When Stars Rain Down By Angela Jackson Brown | Book Review

I want to tell you about a book that I enjoyed more than I thought I would. If flying under the radar was a book, it would be this one. But before I tell you why I loved it, here’s how the publisher describes the story: Publisher Synopsis This summer has the potential to change…

The Outlook for Earthlings by Joan Frank | Book Review

The Outlook For Earthlings traces a difficult friendship across a lifetime. Melanie Taper is rule-bound, timid, self-erasing. Yet in unguarded moments she demonstrates such deadly insight into human foibles as to suggest a strength that has, for dark reasons, deliberately hidden itself lifelong. Scarlet Rand is rash, willful, abrasive—vexed by “demure” traits and “small fussing motions.”…