Delightful novel about two Section 8 housing moms, with teenage children, trying to patch their lives together. Not only does Chadwick do a great job with the teens in the novel (Tex is a crackup!), she perfectly captures the frustration and love of mothers with teens. Her writing is crisp, by turns funny and tender, and her dialogue genuine and unaffected. Albeit a tad predictable, Angels and Manners is a charming read in the tradition of Rita Mae Brown. A solid four stars. 


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  • Cynn Chadwick

    Thank you SO much! I truly appreciate the attention and the time. I know it can be consuming to do it all: read, write, review….and so please know how grateful I am. All the best to you…Cynn

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