If you (like me) love women’s fiction and are looking for something written by a well regarded author, then look no further! Rules for Moving sounds like a heartfelt summer read that you definitely want on your radar!
While Nancy Star might be a new to me author, she has written a children’s mystery series and some adult women’s fiction novels which I think speaks highly of her writing abilities!
This book sounds like it’s packed full of emotion and yet promises an uplifting tale even if the summary sounds heavy, so if your beach bag isn’t full of great reads already, then you might want to pop this book in your bag (along with some tissues) and check it out!
From bestselling author Nancy Star comes a deeply moving novel about the truths we hide from others and the lies we tell ourselves.
To the outside world, beloved advice columnist Lane Meckler has all the answers. What no one knows is that she also has a secret: her life is a disaster, and it’s just gotten worse. Her husband, whom she was planning to leave, has died in a freak accident. Her six-year-old son, Henry, has stopped speaking to everyone but her. Lane’s solution? Move. Growing up, that was what her family did best.
But when she and Henry pack up and leave, Lane realizes that their next home is no better, and she finally begins to ask herself some hard questions. What made her family move so often? Why has she always felt like an outsider? How can she get Henry to speak?
On a journey to help her son find his voice, Lane discovers that somewhere along the way she lost her own. If she wants to help him, she’ll need to find the courage to face the past and to speak the truth she’s been hiding from for years. (summary from Goodreads)