Pure escapism is what author Aya de León offers here with a story that actually has many separate plots – romance, family drama, a little espionage, and surprisingly righteous feminism – all of them appealing.
Paula Hawkins's novel, “Into the Water,” takes its time to get into, but once it does it becomes the most unsettling book you're likely to read this spring. For the lover of novels, this one is a dream.
You don’t have to know hockey to enjoy this story; you might like it better if you don’t. You may even love it if you’re a fan of keeps-you-guessing novels of exquisite storytelling. If you’re a big Backman fan, you need this book because “Beartown” cannot be beat.