The Scarlet Thread: Sometimes You Need to Get It Horribly Wrong Before You Finally Get It Right. by Yvonne Curri (Review by Cianna – #NerdGirlSunshine)


Title: The Scarlet Thread: Sometimes You Need to Get It Horribly Wrong Before You Finally Get It Right

Author:  Yvonne Curri

Published Date: November 6th 2014

Genre: Non Fiction


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“””The Scarlet Thread”” is a true story of a young woman tangled in the scarlet thread of love and destiny. She was fated to pay a high price for that love when her child and lover were torn from her arms. A narcissistic mother, the prejudice of her true love’s father, as well as the shady adoption system of the 1960s were all instrumental in separating the three of them.

Years later, while searching for her child, who was lost in the sealed paperwork of adoption, her true love returns after a forty-year sabbatical, setting her on an uncharted, late-in-life journey.”


***Adult Warning – May Contain Graphic Sex, Strong Language, Or Adult Situations. Caution Advised***
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***Cianna – #NerdGirlSunshine’s  Review***
This non-fiction book is written from the perspective of a mother who gave up her child for adoption, hoping to give them a better life. This book was very eye opening for me. I am not adopted and still have both my parents in my life, but my boyfriend was adopted, so I was able to understand that mindset. I really felt for Yvonne throughout this book, she went through a very hard life, and many many trials to get to where she is today. I do wish the story had a happier ending, but real life isn’t always happy, it’s honest and that’s what this book is. An honest look at the world in year’s past and how corrupt it was. It’s a look into the struggle a young woman would face becoming an unwed mother. There’s only so many options facing them, and so much judgement on all of them.

There was so much struggle and hardships, and this book gave us a first person look at it. I was touched by this book. If you have dealt with adoption, then take a chance on this book. I admire Yvonne for putting this story out in the world, and sharing it with so many people.


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