I had a blog reader recommend the author Donna Everhart. I checked out Hoopla, my online library, and they had several of her books. I picked The Education of Dixie Dupree for book club and I ended up checking out the book, The Forgiving Kind.
As a quick reminder, we are taking the month of July to read The Education of Dixie Dupree for book club. We’ll talk about it on August 1st.
But back to the Forgiving Kind…
I LOVED this book. I’ve told you before that my favorite books are hardscrabble coming of age books. This one was exactly that. Just a heads up, it does deal with some domestic violence but not in a graphic overpowering way.
I’ve also said I need to really love a character and be able to put myself in the shoes of the character. I could easily do this with “Sonny”. There were other characters I could easily love too.
The book is a little predictable but still very good.
Here is what Amazon had to say: