by Jessica George
Reviewed by Janet:
After her mother returns to London from an extended stay in Ghana, Maddie is finally able to move from the family home into a shared flat, leaving the care of her father in other hands. As Maddie belatedly experiences the independence that others her age have had for years, she has the chance to discover who she really is as she navigates the challenges of work life, dating, family, race, and tragedy. Readers of this heartwarming novel will be rooting for Maddie as she learns to find her way.