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text 2017-07-31 17:08
Finished it!
Since We Fell - Dennis Lehane

And it was a wild ride, but ultimately left me thinking, is that all there is?

 

In the end, there were just too many plot twists. I love getting that huge "whoa, I did not see that coming" moment, but it gets a bit stale when it happens again, and then again, and yet again. Eventually the plot gets too far-fetched and it seemed to me that Lehane had no idea how to end the book, so it just limps along to the finish.

 

I do think this book would make a great movie, and I've got a sneaky suspicion that's what the author is hoping for. But if you want a Lehane book with the "whoa, I did not see that coming" moment, I would recommend Shutter Island over Since We Fell every time.

 

 

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text 2017-07-29 22:34
Reading progress update: I've read 59%.
Since We Fell - Dennis Lehane

OMG! This is so twisty turny; I have no idea where Lehane is going, but I'm definitely enjoying the ride. 

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review 2017-07-11 14:15
Since We Fell - Dennis Lehane

Although I like Lehane's work generally (loved Mystic River), this isn't his best. The pacing is slow and the stakes don't seem high enough, even given that we are told the protagonist shoots her husband in the preface. In fact, the preface reads a bit like an afterthought, as a way to persuade the reader something interesting will eventually happen. When things DO happen, they are utterly beyond credibility. I can't quite figure out what Lehane was thinking with this one, unless perhaps he wrote it to satisfy a publishing deal. 

 

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text 2017-07-09 23:06
Since We Fell
Since We Fell - Dennis Lehane

Since We Fell follows Rachel Childs, a former journalist who, after an on-air mental breakdown, now lives as a virtual shut-in. In all other respects, however, she enjoys an ideal life with an ideal husband. Until a chance encounter on a rainy afternoon causes that ideal life to fray. As does Rachel's marriage. As does Rachel herself. Sucked into a conspiracy thick with deception, violence, and possibly madness, Rachel must find the strength within herself to conquer unimaginable fears and mind-altering truths. By turns heart- breaking, suspenseful, romantic, and sophisticated, Since We Fell is a novel of profound psychological insight and tension. It is Dennis Lehane at his very best.

 

Went to the beach today and this was my book of choice. As with all of Lehane's books, I was sucked in immediately.

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text 2017-07-03 02:53
Kindle edition is currently $4.99
Since We Fell - Dennis Lehane

At that price I decided to utilize the 'one click' button rather than join the library wait list. 

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