by Julia Alvarez
“Afterlife” is a story of love, loss, heartbreak, and unbreakable bonds. This novel is written by Julia Alvarez. This is a gorgeous story about how life doesn’t always work out the way we want it to, but if we’re willing, we can still make it a great life. It is a good compelling story, engaging and easy to read. This is the perfect holiday novel, you can pick it up and get straight back into the story. The novel “Afterlife” is an enjoyable story that moves along at a good pace.
It is not too quickly, but at a pace that keeps the reader engaged waiting to discover the outcome. It has a satisfactory ending which is a little predictable but ties up all the loose ends. Some of the male characters are a little too good to be true but that doesn’t spoil any part of the story. The author switches between the two time periods effortlessly and easily which doesn’t always happen in these kinds of books. Each storyline had a richness that was only strengthened by the comparison and contrast to the other. The book certainly brought all the feels, and elements of all characters.