Be Frank with Me

Cori’s Pick: Be Frank With Me by Julia Claiborne Johnson The debut novel of Julia Claiborne Johnson, her well-developed and quirky characters left me hungry to read anything and everything else she (hopefully) releases.¬† This is the story of an eccentric woman and her son, and how a newly acquired assistant-turned-nanny gets wrapped into their…

Father’s Day

Sara’s Pick:¬†Father’s Day by Simon Van Booy Orphaned when her parents are killed in a car accident, six-year-old Harvey discovers her lone relative is an uncle, a recovering alcoholic and disabled felon. With the aid of Wanda, an unconventional social worker, Jason is convinced to take in Harvey and the novel then moves back and…