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The Smallest Thing by Lisa Manterfield Blog Tour


The Smallest Thing
Lisa Manterfield
Publication date: July 18th 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Young Adult
The very last thing 17-year-old Emmott Syddall wants is to turn out like her dad. She’s descended from ten generations who never left their dull English village, and there’s no way she’s going to waste a perfectly good life that way. She’s moving to London and she swears she is never coming back.
But when the unexplained deaths of her neighbors force the government to quarantine the village, Em learns what it truly means to be trapped. Now, she must choose. Will she pursue her desire for freedom, at all costs, or do what’s best for the people she loves: her dad, her best friend Deb, and, to her surprise, the mysterious man in the HAZMAT suit?
Inspired by the historical story of the plague village of Eyam, this contemporary tale of friendship, community, and impossible love weaves the horrors of recent news headlines with the intimate details of how it feels to become an adult—and fall in love—in the midst of tragedy.
My Review
This was an excellent read! I did not want to put this book down! I wanted to know what happened next!This book was full of laughter, sorrow, and suspense. I also liked how Em changed over the course of the book. I liked how her character developed. I also really loved the writing style. However, I felt the ending wasnt long enough. I still had questions that were left unanswered.Overall, I really enjoyed this book!


Author Bio:
Lisa Manterfield is the award-winning author of I’m Taking My Eggs and Going Home: How One Woman Dared to Say No to Motherhood. Her work has appeared in The Saturday Evening Post, Los Angeles Times, and Psychology Today. Originally from northern England, she now lives in Southern California with her husband and over-indulged cat. A Strange Companion is her first novel. Learn more at LisaManterfield.com.

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  1. Thanks for being on the tour! :)

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  2. Thanks so much for the review. I'm very pleased you enjoyed the book. Maybe I can answer some of those questions in a sequel or spin-off. :-)

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