In The Life She was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman, nine-year-old Lilly Blackwood, who is has spent her entire life as parents virtual prisoner, gets sold to a passing circus. Twenty-five years later, another Blackwood, 18-year-old Julia, inherits the family home. It’s up to Julia to her parents and circus girl Lily. “Switching back and forth in time from Lilly to Julia, Wiseman has crafted a can’t-put-it-down novel of family secrets (Library Journal). In The Wildling Sisters by Eve Chase, newlywed Jessie Tucker hopes a move to the countryside will help her find her footing with her teenage stepdaughter, Bella, who seems haunted by memories of her late mother. Instead, the move raises more ghosts.
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Quotable“The precise role of the artist is to illuminate that darkness, so that we will not, in all our doing, lose sight of our purpose, which is to make the world a more human dwelling place.” James Baldwin