In 1950’s Brooklyn, sisters Rose and Pearl Weiss grow up in a loving but strict ultra-Orthodox family, never dreaming of defying their parents or their community’s unbending and intrusive demands. Then, a chance meeting with a young French immigrant turns Rose’s world upside down, its once bearable strictures suddenly tightening like a noose around her neck. In rebellion, she begins to live a secret life – a life that shocks her parents when it is discovered... #new #book #excerpt
Promise My Love (Love in Bloom: The Bradens - Rex and Jade Wedding Novella)
Gretchen Rubin, best-selling author of The Happiness Project, is such a fan of revisiting childhood favorites that she started two book clubs devoted to young-adult fare. Why bother? “Each time you reread a book is a totally different experience, because you’re totally different.” Here’s what makes her must-return-to list.