I know my friends and colleagues are tired of hearing me gush about this novel. I can’t exactly tell you why I liked it so much. I like the mood and tone of the writing. I started reading Atkinson previous novel “Case Histories,” and I didn’t like it. “Life After Life” was clever and suspenseful. I couldn’t wait to see what happened to Ursula Todd- who had a vague sense that she was experiencing some bazaar Ground Hog day-like existence. Each time Ursula died and I turned to the next chapter, I was rooting for her! I wanted her to make it, even if it was horrific, and sometimes it was. Would I recommend it to a friend? Um, I think I have, and I think they are all sick of me shaking the book in their face, exclaiming ‘READ IT!’ (review by Heather Gayton)
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At the Newburgh Free Library we would like to connect our community to the books and movies we love as well as get feedback from you on the books and movies that you love and want to share with others.
Of course we plan on introducing new titles that are coming out on the shelves at NFL, but we also hope to connect you with a hidden gem or two – things that you might not have discovered on your own. At our new blog, look forward to reading about staff picks, patron picks, nonfiction, mystery, and the newest in street fiction. It’s all up for discussion in Inspirations.
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