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Publisher Description

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * REESE'S BOOK CLUB PICK

“There’s a 100% chance you’ll be paging through this book to uncover the secrets and deception that could potentially burn everything down!” Reese Witherspoon

“This is by far one of the most endearing L.A. novels in recent memory.”Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

"A capacious book, chock-full of human drama...Escandón’s narrative voice is often witty and warm, and her meditations on Los Angeles are lush and lyrical...A lively and ambitious family novel." New York Times Book Review

Storm clouds are on the horizon in L.A. Weather, a fun, fast-paced novel of a Mexican-American family from the author of the #1 Los Angeles Times bestseller Esperanza’s Box of Saints


L.A. is parched, dry as a bone, and all Oscar, the weather-obsessed patriarch of the Alvarado family, desperately wants is a little rain. He’s harboring a costly secret that distracts him from everything else. His wife, Keila, desperate for a life with a little more intimacy and a little less Weather Channel, feels she has no choice but to end their marriage. Their three daughters—Claudia, a television chef with a hard-hearted attitude; Olivia, a successful architect who suffers from gentrification guilt; and Patricia, a social media wizard who has an uncanny knack for connecting with audiences but not with her lovers—are blindsided and left questioning everything they know. Each will have to take a critical look at her own relationships and make some tough decisions along the way.

With quick wit and humor, Maria Amparo Escandón follows the Alvarado family as they wrestle with impending evacuations, secrets, deception, and betrayal, and their toughest decision yet: whether to stick together or burn it all down.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2021
September 7
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
352
Pages
PUBLISHER
Flatiron Books
SELLER
Macmillan
SIZE
6.1
MB

Customer Reviews

easumeng1 ,

Not horrible but….

Not horrible but I wouldn’t rave about it. I loved the book in the beginning but towards the end my love for the booked started to disappear. I did love the metaphoric association with weather and how detailed the chapters were. A 6.7 out of 10 for me.

LJMit ,

It’s Ok

Lots of bad family dynamics and negativity. Would not recommend.

Small town Girly girl ,

Good Read

It was not my all time favorite book, but I enjoyed reading about these characters and loved the fast pace.

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