Swaying

Swaying

Charlotte has one desire in life - she wants a daughter. But you can't choose what you have... can you? Desire soon turns to obsession as Charlotte embarks on a difficult and controversial journey to sway the odds to have a girl. How far is she prepa...

Title:Swaying
Edition Language:English
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    Swaying Reviews

  • Maxine (Booklover Catlady)

    Wow! What a tremendously good first novel and it has a special place on my list this year. It's my 222nd book read and reviewed which was my book read target for 2016!It deserves a special spot too. I...

  • Mary Grand

    A deeply emotional and well written novel that tackles a controversial subject with great insight and sensitivity. Ms Blanchard has woven extensive research into a highly readable and gripping novel. ...

  • Vikki Patis

    Gender swaying is not something I've ever come across before. Not wanting children is probably largely to blame, but I imagine it's also a very taboo subject. Surely parents don't really care whether ...

  • Richard Gardner

    A fascinating and well researched novel. A woman who is desperate for her next baby to be a girl explores various methods to achieve her goal. Her desire however, becomes so obsessive that it begins t...

  • Grady

    ‘Please let it be a princess. Princess. Princess. Princess.’British author Lucinda Blanchard was born, raised and still lives on the Isle of Wight where in addition to caring for her family she en...

  • Joan Ellis

    HEART STOPPINGThis book will stay with you for a very long time. A mother longs for a daughter to complete her family. But Mother Nature has other ideas. Time for some scientific intervention. But we'...

  • Louisa Dwyer

    Fantastic, thought-provoking readWow! I was gripped right from the start by the tense and controversial subject matter, made all the better by a gripping writing style. Lucinda manages to convey all t...

  • Vanessa Wester

    I have just finished reading this and I feel emotionally drained...When I first found out about this book, I had my reservations about reading it, since I knew it would hit a sore nerve. However, sinc...

  • Caroline Vincent

    In her 2015 debut novel Lucinda Blanchard boldly addresses the controversial subject of gender swaying, trying to ensure the birth of a gender desired baby, by taking all sorts of precautions. There e...

  • Kim Walton

    Southside Book and Writers Club book of the monthThis book was hard for me to read and much harder for me to review. Swaying deals with a mother's wants and needs, concerning the sex of thier child. T...