Tag: Magical realism


Review: Learning to Swim by Annie Cosby

Review: Learning to Swim by Annie Cosby

High school graduate Cora, like most teenagers, is trying to figure out what she wants from life. When her mother decides her family needs to spend the Summer at their newly purchased beach house, Cora resigns herself to months in the “pink palace,” away from her best friend. Amongst the fellow privileged kids, who also summer on the beach, Cora finds little comfort. Seeking an escape from the looming decisions and shallow peers, Cora befriends an elderly local named Mrs. O’Leary who fills her days with Celtic folklore. She...


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