The list author says: "This is a list of books recommended for young women to read. Most are coming of age stories. The list includes historical non-fiction, historical fiction, and fiction books. It is a list I hope all of my girls will read through some day. Sicne many of these are very sensitive issues for both children and their parents, I highly recommend parents read each of these books and decide for themselves when their daughters are ready to read each book. Reading them will also prepare you to discuss them with your daughters. And that will be more worthwhile than reading alone ..."
"An amazing story of faith. If being the preacher's daughther wasn't enough of a struggle, Samantha's mom is away struggling with an alchohol addiction. And then ... one of her friends disappears. As Sam struggles to believe, to have faith, she must learn to trust both in other people and in God. It is a lot for a young lady."