Sally B from Read Around the World blog writes The Light Between Oceans "resembles a Shakespearean tragedy. Fate enters, the gods laugh, human beings fail even as they act with the best of intentions."
Jan from Good Reads writes "If you love character novels than this is one you will find hard to put down." Good Reads is a great resource to figure out what to read next based on books you have enjoyed. It also has lots of book reviews written by book lovers.
Alena writes an excellent review on Alenaslife's blog. She says, "Plus, to my eternal gratitude, she [Stedman] doesn’t make it easy or neat. It’s the kind of book you want to read in a cozy spot, wrapped in a blanket, with a box of tissues handy." I love the following quote from the book. It rings so true. Thanks Alena for reminding me of it.
“He turned his attention to the rotation of the beam, and gave a bitter laugh at the thought that the dip of the light means that the island itself was always left in darkness. A lighthouse is for others; powerless to illuminate the space closest to it.”
I'm an expert amateur or maybe an amateur expert.