In the latest novel from the award-winning author of Around Again, an American takes an unexpected trip to Ireland and finds the woman she was meant to become.
Newly unemployed, Sophie White has nothing better to do when her recently widowed best friend, Gina, invites her along on a much-needed, postcrisis getaway. When, after only one day in Ireland, Gina decides she sh
by Suzanne Strempek Shea
This was a slow starter for me, taking nearly 100 pages before it grabbed me. But then it really struck a chord with me and I didn't want it to end. I found the the style of writing was beautiful in a way that's hard to describe. I'm not sure if this will capture my meaning, but this is one phrase that caught my attention:
She'd been studying the village so intensely, but just beyond that lay an entire ocean--bigger than the world, it seemed, and certa ...more
It's a great story about finding who you r ...more
The story had a few little twists in it that kept it from being too predictable. I liked Sophie's relationship with the old man Joe and I thought that her interaction with the others in Booley made her more real-world 3-d ...more
Slowly I believe we would become our best self... I love the question!