Review: Plum Puddings and Paper Moons

Plum Puddings and Paper MoonsPlum Puddings and Paper Moons by Glenda Millard
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Glenda Millard does it again! This is such a thoughtful story, as are all the Silk Family series.

This title focuses on Scarlet Silk, the eldest of the girls. Scarlet is cranky, in the way 15 year old girls are, and when she realises that she is angry about war, and the experiences of her friend Mr Kadri, and Anik and his family, in typical Silk fashion, Scarlet decides to do something about it.

Scarlet’s story is interwoven with all the familiar characters from the previous books, Griffin, Layla, Nell and Perry, with further exploration of the story of Amber, the middle sister, and many of the people that have been the pivot for the other books – Sunny Lee, Mr Davis, Elsie-from-the-post-office, Mr Jenkins, and more.

I know I’ve read a book that is written from the heart when I cry at least once, and you will feel the emotions of this family deeply.


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