Berg’s latest is a great, strong piece on not only loss, but on coming to terms with oneself. We meet the main character, Helen, months after she has lost her husband of many years from a sudden heart attack. Her daughter Tessa is on her own and Helen has to find a way to come to terms with being alone. I found the way Berg constructed Helen to be very believable of what a recent widow might go through. I didn’t think Helen’s reactions were too over the top or corny. This is a good summer beach read…it’s short, well-written and uncomplicated.
Posts Tagged: widowed
About the Blog
The Buzz Blog contributors are the dedicated members of the Niles Public Library staff who are always looking to share new information, inspiration, and entertainment. Subscribe, read, and comment!
Academy Awards adaptation Alfred Hitchcock Awards based on book best of the year Books British Check this out classic comedy Contests crime drama England Events family Fiction Historical Hitchcock illinois library Library News London love story married mistaken identity movies murder Mystery News for Teens News for You niles niles public library Oscars police public Romance romantic comedy suspense Teen Scene teens television The Future Under Construction thriller