A mystery added in the mix is also compelling in a book. Amy, it is lucky I am buttoned up inside this suit for I am coming all undone inside it. Reviewed in the United States on September 22, 2017. I found the characters of Amy and Aurelia to be blah and typical of these types of coming of age historical fictions. Happy Mother’s Day to ALL MOMS and to my mom who took me from another country to give me a better life. To see what your friends thought of this book. But considering her guests, Lady Celestina had to keep quiet. Other minor characters were more interesting than the two leads. If you think it's just me, and another reader might not guess the answer, think again. I loved it from the first page to the last. Amy's mother, Sophie, probably left her for a similar reason Aurelia left her baby. One mystery was easy to figure out eventually; the other one involving Amy's history not so much, and was a little unsatisfactory. Far more so than I at first presumed. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Loved this book! I only like to read historical fiction when it involves a mystery. alone and forced to play a treasure hunt game her friend has used to make it impossible for anyone but Amy to learn her secrets. She names the baby Amy. The characters are appealing and the plot gallops along until the last third of the book which didn't quite live up to the rest - the denouement where we find Amy's history felt a little laboured. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 8, 2018. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 14, 2018. Aurelia named her Amy Snow (Amy after her favorite doll). The scavenger hunt that Amy was put on to find out what the secret could be and why she was being sent to the different places was interesting. Along this treasure hunt, Amy finds out who she is inside and finds someone to love. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. ‘Amy Snow’ by Tracy Rees is about two lost girls, each lost in different ways who through their friendship find strength to face the lot given to them by life at a time when women had few individual rights. I also felt that the Victorian setting could have been exploited more. It was ok. Amy Snow is a baby found naked in the snow by an aristocratic young girl, Aurelia, who brings her home. Fascinating storyline with underlying mystery. I hope Ms Rees has a long writing career for me and others to enjoy. It is comprised of the choices you make in every moment.”. Aurelia immediately wrapped up the naked and cold infant in her cloak and rushed into the house. Two words of description: TRITE and terribly BORING. The excellent sense of Victorian Britain at the start of the railway revolution. r/OnlyFans_Females: 18+ only. The idea of this book was promising, and I found myself flying through the first hundred or so pages. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency Series Set, Books 1-11: The No. Welcome back. I still think the book is worth five stars. It keeps one too enthralled to put the book down because of the anticipation of getting to the final pieces that will culminate in the delicious “ahhh ha” moment when one can finally see the entire picture. Please try again. Amy Snow is her first novel. Very satisfying. The setting. . This really should have been a DNF but I have an affliction-I'm an unadulterated optimist. 97k Followers, 897 Following, 3,117 Posts - See Instagram photos and videos from Model Mayhem (@modelmayhem) The baby is found by the owner's young daughter, Aurelia. alone and forced to play a treasure hunt game her friend has used to make it impossible for anyone but Amy to learn her secrets. Tracy Rees does a great job of telling a story that captivates the reader and draws them into the story and into the characters' lives so that you care for them and hope they have happy lives. It reminded me a little of a Kate Morton book, without the multi-generational plots. Reviewed in the United States on April 8, 2018. The writing was excellent!!!!! Delightful!!!!! I loved it from the first page to the last. Review to come . I enjoyed this novel with its twists and turns. The baby is found by the owner's young daughter, Aurelia. I enjoyed the setting of 1830s England very much. This is a private group (MEMBERS ONLY) verified … The author makes no serious attempt to use 1840s language or manners (the characters call one another by their first names on meeting, a woman takes her bonnet off in public) and the story has 21st century sensibilities (better to be living in a loving shopkeeper's family than in a cold but wealthy and aristocratic house.) I enjoyed reading Amy Snow; set in England in the mid 1800's. I was looking forward to reading this, after judging it by it's very beautiful cover and I wasn't disappointed. Her parents are appalled and try to get rid of Amy, but Aurelia is a strong-willed girl who grows into a beautiful strong-willed woman in a time when women were supposed to shut up and obey! There is a slew of this type of novel out there, this one puts the others in the pale. Disabling it will result in some disabled or missing features. Great, great story - I can't wait to read another of Tracy Rees' works!! Upon her return Aurelia’s condition deteriorated and Amy took care of her until she passed away at twenty-three. I bought it Sunday afternoon and started reading and couldn't put it down! Amy Snow was such a different kind of novel set in the 1830’s on in England that it was a breath of fresh air! There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Amy is grief-stricken and after Aurelia's death is forced from the only home she knows. Reviewed in the United States on December 17, 2018. Wonderful Novel of a Woman Finding Herself in the 1800’s, Reviewed in the United States on May 7, 2020. I thought the heroine a bit self obsessed, and although the author attempted to make the narrative sound Victorian, in my opinion this was not consistent. [ After the way Aurelia's mother (and father eventually) treated Amy throughout her life, it was so nice to see Amy get the chance to show what a lady she really was and to finally have a happy ending. Amy Snow is a baby found naked in the snow by an aristocratic young girl, Aurelia, who brings her home. Amy Snow is a baby found naked in the snow by an aristocratic young girl, Aurelia, who brings her home.