Does Matt Haig’s The Midnight Library live up to the hype?

In the library between life and death, Nora gets a chance to try out lives where she changes choices that she regrets making.

You may think that the plot would be predictable, especially if you’ve seen It’s a Wonderful Life (and you probably have), but somehow Matt Haig has created a story that leads you down routes that you didn’t expect.

A large part of the book’s resonance is the way that it causes you to reflect on your own life. Not to be hyperbolic and suggest that The Midnight Library will cause you to dramatically shift the way that…