Tag Archives: coming of age

“The Barra Boy” by Iain Kelly – Book Review

Ewan Fraser, a London solicitor, is a lifelong bachelor in his fifties. One day, on his way to work he spies a familiar face at the station which prompts him to make an uncharacteristically spontaneous decision. He will return to … Continue reading

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“The Floating Girls” by Lo Patrick – Book Review

“It’s in those small moments, the ones that pass very quickly and don’t give a person any time to think, that true character is revealed.” Kay Whitaker is twelve years old, dirt poor, fidgety, rebellious, and a chatterbox. She lives … Continue reading

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“That Birds Would Sing” by Joanna Franklin Bell – Book Review

April Jones – a high school freshman lives with her parents and younger brother, Alfie, in a suburb of a suburb of Baltimore, Maryland.  She longs to ‘fit in’, but doesn’t even really know where she wants to ‘fit’. She … Continue reading

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