Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn Book Review

After the pleasant surprise I had reading “Dark Places” and “Gone Girl“, I thought nothing I read from Gillian Flynn would convince me more of the basic evil-ness of the human species. I was wrong. So Wrong. I prayed after every chapter for it to be fiction. I hope such a town and such peopleContinue reading “Sharp Objects – Gillian Flynn Book Review”

White Oleander * Janet Fitch

What would you do if your mother was taken away? Just before those precious years of adolescence, your dear and beloved mother would be jailed for killing her lover. For poisoning him with the stems of the Oleander flower. What would you do if you were cast from house to house, from foster family toContinue reading “White Oleander * Janet Fitch”

Wishing for a mother – White Oleander

“But then I realized, they weren’t calling out for their own mothers. Not those weak women, those victims. Drug addicts, shopaholics, cookie bakers. They didn’t mean the women who let them down, who failed to help them into womanhood, women who let their boyfriends run a train on them. Bingers, purgers, women smiling into mirrors,Continue reading “Wishing for a mother – White Oleander”

Son – Lois Lowry – Last Book of The Giver Quartet

“Fear dims when you learn things.” They called her Water Claire. When she washed up on their shore, no one knew that she came from a society where emotions and colors didn’t exist. That she had become a Vessel at age thirteen. That she had carried a Product at age fourteen. That it had beenContinue reading “Son – Lois Lowry – Last Book of The Giver Quartet”

The Little House – Phillipa Gregory

Moving into a new house with your beloved husband and having a baby could be every woman’s dream. What if it becomes her nightmare? A contemporary psychological thriller in the style of Ruth Rendell, from one of today’s most versatile and compelling storytellers. It was easy for Elizabeth. She married the man she loved, boreContinue reading “The Little House – Phillipa Gregory”

MOTHERS' ROLE IN COMBATING DISEASES OF CHILDREN

The especial province of the mother is the prevention of disease, not its cure. When disease attacks the child, the mother has then a part to perform, which it is especially important during the epochs of infancy and childhood should be done well. I refer to those duties which constitute the maternal part of theContinue reading “MOTHERS' ROLE IN COMBATING DISEASES OF CHILDREN”