Brooke Nolan is a battered child who makes an anonymous phone call about the escalating brutality in her home. When social services jeopardize her safety condemning her to keep her fathers secret, its a glass of spilled milk at the dinner table that forces her to speak about the cruelty shes been hiding. In her pursuit for safety and justice Brooke battles a broken system that pushes to keep her father in the home. When jury members and a love interest congregate to inspire her to fight, she risks losing the support of family and comes to the realization that some people simply do not want to be saved. Spilled Milk is a novel of shocking narrative, triumph and resiliency....
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|Number of Pages||:||276 pages|
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Spilled Milk Reviews
Couldn't put it down!! However, it deals with a very sensitive issue that may make this a book that is hard to read for some.
I’m not sure why this book has such good reviews. The story is compelling but the writing is painful. The dialog was unreadable, especially the counselor, Midge. I think I’ve had enough of Kindle Unlimited self-published books.
Quite heartbreaking... I'm going to have to come back with the review for this one!
My 15 yo read this and told me I should read it. I was hesitant because of the subject matter but also wanted to be able to discuss with her. It was really hard to read in the beginning but I am glad I pressed on and finished it. A very insightful view of what she went through and how the system "works"...or doesn't work. Unbelievable resiliency displayed throughout this book. Thanks for the courage of the author to write this book.
This book is nonfiction/true crime. The story is about a girl who is abused by her father. She has the added burden of protecting her younger siblings and taking care of her mom. As she gets older, she realizes that her home life is not right. She gets the ball rolling that will eventually lead to her dad being held accountable.
I liked that this book focused on Brooke's strengths. She is a survivor. I also liked that she has been able to bring change to a system that had gaping holes when it ca ...more
Spilled Milk is a heartbreaking tale of her life growing up. She and her brothers were physically and mentally abused by one of the people who were there to protect her, her father. After a glass of spilled milk made her realize something wasn't right, she fights to right a wrong and put that monster behind bars.
I'm not gonna lie, this book is tough to read and you can't help but feel an anger so deep while reading but, it is refreshing to see how she used this experience to help ...more
I couldn't put this book down from how good it was. What a heartbreaking, incredible story! I love how the spilled milk on the dinner table inspired Brooke to speak out. This book made me love books that are based on a true story.