Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

Home for Erring and Outcast Girls

A Novel

eBook - 2019
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-- Home for Erring and Outcast Girls explores the dark roads that lead us to ruin, and the paths we take to return to ourselves.
Publisher: New York : Crown/Archetype, 2019
ISBN: 9780451499356
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource (368 pages)

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Aug 12, 2019

The book was alright. I love when an author weaves the present with the past and this author does it beautifully. Anyone who grew up attending an Evangelical youth group in the 90's will appreciate the present day story and all the Christian-pop-culture references. I gave a huge eye-roll to the plot twist (to be fair I DID NOT see that coming). And quickly grew frustrated with the damaging roll the church played in the main characters life, this particular church sure takes the cake! And I found it so sad that this part of the story did not get resolved. Maybe that is more true to life though as this part of the story did feel the most authentic. I enjoyed reading the 'past story' more, historical fiction is my jam and knew nothing of the Berachah Home before this novel. Overall, I just wasn't that into this novel.

Jul 18, 2019

Looking forward to reading this! The inspiration for the novel comes from a Home of the same name in my hometown, Arlington.
LVCCLD staff- if this is chosen as a book club book, Iā€™d love to know. Thanks! šŸ˜Š


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