Sample Saturday is when I wade through the eleventy billion samples I have downloaded on my Kindle. I’m slowly chipping away and deciding whether it’s buy or bye.
This week, some new(ish) releases that have caught my eye –
Bluebird by Malcolm Knox
Summary: The Lodge is perched impossibly on a cliff overlooking the stunning, iconic Bluebird Beach. The house, like those who live in it, is falling apart.
I’m thinking: Maybe (I think I’m still carrying some disappointment over Wonder Lover).
The Labyrinth by Amanda Lohrey
Summary: Erica Marsden’s son, an artist, has been imprisoned for a monstrous act of revenge. Trapped in her grief, Erica retreats to a sleepy coastal hamlet where she obsesses over building a labyrinth.
I’m thinking: Yes, for the opening lines –
Let me begin in my father’s house. I grew up in an asylum…
The Morbids by Ewa Ramsey
Summary: Caitlin is convinced she’s going to die. She deals with these thoughts by working, self-medicating with alcohol, and attending a support group for people with death-related anxiety (the Morbids). When her best friend announces she’s getting married in Bali, Caitlin must face her fears.
I’m thinking: Yes. Can’t resist a story that starts with Dr. Google.