The Vanishing Half: A Novel
by Bennett Brit
Hardcover- \$16.39

A READ WITH JENNA and GOOD MORNING AMERICA Book Club Pick!

“Bennett’s tone and style recalls James Baldwin and Jacqueline Woodson, ...

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I think it was a marvelous read... I’m not too fond of the ending but it stayed true to the name “vanishing half”...

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It was very insightful on several different levels. Very hard to put down

"Who you are..." by castellj (see profile) 08/11/20

I loved this study in personal identity - how you define yourself (however long that may take) and how others define you (however unjust that can be). I refrain from giving it the full five stars only because I felt the end was a little rushed and the time jumps confusing. I loved all the characters and their arcs. I would recommend, especially because it is relevant to the issues in the news today.

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"Who am I??" by Bodacious (see profile) 08/28/20

well written story about individuals who aren't always comfortable in their own skin, and the lengths they will go to be something else.

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Interesting look into how race can shape our lives.

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"Untamed" by whitesc3 (see profile) 09/29/20

This book was very preachy The author has opinions that she feels everyone should have. No room for disagreement in her world. Very choppy and did not flow. It was written with random thoughts just thrown together

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"Siblings Forever" by thompson08 (see profile) 10/09/20

Loved this book. Sisters, twins to boot, look at life in totally different ways and the course of their lives differ greatly. Though their differences are great, they still have a bond. Each allows the other to be the person they think they should be. Good book club book because there is much to discuss in this book.

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I enjoyed the book and was intrigued as to what was next. There were about 2 components that were a little incredulous in that the author was extreme, but I was still drawn in. As the book progressed, I wanted to know “what’s next?” and couldn’t put it down.

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"The vanishing half like a lost sock." by lizblair (see profile) 11/16/20

we all start off with 2 socks. Why do we lose one and not another.? Why do some turn up in odd places and some do not turn up at all. We all have 2 stories. One side we show others more than the other. The vanishing half is about the lives we live and the lives we hide. Enjoyable reading and reflection.

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I didn’t think there was resolution. I needed to be tied together.

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