Book Review: Mother Mother by Jessica O’Dwyer

Mother Mother - Jessica O'Dwyer (Apprentice House Press, 2020) I received an e-ARC of this book thanks to the publisher and NetGalley. All opinions are my own. It is on sale now. When Julie and Mark embark on adopting a baby from Guatemala, they have no idea of the challenges they will face. After an… Continue reading Book Review: Mother Mother by Jessica O’Dwyer

Book Review – Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda

Secret Daughter (William Morrow, 2010) is a book about adoption, cross-cultural marriage, and familial rifts. The "daughter" of the title is Asha, a baby girl born into an India where high dowry prices mean daughters are undesirable. Her father wishes to get rid of the baby girl, as he did with the daughter born previously.… Continue reading Book Review – Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda