Hello everyone, I hope all is well with you. I’ve had a busy week with writing, work, and kids. But enough about that. Today, I want to share with you a great book, I finished a few weeks ago. It’s titled “When We Believed in Mermaids.” The title and blurb are below.
An Amazon Charts, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestseller.
From the author of The Art of Inheriting Secrets comes an emotional new tale of two sisters, an ocean of lies, and a search for the truth.
Her sister has been dead for fifteen years when she sees her on the TV news…
Josie Bianci was killed years ago on a train during a terrorist attack. Gone forever. It’s what her sister, Kit, an ER doctor in Santa Cruz, has always believed. Yet all it takes is a few heart-wrenching seconds to upend Kit’s world. Live coverage of a club fire in Auckland has captured the image of a woman stumbling through the smoke and debris. Her resemblance to Josie is unbelievable. And unmistakable. With it comes a flood of emotions—grief, loss, and anger—that Kit finally has a chance to put to rest: by finding the sister who’s been living a lie.
After arriving in New Zealand, Kit begins her journey with the memories of the past: of days spent on the beach with Josie. Of a lost teenage boy who’d become part of their family. And of a trauma that has haunted Kit and Josie their entire lives.
Now, if two sisters are to reunite, it can only be by unearthing long-buried secrets and facing a devastating truth that has kept them apart far too long. To regain their relationship, they may have to lose everything.
This book was amazing. I enjoyed it thoroughly. In fact, I enjoyed it so much I purchased another book by the same author. It’s the story of two sisters. I’ll try and write this without spoilers because I don’t want to ruin it for you. The story takes us below the surface and shows the complexity of the relationship between the two sisters. It’s an excellent example of how the past affects our present lives even when we try to bury it.
It’s also a great story of the resiliency of the sisterly bond. It’s a great story that has all the feels. I highly recommend it.
How about you? What have you been reading lately? Leave a comment. I’d love to hear from you!
10 thoughts on “Book Review: When We Believed in Mermaids”
Sounds like a great read, Lisa! Thanks for sharing!
You’re welcome! Thanks for stopping by, Sharon!
I just finished THE SECRET KEEPERS OF OLD DEPOT GROCERY by Amanda Cox and it’s an amazing story of family, survival, hope and forgiveness.
Thanks for letting me know! I’m always looking for another good read!
Lately I finished the book ” What are you doing with your life”by J . Krishnamurti. But from your review I think the story is excellent. Well reviewed 👏🤗❣️
Thank you! Thanks for stopping by! 🙂
You are welcome 🙂🙂🌹 stay happy and blessed forever ❤️❤️☺️🎊
Thanks for the review about this great book, Lisa. I’m not regular with reading these days but maybe I will pick up this book, if available.
It was very good. I like thrillers. If you do, too. You might be interested in American Dirt that was very good, too. 🙂
I’ll check it out, Lisa. Thanks for suggesting 🙂