Gemini

Gemini

A Novel

Book - 2014
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"A medical mystery wrapped in a contemporary love story, GEMINI is a stand out new novel from the Cassella, a practicing M.D. and author of the national bestseller OXYGEN. Think Jodi Picoult meets Abraham Verghese"--
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster,, 2014.
Edition: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781451627930
1451627939
1451627947
9781451627947
9781451627954
Characteristics: 341 pages ; 24 cm

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BWilsoned
Feb 22, 2015

This character-driven story centers on Renee (Raney) Remington in a small town on NW Washington's Olympic Peninsula. Narration jumps back and forth between present and past to give us Raney's life story and stays geographically local, just as Raney does. It was compelling--I wanted to find out what happened and what will happen. The conclusion is bittersweet, but satisfying.

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IrishMoon
Dec 26, 2014

I enjoyed the first 2/3 of the book, but the last 1/3 was extremely disappointing. It was as if the author had a relationship go bad while writing the book, and then changed course with the book and wrote her own pain into the book.

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Librarydog
Dec 18, 2014

While this wasn't my usual choice of book, it came highly recommended and now I know why. I was hooked from the first page! Gemini reads like a thriller, love story, and lyrically written novel, all in one. Very "shivery" in a good way. I was never impatient with how Cassella unfolded the story bit by bit, because I learned something new in every chapter. The ending was, while not precisely happy, very satisfying - much more so than a strictly happy ending. Read this book!

BhamSoccerMom Dec 17, 2014

Northwest setting (Seattle and Olympic peninsula); medicine, ethics -- a great combination. For fans of Jodi Picoult's earlier books (this is more understated than some of Picoult's latest titles).

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bromine_009
Jun 30, 2014

She resisted sinking into such rhetoric the night Jane Doe was whisked across Puget Sound in a medevac helicopter to Beacon Hospital’s intensive care unit, to Charlotte.

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