Wednesday, May 20, 2009
IT'S HARD TO BE A SAINT
The Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecilia Gallante
A novel told by two intricately connected friends yet of completely opposite points of view. All Agnes wants is to live the life of a saint just like her namesake. Honey wants to get away from the religious commune they had been born into and live a life free of rules. Everyone's lives and relationships are tested when Agnes' grandmother drops by for a surprise visit and a serious accident compels her to take Agnes, her brother and Honey away to safety. Agnes, Benny, Honey and the adults must face up to their past and misdeeds.