Educated by Tara Westover [review]

Title: Educated Author: Tara Westover Publisher: Random House UK [Synopsis] Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her “head-for-the-hills bag.” In the summer she stewed herbs… Continue reading Educated by Tara Westover [review]

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The Scent of Rain [review]

Title: The Scent of Rain Author: Anne Montgomery Publisher: Treehouse Publishing Group [Synopsis] Rose Madsen will do anything to keep from being married off to one of the men in her Fundamentalist Mormon (FLDS) community, even endure the continued beatings and abuse of her mother. But when her mentally handicapped baby sister is forced to strangle the… Continue reading The Scent of Rain [review]