Pitch Perfect Finalists
The Girl Who Can Cook
A Warden’s Purpose
The Guardian – Blood in the Sand
Last Year’s Man
Strong writing and story-telling by a capable author who transports the reader back to the 1960s with depth, clarity and humor. Angie is a witty, likeable protagonist who has a heart for others and a mind of her own. She is a feminist being raised by a mother who has a 1950s view of women, which frustrates Angie. While the author may have tried to tackle too many social issues in one book, overall, this is a well-told, engaging story with a strong sense of time and place. Fans of Historical Young Adult novels or novels dealing with social issues, will enjoy this book.
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