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Betsy Graziani Fasbinder

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Betsy Graziani Fasbinder's newest book, Filling Her Shoes: A Memoir of an Inherited Family will launch May 2017. When she was about to become a mother for the first time, Betsy found that none of the stories about motherhood, even step-mothering seemed to describe her circumstances. They talked about pregnancy and baby names, or they spoke of getting along with "the ex". But she wasn't pregnant, and there was no "ex" to contend with. Betsy was becoming a mother by marrying a widower and adopting his young son. There was no child support or custody battle. Instead, her new joy in being a wife and mom was accompanied with the knowledge that her joy was possible only because of a tragic loss of a young mother, taken too soon. This is a simple, ...more

I’ve been thinking a lot about ratings lately. I’ve been a reader my whole life and with the advent of Amazon and Goodreads, I joined the throngs and have sometimes posted my opinion about books I’ve read. Mostly I’ve posted reviews for books I love, hoping that others will find them too, hoping that they’ll be thrilled I let them know about this particular find.  Is there anything more fun tha...

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Betsy Fasbinder Betsy Fasbinder said: " I tried. I really did try to love this book because I'd read so many wonderful reviews of it. But alas, I used my 100 page rule (that's the one where I give a book 100 pages before I quit, and in this case I read far more than 100 pages) and still, I ...more "

 

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Filling Her Shoes by Betsy Graziani Fasbinder
"As a fan of Betsy Graziani Fasbinder’s debut novel, Fire and Water, I looked forward to her new memoir, Filling Her Shoes. It did not disappoint! Once again, Fasbinder captures the singular pain and beauty of familial relationships- this time her..." Read more of this review »
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Wally Lamb's stories are varied in topic and tone, but are always rich when it comes to matters of the heart. His characters and dialogue always ring true. Reading his books always feels like visiting a good friend...one who is a fabulous storyteller ...more
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Amy Ferris has written a powerful, unflinching, and deeply honest memoir. Fuelled by insomnia and blown by the hormonal hurricane of menopause, Ferris navigates the waters of her natural
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and rightdoing there is a field.
I'll meet you there.

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the world is too full to talk about.”
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