Good Morning, Midnight

A Novel

Paperback, 272 pages

Published July 4, 2017 by Random House Trade Paperbacks, RANDOM HOUSE.

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4 stars (4 reviews)

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I was consumed by this book

5 stars

This is an original, engrossing, superbly written novel, an amazing accomplishment for an author's fiction debut. If anything, I loved this book even more than The Light Pirate, which I'd read previously and also given five stars. I was so involved with Good Morning, Midnight that I devoured the whole thing in only three sittings — and now I think I might start over and read it again! I can't remember the last time I've done that with a novel, if ever.

As a caution, I suppose this book might not be for everyone. It's at least part science fiction, and some of the science is admittedly sketchy. That didn't bother me, however, because the characters were so finely drawn and believable, especially when they're put into difficult or challenging situations. Most of all, I greatly admired the author's courage to portray attitudes within her two protagonists that are not …