NEWS – Book Reviews

Their stories might shake my world, but they will also give me realistic expectations and fill me with hope.

~ Sandy Swenson, Tending Dandelions: Honest Meditations for Mothers with Addicted Children
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Adversity Needn’t Thwart or Define You. Here’s How to Cope

Elizabeth Smart’s “Where There’s Hope” offers advice on moving past trauma and its aftermath.
The New York Times – Book Review – Jul. 6, 2018
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A Mother’s Pain, a Daughter’s Addiction

When Maureen Cavanagh, clicked on a link to a story headlined “Marblehead Honor Student Arrested for Prostitution,” her first thought was: “How very sad.” Then her feelings turned to horror.
The New York Times – Oct. 12, 2018
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Saving Jake: A Powerful Family Memoir of Opioid Addiction

A Powerful Family Memoir of Opioid Addiction
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