The publisher recently released the 20-year anniversary version of this story. I am far behind the boat on this, as it is my first time reading it. That’s what I love about words: they’re timeless. Twenty years later, I can discover a book and immerse myself in its pages.
I advise you to tie a rope around your waist before diving into this book, because after swimming in the darkness, you’ll need a lifeline to pull yourself back to the surface.
I haven't yet read a book by Kristin Hannah that I didn't love.
Cleave wields words like a miner wields a pickax: he strikes hard and sharp. His descriptions leave you feeling as if you experienced the setting not from the comfort of your living room sofa, but in all the grit and passion of place itself.
Like the book, hate the cover. Karen is a middle-aged career-focused woman who burned out of a high-stress job in the tech industry. The cover image makes her look like an over-zealous millennial about to snap an Instagram photo of her avocado toast. I could forgive that, but the depiction of Dell is a crime.
I have yet to read a book by Kristin Hannah that I didn't love. This one is no exception.
These Are a Few of My Favorite Books Disclosure: This post contains Amazon Associate links, meaning that if you purchase this book through the link in this site, I earn a small commission. The Fountains of Silence by Ruta Sepetys “Madrid, 1957. Under the fascist dictatorship of General Francisco Franco, Spain is hiding a dark …