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"An insightful parable about a 'complicated and uncertain era.'" --The Week
"An arresting portrait of bygone America" --San Francisco Chronicle
“[T]aut and resonant mystery.”―Barnes & Noble Review
“Leavitt is a lovely writer and here she tells an absorbing story.”―New York Daily News
"Not only is [Leavitt] an incredibly accomplished novelist, she's also a crackerjack human being."―The Huffington Post
"Leavitt has a way of crafting the loveliest novels out of tragedy ... It's her examination of loss, grief, and disappointment that will engross readers."―Booklist
"This tale of domestic suspense builds to a shocking climax and will appeal to anyone immersed in suburban lore."―Library Journal
Another enjoyable read. Ms. Leavitt is officially going on my list of favorite authors. I like how she explores relationships in a realistic fashion. Her characters are comp! Read morePublished 1 month ago by GNT
I enjoyed this book. Most of it was just very sad, but a good thought provaking read.Published 2 months ago by Sandra Summers
I adored this book, and couldn't put it down. Leavitt is masterful at crafting complex characters that both engage and challenge the reader. Read morePublished 2 months ago by G.P.
This book started out very well, but drive led on to a predictable romance novel. What a waste of time.Published 2 months ago by Darlene M. Geyer
I gave it four stars because I enjoyed reading it, especially the parts about the social rules of that era. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Amazon Customer
I enjoyed the first part of the book. I could totally relate to the way divorced people & children of divorced parents were treated like lepers in the 50's and 60's. Read morePublished 3 months ago by CindyE
What an emotional rollercoaster, it's a mystery, a who done it, but did anything happen. It's about Lewis, Rose, and Jimmy. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Joan
Beautifully written book with a very well-crafted story structure that kept me wanting to know what happens next. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Christine Sleeter