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Ruta Sepetys
Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. Her award-winning debut novel, "Between Shades of Gray" was inspired by her family's history in Lithuania and is published in 40 countries. Her new novel, "Out of the Easy" is set in the French Quarter... show more
Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers. Her award-winning debut novel, "Between Shades of Gray" was inspired by her family's history in Lithuania and is published in 40 countries. Her new novel, "Out of the Easy" is set in the French Quarter of New Orleans in 1950. A historical tale of secrets and lies, "Out of the Easy" is a story of identity, family, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny. Ruta lives with her family in Tennessee.For more information on Ruta please visit her websites:www.rutasepetys.comwww.betweenshadesofgray.comwww.outoftheeasy.com
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BagEndBooks
BagEndBooks rated it 7 years ago
This book was a lesson to me that just because I loved an author's debut novel, I'm not guaranteed to feel the same about their second. I never connected to Josie. I found her lying and risk-taking annoying. She kept lying to save her mother even though she knew her mother didn't deserve it and the ...
BKHorne
BKHorne rated it 7 years ago
Ruta Sepetys has made a fan out of me! Shades of Gray was a great, if dark read with a strong heroine. This book brings the same strength of character with Josie. The New Orleans setting was what really sold me. I visited a couple of years ago and found the city very captivating- there's so much cha...
I Live in Many Worlds
I Live in Many Worlds rated it 8 years ago
Ruta Sepetys does not disappoint. She is a fantastic writer that does a tremendous amount of research to make her novels as accurate as possible. This book is just as great as her debut and I loved every single moment of it. It was a bit depressing but it's not without hope. If you have an interest ...
cczarneckikernus
cczarneckikernus rated it 8 years ago
17 year old woman with a prostitute mother tries to escape from 1950s New Orleans. Quick read.
Melinda's Life in Books
Melinda's Life in Books rated it 8 years ago
Best book I could have chosen to begin my 2014 reading list! I love both books by this author. I can't wait for more.
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