3 New Books About Perfect Families That Aren’t So Perfect
Skeletons in the closet aren’t just for Halloween. Perfection is seductive, but it’s fleeting: It seems like we can’t go a day without a fave proving him or herself to be deeply problematic. While this is upsetting in a real-life situation, in fiction it can turn a regular story into a must-read. The three new novels in this week’s book club all feature families that threaten to self-destruct over secrets and tragedies that come to light.