Category Archives: Ballantine Books

Review: What Happened to My Sister by Elizabeth Flock

Paperback: 304 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books (August 7, 2012) ISBN-10: 0345524438 Source: Publisher In the follow up to Flock’s Me & Emma, nine-year-old Carrie and her mother are now transients, attempting to start anew, escaping a life of abuse and rejection from their small town in the mountains of North Carolina. Carrie’s mother, Libby, unable […]

Review: Playing Dead by Julia Heaberlin

Paperback: 352 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books; Original edition (May 29, 2012) ISBN-10: 0345527011 Source: Publisher Tommie McCloud returns to her small hometown in Texas when her father passes away. Ponder was like many small towns, everyone knew one another’s business, no secrets could be withheld from the prying eyes of neighbors. So Tommie thought, that […]

Review: The Four Ms. Bradwells by Meg Waite Clayton

Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Ballantine Books (March 22, 2011) ISBN-10: 0345517083 Source: Publisher Mia, Lainey, Betts, and Ginger met and became best friends at law school in the late 70s at the high point of the women’s liberation movement. They earned their nicknames as the Ms. Bradwells in law school after discussing the 1873 Supreme Court case of […]