Couldn’t resist. Sounds a brilliant read. Have bought this one. Thanks for a great review, Cathy
Today’s second team review is from Cathy, she blogs at http://betweenthelinesbookblog.wordpress.com
Cathy has been reading The Bad Girl by L. Donsky-Levine
Although this is a novella it packs a huge emotional punch. It’s a dark look at one very damaged girl’s fight to survive in 1970s New York. Riley Madison works in The Deuce, an area of Manhattan well known to the police and those who liked to indulge their individual pleasures. At just twenty-two, Riley does what she has to in order to survive. Her life has been a series of horrendous situations and, emotionally scarred, she can’t envisage herself ever having a better life. Despite it all, she endures.
The story is told mainly from Riley’s perspective but opens with Samson, Riley’s cat, her best and only friend, apart from the other stray cats she has collected, which serves to highlight her isolation and loneliness, unhealthy lifestyle and…
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