I would recommend this read to fans of John Saul (for me it was a bit reminiscent of Creature) or Karen Thompson Walker's The Dreamers: A Novel, which is also a gentle blend of science and fiction.
Anyone who grew up with a sister will identify with the sometimes complicated relationship that June and Ruth share.
You must check this one out, it's fabulous and Megan Goldin has skyrocketed to the top of my author's to watch list.
This story definitely feels a bit dark, gothic, and the tone harkens to Dicken's books or Madame Bovary
When I picked up Keeping Lucy, I was intrigued by the story. It's a work of fiction, but like many conceived books, was inspired by true life events. I knew that often times in the past, developmentally delayed or handicapped children were placed in state-run homes because it was deemed that it would be too... Continue Reading →