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The Good House

The Good House - Ann Leary 3.5 stars for The Good House by Ann Leary

I wasn't sure I wanted to read this book about a reformed alcoholic but a couple of goodread friends recommended it and I had to give it a go and I am so glad I did as it is a wickedly entertaining and yet sad read.

Hildy Good is a middle-aged outspoken New England Realtor who is top of her game or so she thinks but is hiding her alcoholism from her family, her town and herself. I loved the depiction of small town life and the relationships formed and broken.

We all know a Hildy Good and I think that while this book is an entertaining look at a real problem it somehow gives the reader an insight into the world and mind of an alcoholic and yet this is done in an entertaining way. I would love to read this book for my local book club as I think it would make an excellent discussion book.

An easy and entertaining read and a book I will recommend.