CW: Sexual assault. I received this book from The Next Best Book Club in exchange for an honest review. “Love…was sometimes a decision you made, a promise to yourself to see only the best in a person, in spite of what else might be lurking,” (Schweighardt 46). Estela Hopper, the illegitimate child of Jack Hopper, has been …

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I received this book from The Next Best Book Club in exchange for an honest review. “Wild rubber trees don’t grow in groves; they are spread throughout forests thick with vegetation and fraught with danger. Nor can trees be tapped throughout the year. Still, people rushed to the jungle to make their fortune in rubber,” (Schweighardt 1). …

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