January Book Club Pick: Into the Free by Julie Cantrell
In Depression-era Mississippi, Millie Reynolds longs to escape the madness that marks her world. With an abusive father and a “nothing mama,” she struggles to find a place where she really belongs. With the power of forgiveness, can Millie finally make her way into the free?
Really looking forward to reading this one. It has been getting great reviews!
|Photo Credit: Brandall Atkinson||New York Times and USA TODAY Bestselling author Julie Cantrell was the editor-in-chief of the Southern Literary Review. She has been a freelance writer for ten years and has published two children’s books. She has contributed to more than a dozen books, and her first novel, Into the Free, hit shelves February 1, 2012 (David C Cook).In addition to writing the sequel to that novel, Julie was honored to receive the 2011-12 Mississippi Arts Commission Literary Artist Fellowship and is currently working on a creative nonfiction book about her family’s adventures as first-generation farmers. Julie and her family live in Oxford, Mississippi where they operate Valley House Farm. She is also a certified speech-language pathologist and currently teaches English as a second language to elementary students. From JulieCantrell.com|
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