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L pianist from London a British would be architect turned soldier a Harlem born ragtime genius in the US Army and a Belgian orphan with a gorgeous voice and a devastating past Their story as told by goddess Aphrodite who must spin the tale or face judgment on Mount Olympus is filled with hope and heartbreak prejudice and passion and reveals that thou. I m in loveThis book is narrated by greek gods but are we sure it isn t written by one too Lovely War feels as if it is on a plane higher than us mere mortals Julie Berry I m not sure what magic you cast over me but please never stop It usually takes me around 50 pages or so to get acuainted with a story the characters and setting With Lovely War I was entranced from page one By page ten I was laughing By page fifteen I was swooning By page twenty I felt as if I knew these characters their souls I cannot properly articulate the beauty the despair the magic of this book Nothing I could ever write about it would do it justice Let them start their dreadful wars let destruction rain down and let plague sweep through but I will still be here doing my work holding humankind together with love like this What initially transfixed me was the writing Julie Berry s prose speaks to me on a spiritual level I adored the god s narration It made this seemingly common and overdone story suddenly feel new and well lovely What kept me reading were the characters They felt real raw and perfectly flawed They were endearing and charming and every other synonym This book deserves five stars through and through simply for the emotions it evoked in me In a mere sentence it had me tearing up in another it had me closing the book and simply whispering no no no no no I envy your mortals As Ares says they die you know They do But the lucky ones live firstLovely War was such a personal experience for me that is impossible for me to think about it in a purely objective sense It without a doubt has earned its place on my list of All Time Favourites read this experience the beauty taste the sadness feel the love you won t regret it Memoirs of Madame de La Tour du Pin knew these characters their souls I cannot properly articulate the beauty the despair the magic of this book Nothing I could ever write about it would do it justice Let them start their dreadful wars let destruction rain down and let plague sweep through but I will still be here doing my work holding humankind together with love like this What initially transfixed me was the writing Julie Berry s prose speaks to me on a spiritual level I adored the god s narration It made this seemingly common and overdone story suddenly feel new and well lovely What Something in the Wine The Moonstone Series kept me reading were the characters They felt real raw and perfectly flawed They were endearing and charming and every other synonym This book deserves five stars through and through simply for the emotions it evoked in me In a mere sentence it had me tearing up in another it had me closing the book and simply whispering no no no no no I envy your mortals As Ares says they die you Empire State Building: The Making of a Landmark know They do But the lucky ones live firstLovely War was such a personal experience for me that is impossible for me to think about it in a purely objective sense It without a doubt has earned its place on my list of All Time Favourites read this experience the beauty taste the sadness feel the love you won t regret it

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Read the novel New York Times bestselling author of The Alice Network Kate uinn called easily one of the best novels I have read all year A critically acclaimed multi layered romance set in the perilous days of World Wars I and II where gods hold the fates and the hearts of four mortals in their handsThey are Hazel James Aubrey and Colette A classica. screaming from an oversized megaphone NOT TO DICTATE ANYONE S LIFE BUT THIS BOOK BRAIDS TOGETHER TWO LOVE STORIES SET IN WWI AND IT S NARRATED BY GREEK GODS AND YOU GUYS NEED TO ADD IT TO YOUR TBR

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Gh War is a formidable force it's no match for the transcendent power of LoveHailed by critics Lovely War has received seven starred reviews and is an indie bestseller Author Julie Berry has been called a modern master of historical fiction by Bookpage and a celestially inspired storyteller by the New York Times and Lovely War is truly her masterwork. This book took me on a journey OofIf you re looking for a historical fiction with outstandingly beautiful prose that you ll want to highlight and bookmark endlessly and some fantastical elements in the forms of gods and goddesses watching over mortals at war then you have to read Lovely War following four different characters from different walks of life as their worlds converge during WWII absolutely loved how this book was written from the perspective of Aphrodite Hades Ares and Apollo Each of their voices was so distinct and seeing their direct involvement in these mortals lives was so fascinating to read I m a sucker for any retelling that includes the Greek gods so this was the book of my dreams in it being a historical fiction mixed together with Greek mythology While I do have to say the book dragged on a little for me and the descriptions of the battles themselves were dry this book and the characters within it stole my heart left me wondering what was going to happen next and made me fall head over heels for Julie Berry s gorgeous prose I highly implore any historical fiction lover to pick up this book because the prose itself is something that needs to be admiredAT A GLANCE Gods and goddesses tell each other about an epic love story set during WWI War heartbreak romance everything you need to have a gorgeously written story The prettiest prose in any historical fiction I ve ever readCONTENT WARNINGS Blackface condemned in the story racism lynching PTSD war


10 thoughts on “Lovely War

  1. says:

    screaming from an oversized megaphone NOT TO DICTATE ANYONE'S LIFE BUT THIS BOOK BRAIDS TOGETHER TWO LOVE STORIES SET IN WWI AND IT'S NARRATED BY GREEK GODS AND YOU GUYS NEED TO ADD IT TO YOUR TBR

  2. says:

    I cried at least 7 separate times while reading this book The four central characters are all endearing and lovely and I was deeply touched by the humanity and hope that leaked during a tragic period of history and the relationship between love and war Huge props to Berry for incorporating the perspectives of black soldier

  3. says:

    I love this book desperately I did write it so the possibility of bias is real I can't wait to share it with the world The year plus I spent researching writing and revising it was intense and harrowing at times but I'm thrilled with where we landed Here's hoping you enjoy it too Hazel a pianist and James a builder turned soldier

  4. says:

    I'm in loveThis book is narrated by greek gods but are we sure it isn't written by one too? Lovely War feels as if it is on a plane h

  5. says:

    That shit hurted

  6. says:

    This book would have maybe gotten four stars because of the discussion of topics such as James Reese Europe and

  7. says:

    This book took me on a journey OofIf you're looking for a historical fiction with outstandingly beautiful prose that you'll want to highlight and bookmark endlessly and some fantastical elements in the forms of gods and goddesses watching over mortals at war then you have to read Lovely War following four different characters from different walks of life as their worlds converge during WWII absolutely loved how this b

  8. says:

    An unbelievably charming book The sections with the Greek gods are pitched for a YA audience but the rest of the book straddles YA and Adult beautifully telling a story that’s warm and tense and lovingly crafted At times not even my cold cold heart could keep me from sighing Highly recommended

  9. says:

    5 starsThe Lovely War is truly nothing short of perfectI feel a little dim being that I am at something like a loss for words but that is how finishing this book made me feel I've not read a book in a long time that felt like the most perfect

  10. says:

    This was a delightful read one that I was a bit apprehensive going into it but ended up really enjoying The premise of the story is a uniue one two young couples — Hazel and James Colette and Aubrey — fall in love amongst the turbulence of World War I their story narrated not by any human characters but rath

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