Friday, December 31, 2021

The Midnight Library

Book: The Midnight Library

Author: Matt Haig

Somewhere out beyond the edge of the universe there is a library that contains an infinite number of books, each one the story of another reality. One tells the story of your life as it is, along with another book for the other life you could have lived if you had made a different choice at any point in your life. While we all wonder how our lives might have been, what if you had the chance to go to the library and see for yourself? Would any of these other lives truly be better?

In The Midnight Library, Matt Haig’s enchanting new novel, Nora Seed finds herself faced with this decision. Faced with the possibility of changing her life for a new one, following a different career, undoing old breakups, realizing her dreams of becoming a glaciologist; she must search within herself as she travels through the Midnight Library to decide what is truly fulfilling in life, and what makes it worth living in the first place.-Goodreads

Review: This was an interesting ‘sliding doors’ type concept that immediate drew me in. How would your life change if you had made different choices? I slowly went from loving the fictional story to feeling like I was reading a self help manual. Overall, I still enjoyed this, but it was unfortunately not the 5* read everyone else I know rated it.  3/5

 

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