Book Review of The Things That Keep Us Here

The Things That Keep Us Here
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I have mixed feelings about this book. While it is the story of a pandemic that seems frighteningly plausible, it is told in a very personal and individual perspective of one family. The first half of the book is a family struggling with problems stemming from the loss of a very young son. The world changes around them and in the end it is a story of hope, strength and determination. But it is also a story of decisions, consequences, loss and sadness. It is haunting and left me with chills. I would never have the desire to read it again.