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Book Review: Future Home of the Living God

Future Home of the Living God by: Louise Erdrich
Publication Date: November 14, 2017
Finished on: January 15, 2017
Publisher: Harper Collins

Thank you to Harper Collins for providing me with a free finished copy of this book for review purposes.  All opinions are my own.

In the same vein as The Power (Naomi Alderman) and The End We Start From (Megan Hunter), Future Home of the Living God tells the story of one woman trying to survive in the not so distant future.  What is different about this future is not immediately apparent in the book, but we come to discover that babies are no longer evolving, but rather regressing genetically.  Evolution has apparently reversed itself.  The US is in chaos and pregnant women are being taken in as prisoners.  For our main character, Cedar Hawk Songmaker, this is terrifying, as she is four months pregnant at the start of the novel.  Future Home of the Living God tells Cedar's story, as she struggles to survive and hide in a world of c…

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