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The Two Lila Bennetts

The Two Lila Bennetts
Jul 25, 2019 by Valerie Taylor

Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke tell a tale of The Two Lila Bennetts. She is captured—blindfolded and restrained—as well as constrained by the ethics of her profession to defend a client who may be guilty of murder. Once the client is found not guilty, all hell breaks loose. And that’s just by page one.

Stepmother

Stepmother
Jun 01, 2019 by Valerie Taylor

If you hesitate to read Stepmother: A Memoir by Marianne Lile because you’re not a stepmother or you don’t usually read memoirs, you could lose out on a warm and rewarding reading experience. Believe me, I fall into both camps and am glad I ventured into this wonderful story.

Bedside Manners

Bedside Manners
Jun 01, 2019 by Valerie Taylor

Though a novel, Bedside Manners by Heather Frimmer, reads like a memoir or true-life story. And for us readers, that’s a good thing because though the topic—breast cancer—is scary, Ms. Frimmer juxtaposes it with relatable life-goes-on situations.