Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

From Oprah Book Club alum O'Dell (Back Roads, 2000, etc.), the far-fetched tale of a cab driver whose long-lost sister turns out to be a surrogate-mother-for-hire.Narrator Shae-Lynn Penrose, the author's first female protagonist, is a ballsy, sassy delight, but the story she tells verges on ridiculous. Shae-Lynn's sister Shannon turns up after 18 years, pregnant with her tenth baby and planning ... Read full review

Review: Sister Mine

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As the only one in the family without magic, Makeda has decided to move out on her own and make a life for herself among the claypicken humans. But when her father goes missing, Makeda will have to find her own power and reconcile with her twin sister, Abby if she's to have a hope of saving him... We'd had to be cut free of our mother's womb. She'd never have been able to push the twoheaded sport ... Read full review

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When her sister disappeared, Shae-Lynn assumed their father had killed her. But 18 years later a stranger appears in their small coal-mining town looking for Shannon. This isn't a mystery novel, but one about relationships and adults trying to overcome the damage done by trauma. Read full review

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