Meg Little Reilly previously worked for President Obama as deputy communications director for the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and prior to that as spokesperson at the US Department of the Treasury. She has been a communicator for the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and producer for Vermont Public Radio. A native of Vermont, she is a UVM graduate with deep ties around the state. She currently lives in the Boston area with her husband and two daughters.
Published by Mira Books on August 30th 2016
Genres: Fiction, Literary
ARC provided by BEA 2016, Harlequin
Meg Little Reilly places a young couple in harm s way both literally and emotionally as they face a cataclysmic storm that threatens to decimate their Vermont town, and the Eastern Seaboard in her penetrating debut novel, "WE ARE UNPREPARED."Ash and Pia move from hipster Brooklyn to rustic Vermont in search of a more authentic life. But just months after settling in, the forecast of a superstorm disrupts their dream. Fear of an impending disaster splits their tight-knit community and exposes the cracks in their marriage. Where Isole was once a place of old farm families, rednecks and transplants, it now divides into paranoid preppers, religious fanatics and government tools, each at odds about what course to take. "WE ARE UNPREPARED" is an emotional journey, a terrifying glimpse into the human costs of our changing earth and, ultimately, a cautionary tale of survival and the human"
I liked this book more than I thought I would. A couple moves to Isole, Vermont from Brooklyn, New York. Ash is from Vermont, Pia is not. They both like the idea of simple living. On the day they find out conceiving a child will be more work then they guessed, the world […]