I’ll admit that I was apprehensive when Carolyn suggested I choose The M Word: Conversations about Motherhood as my next book. Mother’s Day was on the horizon so this collection was a timely choice, but what business do I have reading a book about motherhood?
Darren Greer’s name will be familiar to many. His first novel, Tyler’s Cape, earned critical acclaim, while Still Life with June won the ReLit Award in 2004. His latest, Just Beneath My Skin is no exception
This collection introduces readers to gritty, hard luck characters trying to live their lives amid ambition and disappointment, dangerous spaces and people, drugs and death. But instead of scaring you away that should, most certainly, pull you in