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Book Review: The Lake House by Kate Morton

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When another member in my book club recommended The Lake House by Kate Morton, I immediately asked if the movie of the same name starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock was based on this book. Fortunately, they had nothing to do with each other and when opening up the Goodreads.com app on my phone to look the book up, I saw that I already had it on my to read list.
Not your typical thriller, I had some trouble getting into the book but forced myself to continue since it was a book club pick. By the time I finished, I was glad I read it. The Lake House alternates between the present day Cornwall, England and various years of the past, mainly the year 1933. 
Normally, switching between time periods within a book doesn't bother me, but it did with this one. It was frustrating because when it switched to the past, it didn't do it chronologically. For example, it would jump back to June 1933, then to August 1932, and so on.
Unfamiliar with Kate Morton, I was surprised to see she …