I got lost in this quiet study of a woman's life, from youth to old age. Another great work from McDermott.
Songs of Willow Frost: A Novel by Jamie Ford 4 stars This book is about a young Chinese orphan and his eventual re-connection with his mother. It was an enjoyable read but I wasn't very drawn to the character of Willow Frost. It is a sad story of love, loss and longing. 45/2013
Jack Reacher, the former military cop has been heading to the Virginia headquarters of his old unit, the 110th MP, Reacher finally arrives in Virginia, where he is arrested for a crime he doesn't remember committing 16 years earlier and the dangled bait that he might be a father provoke him to run, kicking off a cross-country odyssey.
The Winter People: A Novel: Jennifer McMahon: The New York Times bestselling author of Promise Not to Tell returns with a simmering literary thriller about ghostly secrets, dark choices, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters . . . sometimes too unbreakable.
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-rae Lee - A teenage girl may unknowingly hold the key to the world's survival in this gripping novel by Chang-rae Lee, set in a disconcertingly plausible future version of America. -- From Parade Picks: 10 New Books You'll Love, 3/9/2014
I love all of Kate Morton's novels but this one is my favorite. She writes mystery novels that rely heavily on flashing forward and back in time in the UK. They are all slightly Gothic, painstakingly plotted, and romantic to some degree. I highly recommend them to Anglophiles and mystery/romance lovers everywhere.