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Three
Three | Valrie Perrin
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From the international bestselling author of Fresh Water for Flowers, a beautifully told and suspenseful story about the ties that bind us and the choices that make us who we are. 1986: Adrien, Etienne and Nina are 10 years old when they meet at school and quickly become inseparable. They promise each other they will one day leave their provincial backwater, move to Paris, and never part. 2017: A car is pulled up from the bottom of the lake, a body inside. Virginie, a local journalist with an enigmatic past reports on the case while also reflecting on the relationship between the three friends, who were unusually close when younger but now no longer speak. . As Virginie moves closer to the surprising truth, relationships fray and others are formed. Valrie Perrin has an unerring gift for delving into life. In Three, she brings readers along with her through a sequence of heart-wrenching events and revelations that span three decades. Three tells a moving story of love and loss, hope and grief, friendship and adversity, and of time as an ineluctable agent of change.
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PNWBookseller85
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Mehso-so

I honestly really loved this book, story and character-wise, but I had some problems with it as well. However, I can‘t say what without totally spoiling it. 😂 So if you‘ve read and want to discuss let me know!

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AmyG
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My goal is to finish Three. And maybe read some of my ebook, The Midcoast.

#20in4 Readathon @Andrew65

Megabooks Enjoy Midcoast! 4d
BarbaraBB Can‘t wait for your review of Three! 4d
AmyG @Megabooks So far, so good! @BarbaraBB 👍🏻 3d
Andrew65 Good luck 😊👍 3d
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Kdgordon88
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Pickpick

5 🌟 I loved this book! To echo @TrishB whoever decided Valerie Perrin‘s books should be translated into English gets all the stars. Part coming of age, part found family, a little mystery and a whole lot of life. Just lovely.

AmyG I am reading this now. I like it but…it‘s a little slow. Does it pick up at all? 1w
Kdgordon88 @AmyG maybe a bit. I thought it a little slow in the beginning but I hit a point where I couldn‘t put it down. 7d
erzascarletbookgasm I‘ve got this stacked after @TrishB review 👍 7d
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TrishB So glad you enjoyed it 👍🏻 7d
TrishB @AmyG it‘s not all action, so doesn‘t really change pace but there are some big events. 7d
TrishB @erzascarletbookgasm hope you enjoy when you get to it. 7d
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TrishB
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Pickpick

Oh I just loved this. Friendships, failures, fall outs, everything in here. It‘s a feel good, but melancholic read. You do want to bang heads together occasionally, but the story gets told and yeah, I just loved it.
Whoever decided to translate this author into English, thank you very much!

Kdgordon88 Your review makes me very excited for Tuesday when I get my copy. 3w
Cinfhen Great review!! It was a bit too long but the unraveling is so worth it!!! 3w
Cinfhen I had a feeling you‘d love this one 💜💜 3w
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squirrelbrain Looking forward to this one! 3w
TrishB @Cinfhen you know no book is ever too long for me! ♥️ 3w
TrishB @Kdgordon88 I hope you love it when you get to it! 3w
TrishB @squirrelbrain I‘m keeping my fingers crossed you love it 🤞🏻♥️ 3w
Cinfhen So true!!! 3w
Oryx Stacked! 3w
MicheleinPhilly This is arriving for me tomorrow! 3w
TrishB @MicheleinPhilly I hope you love it 🤞🏻 3w
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AmyG
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My goals for June are:
Read my Bookspin and Author-a-Month books.
Read my Sunday Buddy Read book.
And read the tagged book-the book I want to read the most.
If I read anything else….awesome.

#BigJuneReadathon @Clwojick

Clwojick The tagged book sounds so good! Can‘t wait to read your review. Good luck on your goals, and thanks for sharing! 🌼 1mo
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Cinfhen
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We three” - Adrien, Etienne and Nina; childhood friends, inseparable. Until a betrayal to great to ignore shatters their friendship, scattering the three. Told in flashbacks, an observer shares the details of events that brought the three together, tore them apart and hopefully reunite them.
A slow burn, richly crafted, interwoven story which requires time and patience but delivers a deeply compelling, rewarding reading experience.

Chelsea.Poole Great review! Sounds like a good read! 1mo
Cinfhen I really think you‘re gonna like this book @Chelsea.Poole 1mo
AmyG Sounds wonderful. I am so excited. 1mo
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TrishB Can‘t wait 😁 1mo
Cinfhen I can‘t wait to hear others thoughts @AmyG @TrishB 💕💕 1mo
Cathythoughts Stacking ❤️ 1mo
BarbaraBB Wow. As good as Fresh Flowers? 1mo
Cinfhen This felt longer than FWFF @BarbaraBB and at times it was dragging but by the end you understand EVERYTHING was necessary!! It‘s similar but different enough to feel like it‘s own story and not a repeat of Flowers. I don‘t know if it was better but I really enjoyed THREE. There are some cool elements to this one. Really impressive translation ♥️ 1mo
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Cinfhen
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Oh WOW!! At 72% I‘m starting to FINALLY put all the pieces together- SO GOOD!!!

TrishB I think this may be a payday buy 😁 1mo
BarbaraBB @TrishB I was thinking the same 😇 1mo
JuniperWilde I read FWFF based on my local booksellers rave reviews and thought it was ok. Perhaps my expectations were too high. How does this compare? 1mo
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AmyG Oh boy! I just need to finish Crossroads.....ugh. 1mo
Kdgordon88 Release day in the US is June 7th. And yes, I preordered it.😂 1mo
Suet624 I received my preordered copy already. Have you? @Kdgordon88 1mo
Penny_LiteraryHoarders I thought I had this one from NetGalley, but I don‘t. I really want to read it and it‘s been getting such rave reviews. Off to see when I can buy it! 1mo
Cinfhen @Penny_LiteraryHoarders @Kdgordon88 is correct, book releases in the US June 7th however several US bookstores already have the book on their shelves and it‘s already available in the UK!!! It‘s similar in style to FWFF @JuniperWilde I don‘t want to over-hype this book but I can‘t imagine anyone being disappointed. It is a SLOW BURN and I would suggest print over audio (edited) 1mo
Cinfhen Can‘t wait to hear your thoughts @AmyG @Suet624 I‘d definitely say it‘s worth a #PayDayBuy @TrishB @barbarabb 1mo
TrishB Woohoo 🎉🎉 1mo
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AmyG
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Went to get a gift and look what I found! I am so excited to read this. 🙌🏻❤️

TrishB Cool 👍🏻 1mo
Cinfhen I‘m listening to the audio now….it‘s VERY LONG!!! Definitely a slow burn - reminds me a lot of Fresh Water 1mo
BookNAround I‘m reading it right now too @Cinfhen 1mo
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BarbaraBB Lucky you Amy! I plan to come across it soon too! 1mo
AmyG @Cinfhen I love a slow burn book! Hope you find it soon @BarbaraBB Thanks @TrishB and @BookNAround I hope you are enjoying it!!! 1mo
Cinfhen Are you enjoying @BookNAround it‘s definitely leaving me with some anxiety 😥 there‘s a kind of menacing undertone,right?? Like a feeling of unease. After 2 days of listening I‘m at about 55% completed. 1mo
Cinfhen Enjoy, Amy!! I‘m sure this one will be to your liking!!! 1mo
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Cinfhen
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I‘m 10 hours into the audiobook and only at 38.8% completed. It‘s definitely a slow burn literary novel. Told from the perspective of an “outsider” looking back at her childhood & college days, remembering a trio of friends who were inseparable. There‘s an unsettling tone, more than just isolation or loneliness. It‘s gripping but requires time and attention. I find I can‘t do other chores while listening. #ARC #NetGalley

vivastory Sounds great. Still need to read her previous book. 1mo
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Cinfhen
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So….it took me awhile to get used to the narration and figure out who‘s who within the story….but now im hooked!! And Thank God, since there is still 19 hours and 45 minutes left!! I do think this one might be better in print @Centique @Suet624 @TrishB @BarbaraBB @Kdgordon88 I‘ll keep you posted but definitely getting Fresh Water for Flowers vibes. #NetGalley #DreamscapeAudio

BarbaraBB That sounds so promising! I want to pick a quiet moment to read this book, if I can wait that long! 1mo
Cinfhen Absolutely @BarbaraBB 💯 a “quiet moment” is probably the BEST way to enjoy this book 🧡🧡🧡 1mo
Cinfhen It BEGS for your FULL ATTENTION 1mo
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TrishB I‘m intrigued! I‘ll await your final review ❤️ 1mo
Cinfhen I think it‘s definitely in your wheelhouse @TrishB I‘ll keep you posted 😘 1mo
Suet624 My hard copy awaits. 1mo
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BookNAround
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As the sun goes down, I‘m starting this one.

CBee Jealous! Have you read Fresh Water for Flowers? 1mo
JamieArc I keep asking myself why I haven‘t read her first one yet! I need to get to it… within the next 6 months lol. 1mo
BarbaraBB Great pic. I hope it‘s as good as Fresh Water! 1mo
BookNAround @CBee I haven‘t read Fresh Water for Flowers yet. I do own it and I know people rave about it but I have just never quite gotten to it. 1mo
CBee @BookNAround hope you love it when you do 😊 1mo
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Cinfhen
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Woohoo 🎉🙌🏻🥳Just got approved to listen to the audio ARC of Three / the newest novel from Valerie Perrin ( the fabulous French author who wrote Fresh Water For Flowers) I‘m beyond excited!!!! Thank you #NetGalley and #DreamscapeAudio

CBee Jealous!!!! Hope it‘s amazing!! 1mo
Cinfhen Expectations are HIGH @CBee 🤞🏽🤞🏽 1mo
BarbaraBB Lucky you!! I couldn‘t resist (again 🤷🏻‍♀️🤦🏻‍♀️) buying it! 1mo
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Cinfhen You‘re unstoppable @BarbaraBB xxxx I hope it‘s good😂 1mo
Kdgordon88 I‘ll be anxiously waiting for your review. 1mo
BarbaraBB I should spend my money on some new clothes instead but I couldn‘t care less 🤣 1mo
TrishB Look forward to your review 😁 1mo
Centique Ooh wow! I‘m interested to see what you think! 1mo
Suet624 I received the hard copy last week. Very excited! 1mo
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Mitch
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Loved this - a real involved drama, with great characters. It reminded me of A Little Life - without the deep trauma! That's not to say the emotions aren't here - just a little more subdued. Perrin is a great story teller and has an eye for capturing small moments. This really satisfied my craving for all things French - having just finished season 4 of Call My Agent! A smart summer read.

AmyG I am so happy to hear this. I can‘t wait to get it. 1mo
squirrelbrain Ooh sounds great - stacked! 1mo
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Suet624
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I‘m so happy to be the first to post about Perrin‘s second novel to be translated. I just received my copy in the mail. Her debut novel, Fresh Water for Flowers, continues to hold a top spot in my list of much-loved books.

jlhammar Looking forward to this one! 1mo
BarbaraBB Wow! I need this too! (edited) 1mo
AmyG OOOOOOOOOO…I can‘t wait to hear how this one is. I still occasionally stop to think about FWfF. Definitely a favorite book. 1mo
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Suet624 @AmyG it‘s just the best. ❤️❤️❤️ 1mo
Suet624 @BarbaraBB @jlhammar keeping my fingers crossed that it comes close to her debut. 1mo
kspenmoll This summer I plan to finally read FEFF. 1mo
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