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Thursday, April 18, 2013

What Matters Most - Book Review and Author Information for Bette Lee Crosby

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Review of What Matters Most
Review by: Crystal J. Casavant-Otto
Book by: Author, Bette Lee Crosby

What's not to love about Clay and Louise Palmer? They're just like my parents, my friend's parents, and so many of my neighbors growing up. They've been living almost separate lives for years and Clay has no idea how his decision to move would throw Louise into a panic. I remember thinking 'she's so stubborn' about Louise at the beginning of the book. As author, Bette Lee Crosby developed the characters, I realized the things I didn't like about Louise were the same things I don't like about myself. As Louise worked through her issues, I had an opportunity to look at myself more objectively. By the end of the book I felt kindred to not only the characters but to the author as well. What a fabulously told tale of family, friendship, and what matters most. 

This is the first book I've read by Bette Lee Crosby and I'm already adding some of her other writings to my bookshelf as "must reads".

Write on Bette Lee!

About Author Bette Lee Crosby:

Bette Lee Crosby’s work was first recognized in 2006, when she won the National League of American Pen Women Award for unpublished fiction with What Matters Most. Her novel, Cracks in the Sidewalk, received the 2009 Royal Palm Literary Award and then went on to win the 2011 FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal. In 2011 Spare Change received the Reviewer's Choice Awards and it garnered a second Royal Palm Literary Award. Her books have earned numerous five-star ratings with readers acclaiming them as heartwarming and captivating.

Most recently, Bette completed a memoir written for Lani Deauville, a woman the Guinness Book of Records lists as The World’s Longest Living Quadriplegic. 


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