Emilia Hart has written a captivating novel in Weyward that tells the story of a woman named Kate Ayres and her journey to self-discovery. The book is expertly written, with beautiful prose that draws the reader in from the first page. The story is told by weaving together the story of Kates's female ancestors; It explores themes of family, love, loss, and the struggle to find one's place in the world.
“There was something about us—the Weyward women—that bonded us more tightly with the natural world . . . The animals, the birds, the plants—they let us in, recognizing us as one of their own.”
The characters are well-developed, with complex backstories that add depth to the story. Hart's writing is both poetic and poignant, and she has a talent for creating vivid imagery that stays with the reader long after the final page. Overall, Weyward is a must-read for anyone who enjoys literary fiction with a touch of magic and mysticism.
I've recently joined an amazing book club; give them a look-see. The selection seems like they are curating them just for me.