Being Lara: A Novel (Google eBook)
What other explanation could there be? With her dark complexion and kinky hair, so unlike her fair-skinned parents, Lara knew she was different. At eight she finally learned the word "adopted." Twenty-two years later, a stranger arrives as she blows out the candles on her thirtieth birthday cake—a woman in a blue-and-black head tie who also claims the title "Lara’s mother."
Lara, always in control, now finds her life slipping free of the stranglehold she's had on it. Unexpected, dangerously unfamiliar emotions are turning Lara's life upside down, pulling her between Nigeria and London, forcing her to confront the truth about her past. But if she's brave enough to embrace the lives of her two mothers, she may discover once and for all what it truly means to be Lara.
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Review: Being Lara: A NovelUser Review - Beth Skeeter - Goodreads
Loved the perspective from an adult adoptee. Lola Jaye is very astute in writing about unnamed thoughts and feelings. Eye-opening Read full review
Review: Being Lara: A NovelUser Review - Dezirea - Goodreads
This is an easy and entertaining read about a british couple who adopts a toddler from an orphanage in Nigeria. The main complaint I have with the book is the cover. The little girl on the cover is ... Read full review