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Broken Fences - Camilla
This novel looks at the roles of mothers in protecting their
children and how the unexpected can throw that into disarray.
Noli also explores the effect a mother's desperation to protect
them limits not just their physical freedom, but also their emotional
It's a harrowing read
following a mother's view as she interprets and misinterprets
the lives of her children. We watch as her husband attempts to
meet her desires/needs to strive toward a perfect life in the
suburbs and how he must stand back and allow that life to unravel.
We want to shout out and tell Clair how dangerous her road is,
but we don't have a voice, merely act as another observer of the
crazy road she travels.
Provided with book group discussion notes. Good reading for the
clever way Noli builds up the suspense and Clair's credible decent
into crazy thinking.
The Marigold Brightbutton series of five books cover Marigold's birth
to her school days.
Marigold, like her father, is destined to get into trouble. She just
can't leave things alone. From fireworks to white mice, Marigold's inquisitiveness
about life is insatiable. Great books, under $5, perfect for reading
aloud to school-age children.
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