost her her own.
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sparrowssavvy
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I really enjoyed the concept behind this book. The mythical details included were great and fit in naturally. I wanted a bit more clarity on certain timelines and the way things fit together in the end. That said, I truly enjoyed reading this book and am excited to see where things go in the second book.

BillBlume Love this book and love the author. 3mo
sparrowssavvy @billblume i had actually never heard of her before randomly coming across this book in a shop! 3mo
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erinjohns
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A traveler and island gals dream wrapped into an adventure-packed story of love, romance, family, folklore, and mischief. Fingers crossed that the author writes many more delicious tales. And pirates...did I mention pirates???

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casvelyn
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I'm going on a four-day vacation. Am I taking enough books?

rretzler Love the Flavia series!! 7mo
casvelyn @rretzler Me too! 7mo
rabbitprincess Maybe one more, just to be absolutely sure 😂 7mo
casvelyn @rabbitprincess If I can find room in my bag LOL! 7mo
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Mynameisacolour
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No better way to kick off what promises to be a fun-filled weekend than with sprinkle ice cream cones! 🍦🤩 Also hoping to finish the tagged book for #readingusa2019 #Hawaii (Author)

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Girl from Everywhere | Heidi Heilig
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Enjoyable young adult fantasy - book 1 so will need to get the sequel. The main character is trying to work on the relationship she has with her father who is trying to manipulate time to prevent/reverse her mother‘s death.

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megansaurusrex
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Mehso-so

I liked it but I wish there would have been more actual time travelling. For the most part, the entire book took place in one location. Still going to go for book 2 to find out what's really up on that love triangle though. For a full review, check out my blog papertimemachines.blogspot.com

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abbielistenstobooks
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A good adventure! Nice world building.

Hoopla is kind of trash as an app, but it has books that Overdrive/Libby doesn't! 🤷

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abbielistenstobooks
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Enjoying this! It's a good follow up to Michelle Obama, as it's so entirely different. There no way it can even try to compete!

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Redy2trvl
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In bed early and reading. Such a treat!

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SassenachTheBookWizard
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Ga! I still love this book. Time traveling pirates trying to pull a heist in Hawaii is like an A+ premise. I LOVE LOVE LOVEEEEEE these characters, the dramas, the romances, the setting. I really love the historical details thrown in about Hawaii and China which I feel like is pretty under done in YA.

CaramelLunacy That sounds incredibly fun! 11mo
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SassenachTheBookWizard
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Getting in a chapter or two before work. I haven't read this book in a while but I remember absolutely loving it

Redy2trvl I‘ve had this book on my shelf for a few months. Sounds like it needs to be read! 11mo
LorieL I put this book down and didn't finish it...not sure if it was because I had travel brain, but sounds like I need to give it another chance. 11mo
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LitDrivenGirl
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Part 2 of Jolabokaflod with @biblio_ginger ... she spoils me! We both managed to buy the same book for each other, 'The Girl From Everywhere'. Do I hear a sister book club pick in our future? #bookflood #bookhaul #sistersandbooks

biblio_ginger I'm here for that! 😎 11mo
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LiteraryNonsense
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Book #selfie! Getting close to the end of this one. Might just reach 20 books before 2019!!!

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Karionie
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Quirky little tale about time travel with enjoyable characters. Not jaw-dropping, or thought-provoking, but a fun little read.

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Deborah42
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Mehso-so

Nix and her father live on a magical ship that can take them anywhere in time or place, as long as they have a map and they believe the map will take them there. Nix‘s Dad is an opium addict on a quest that will take him back to Nix‘s mother, before she died in childbirth. Nix doesn‘t know how to feel about this, as she may cease to exist if her father gets his heart‘s desire.

The writing was fine, but time travel books tend to leave me cold.

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KED18
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I really enjoyed this book! It was really good and i want to continue the series! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

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This book took me a while to finish reading. But it was worth it in the end. Throughout though I had forgotten some parts since it took me so long to read, but overall it was a good story. I would try to reread it again to try to get a better since of the story. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ #TheGirlFromEverywhere #HeidiHeilig #book #books #read #bookrecommendation #bookrecommendations #bookreport #bookreview #bookriot #booktattoo #booktree #bookthief #booktopia 💝💝

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Stacielynnw41
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I could not put this book down...

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Chelleo
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#ReadingResolutions Day 3: Book and Beach Towel @Jess7

I snagged this ebook sale today.

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kathleenaflynn
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Still reading. I‘m enjoying it very much so far!

kathleenaflynn Finished! There is always one utterly confounding part in any time travel story, and so it is with TGFE. I read the passage in question at least five times and am still not sure I understand. But overall I loved the inventiveness of this, the lively narrative, the way myth and history work together. Kashmir is A+. 2y
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CrowCAH LOVE this duology!!! 2y
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Dragon 👍😀🎉 2y
TrishB 🎉🎉👍🏻 2y
CrowCAH Congrats woohoo 🎉 2y
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That-Bookish-Hiker
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The husband is getting a haircut so I went to Powell‘s and found this on sale for $4 each. 🙌🏽

#ittybittybookhaul

Cinfhen Well done 💕 2y
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bbackes
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Challenge | Day 02

I really like reading lying on the couch next to the window.

#window on #readingresolutions by @Jess7

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Challenge | Day 01

I know I won‘t be able to complete another challenge day by day, but I'll try to post whenever possible.

In my new daily routine, I realized that I can‘t fit very dense readings. So, YA fantasies are working very well.
In addition to my current reading, I‘ll try to read two more (still undefined) books.

#marchtbr on #readingresolutions by @Jess7

Jess7 Pretty cover! 2y
bbackes @jess7 I have a collection of booksleeves so I can take my books anywhere without fear of damaging them ☺️ 2y
Jess7 I need to get some! Very cute! 2y
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Challenge | Day 24

Pirates are on the rise again.

#trending on #readingresolutions by @Jess7

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melyndarae
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1. 31
2. 1 brother, and my dad and his wife are in the process of adopting 2 boys and a girl.
3. 3 - my angel baby, my son, and my bonus daughter
4. Jurassic Park and a book for my postal bookclub
5. Idk if I have a favorite, probably the HP series.
6. 😉
7. Facetious
8. I'm a pastor's daughter
9. Dog lover
10. Hot chocolate
11. Uglies...hahaha but really..The Girl From Everywhere
12. @Tiffy_Reads

ReviewsbytheMrs I‘m a pastor‘s wife so my daughter will totally connect with you on being a PK 2y
melyndarae @ReviewsbytheMrs Lol. Yea people use to expect me to be perfect or absolutely terrible. My grandfather is a pastor too. 2y
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HeathersReadingHideaway
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[#BookReview] The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig. I had such high hopes going into this book but unfortunately it wasn‘t what I was expecting. Have you read The Girl From Everywhere?
⭐️⭐️/5

My Review: http://heathersreadinghideaway.blogspot.com/2018/02/the-girl-from-everywhere-by-...

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HeathersReadingHideaway
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My fiancé and I are having a mini read a thon today. We plan to keep going until we are too tired :) it‘s been fun so far! ?

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mjdowens
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Pretty good adventure. I spent more time being mad at the MC father for being an opium addicted, grief stricken ass though. That part got better be the end, but the storyline got a little hokey-weird for me. Ultimately, time traveling sea farers was pretty good though. I will read the sequel just to see where they go from here

SandyW You had me at "time-traveling!" Stacked 2y
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mjdowens
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I am really liking the MC in this story. She is smart, snarky and generally not afraid to do what she must. My only issue is that I cannot get over what a douche-canoe her father is and why she keeps catering to him and his opium addiction.

SassenachTheBookWizard Oh yeah! I'm glad you're enjoying it. Nix and her bae are so adorable 2y
mjdowens Loving it! My entire 12 book purchase yesterday was all based off of your reviews. Thank goodness for gift cards😂😂 2y
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SassenachTheBookWizard
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I love time traveling racially diverse pirates with some romance! Spot number six goes to...

https://youtu.be/fhkMNIv1mgw

#booktube

keggergoldy I absolutely loved both books. I pre-ordered the second one as soon as I heard it was coming out and I was gutted that Heilig didn't win any awards for the first one. I recently gave my copy of The Girl From Everywhere to my niece only to discover that my sister had recently read it on her own on her kindle. 2y
SassenachTheBookWizard @keggergoldy are you ready for her next book? She's got For A Muse of Fire coming out on Sept 25th! I mentioned it in my "Most anticipated books of 2018" video 2y
keggergoldy @SassenachTheBookWizard yeah, I'm super ready. I can't wait. 2y
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Mccartershanon
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Not bad, not bad at all. I love how diverse the cast was and I thought the plot was very interesting - overall, it didn‘t blow me away but it was a nice light read

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emmekamalei
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Enjoying this adventure tale, in which my home state figures prominently. 👍🏼🌴🌺

#hawaii #timetravel #pirates #audiobook

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Bailedbailed

Okay, this had all the elements of a book I would love: Time travel, history, tropical locale, wee dragon, but it just never landed for me. At chapter 21 they story hadn‘t even really started yet. The girl gets the dragon and then there‘s no mention of it for several chapters. There‘s very little time travel but a lot of angst and pretend romance. I skipped ahead to the end and it was anti-climatic.

No_One Oh, so disappointing! Fear not.... there are more books. 😊 2y
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LazyLimaLife
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A bit of a slow start so we‘ll see if I stick with it to the end.

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It's raining here in Lockport, from Harvey. So I am doing my usual rainy day tradition of having a movie marathon. I just can't decide what to watch first. ☔️🎥 #RainyDay #RainyDayMovies #moviemarathon #book #books #bookbetterthanthemovie #bookhoarder #bookhaul #bookholic #bookjunkie #bookkeeper #booklovers #booklover #booklove #bookcollection #bookcovers #bookcover #bookcult #bookvibes #bookbinding #bookbag #bookblog #bookblogger #booknerds 💞💞

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