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Cynthia Starts A Band - Olivia Swindler (46)

  • ASIN: ‎ B097KV9C5G
  • Publisher: ‎ Morgan James Fiction (July 6, 2021)
  • Kindle: ‎ 2149 KB
  • Print: ‎ 268 pages




The lead singer in a wildly successful band and dating the most beautiful man in America, she lives a life most could only dream of. Then on the night of her engagement, she vanishes, leaving the world to wonder where and why she has gone. Eleanor sets out on a journey to regain agency in her life, to be something other than “Eleanor Quinn”. She moves to Seattle determined to find herself again. Riddled with self-doubt, she realizes the only way she can ever be free is to share her side of the story. Although starting over is not as simple as she imagined as the ghosts from her past force their way to her. Cynthia Starts a Band tells the story of starting over and discovering who one is when the world isn’t looking.


Olivia Swindler was raised in Spokane, Washington but currently resides in Grenoble, France, as the Communication Coordinator for Young Life in Europe. She spends most of her spare time wandering through the mountains and eating her weight in bread.

Olivia believes that through fiction we can learn and grow from one another because there is something magical about picking up a book and allowing it to transport you someplace new. Cynthia Starts a Band is her debut novel. She hopes it will create and foster hard, real-life conversations, inspiring readers to have the courage to discover who they are when the world isn't looking.

Catch her at her websiteFacebookTwitter and Instagram.



REVIEW:
The story as a whole was good.
It's a story about a woman who is used in a twisted way, and abused by people she is supposed to be able to trust. She has a moment of clarity, and runs.
The end of the book was my favorite part. It had a positive flow, and I really dug how it came together.
The beginning was mildly confusing in parts, more the transitioning of the story. I get it is told in viewpoints, but maybe they didn't transition as I had hoped. It did get better though.
For a debut novel, it was a decent. It kept me reading to know what would happen to Eleanor/Cynthia. I look forward to the next book the author writes.


3/5




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