Biographical Fiction (is that a genre?) of the story of Christina in Andrew Wyeth’s iconic painting “Christina’s World”. Going back and forth from the time Wyeth painted the painting to the back story of Christina’s family. Original, intriguing and hard to put down.
A teenaged boy goes to his father’s boyhood home in Seattle and learns of his father’s and father’s family’s history going back several generations. Big old house, family secrets, ghosts and trees. A good read but not as good as Stein’s The Art of Racing in the Rain.
The story of Lotto and Mathilde, two beautiful 22 years olds who get married two weeks after meeting each other. The story of their decades long marriage told from their two vastly different perspectives. A finalist for this years National Book Award it has received rave reviews. An interesting story and charachters, well written, but a little difficult to read at times I thought.
Recently fired from his NYC reporting job, Gavin returns to his town where he grew up in Florida becoming embroiled in an investigation involving his friends he grew up. Well written, interesting story embedded with the numbing dangers of suburbia and the pythons living under all of us.
Down on her luck London woman becomes involved in a murder mystery involving her ex husband and invented couple she views from the window of her commuter train. Chick-lit-mystery-thriller… yet readable,