With Thanksgiving just around the corner, it's time to stock up on Christmas reads! What could be better than an unusual tale of woe and wonderful inspired by William Blake's "The Chimney Sweeper" and the lore of Krampus?!
Prompted by a school project, Sarafina sets out on a mission to discover the truth about her father. Her mother has never spoken of him and dodges her questions every time she asks. With the help of her friend Nicole and library resources, she's able to piece together her family's history. There's a reason why her mother has been so quiet and her grandmother never treated her like she cared.
Becky Villareal takes a sensitive topic and confronts it with both care and compassion. Can tragedy turn into a blessing? The story of these three strong women will answer that question.
The Sleet Tight Motel is one of those books you should cuddle up with—sure to keep you up at night. Though I found the main character, Eve, a bit naïve and not particularly likable, the story was overall interesting. The twist at the end was my favorite part.
A Must Read Series for Writers!