Something Like Normal by Trish Doller

Something Like Normal is a beautiful read: raw and unflinchingly honest. While I’m writing my review (roughly an hour after having finished the book) I don’t quite know what to do with myself. There’s this feeling inside me that took root when I started reading Something Like Normal and kept growing and growing while reading and I feel like it’s about to burst right now. This book is under my skin, and managed to secure a special place in my heart. THAT’s how beautiful this book was. I love how this book isn’t about patriotism or politics. Simply put Something Like Normal is a story about people. Trish Dollar doesn’t turn her characters into saints, they’re flawed like any person is, and that is exactly the thing that…

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Where The Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller | Book Review

This book was given to me by Rachel from Hello-Chelly! I will be forever grateful to her for sending me this book. Read my review if you wish to know why! This book completely floored me. Painfully Realistic and oh so beautifully written. Callie, our protagonist in this story, has been on the road with her mother for as long as she can remember. Constantly on the move, never having the chance to take root anywhere. In the early course of the story, Callie is taken from her mother and placed back in the care of her father, the same care that her mother took from her all these years ago by abducting her. While Callie is trying to adjust to her new surroundings, she is…

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