Emily Sinclair is a teacher in seclusion, reeling from the loss of several of her third-grade students by the hands of a shooter that opened fire on several classrooms within Marie-Glen Elementary. While dealing with the anxiety of leaving her home and facing the people of the town, Emily is terrified by what is waiting for her outside that takes the shape of shadowy figures resembling her deceased students and the ghostly kids that she refers to as “the pales” that get closer to her with every step she takes. With her sanity in question, Emily seeks help from a psychiatrist, Paul Cusick, as she tells her story of being an educator of children that seemed unteachable to that fateful day in October. However, sometimes what we perceive as reality is skewed.
Small Hearts is a unique, poignant, and memorable supernatural book that astounded me from the premise alone. As I read Small Hearts, I found myself falling in love with its story and enjoying every single moment of the book as the author, Bryan W. Dull, has written a captivating story like no other, so how could I not fall in love! The incredible author of this novel, Bryan W. Dull, is an incredibly talented writer who knows how to captivate and enthrall his readers from the very beginning. Dull’s description of the book alone was enough to keep me hooked and wanting to race to the end so you can imagine what it is like when you actually read this book! It was a reading experience like no other, and that is why I, of course, would recommend it to you lovely readers! However, if you need more convincing, then continue to read to learn more about the incredible Small Hearts!
Small Hearts is a thrilling and moving novel that deals with some hard-hitting and real-life themes that will shock and maybe upset readers but novels that tackle the issues of school shootings are important and so I truly would recommend this novel to all readers. Because despite it having this very poignant core theme laced throughout, it is also a sensational and entertaining novel that should not be missed.
The reader in Small Hearts will be introduced to the protagonist of the novel, Emily Sinclair. Emily used to be a teacher in an Elementary school, however, that very school was involved in a tragic incident when a shooter opened fire and took the lives of many of her students. This heinous act forces Emily into self-isolation, where fear and anxiety haunts her, however, that is not all that does. As Emily soon sees shadowy figures, figures that resemble her students that were sadly murdered. This forces Emily to finally seek help and help comes in the form of a psychiatrist, Paul Cusick. What follows next is a shocking, moving and memorable story that will truly hook you from start to finish book lovers!
Bryan W. Dull is an exceptional author who has done an incredible job with weaving together poignancy with supernatural elements and even real-world issues, and the result is a flawless book that belongs on every reader’s bookshelves. Dull is clearly a passionate writer, and this is evident in his book as his passion for his story shines off the page, and it, in turn, made me fall in love with the story even more. As well as Dull being a passionate writer, he is also a descriptive writer with visual descriptions that will send the reader’s minds into overdrive and thrust them into the novel, causing them to imagine every small detail in their mind and really immerse them in the story and amongst the key characters, we meet.
Small Hearts is an incredible book that encompasses everything great about literature. The book is full of unique and enthralling characters, a bold, brave, and daring plot and a backstory like no other that will shock and posses you to turn the pages with haste. Small Hearts is a special book; it is special because the plot is unlike anything I have read before. It is hard these days to find books like this one that weaves real-world issues, with supernatural themes and a stellar story and so it made for an incredible book, one that I will struggle to forget for a long time!
Overall, Small Hearts is a brilliant piece of supernatural fiction, and that is why I have to award this stellar book five stars! It has poignancy, thrilling moments and stellar writing and so much more and so it is worthy of every book lovers read and has my seal of approval! So do not miss out book lovers, and be sure to have a read of the preview below, you won’t regret it!
Thank you so much for reading book lovers! I appreciate it so much. Here is a preview of the book for all of you lovely readers to enjoy! Please have a read of the preview and if you find that you have loved what you have read then all you need to do is follow the links below!
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