The word is out! National media, radio hosts, and book bloggers all love The Glass Forest!
Library Journal: [A] triumph. Swanson is a name to be considered among the likes of Gillian Flynn, Chris Pavone, and Laura Lippman." Read the full starred review here.
Publishers Weekly: "...[s]tunning...Swanson uses exquisitely rendered characters and an intricately woven plot to explore the cultural and political fallout of WWII, as well as the changing role and limited rights of women in the mid-20th century. This intoxicating slow burn builds to a conclusion rife with shocking reveals." Read the full starred review here.
RT Book Reviews: "A mixture of family saga and mystery, this novel delivers on both fronts." Read the full review here.
Book Bloggers and Reviewers
Gare Billings (gareindeedreads) votes The Glass Forest one of the Best Thrillers of 2018 in this exclusive She Reads list. Gare says of The Glass Forest: “I most enjoyed the fact that Swanson can write a terrifying novel without all the gore. This one is absolutely perfect for a book club recommendation.“
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Leslie Lindsay, Always With a Book says The Glass Forest is '''An enthralling, atmospheric domestic thriller in a somber tone amidst the backdrop of the 1940s-1960s."
West Metro Mommy Reads calls The Glass Forest "...a smart mystery that will keep you guessing..."
Reading and Eating warns "...This twisted, creepy, literary thriller is filled with a cast of characters so quietly deceptive even they start to believe their own lies. You will not be able to put it down (or walk in the forest alone.)"
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