My husband asked me to lie. Not a big lie. He probably didn’t even consider it a lie, and neither did I, at first . . .
In the small town of Miracle Creek, Virginia, Young and Pak Yoo run an experimental medical treatment device known as ...more
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I was riveted all the way through this tragic and tightly woven courtroom drama. I can't say I've ever seen a book that blends legal intrigue and character development so seamlessly. I am so hoping the author will be up for a Skype with my library's book group - MIRACLE CREEK is sure to be a favorite! I'm rooting for a LibraryReads pick!
Elizabeth, a mother of an autistic boy is on trial for setting a fire to a hyperbaric oxygen chamber 'Miracle Submarine', causing the death of two people, including her son, and seriously injuring 4 other patients. The miracle submarine clinic is run by a Korean family who moved to the States for a better life. When t ...more
(previously 'Miracle Submarine')
by Angie Kim
due April 2019
Farrar, Straus, Giroux
Sarah Crichton Books
On the 29th day of August 2008, in the small town of Miracle Creek, Va, the 'Miracle Submarine' oxygen tank caught fire, and the submarine exploded. Inside were 6 people. 2 died and 4 were left severely and permanently injured.
The Miracle Submarine oxygen tank was an experimental and controversial treatment device run by Young and Pak Yoo. Patients enter a pressurized oxygen chamb ...more
I could not put this book down.
Miracle Creek, Virginia is an idyllic D.C. suburb where a family of recent Korean immigrants have founded a small business in the family barn: Miracle Submarine, which offers hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT) to patients seeking relief from diverse ailments such as infertility and autism.
"'This,' Pak said, looking proud, 'is Miracle Submarine. Pure o...more
That is, until one unfortunate evening, when the chamber explodes, killing two people instantly, and leaving several others injured. Investigators so ...more
This book starts out kind of slow, you slowly get introduced to the characters and their backgrounds. Can I drop in and say that Angie Kim does PERFECT characterization in this story. You don’t understand... I officially stan her and her writing for the rest of my life solely based on t ...more
I was pleasantly surprised by this crime novel. The narrative is exceptional, the subject matter, Autism, well handled.
From beginning to end the narrative held my attention. Nothing appears as it seems, the author handles the courtroom drama extraordinarily well in this respect.
If you are looking for a crime novel which will have you sit on the edge of your seat, Miracle Submarine will not disappoint.
Thank you to Farrar, STRAUS and Giroux ...more
Long version: I did not know that novelized courtroom dramas is a genre. How did I not know this?! I am now in love with Angie Kim for opening up this world of fiction to me. Five stars everyone, "Miracle Creek" was an amazing ride of a novel.
When I requested this novel as an ARC, it was more because I noticed that it was about two Korean immigrants, Young and Pak Yoo. My Korean mom immigrated to the United States when I was a bab ...more
I can’t believe this is a debut novel. It has all the ...more
Thank you to the publisher, author, and NetGalley for the opportunity to preview the book.
What a great job on a first novel. I hope to see a new one from Angie Kim I. The future.
However, as the story unfolded i was drawn in and unable to stop reading. So many lies, by so many people, for such different reasons.
Each twist of the story line was unpredictable and i would never have guessed the outcome.
well written and original plot.
I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.
I found the story detailed and the plot intricately woven, the characters sympathetically created. I don't often read courtroom stories because they can be a little tedious, bu ...more