The Barrowfields

Henry Aster, Senior, is a bookworm in a town where books are considered oddities and no one understands his passion for the written word. When he leaves home to fulfill his dream of  becoming a writer, he has no plan to return but fate, and a sick relative, eventually draw him back to his Appalachian mountain hometown. When he moves…

A Piece of Sky, A Grain of Rice

A Piece of Sky, A Grain of Rice: A Memoir in Four Meditations  by Christine Hale Summary She is the unexpected child of her parents’ later years and she starts life surrounded by an abusive father, an alcoholic mother who she obsesses about pleasing, and two older sisters, one of whom is mentally disabled. Her father, the…