Strong Motion: A Novel (Google eBook)
Louis Holland arrives in Boston in a spring of ecological upheaval (a rash of earthquakes on the North Shore) and odd luck: the first one kills his grandmother. Louis tries to maintain his independence, but falls in love with a Harvard seismologist whose discoveries about the earthquakes' cause complicate everything.
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Review: Strong MotionUser Review - Kelly - Goodreads
Jonathan Franzen is my favorite author. I had already read Freedom and The Corrections and thought they were both amazing. This earlier book is less amazing, but still very good. It may sound rather ... Read full review
Review: Strong MotionUser Review - Melissa Robbins - Goodreads
This book was hard to get into and hard to finish. I found it pretty boring and I didn't like any of the characters. I disliked all of the earthquake jargon and side stories that didn't flow very well ... Read full review