Tag: coming of age

Remember the Girl by Leanora Benoit

Remember the Girl by Leanora Benoit

In the hot summer of 1950, a young girl looked down from her window enchanted with the arrangements for that evening’s party. On the lawn, musicians tuned their instruments and servers set tables on the lush, green grass that dripped with linin, silver and roses cut straight from the garden. But most beautiful of all was her mother. She could not have known that in […]

September 12, 2016 / 0 Comments
The Truth About Fragile Things by Regina Sirois

The Truth About Fragile Things by Regina Sirois

Bryon died fifty years before his time. Charlotte grew up angry. I grew up scared. And Phillip— well, he never grew up. And now we are all bound together in one painful heap of humanity. Broken, but bound. And maybe it is only the fact that we are tangled in this terrible knot that will hold us together until we heal. This is unfortunately, and […]

June 30, 2016 / 0 Comments
Daredevils by Shawn Vestal

Daredevils by Shawn Vestal

Fifteen-year-old Loretta slips out of her bedroom every evening to meet her so-called gentile boyfriend. Her strict Mormon parents catch her returning one night, and promptly marry her off to Dean Harder, a devout yet materialistic fundamentalist who already has a wife and a brood of kids. The Harders relocate to his native Idaho, where Dean’s teenage nephew Jason falls hard for Loretta. A Zeppelin […]

April 12, 2016 / 0 Comments
Mosaic by Susan Bohnet

Mosaic by Susan Bohnet

Mo Matheson’s biggest worry is perfecting her layup and beating Joe Parker on the basketball court. Then a tragedy shatters everything, including her relationship with him. Struggling to make sense of life and support her family, Mo learns to rely on her faith. If she lets go of bitterness, she might even allow Joe back into her life… and her heart. A cracking noise echoed […]

February 4, 2016 / 0 Comments
Beyond the Cabin by Jared Nathan Garrett

Beyond the Cabin by Jared Nathan Garrett

Josh is stuck. Born and raised in the Fundamental Faith in God—a cult started by his mother—the only world Josh really knows is one of abuse, neglect, and life in a house bursting with angry adults and lonely children. His only friend is his oldest brother, Malachi. He and Malachi have spent countless hours in the woods, building a rough cabin and planning to escape […]

December 1, 2014 / 0 Comments