Image of The Sweetest Thing


Image of The Sweetest Thing

This Depression-era novel is filled with romance, tragedy and even some fun. Musser has written a beautiful story about people who are losing not only their way of life but also their faith and hope, and must find where they belong in a changed world.

Chicago, 1933: Perri Singleton is attending an elite school when tragedy strikes her family. Mary “Dobbs” Dillard is given a chance to move from Chicago’s inner city to attend the same school as Perri, around the same time as Perri’s misfortunes hit. The two form a tight friendship that will carry them through troubled times. (BETHANY HOUSE, Jun., 400 pp., $14.99)
Reviewed by: 
Patsy Glans