Flamingnet Student Book Reviewer ROrn
When 15-year-old Shell's mam died, her family was messed
up. Her father started to drink whiskey every night, her
little siblings are not acting well, and Shell is in on a
bad group at school. Then, Father Rose, the new priest,
comes and her whole world changes. She can feel her
mother's spirit again and truly believes in God! Later,
the most horrible thing happens, Shell gets pregnant and
the babies father mysteriously went away to America,
leaving Ireland and Shell completely behind. Shell births
her baby, and then gets caught up in the biggest murder
mystery her little own has ever seen!
This was an awesome
and touching book from start to finish! I absolutely loved
it! The way that Dowd portrayed the characters and made
them seem so real was just amazing! This is also a sad
story so if you want sad, this is the right book for you!
Some of the dialect was confusing but it was astounding.
Thumbs up to Siobhan Dowd!
There was a lot of talk about
sex and had a woman having birth to a child. It was faith-
Reviewer City, State and
Country: Shippensbug, USA