Book jacket image for A Quiet Life by Ethan Joella

Scribner

9781982190972

STARRED REVIEW

A Quiet Life

One of the most meaningful things a person can say is simply “I’m here,” and this is the level of profound connection that Ethan Joella evokes without ever straying into cliche.

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Review of ‘A Quiet Life’

After inviting readers into a small world of everyday people with his first novel, A Little Hope, Ethan Joella sets his second novel in a similar ​community​, one full of folks whose uniquely challenging lives eventually intertwine. 

A Quiet Life is indeed quiet, in that there's…

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