If you’re looking for a book that will leave you feeling both unsettled and deeply satisfied, Blueprints of the Afterlife is definitely the book for you. Author Ryan Boudinot weaves a masterful tale of love, loss, and self-discovery, set against the backdrop of a world that is both familiar and strange.
The story follows Owen, a young man who is struggling to come to terms with the death of his girlfriend, Lily. In an effort to understand what happens after we die, Owen embarks on a journey to find the answers he so desperately seeks. Along the way, he meets a cast of characters who each have their own unique take on the afterlife.
While the concept of the afterlife is certainly not a new one, Boudinot’s exploration of it is both original and inventive. The world she has created is both frightening and beautiful, and her characters are incredibly believable. I found myself fully invested in Owen’s story, and desperately hoping that he would find the answers he was looking for.
Blueprints of the Afterlife is a book that will stay with you long after you’ve finished reading it. It’s a thought-provoking, emotionally charged journey that is well worth taking.