Ash and Pia have relocated to a small Vermont town, looking for a change from the urban lifestyle they were living. As they try to decide if they are going to have a family together, they are confronted with an upcoming weather crisis unlike any the United States had seen before.
As the town tries to decide various steps to take to prepare for The Storm, Pia and Ash must also make some decisions.
It is true that stress can make or break a relationship, and readers get to see that firsthand in Pia and Ash's marriage. The town also struggles to make decisions because there are many different viewpoints and different groups that have formed to deal with this upcoming Storm.
Meg Little Reilly's writing is what drew me in to this story. I loved it from the first page. Although it reminds me a bit of Susan Beth Pfeffer's Life As We Knew It series, We Are Unprepared is not as dramatic or full of action. Instead, this novel focuses more on the characters and the decisions they make with the circumstances they are in.
I will happily be recommending We Are Unprepared to friends. This one falls a little outside of my comfort zone; apocalyptic novels aren't something I always feel the need to read, but I was pleasantly surprised by this one and hope to read more by Meg Little Reilly.
One of the pictures of the flooding this past weekend.
My friend, Robin, took a ride in her husband's plane to see