In the Stacks Episode 99: Before Ever After by Samantha Sotto

A video book review of Before Ever After by Samantha Sotto. Purchase the book on Bookshop here, and on Powells here.

"When Shelly’s husband Max dies tragically in a terrorist attack on a subway in Madrid, she’s devastated. Then a stranger comes to her door claiming he’s related to Max, and that Max was in fact his grandfather. It’s hard at first for her to believe.

"They share stories and discover that Max didn’t actually die, as he’s immortal. When Shelly met him, he was a guide on a European group tour run out of a VW bus who told fascinating stories. Through Max’s folk tales they time traveled through his various lives, even though she didn’t realize it then." -- Michelle Z. from In the

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