PositiveBooklistReaders will not be able to help making comparisons to the COVID-19 pandemic, and how little has changed since 1918. Wiseman has written a touching tale of loss, survival, and perseverance with some light fantastical elements. Highly recommended for all collections.
PositiveBooklistWiggs...writes with thoughtfulness, gentleness, and realism as she tells the stories of women affected by domestic violence. The gentle romance between two friends reconnecting never distracts from these survivor stories. A topical and excellent book for every library.
PositiveBooklistThough readers may have a hard time sympathizing with frivolous Phyllis, who never examines her own actions or involvement in the party, Anglophiles might enjoy this look at a little-written-about movement in British history, and all readers can take away the reminder that inactivity can easily become complicity.