Together We Read is a two-week digital book club hosted by our eBook service OverDrive. February 19-March 4, Lean on Me, by Pat Simmons, will be available with no waitlists or holds. Download Libby to borrow the eBook from using your phone or tablet.
Lean on Me by Pat Simmons
Tabitha Knicely is overwhelmed with sorrow and exhaustion caring for her beloved great-aunt, whose dementia is getting worse. When her neighbor Marcus Whittington accuses Tabitha of elder neglect, he doesn't realize how his threats to have Aunt Tweet taken away adds to Tabitha's pain. Then Marcus gets to know the exuberant elderly lady and sees up close how hard Tabitha is fighting to keep everything together. Tabitha finds herself leaning on Marcus more and more. And he's becoming more than happy to share her burdens...
What readers are saying:
"The most empowering storyline of a family tied together by the power of unconditional love."
"Beautifully written, heart-wrenching romance that rates five shiny stars." "A powerful read that will tug at your heart."
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