What Happened to My Sister: A Novel by Elizabeth Flock My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is difficult to read a story about child abuse and neglect, but the author does an amazing job of capturing the innocent voice of the main character, young Caroline. Two families suffer almost unbearable loss and grief and there is much tragedy and pain. However, there is also hope and healing … [Read more...] about Book Review: What Happened to My Sister by Elizabeth Flock
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell My rating: 5 of 5 stars Swamplandia! lured me into the Everglades, and I became lost in the imaginations, hopes and dreams of the main characters. Not only was it lyrical in its prose, it tricked me into believing in possibilities the way only a child can. I didn't realize I'd been tricked until reality came rushing back at the end of the story. … [Read more...] about Book Review: Swamplandia!