Sometimes families have secrets; sometimes the secret is the family. Local author Nancy Bo Flood’s “No-Name Baby” tells the story of Italian-American teenager Sophie attempting to unravel and cope with her family’s tragic past.
Living in the aftermath of World War I, attempting to aid her mother through a tumultuous pregnancy and dealing with her less-than-understanding aunt all come to create a perfect storm and make for an interesting, but still relatable, coming-of-age story. “No-Name Baby” is an insightful and memorable piece of young adult literature. [Read more…]