Signs of Life by Natalie Taylor, a Great Book Group Book

Twenty-four-year-old Natalie Taylor was leading a charmed life: she had a fulfilling job as a high school English teacher, a wonderful husband, Josh, a new house, and a baby on the way. Then, while visiting her sister, she gets the news that Josh has died in a freak accident. Four months before the birth of her son, Natalie is leveled by loss.

Heartbreaking and hilarious, Signs of Life features a powerful, wholly original debut voice that will have you crying and laughing to the very last page.

RIFers in book groups! Signs of Life is a terrific book group book, which is why it’s a selection of the Ladies Home Journal Book Club.

Don’t miss the bonus material for Signs of Life that will help make your book group discussion lively and rewarding: a letter from author Natalie Taylor and discussion questions for Signs of Life.

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Signs of Life by Natalie Taylor – Excerpt with Readers Guide

Natalie Taylor, author of SIGNS OF LIFENATALIE TAYLOR and her son, Kai Taylor, live in Royal Oak, Michigan. Natalie teaches high school English and recently earned her master’s degree in Education. Kai is working on his numbers, letters, and colors.

Visit Natalie online at, on Facebook, on Twitter @MyHouseIsAMess, and on her blog.

In March 2011, we shared copies of Signs of Life in a giveaway on Read It Forward Facebook. Were you a lucky winner? If so, we want to hear from you – leave a comment below with your RIFer Reader Review. If we feature your review here on, we’ll send you another fabulous book!

About Kira Walton

KIRA WALTON has been stalking books all her life as a college English teacher, bookseller, book club consultant, author, and editor.

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