The blurb for The Good Teacher by Rachel Sargeant teased me with the line, “A gripping thriller with a shocking twist.” I dove right into the book, hungry for the clues that would leave me trying to guess the twist. Sargeant starts off with the intriguing description of a woman handcuffed to a chair. This first paragraph is definitely a hook. Who is she and … Continue reading “The Good Teacher” by Rachel Sargeant
As summer draws to a close and fall begins its uncertain advance to cooler days, evenings of fireside reading with a hot cup of tea at hand grow more frequent. There are quite a few books debuting this month (or some that launched at the end of August). I’ve added some to my To Be Read list; a list that grows longer daily. I’ve chosen a … Continue reading September Book News (Part One)
First let’s get something straight. Both guys and girls can be abused by a dating partner. This is sometimes hard for a parent to believe but it does happen. Do you suspect your child is being intimidated, coerced, or abused by a dating partner? If you know your child pretty well chances are something is going on. Some of the warning signs that your … Continue reading Teen Dating Violence-Is Your Child a Victim?