Welcome to another Wednesday where we discuss the books we’re looking forward to reading. Thanks to Tressa at Wishful Endings for hosting this Wednesday meme. Be sure and visit her blog to check out what books others can’t wait for.
I’ll tell you a secret. I’ve had an ARC of this week’s book for a few months now. My full schedule has not allowed me to dive into it yet, but with the release next month, it’s quickly moving up on my TBR List. There has been a lot of good discussion about this book already online and I can’t wait to join it.
With 50 reviews and a 4.59 rating on Goodreads, it’s definitely one to look forward to.
Challenging perceptions of discrimination and prejudice, this emotionally resonant drama for readers of Lisa Wingate and Jodi Picoult explores three different women navigating challenges in a changing school district–and in their lives.
When an impoverished school district loses its accreditation and the affluent community of Crystal Ridge has no choice but to open their school doors, the lives of three very different women converge: Camille Gray–the wife of an executive, mother of three, long-standing PTA chairwoman and champion fundraiser–faced with a shocking discovery that threatens to tear her picture-perfect world apart at the seams. Jen Covington, the career nurse whose long, painful journey to motherhood finally resulted in adoption but she is struggling with a happily-ever-after so much harder than she anticipated. Twenty-two-year-old Anaya Jones–the first woman in her family to graduate college and a brand new teacher at Crystal Ridge’s top elementary school, unprepared for the powder-keg situation she’s stepped into. Tensions rise within and without, culminating in an unforeseen event that impacts them all. This story explores the implicit biases impacting American society, and asks the ultimate question: What does it mean to be human? Why are we so quick to put labels on each other and categorize people as “this” or “that”, when such complexity exists in each person?
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Barb (boxermommyreads) says
Sounds like this book deals with some heavy subject matter which is very applicable to today’s society. Definitely interested in checking it out.
Jenea’s Book Obsession says
This certainly sounds like it will be a good read. These three women sound intriguing, and so does their story too.
I like the sound of this one and would like to know the situation and what happens. I’ll be on the lookout for it!
Mary @StackingMyBookShelves! says
This sounds really good. I would like to read this one. Good pick!
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