Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Alternating back and forth in time, Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate is a heart wrenching fictionalized account of the horrifying real-life adoption scandal involving Georgia Tate and the Tennessee Children’s Home Society. In 1939, the Foss children are unscrupulously removed from their parents by Georgia Tate who then places the children in an abusive group home until…

Small Island by Andrea Levy

As an avid browser of charity shops and second-hand bookshops, I come across certain books on a regular basis and, without even reading the synopsis, judge them or even write them off completely. Surely there must be a reason for a book to be in every single charity shop I enter, often two copies sat…

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