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MOTHERS AND OTHER STRANGERS a suspenseful study of a fraught mother-daughter relationship

Mothers and Other Strangers

By Gina Sorell

Prospect Park Books: May 2, 2017

$16, 314 pages

It’s not unusual for adult children to become estranged from their parents. 692 more words

Book Reviews


Cleaning my mother’s house. Cleaning my own house. This week, these parallel activities have me musing about the nature of housework.

I am a good-enough-for-government-work cleaner. 630 more words


The Absence of Evelyn ~by Jackie Townsend

Synopsis (from Goodreads):

Newly divorced Rhonda, haunted by her sister Evelyn’s ghost, travels to an old palazzo in Rome to confront Marco, the man who stole her sister’s heart–only to find out he’s vanished in the wake of Evelyn’s death. 264 more words


Cruel Beautiful World ~by Caroline Leavitt

Synopsis (from Goodreads):

Set in the early 1970s against the specter of the Manson girls, when the peace and love movement begins to turn ugly, this is the story of a runaway teenager’s disappearance and her sister’s quest to discover the truth. 398 more words

Published Title Review

The Cutest, Little Lady in Nerdy Sneakers

I saw a woman in the grocery store today who reminded me SO much of my mom. She was tiny and a little hunched over. She was wearing nerdy sneakers with a long skirt and I could almost… 649 more words


Whose Wedding Is It Anyway, Sunshine?

I traveled with my younger sister, The Tempest, and Sunshine to my nephew’s wedding a few months back. This nephew happens to be Angry Eyes… 1,144 more words