I just finished reading Kate Morton’s The House at Riverton. This story and its characters won’t soon leave me.
I stumbled upon Kate Norton when I searched Good Reads for “books like” The Thirteenth Tale, which remains one of my favorite novels of all time. It’s not a huge favorite with many reviewers, but alas, I love it.
I’m not big on doing book reviews. It’s time-consuming and time better spent reading. So I won’t review The House at Riverton here; you can easily find reviews online. I’m grateful to reviewers, however. I rely heavily on reviews.
Although I don’t write many reviews, I do enjoy conversations about my favorite books. I’m thinking to find a book club, maybe? God and all of you know that I’m NOT NOT a club joiner. I don’t really like “hen gatherings” and “occasions.” But maybe a bunch of nerdy book people like me? I’m going to look into it as a summer project.
Have you joined Good Reads? You should. I’m a lurker more than anything, but it’s a really cool community, introduced to me by my friend Liz some years ago.
I escaped into The House at Riverton, and indeed all of Morton’s other books. I continue to enjoy them, every one, and for days after I finish them, I think about the twists and turns of the plot. I can’t wait to read the next one.Gothic fiction. Who knew? Oh my, it’s scandalous, isn’t it? Variety and diversity — love it.
Ian Mcewan — particularly Atonement, but if I enjoy that, I’ll dive into his body of work . It’s a lot. 🙂