[Reading] ➶ The Forgotten Hours By Katrin Schumann – Realestatelawcenter.us

The Forgotten Hours In This Evocative Debut Novel, Katrin Schumann Weaves A Riveting Story Of Past And Present And How Love Can Lead Us Astray.At Twenty Four, Katie Gregory Feels Like Life Is Looking Up She S Snagged A Great Job In New York City And Is Falling For A Captivating Artist And Memories Of Her Traumatic Past Are Finally Fading Katie S Life Fell Apart Almost A Decade Earlier, During An Idyllic Summer At Her Family S Cabin On Eagle Lake When Her Best Friend Accused Her Father Of Sexual Assault Throughout His Trial And Imprisonment, Katie Insisted On His Innocence, Dodging Reporters And Clinging To Memories Of The Man She Adores.Now He S Getting Out Yet When Katie Returns To The Shuttered Lakeside Cabin, Details Of That Fateful Night Resurface The Chill Of The Lake, The Heat Of First Love, The Terrible Sting Of Jealousy And As Old Memories Collide With New Realities, They Call Into Question Everything She Thinks She Knows About Family, Friends, And, Ultimately, Herself Now, Katie S Choices Will Be Put To The Test With Life Altering Consequences.

[Reading] ➶ The Forgotten Hours  By Katrin Schumann – Realestatelawcenter.us
  • Paperback
  • 362 pages
  • The Forgotten Hours
  • Katrin Schumann
  • English
  • 28 September 2017
  • 9781503904170

    10 thoughts on “[Reading] ➶ The Forgotten Hours By Katrin Schumann – Realestatelawcenter.us

  1. says:

    2.5 starsI appreciate the author s attempt to tell a story with complex characters and tough subject matter, but for me this one missed the mark The bare bones of a good story were there but the transitions from the past and present timelines felt disjointed at times and lacked a cohesive flow When I finished the book one thought that crossed my mind was it felt like a good rough draft of a book but needs some work and polishing to turn it into something meaningful.When Katie Gregory was a teenager her best friend accused Katie s father of sexual assault He was convicted of the crime and after serving time in prison he is set to be released Old memories pop back up to the surface and coupled with new information, Katie seems to question just about everything in her life.The premise for the story had potential but the execution for the most part fell flat I wish I would have felt for Katie than I did bec...

  2. says:

    So much waiting, so little pay off I truly wanted to love this book The powerful MeToo movement our country has seen surface the past few years had me desperately wanting to root for Lulubut it was so hard Her character was fake, belligerent, and a tad narcissistic I know others will disagree, and that s okay I just had a hard time feeling anything about her at all As for Katieyuck She was aggravating In this day and age, when EVERYTHING is splashed all over the internet, we re really supposed to believe she didn t even know who testified at her father s rape trial Really Unless she s an ostrich with her head buried in the sand, it s simply not plausible I don t mind suspending belief a bit, but come on Charlie and David could have added so much texture and insight, but the author instead chose to make them meaningless, secondary characters who added nothing at all to the tapestry of the story The main problem for me The book was jus...

  3. says:

    I just have a lot of mixed feelings about this book and need to sort them out.

  4. says:

    Please note that I got this via s Kindle First Reads I really loved the premise of the Forgotten Hours a teenage girl loses her best friend and father after a rape accusation and trial This type of plot feels very timely That said, I thought that the story being told in third person point of view actually pushed me away as a reader I think if it was told in the first person point of view I would have felt entwined with Katie and her choices Also, if it had been first person point of view, I would have given leeway on the secondary characters Zen, Lulu, her father, mother, brother, etc being written so shallowly However, writing in third person point of view, I think she could have tapped into everyone s emotions a lot and the backstory I needed to get into Lulu s and her father s head The Forgotten Hours goes back and forth following the events that broke up Katie Gregory s family than 6 years ago Katie s best friend from childhood accuses her father of rape, after two years of investigation trial, he is found guilty This ends up causing her family to fracture Now...

  5. says:

    I d rather reread a good book than slog through a boring one. Prime First Read books aren t what they once were Most in recent months have been DNF, one or two stars None of the December options interested me We were allowed to choose two books for January, but I could only find one.THE ...

  6. says:

    2.5 STARSIt took too long for things to get moving The book is so focused on Katie, and she s such a frustrating character It would have been better for the story to be set further in the past, it just didn t seem believable that Katie was so sheltered and naive about everything that happened As it was, the chapters set at the lake house felt like they could have been from the 70 s.Katie s a woman in her mid 20 s, a college graduate, and yet she comes across as someone unable maybe just unwilling to think like an adult She never heard anything about the trial She never looked anything up online She never once thought to not blindly trust in her father She was exhausting So much focus on Katie meant that other interesting characters got shortchanged namely Lulu, Katie s mom and Katie s brot...

  7. says:

    This was a new release that was provided to me from Kindle First It had an alternating timeline between the past and the present which I liked, but it didn t really flow well between the two I thought the topic was spot on with the things going on in the world, but the story didn t move along well It was very slow to start, but got better in the middle The characters, Charlie, David, jack, seemed flat and didn t se...

  8. says:

    Riveting If I had to sum up this debut book in one word, that would be it What would you do if your father went to jail for statutory rape of your best friend Who do you side with What if your choice might be wrong I admit that I feel a lot of overwhelm from the metoo news of the world today, and wasn t sure how I ...

  9. says:

    This book started off a little slow and I nearly gave up but at 25% it got a little better I m giving this 3 stars Just ok for me Didn t love it but didn t dislike it either.

  10. says:

    Hm I seem to have liked this than most reviewers, but I have reservations about this one too.Katy s an empathetic character, and I felt for her as she s trying to piece together what happened one fateful summer several years earlier when her father was accused and later convicted of raping her best friend She s always believed her father was innocent and taken his side, and now that he s getting out of prison, she finds herself in the dark than she previously realized.It s hard to talk about this one in any detail without spoiling things, unfortunately So non spoilers first It was odd that the present day storyline was told in past tense, while the past day storyline was told in present tense For once though, the third person present didn t bother me, I m guessing because the whole story was told from Katy s POV and didn t head hop, so even though it was third person it still felt like first person.The narration by Bailey Carr was decent I had to speed it up to 1.35x before I could keep my attention on it She strained with the male characters voices, but the important voice was Katy and she did that well Now spoilers view spoiler I was mostly concerned with the statut...

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