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The Opposite of Fate MP3 CD – Import, 18 February 2020

4.1 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

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"A story for our times...A powerful book about family, love, faith, and the will to survive."

-- "Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Song Poet"

About the Author

ALISON MCGHEE's best-selling novel Shadow Baby was a Today Show Book Club pick, and her picture book for adults, Someday, was a #1 New York Times bestseller. She is the recipient of many fellowships and awards, has three grown children, and lives a semi-nomadic life in Minnesota, Vermont, and California.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Blackstone Pub; Unabridged edition (18 February 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1094064351
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1094064352
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 83 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.46 x 1.52 x 17.02 cm
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.1 out of 5 stars 20 ratings

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Alison McGhee writes for all ages and in all forms. Her most popular books include the bestselling novel Shadow Baby, which was a Today Show Book Club pick, and Someday, the #1 New York Times bestselling picture book for adults. 2020 will see the publication of The Opposite of Fate, a new novel for adults, and World So Wide, a picture book for all ages. She lives in Minneapolis and southern California. You can find her at alisonmcghee.com, @alisonmcghee, and #alisonmcghee. She loves hearing from readers and tries to respond quickly.

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Megan Easley
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautifully Written, Must Read!
Reviewed in the United States on 3 March 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars Beautifully Written, Must Read!
Reviewed in the United States on 3 March 2020
Trigger warning: sexual assault, rape, unplanned pregnancies, family deaths, and abortion.

You know how you aren’t supposed to judge a book by its cover? Unfortunately, I do. And this cover was STUNNING. So when I began seeing this book pop up all over #bookstagram, I knew I needed to see what it was about.

This book, “The Opposite of Fate” by Alison McGhee, reminded me so much of “Know My Name” by Chanel Miller. I know it isn’t fair to compare a heartbreaking memoir to the storyline in a fiction book, but the entire time I read about Mallie’s struggles in this book, I was thinking about Chanel in her book.

Needless to say, I LOVED everything about this book. I’m not even going to try and write a review because I won’t do it justice. But I will share some of my favorite quotes, because the author’s writing was beautiful.
1. “Mallie never had to make up a place where she felt safe, because everyone she had Zach. Zach Miller has been the place where nothing bad could happen to her”.
2. “Once upon a time there was a sister, whose brother wished he could turn back time”.
3. “The truth was that no one could be who they used to be. Minute by minute, everyone was becoming the person they would be. Minute by minute, all the possible fates were being decided”.

This will definitely be one of my top ten books of 2020, so y’all should go pick it up and read it too!
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4.0 out of 5 stars Darkness
Reviewed in the United States on 4 September 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars Gorgeous, thought provoking, hopeful
Reviewed in the United States on 29 February 2020
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5.0 out of 5 stars Return of characters from Rainlight
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