Friday, August 9, 2013
SHORTCOMINGS by Ginger Simpson runs into LADY BUG LIN and gets REVIEWED
Human nature sucks doesn't it? We know every little thing that's wrong with us, whether anyone else does or not, and because WE know them, we also know they are HUGE!
That over-sized toe nail on my left big toe,
can't you hear it scraping the ground when I walk by, even though it's inside my enclosed shoe? I sure can, and don't get me started on that mountain sized mole on my neck just below my chin...HID-EEE-YUS!
Right...see what I mean? I know I have that toe nail in dire need of a pedicure, but even if you could see it you'd probably hardly take notice of it...
THAT'S what we have in this incredibly poignant story by multi-published and award winning author Ginger Simpson with SHORTCOMINGS.
Cindy Johnson isn't happy. She KNOWS she has faults, and the IN-CROWD makes certain they let her know at every juncture just how UNWORTHY she is...
Why? What is her horrible crime against mankind? She has one leg that's slightly shorter than the other.
Tormented by those IN-CROWD'S mocking birds, Cindy's self-esteem sinks until...but maybe...
I'm not going to do a spoiler and give the story away...suffice it to say...
...this book should be required reading in schools throughout the world, THAT'S how good it is.
Ginger Simpson understands the pain caused by the not-so-casual taunting. She also knows the old saying, "STICKS AND STONES MAY BREAK MY BONES BUT NAMES WILL NEVER HURT ME,"...is
I give this book
FIVE POWERFUL STARS, and its amazingly gifted author my thanks. Your writing voice is a
beacon that I follow knowing I will find a beautiful message waiting for me to discover woven like the finest of tapestries within the intricate design of your words.