The Fates Will Find Their Way - Hannah Pittard

The Fates Will Find Their Way is among the best fiction débuts I’ve read. In fact, I became so totally engrossed that I finished it in one afternoon. While the plot seems straightforward—a young girl, Nora, disappears on Halloween night leaving her community to struggle and eventually move on—The Fates Will Find Their Way is a complex and moving meditation on youth and the stories we tell ourselves as we grow up. The events are recounted in the first person plural by the neighborhood boys who grapple with Nora's disappearance and for whom she remains a connecting thread as they age, have children and go on with their lives. The Fates Will Find Their Way is not to be missed.