“Joyous Lies” by Margaret Ann Spence

“Joyous Lies,” by Margaret Ann Spence, is a compelling story of secrets and lies. Main character Maelle Woolley feels more comfortable around plants than she does people. And that’s for a reason that goes back to her childhood, when she learned at an early age the people you care about aren’t always around, and others can’t be trusted. … More “Joyous Lies” by Margaret Ann Spence

“Valentine to Faith” by Victoria Foyt

This captivating novel tells the story of a mother named Angel and her daughter Faith, who is entering young adulthood and striking out on her own to attend college and start a life of dreams and independence, and a new romantic relationship. But Angel has kept her troubled past a secret, and now sees that her daughter could be repeating the dangerous cycle. … More “Valentine to Faith” by Victoria Foyt