Right Where You Left Me

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Because I now live in San Francisco, what initially caught my attention about this book was the stunning cover with the Golden Gate Bridge. And, while reading, one of my favorite things about it was the familiar details of the city. But in fact, the setting makes only one layer of the novel's atmospheric richness. Reading through Charlotte's lens, I enjoyed both her observations of the world and her inner reflections, which sometimes melded together. I particularly appreciated her portrait of her mother, the nostalgia she evoked in describing her mother's baking, the infusion of Russian folklore, and how she used that fiction to make sense of her life.

Despite how charmed...

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