Out of the Easy

Out of the Easy It S 1950, And As The French Quarter Of New Orleans Simmers With Secrets, Seventeen Year Old Josie Moraine Is Silently Stirring A Pot Of Her Own Known Among Locals As The Daughter Of A Brothel Prostitute, Josie Wants Out Of Life Than The Big Easy Has To Offer She Devises A Plan Get Out, But A Mysterious Death In The Quarter Leaves Josie Tangled In An Investigation That Will Challenge Her Allegiance To Her Mother, Her Conscience, And Willie Woodley, The Brusque Madam On Conti Street Josie Is Caught Between The Dream Of An Elite College And A Clandestine Underworld New Orleans Lures Her In Her Quest For Truth, Dangling Temptation At Every Turn, And Escalating To The Ultimate Test With Characters As Captivating As Those In Her Internationally Bestselling Novel Between Shades Of Gray, Ruta Sepetys Skillfully Creates A Rich Story Of Secrets, Lies, And The Haunting Reminder That Decisions Can Shape Our Destiny.

Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers As an author of historical fiction, Ruta is drawn to stories of strength through struggle Her award winning debut novel, Between Shades of Gray was inspired by her family s history in Lithuania and is published in 45 countries Her second novel, Out of the Easy is set in the French Quarter of New O Ruta Sepetys was born and raised in Michigan in a family of artists, readers, and music lovers As an author of historical fiction, Ruta is drawn to stories of strength through struggle Her award winning debut novel, Between Shades of Gray was inspired by her family s history in Lithuania and is published in 45 countries Her second novel, Out of the Easy is set in the French Quarter of New Orleans in 1950, and her third novel Salt to the Sea exposes one of the greatest hidden disasters of World War II Ruta lives in a treehouse in the hills of Tennessee.To read about Ruta s latest escapades, visit her website www.rutasepetys.com

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  • Hardcover
  • 346 pages
  • Out of the Easy
  • Ruta Sepetys
  • English
  • 01 July 2017
  • 039925692X

10 thoughts on “Out of the Easy

  1. says:

    4.5If you d asked me about historical fiction two years ago, I would have told you it wasn t my thing It had long been a genre that just didn t appeal to me But, after discovering goodreads and getting awesome recommendations as well as hearing about books I would otherwise never have known about, I ve ran into a series of books that have proved I was wrong about this genre From the bright lights and dazzling atmosphere of Libba Bray s 1920s supernatural murder mystery The Diviners to th 4.5If you d asked me about historical fiction two years ago, I would have told you it wasn t my thing It had long been a genre that just didn t appeal to me But, after discovering goodreads and getting awesome recommendations as well as hearing about books I would otherwise never have known about, I ve ran into a series of books that have proved I was wrong about this genre From the bright lights and dazzling atmosphere of Libba Bray s 1920s supernatural murder mystery The Diviners to the character driven story of a Wales occupied by England The Wicked and the Just to a creepy ghost story set at the time of the First World War In the Shadow of Blackbirds and now this.I confess that I was one of the few people who struggled to fully appreciate Between Shades of Gray I know, I suck but ...

  2. says:

    This started out really strong, but around the halfway point it really started losing steam Still enjoyable overall, but I got very bored near the end I was having a hard time articulating exactly why I didn t love this book, and I came across the review that described my feelings perfectly

  3. says:

    OUT OF THE EASY is another fantastic piece of writing by the stupendous Ruta Sepetys, aka the only historical fiction writer to make my list of top favourite authors.With a mostly absent and selfish prostitute as a mother, Josie s life has never been exactly easy The title is, therefore, very much ironic Josie is a good girl who wants a good education and a good life, out of the city of New Orleans which, so far, only filled her heart with disappointments But if she can t receive a scholarshi OUT OF THE EASY is another fantastic piece of writing by the stupendous Ruta Sepetys, aka the only historical fiction writer to make my list of top favourite authors.With a mostly absent and selfish prostitute as a mother, Josie s life has never been exactly easy The title is, therefore, very much ironic Josie is a good girl who wants a good education and a good life, out of the city of New Orleans which, so far, only filled her heart with disappointments But if she can t receive a scholarship, she ll be stuck in a life she wishes would be different until she meets her creator Though we re clearly aware of the fact that this is a historical novel from the way the people were thinking and living in 1950s New Orleans, the point of this book is not to te...

  4. says:

    If I have had dark rings under my eyes at lunch today, it will was probably be because it s 6AM and I spent the whole night reading Oops Now, how could I have resisted Out of the Easy is so damn charming Wonderful settings, a flawed MC who makes mistakes but stays very relatable and likeable, secondary characters so lovable and true to life Willie, Coky, Jesse, I want to hug them all , I couldn t stop reading, even if the mystery part was really predictable and a little ludicrous Now, if If I have had dark rings under my eyes at lunch today, it will was probably be because it s 6AM and I spent the whole night reading Oops Now, how could I have resisted Out of the Easy is so damn charming Wonderful settings, a flawed MC who makes mistakes but stays very relatable and likeable, secondary characters so...

  5. says:

    Wow I mean wow This book was so captivating This book is all about this quote from the book, Decisions, they shape our destiny And this book tells you that in any given circumstance, whatever life deals you, in the end it s YOUR choice of how you want to shape who you are and make your life The author was able to bring to life with the descriptions and vivid details of the New Orleans during a rough time Not only did she barely touch on the Uptown families, she thoroughly devoted Wow I mean wow This book was so captivating This book is all about this quote from the book, Decisions, they shape our destiny And this book tells you that in any given circumstance, whatever life deals you, in the end it s YOUR choice of how you want to shape who you are and make your life The author was able to bring to life with the descriptions and vivid details of the New Orleans during a rough time Not only did she barely touch ...

  6. says:

    I m reading Out of the Easy exactly a year after reading Between Shades of Gray Sadly, the experience was as far and distinct as the setting in the two books I was disappointed to say the least Out of the Easy missed nearly every mark and lacked all the heartbreaking finesse we found in her first novel Not that there isn t an emotional hook the subject matter, while not as ambitious as Between Shades of Gray, is one that could lift the spirit, offer all the grandiose hope we look for in ...

  7. says:

    Primer libro que leo que trata la prostituci n como debe Ole Ruta Ole.

  8. says:

    How many college girls cleaned cathousesI was watching a show on t.v today and heard the over used phrase You can t have your cake and eat it too, to which I replied, Why not When in the history of ever has someone had the dilemma of being given a piece of cake which they weren t allowed to eat dietetic reasons don t count Why would you ever want to have a piece of cake if you couldn t eat it I have to go with Marie Antoinette and her stance of letting people eat cakeor not, as i How many college girls cleaned cathousesI was watching a show on t.v today and heard the over used phrase You can t have your cake and eat it too, to which I replied, Why not When in the history of ever has someone had the dilemma of being given a piece of cake which they weren t allowed to eat dietetic reasons don t count Why would you ever want to have ...

  9. says:

    www.melissa413readsalot.blogspot.comI wasn t sure I was going to like this book, but I was pleasantly surprised that I did I fell in love with so many characters in the book I felt so bad for Josie having a mother who was a prostitute and didn t care for her at all The brothel her mom was living in was owned by a woman named Willie and I really loved her Willie s character was of a good woman, even though she ran a brothel She was kind to those that needed to be kind to and put people rig www.melissa413readsalot.blogspot.comI wasn t sure I was going to like this book, but I was pleasantly surprised that I did I fell in love with so many characters in the book I felt so bad for Josie having a mother who was a prostitute and didn t care for her at all The brothel her mom was living in was owned by a woman named Willie and I really loved her Willie s character was of a good woman, even thou...

  10. says:

    Reading Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys lead me to conclude that there aren t enough YA books set in a the 1950 s and b New Orleans And yet, only a writer of Sepetys skill and confidence could have successfully written such a story Out of the Easy is a murder mystery first, a coming of age story second, and about twenty other things in between It is a story of great complexity, and yet paradoxically, it is also a very simple one With Out of the Easy, Sepetys confirmed that she s not mere Reading Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys lead me to conclude that there aren t enough YA books set in a the 1950 s and b New Orleans And yet, only a writer of Sepetys skill and confidence could have successfully written such a story Out of the Easy is a murder mystery first, a coming of age story second, and about twenty other things in between It is a story of great complexity, and yet paradoxically, it is...

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