Friday, November 25, 2016

Seven books that celebrate the joys of solitude

At B&N Reads Jenny Shank tagged seven books that celebrate the joys of being alone, including:
Point of Direction by Rachel Weaver

People looking for solitude have been known to head to Alaska, America’s least densely populated state. Anna, the protagonist of Rachel Weaver’s sharp literary thriller, takes that quest for solitude one step further when she agrees with her boyfriend Kyle’s plan to buy a $1 lease from the Coast Guard and live over the winter in an Alaskan lighthouse overlooking a forbidding channel. Anna hopes that being alone with Kyle in the lighthouse will help them bond and help her finally overcome her trauma over a glacier-hiking expedition she led that ended badly. In short, things do not go as planned.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue