Review: Coal RunEditorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Sarah Rachel Egelman
It may not be true that you can never go home again. Literature, as in life, is full of homecomings. What is always interesting is a person's motivation for returning home after a long absence, especially the motivation of a person who has deliberately distanced themselves from their hometown and past. What drove them away in the first place and what draws them back, and why now? What and where is ... Read full review
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I enjoyed this one quite a bit - just as much as her first, I think. It was a more straightforward story in a lot of ways. The narrator wasn't quite as charming as Harley, but the whole cast of characters was richer than _Back Roads_. There were some overlapping descriptions of the area, but that probably wouldn't even be noticeable had I not read them back-to-back. Dr. Morrison's character was really the first character of hers that I didn't like all that much. She just sort of bothered me and didn't seem to make a whole lot of sense, really. Despite this, I really enjoyed this book and I will definitely keep an eye out for her future books!