Tag Archives: family violence

“What July Knew” by Emily Koch – Book Review

July Hooper is ten years old. She lives with her father, stepmother, and stepsister. Though she and her stepsister are only ten months apart in age, Sylvie is much more polished that July. She is more popular at school, and … Continue reading

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“Dead Inside” by Noelle Holten – Book Review

“I was dead inside, numb to it all even as I tried to remember the happier times.” Staffordshire has a critical domestic abuse problem. Because of this, a new, specialized police team called DAHU (Domestic Abuse and Homicide Unit) have … Continue reading

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“The Wacky Man” by Lyn G. Farrell – Book Review

A heartbreaking novel that packs a visceral punch! “The Wacky Man” is a compulsively readable debut novel that expounds upon the life of Amanda May.  Amanda is fifteen when we meet her and she is a scarily intelligent and seriously mentally … Continue reading

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