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🌳Belated Pub Day Spotlight 🌳
Thank you @celadonbooks for sending me a digital and paper copy of the newest release from @alexisschaitkin popular author of Saint X (which I still need to read )! This one sounds totally different and unique from her original. This one was unique and defininitely thought provoking. It was much more of a literary fiction read with very wordy description and imagery but also kind of bent the genre in some ways! Definitely a book worth reading!
Summary: Vera grows up in a small town, removed and isolated, pressed up against the mountains, cloud-covered and damp year-round. This town, fiercely protective, brutal and unforgiving in its adherence to tradition, faces a singular affliction: some mothers vanish, disappearing into the clouds. It is the exquisite pain and intrinsic beauty of their lives; it sets them apart from people elsewhere and gives them meaning.

Vera, a young girl when her own mother went, is on the cusp of adulthood herself. As her peers begin to marry and become mothers, they speculate about who might be the first to go, each wondering about her own fate. Reveling in their gossip, they witness each other in motherhood, waiting for signs: this one devotes herself to her child too much, this one not enough―that must surely draw the affliction’s gaze. When motherhood comes for Vera, she is faced with the question: will she be able to stay and mother her beloved child, or will she disappear?
QOTD: do you often read literary fiction or what is your typical genre of choice ?
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