The Deepest Roots

The Deepest Roots

Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, is a strange place. For the past century, every girl has been born with a special talent, like the ability to Fix any object, Heal any wound, or Find what is missing. Best friends Rome, Lux, and Mercy all have similar talents, but to them, their abilities often feel like a curse. Rome may be able to Fix anything she touches, but that won?t help he Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, is a strange place. For the past century, every girl has been born with a special talent...

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Title:The Deepest Roots
Author:Miranda Asebedo
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Genres:Fantasy
ISBN:The Girls of Cottonwood Hollow
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:320 pages pages

The Deepest Roots Reviews

  • Colleen
    May 22, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

  • Shelley
    Sep 11, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

  • Jenny (Bookbookowl)
    Nov 08, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Okaaaay. So I took a long time finishing this ARC because it's a bit uneventful. Don't get me wrong, the premise is way good. The idea that there are talents is really appealing for me. Especially being a ...

    The girls of Cottonwood Hollow are all born with different abilities that go far beyond normal, and often mark them as 'freaks' to the higher class kids from the neighbouring town. Rome (a Fixer who can mend anything that's broken, but is living a life of constant financial stress wi...

  • Rena
    Oct 20, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

  • Kelsey
    Sep 24, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

  • Jasmine from How Useful It Is
    Aug 10, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

  • ALEXA
    Aug 09, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

  • Sarah Henning
    Sep 09, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

  • Lex
    May 31, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Okaaaay. So I took a long time finishing this ARC because it's a bit uneventful. Don't get me wrong, the premise is way good. The idea that there are talents is really appealing for me. Especially being a ...

  • Julia Rubin
    May 04, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Okaaaay. So I took a long time finishing this ARC because it's a bit uneventful. Don't get me wrong, the premise is way good. The idea that there are talents is really appealing for me. Especially being a ...

    The girls of Cottonwood Hollow are all born with different abilities that go far beyond normal, and often mark them as 'freaks' to the higher class kids from the neighbouring town. Rome (a Fixer who can mend anything that's broken, but is living a life of constant financial stress wi...

    *Won ARC from Pop Goes the Reader* Reading this book felt like coming home. Tulsa, OK (where half my family's from) and Cottonwood Hollow, KS are not the same place. But they still have a similar, distinct feeling ? one defined by the dry ground under your feet and the vast sky over...

    ...

    Ah goooosh, could we possibly get like a sequel? I want more! (REALLY strong 4 stars, in fact.... 4.5 is more accurate, I think) ?The Deepest Roots? is a debut novel and follows three (I want to say 16 yr olds but I?m not sure if that?s true) young women who all have specia...

    Disclaimer: I received this book for free via KidLitExchange. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Rating: 5/5 Genre: YA Fantasy Recommended Age: 15+ (abuse, sexual assault, slight gore, some violence, the belief that together women can do anything) Pages: 320 Author Website...

    Absolutely phenomenal. A gorgeous debut about sisterhood and the roots that bond them together. Oh, there?s magical realism/paranormal elements too! ...

  • Paulina (aspiringliterati)
    Jul 30, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Okaaaay. So I took a long time finishing this ARC because it's a bit uneventful. Don't get me wrong, the premise is way good. The idea that there are talents is really appealing for me. Especially being a ...

    The girls of Cottonwood Hollow are all born with different abilities that go far beyond normal, and often mark them as 'freaks' to the higher class kids from the neighbouring town. Rome (a Fixer who can mend anything that's broken, but is living a life of constant financial stress wi...

    *Won ARC from Pop Goes the Reader* Reading this book felt like coming home. Tulsa, OK (where half my family's from) and Cottonwood Hollow, KS are not the same place. But they still have a similar, distinct feeling ? one defined by the dry ground under your feet and the vast sky over...

    ...

    Ah goooosh, could we possibly get like a sequel? I want more! (REALLY strong 4 stars, in fact.... 4.5 is more accurate, I think) ?The Deepest Roots? is a debut novel and follows three (I want to say 16 yr olds but I?m not sure if that?s true) young women who all have specia...

  • Kendra Ayers
    Jun 11, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

  • Lauren ✨ (YABookers)
    Jul 22, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
    Oct 09, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

  • Hollis
    Sep 30, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

  • Patty (IheartYA)
    Nov 13, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

  • Samantha (WLABB)
    Sep 08, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

  • K.A.
    Mar 15, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

  • no
    Feb 17, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

  • Jane
    Nov 20, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

  • Danielle (Life of a Literary Nerd)
    Sep 17, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

  • andrea caro
    Sep 23, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

  • Sheila Goicea
    Jun 19, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Okaaaay. So I took a long time finishing this ARC because it's a bit uneventful. Don't get me wrong, the premise is way good. The idea that there are talents is really appealing for me. Especially being a ...

    The girls of Cottonwood Hollow are all born with different abilities that go far beyond normal, and often mark them as 'freaks' to the higher class kids from the neighbouring town. Rome (a Fixer who can mend anything that's broken, but is living a life of constant financial stress wi...

    *Won ARC from Pop Goes the Reader* Reading this book felt like coming home. Tulsa, OK (where half my family's from) and Cottonwood Hollow, KS are not the same place. But they still have a similar, distinct feeling ? one defined by the dry ground under your feet and the vast sky over...

    ...

  • Karima chermiti
    Nov 19, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

  • ✨Jordan✨
    Nov 13, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

  • Hamad
    Apr 27, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

  • Paige Green
    Jul 30, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Okaaaay. So I took a long time finishing this ARC because it's a bit uneventful. Don't get me wrong, the premise is way good. The idea that there are talents is really appealing for me. Especially being a ...

    The girls of Cottonwood Hollow are all born with different abilities that go far beyond normal, and often mark them as 'freaks' to the higher class kids from the neighbouring town. Rome (a Fixer who can mend anything that's broken, but is living a life of constant financial stress wi...

    *Won ARC from Pop Goes the Reader* Reading this book felt like coming home. Tulsa, OK (where half my family's from) and Cottonwood Hollow, KS are not the same place. But they still have a similar, distinct feeling ? one defined by the dry ground under your feet and the vast sky over...

    ...

    Ah goooosh, could we possibly get like a sequel? I want more! (REALLY strong 4 stars, in fact.... 4.5 is more accurate, I think) ?The Deepest Roots? is a debut novel and follows three (I want to say 16 yr olds but I?m not sure if that?s true) young women who all have specia...

    Disclaimer: I received this book for free via KidLitExchange. Thanks! All opinions are my own. Rating: 5/5 Genre: YA Fantasy Recommended Age: 15+ (abuse, sexual assault, slight gore, some violence, the belief that together women can do anything) Pages: 320 Author Website...

  • Lillie Lainoff
    Mar 12, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

    ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. Okaaaay. So I took a long time finishing this ARC because it's a bit uneventful. Don't get me wrong, the premise is way good. The idea that there are talents is really appealing for me. Especially being a ...

    The girls of Cottonwood Hollow are all born with different abilities that go far beyond normal, and often mark them as 'freaks' to the higher class kids from the neighbouring town. Rome (a Fixer who can mend anything that's broken, but is living a life of constant financial stress wi...

    *Won ARC from Pop Goes the Reader* Reading this book felt like coming home. Tulsa, OK (where half my family's from) and Cottonwood Hollow, KS are not the same place. But they still have a similar, distinct feeling ? one defined by the dry ground under your feet and the vast sky over...

  • Alexis Bestwick
    Aug 16, 2017

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...

    Disclaimer: I received a free copy via Edelweiss for review purposes. "We were more than girls from Cottonwood Hollow. We were blood sisters. Sworn to never turn away from each other." Everyone knows that Cottonwood Hollow is a strange place. The girls even stranger. For the past...

    *Source* Edelweiss *Genre* Young Adult / Magical Realism *Rating* 3.5 *Thoughts* The Deepest Roots is the debut novel by author Miranda Asebedo. Miranda has come up with a fascinating world that is just slightly different from our own. Readers will be intrigued by the wide vari...

    3.5 stars! While I wasn?t initially sure about this book (the initial half had a mix of all these elements that I wasn?t sure would come together), I ended up liking the way it portrayed the ups and downs of life and friendship, with a bonus set of unusual circumstances. ...

    Instead of offering a summary of the book, like many reviews do, I am just going to dive right in to the strengths of this novel. YA can be tricky to envision when you are an adult reading it, and writing it can be even trickier. The voice(s) of teens are ever changing and it is import...

    What a beautiful book. The girls of Cottonwood Hollow all have secrets. They are all born with gifts such as fixing anything, being strong, finding lost things, or simply having the power to enchant men. 3 best friends , ALL hiding their own secrets from each other. There is Rome, her ...

    #Deweysreadathon Book 1: Despite its convenient plot twists, I enjoyed The Deepest Roots, mostly because of the relationship between Rome, Lux and Mercy. ? 3.5 stars ...

    *Thanks so much to Edelweiss and the publisher for the review copy.* This was such a cool combination of paranormal, mystery and contemporary. I just loved it. I loved the idea of the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow all having a talent and the mystery was very well written. But my fa...

    I absolutely loved this story centering on complex female friendship in a rural Kansas setting. This was basically what you'd get if Nancy Pickard wrote YA with magical realism and I am HERE FOR IT. ...

    idk what this is but the cover is the prettiest thing i've seen all year ...

    The Deepest Roots is a magical story about tight friendships. I can relate a lot to this book, not only because I have grown up in a town in Kansas much like Cottonwood Hollow, but also because I feel like my close friendships really helped shape me as a person when I was in high schoo...

  • theresa 🌸🥑
    Sep 21, 2018

    This review and other non-spoilery reviews can be found @The Book Prescription ARC provided by the publisher via Edelweiss in exchange for an honest review. "For my daughters, may you grow to be as brave as Rome, strong as Lux, and compassionate as Mercy" ? The above...

    My Experience: I started reading The Deepest Roots on 7/31/18 and finished it on 8/10/18. This book has great humor! I love the friendship and diversity. I love the strong female lead. I like the hints of romance. I like Red and Jett, good guys out of a bunch of bad ones. I love the co...

    This is a hard one for me to review. I LOVED the setting and the whimsy, but all of the angst and unnecessary drama really took this down from what could have been a 5 to a 3. I still really enjoyed it, but I can?t ignore the hardcore eye rolls this caused me lol. ...

    TW - abuse, sexual assault, really smarmy and rapey comments by grown men to adult girls. Hard to really explain how much I love this book. The Deepest Roots is set in the town of Cottonwood Hollow, Kansas, where the girls grow up a little bit different. Each Cottonwood girl has ...

    Part of being in a family is letting them into your tiny, narrow trailer that doesn't smell like cookies. It's showing them your deepest, darkest fears and letting them shine a little light on them. Though it took me eighty four years to read THE DEEPEST ROOTS, it wasn?t because I...

    Once I picked up THE DEEPEST ROOTS, I didn't want to put it down. The story built like a train rolling down hill, and the deeper into the Cottonwood Hollow girls' lives I tangled, the more I never wanted to leave. Every page led to another mystery that begged to be solved. And the char...

    3.5 stars. I loved the writing style and fabulist elements, and the focus on friendship. But I just can?t overlook the fact that while I was reading this, I kept thinking about how nothing was actually happening. I?ll definitely pick up Asebado?s next novel though. ...

    ?But this is one thing I will wish with my dying breath upon all the daughters of Cottonwood Hollow who follow mine: May they depend on each other; protect each other no matter what the cost? May they be blessed with the strength to survive here.? This wasn?t really what...

    While I was reading the book I felt like I wasn?t getting a lot of things out of it but once I finished it and looked back at the whole story, I discovered that I liked it way more than I thought I did which was so surprising for me for I hadn?t felt that change in my feelings to...

    Rating: 4.5 Stars In a town where every woman had a "talent", Rome was a Fixer. A cracked screen, a loose wire, a rusty hinge - she Fixed them with very little effort, but when her home life began to crumble and her friendships started to crack under the weight of secrets, she found...

    THIS BOOK WAS SOOOO GOOD!!!! Miranda writes beautifully! And I felt so connected to these girls and this town. As a fellow Kansas girl, I may be a bit biased, but Miranda rocked it. From the very first page I was pulled in and captivated by the characters and the setting and the ...

    This was great. Written well. Unique story that moved at a good pace. If you like YA put this on your list. ...

    i am a sucker for magical realism,strong friendships and mysterious little towns in the middle of nowhere so this was more than perfect!? ...