04 September 2012

Today's Read: The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier

How well do you know your closest friends? Kate always thought of Elizabeth as a happy wife and mother who seemed to have everything under control. But after she inherits her friend's trunk of secret journals and diaries and starts to read, Kate realizes there was a private Elizabeth she never knew existed.

Kate turned the key in the lock and gave a push, and the front door opened with the sucking sound of vacuum-packed juice. The kids raced past her into the house. Kate dropped two duffels of linens and assessed the familiar space, a single square footprint that was kitchen and family room in one. She yanked back heavy seasonal drapes the length of two walls, and the room grew spacious. Enormous windows opened onto a yard like a football field, and beyond it, the ocean. (p. 39)
The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier (Random House / Crown, 2012)

Want to know more? Come back in a couple of weeks for my full review and for a fabulous guest post from author Nichole Bernier.


bermudaonion 9/4/12, 7:17 AM  

I've been wanting to read this one ever since Julie raved about it.

Laurel-Rain Snow 9/4/12, 7:28 AM  

This one is on my wish list! It sounds wonderful....thanks for sharing.


Unknown 9/4/12, 8:19 AM  

I enjoyed this one very much!! Looking forward to your thoughts.

caite 9/4/12, 10:33 AM  

An ocean view? I am so there!

Zibilee 9/4/12, 10:43 AM  

I have been interested in reading this one for awhile, and really want to find out the secrets of the notes. This is a book that I have been really intrigued about for some time, but haven't gotten to read yet.

Heather 9/4/12, 12:17 PM  

I'm intrigued by the trunk full of journals. Thanks for visiting my teaser!

Julie P. 9/4/12, 1:52 PM  

We're reading this one for my book club this month. The author is even calling in!

Sandra Nachlinger 9/4/12, 8:04 PM  

The author did a great job describing the setting. I like the synopsis of the book too. I'm adding it to my wish list.
My Teaser is from A LOT LIKE A LADY.

Nise' 9/4/12, 9:01 PM  

I enjoyed this one and look forward to your thoughts.

Carrie K. 9/4/12, 9:36 PM  

I just got the audio version of this from the library - hoping to listen to it soon.

Shelley Munro 9/5/12, 3:59 AM  

I loved the descriptions in this teaser.

Jenn's Bookshelves 9/5/12, 9:54 AM  

I adored this book, and then meeting the author at my local indie. I cannot wait to hear what you think of this one!

Kirsty (Blatant Biblioholic) 9/5/12, 2:58 PM  

I keep seeing people talking about this book. After reading your teaser (which makes me want to be by that ocean!) I need to own this ASAP!!

jen 9/9/12, 10:44 PM  

This one sounds really interesting. Can't wait to find out what you think of it.

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