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Backseat Saints

2 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Joshilyn Jackson

*Starred Review* Jackson’s absorbing and rewarding fourth novel spotlights Rose Mae Lolly, a minor character from her popular debut, Gods in Alabama (2005). Rose is now living under the thumb of her abusive husband and his domineering father. A … see full wiki

Author: Joshilyn Jackson
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
2 reviews about Backseat Saints
review by . July 20, 2010
This was a tough book for me. I like to lose myself in books, and whether the stories are happy or sad, there *needs* to be somewhere in the book that's a "safe" spot for the reader to perch and take notice of all the action. A tiny vine of hope. Just *something* to cling to. There wasn't anything like that in this book.     Rose Mae Lolly is torn between her incredibly abusive husband and his ignorant and controlling family, and the strange warning she received from a tarot …
review by . July 13, 2010
I listened to this audiobook while working and I was still captivated by the story. I was able to relate to Rose on so many levels. She's an awesome person, even if she is only a work of fiction. Readers everywhere will drown themselves in Joshilyn's amazing work.
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