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  • Posted November 12, 2012

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    Tangi's Teardrops is a lovely story about a young girl who journ

    Tangi's Teardrops is a lovely story about a young girl who journeys through life, a dual life, where she has the love of her father and uncle, while enduring the cruelty and rejection of her half-sisters and peers. Along her journey, Tangi finds her own voice, her strengths, and her heart, as she chooses her own path and future.

    An endearing story that every young lady should have the opportunity to read and enjoy.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 9, 2012

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    I¿m not sure if the author meant for this book to be a re-tellin

    I’m not sure if the author meant for this book to be a re-telling of Cinderella, but right off, I made that connection.

    Even with the Cinderella connection, the author did an incredible job in creating a very unique story. Predictable will never be a word I will use to describe this book. I was very impressed with how well developed this world and its characters were.

    I loved the fact that it was set in Africa, making Tangi’s world even more interesting because in my world, anything African is exotic, interesting and desirable. (I LOVE AFRICA!) From the very beginning I found myself connected to Tangi. I felt Tangi’s angst, sadness, hope, and happiness throughout her story. The entire time I was rooting for her to find her “happily ever after”. To be able to invoke so many feelings in one book, without breaking stride, will always be a wonder and a plus for me. It’s something that not all authors know how to do well, yet this author pulled it off.

    The writing was impressive and flowed exactly like a fairy tale yet was consistently modern. It's hard to explain the writing style but it carries a very different feel. It was soothing and it was like nothing I’ve ever read before.

    Like a true fairy tale, this read is full of magic and within its pages you will find many lessons to be learned and very positive messages to walk away with. The author meant this read to be YA but I honestly think that this would be a wonderful read for people of all ages.


    Thank you to the Making Connections Blog Tour for allowing me to participate and although I had a kindle version, thank you to the author for providing me with an Epub format.

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  • Posted June 19, 2012

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    Nicely blending Disney’s Cinderella with the trials of a p

    Nicely blending Disney’s Cinderella with the trials of a physically handicapped girl in an African village, Liz Grace Davis offers a beautiful two-sided fairytale in Tangi’s Teardrops.

    The story’s told in two very distinct halves. Swift clear writing quickly pulls readers into African village life as Tangi attends her father’s funeral and goes to live with a beloved uncle. Evil stepsisters and cruel servants make her life a misery at home while schoolchildren tease her for her handicap and call her Limpy. But Tangi’s father left her a curious gift—three empty glass bottles.

    The stark realism of this first half to the story gives way to magical hopes when Tangi learns what those bottles contain. Soon she finds herself in a wholly different world, thrillingly beautiful but fatally flawed, and only love can save it. This magical world becomes as real as Africa in the author’s hands and the story of Tangi’s search for the shape of true love is beautifully told—not a flutter in the heart, not a determination to save, but something more that can’t be found without risk and commitment.

    The lessons are wise, the realism as enthralling as the magic, and the story’s a beautiful fairytale, intriguingly different, cleverly plotted and pleasingly told.



    Disclosure: I received a free ecopy of this novel from the author in exchange for my honest review.

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  • Posted May 6, 2012

    Sweet and enjoyable

    As a 45 year old male, I'm a bit outside the target audience for this story, but I found it to be a sweet, enjoyable story. The writing is clean and descriptive and draws you in immediately. I'm not clever enough to make the Cinderella-connection that other readers saw (I'm just kind of a take-it-at-face-value reader ... you gotta hit me over the head with a board to get me to notice the subtle things) but I enjoyed the two halves of the book. First we meet Tangi and see the plight of her simple and somewhat poor life. And then to find her transported to the world of Rosevine where she's cured of a severe physical impairment and has grown in age and finds herself a princess ... it's quite a transition. As an author myself, I kept thinking how I'd like to see follow-up stories taking place in the colorful world of Rosevine. You won't be disappointed with this book.

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