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by Roisin McAuley
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Contemporary
  • Author:
    Roisin McAuley
  • ISBN:
    0755326024
  • ISBN13:
    978-0755326020
  • Genre:
  • Publisher:
    Headline Book Publishing (February 28, 2005)
  • Pages:
    384 pages
  • Subcategory:
    Contemporary
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  • FB2 format
    1878 kb
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    1673 kb
  • DJVU format
    1441 kb
  • Rating:
    4.2
  • Votes:
    404
  • Formats:
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Singing Bird A Novel. Quirky Bird and Other Feathered Friends is a touch-and-feel board book with googly eyes on the cover and touchable textures throughout. Reprinted by permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc. All rights reserved. Children will love to meet the weird and wonderful selection of bird characters in this humorous Alphaprints book.

Roisin McAuley takes us through layer upon layer of intrigue. Singing Bird is the story of several people whose lives are intertwined through the adoption of Mary. It is well written, keeping the reader guessing how it will turn out. A childless couple attend a wedding in Ireland and are approached by a nun offering them the opportunity to adopt a baby. Returning home they live a contented life for 27 years before their idyll is disrupted by a phone call from the nun, Sister Monica, who says she merely wants to tidy up loose ends before she retires. The love between parents, the love between parents and child, and the love in relationships is strong.

I really enjoyed SINGING BIRD. Reading this book is like peeling an onion Singing Bird is the story of several people whose lives are intertwined through the adoption of Mary

I really enjoyed SINGING BIRD. I must admit at times I thought will this ever end? I'm reading about finding birth parents, a fiction, when I could be reading a memoir or nonfiction book, which are always my preferences. Reading this book is like peeling an onion. Roisin McAuley takes us through layer upon layer of intrigue.

McAuley deftly captures Lena’s unwavering drive. engaging debut novel.

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November 2005 : USA Paperback

Twenty-seven years after she adopted her baby in Ireland, Lena Molloy receives a call from the nun who set up the adoption. Sister Monica claims that she wants merely to tie up loose ends in her old age, but Lena becomes frightened that something more threatening lies behind the call, and she sets off on a journey to Ireland, with her best friend, to find her daughter's birth parents - little knowing the extraordinary truths which she will uncover.

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I really enjoyed SINGING BIRD. I must admit at times I thought will this ever end? I'm reading about finding birth parents, a fiction, when I could be reading a memoir or nonfiction book, which are always my preferences. However, it kept pulling me back. I enjoyed the characters and hearing about Ireland and England and their beauty. I was hooked. I was also surprised. I didn't expect the ending. My tears began flowing and wouldn't stop from the conversation with Ms Malone forward. My mother always told me that her mama said with good movies and good books there would always be tears.
There are a few typo mistakes in the last 1/4 of the book, not too many. It was almost like the proofreader was tired.
I remember thinking as I read this, how difficult it would be to formulate this story and keep it all together. Very well done in my opinion.
hulk
An adoptive mother receives a strange phone call from the nun who aided her daughter's adoption twenty-odd years ago. The nun's vague excuse is that she's retiring and checking up on the children from the orphanage who were adopted. It rings totally false, to us readers as well as to the heroine..

The daughter is now a successful opera singer, but the heroine, since she's going to be in Ireland near the orphanage, decides to meet with the nun and see what she can find out. We gradually learn her daughter's adoption was kind of irregular from the beginning, and the story slowly unfolds from there.

I don't really understand the heroine's obsession with finding out who her daughter's birth parents were, especially with the length of time since the adoption. But that's the premise of the story, and it mostly works.

Not a bad read.
Watikalate
Reading this book is like peeling an onion. Roisin McAuley takes us through layer upon layer of intrigue. A childless couple attend a wedding in Ireland and are approached by a nun offering them the opportunity to adopt a baby. Returning home they live a contented life for 27 years before their idyll is disrupted by a phone call from the nun, Sister Monica, who says she merely wants to tidy up loose ends before she retires. The mother, Lena Molloy, having been adopted herself and always feeling a gnawing curiosity about her birth parents, feels compelled to travel to Ireland and get information about her daughter's birth parents. What she discovers is so unsettling she feels her life will never be the same.
Kesalard
Lena Molloy seems to live a "Leave It to Beaver" kind of life with husband, Jack, and very talented, grown daughter, Mary. Then, 27 years after adopting Mary, Lena is contacted by the nun who made the arrangements. What follows is Lena's journey to find Mary's birth parents which may ease her own disappointment at not locating her own birth parents.

The characters are believable, the writing surprisingly good for a first book, and the subject interesting to me (having never known my bio dad or his family). The big problem for me was the unbelievable coincidence regarding the outcome of Lena's search. I know this is fiction. I still couldn't swallow it! That is the main reason I give "Singing Bird" 3 1/2 stars.
Mayno
This is a lovely story about a mother's search for her adopted daughter's birth parents. The story turned into a page turner for me as she got closer to the truth by following every little clue that came her way. The story almost sounded like an autobiography the way it was written. In fact, I was disappointed to learn it was, after all, a novel. It was still a great read.
Cerana
Totally Amazing book,,, I did not want it to ever end and hope there are more to come in a series. The story line was exciting and held me page after page.
Bumand
Singing Bird is the story of several people whose lives are intertwined through the adoption of Mary. It is well written, keeping the reader guessing how it will turn out. The love between parents, the love between parents and child, and the love in relationships is strong. But not simply explained.
Love is not simply explained in this story, either, but so true to real life. That's why I enjoyed reading this book; full of twists and turns.
The story was easy enough to read, but it just never "grabbed" me. I felt Lena was more than a little OCD, plus I have no real interest in or knowledge of classical music, so I just didn't ever get to the point of caring whether she got all of her questions answered.