Tag Archives: Kristin Hannah

The Love of My Youth

The theme of reuniting with a first love, after years of going different ways, is not new. But unlike Anita Shreve’s thoughtful Where or When, or Kristin Hannah’s mysterious On Mystic Lake, Mary Gordon’s The Love of My Youth transports … Continue reading

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Home Front

Reading headlines about Tammy Duckworth, the double amputee Army helicopter pilot now running for Congress, and other survivors like her, evoke admiration for their strength, but not a real understanding of their personal trials and courage; Kristin Hannah offers some … Continue reading

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Night Road – Kristin Hannah

Kristin Hannah makes me cry – no matter that her characters are stereotyped; her plots are overworked; her messages trite. I kept reading “Night Road,” knowing the perfect family with the overprotective mother and staid doctor father, was literally going … Continue reading

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