I grabbed this post at breakfast and it is so well done that I had to re-post it. Read it and also follow the discussion (comments) at the end, you will not regret it. Time well spend.

The Bookshelf of Emily J.

A Circle of Wives (2014) by Alice LaPlante has two critiques from me: 1) it is more of a murder mystery than it is a book about the marriage relationship, and 2) it is more about the husband than it is about the wive(s).


This novel is this month’s pick for the Literary Wives Series. Please visit the other blogs participating and see what the bloggers have to say about their experiences in reading it.

Naomi of Consumed by Ink

Kay of What Me Read

Lynn of Smoke & Mirrors

Ariel of One Little Library

This is an ongoing series in which we read a book that centers on wives every two months and then post our thoughts on the following question.

What does this book say about wives or about the experience of being a wife?

A Circle of Wives was interesting and I enjoyed reading it. It…

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