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I really wanted to like this book; however, the narration was too distant.
Not only did she carry the burdens of her love-lacking childhood but she felt that her husband didn't really understand the pain she carried after a significant loss.
This girl then disappears and we don't find out until almost the end of the book what happened to her.
I'm torn between three and four stars for this book. The first half is three stars and the second half is four. Read morePublished 4 months ago by K. McCombs
I loved this, was drawn into the world of the women as girls then mothers and all the things we deal with as mothers so beautifully depicted.Published 5 months ago by Rosemary Crowe
Very good characters that hold your attention. A lot of incite into Sadie and her childhood friends and as a woman and the secret longings she has for more that just marriage and... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Robert Straley
The story telling is fairly scattered, and the characters do not create a sense of connection. Not worth purchasing in my opinion.Published 6 months ago by Lisa Miller
Yes, yes, yes! This is my kind of book. Hooks you right in the beginning with a great opening line. Slowly unravels a unguessable mystery. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Claudine Wolk
It's a pretty good book. The mystery keeps you guessing. The characters can make you angry so they do draw you in some. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Amazon Customer
Fans of Karen Brown's award-winning story collections will recognize the gorgeous writing and the haunting mood of The Longings of Wayward Girls. Read morePublished 7 months ago by John Henry Fleming