Rachel Lyon’s Self-Portrait with Boy

Photographer Lu Rile is probably the most interesting fictional character I’ve met in quite some time, and I read more than the average bear.   The best work Lu has ever done inadvertently captures the death of a young boy, her neighbors’ son.   Will she, can she, use this piece to achieve artistic success in spite of the pain it will cause, and, if so, how far can she take it?   I’m still thinking about this character, and I still don’t know how I feel about her.  Read it.  Love it.  Like I did.

Full Disclosure: A review copy of this book was provided to me by Scribner via NetGalley. I would like to thank the publisher and the author for providing me this opportunity. All opinions expressed herein are my own.

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