Catch the Light

Kate Sweeney’s debut novel about a young woman finding her way through grief after her father’s death makes an affecting case for hope in the face of heartache.

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Review of ‘Catch the Light’

Before her dad died, Marigold “Mary” Sullivan lived 10 blocks from the beach in California. There, she basked in the bright yellow sun while her boyfriend, Bennett, surfed and she and her BFF, Nora, excitedly made plans to attend college together at the University of California, Santa Barbara. But nine months after her dad died,…

Interview with Kate Sweeney

This affecting and personal debut novel makes space for the messiness of grief.

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