The Captive Reader and Marg at The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader. This week it's hosted by Marg at The Adventures of an Intrepid Reader.
My library loot is a little late this week. Sorry about that, but better late than never I say!
Mistaken Identity by Don & Susie Van Ryn and Newell, Colleen & Whitney Cerak.
This came through the returns shute a work and the Two Families, One Survivor , Unwavering Hope caught my eye.
In 2006 a van with 6 university kids crashed. Five of the occupants were killed, one survived. The survivor was identified as Laura Van Ryn. The other 5 were buried and their families mourned and started to heal. Five weeks later, Laura was well enough for the occupational therapist to ash her to write her name. She wrote W-H-I-T-N-E-Y
I put this on reserve after in was mentioned in an article I read about women and their need to compare themselves to other women - in looks, child rearing, career, just about everything! I know I've done it, I'm sure my friends have!
I consider myself to be incredibly lucky with the women I know and call my friends. But I have experienced toxic friendships, exclusion from groups for unknown reasons and the snide little comments that let you know you don't quite measure up.
Library loot this week: 2 Year to date: 6
So what is your loot this week? Leave me a link, I'd love to know!