"'Silent Bite' is as comfortable as relaxing with family in slippers and pj's. Yes, the arc of the story is fairly predictable, but then there is always a little clue or red herring that Andy finds (and we miss) that brings him a win.
Lawyer Andy Carpenter can finally take a breath; he's back on dry land after a family Caribbean cruise forced on him by his wife, Laurie, to get into the Christmas spirit. Of course, the family's first stop is to the Tara Foundation, the dog...
"At the end of her rope, single mom Lily Anderson is determined to move her rebellious children in the right direction. That means taking away their cell phones, tablets, and computers - at least temporarily - and moving to the house where Lily...
"'The Family Journal' is a soft, gentle story, one much needed these hectic days.
In reading reviews elsewhere, I am appalled by those who found it "racist" simply because the journal discussed slavery in the mindset of the time and pl..."