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ITW Spotlight: Exploring the Eerie Pleasures of Lake Superior

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Sometimes, as readers, we don’t know what we’ve been longing for until after it arrives. For instance, the eerie pleasures of a suspenseful, atmospheric novel set on Lake Superior become evident when we wrap ourselves around a sentence such as, “No one who was alive when her body floated onto shore that morning knew anything about her, with the single exception of Kate Granger, who, by no coincidence whatsoever, was in a house that overlooked the very beach where her body now rested.” This is in the first chapter of Daughters of the Lake (Lake Union), the latest release from bestselling author Wendy Webb. Webb began writing fiction following a successful journalism career, beginning with The Tale of Halcyon Crane, a modern…

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Tall Poppies Review: ‘Family Trees’ Captivates with Story of Love, Family and Heartbreak

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Family Trees by Kerstin March is a beautifully written story that captivates the reader with a cast of interesting characters and stunning landscape. The story unfolds against the gorgeous backdrop of Lake Superior with Shelby Meyers, a young local woman who lives and works with her grandparents at their family owned orchard in Bayfield, Wisconsin. I at once fell in love with not only Shelby’s intelligence and independence, but also her salt of the earth grandparents and her spunky best friend. The community of Bayfield and its residents come to life in a way that invites readers to feel like we are a part of it. One of the things I love most about this novel is how March brings Lake…

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