Author: Joan Wickersham
Reviewer: Dr. Angela Wiseman, Assistant Professor, Elementary Education
This book features seven short stories that focus on love and relationships among very different kinds of people at different times in history (in fact, two of the stories are based on prominent historical figures). The one strand that connects these stories together is that a phrase “the news from Spain” that emerges in each story. By using vivid descriptions, realistic characters, and true to life relationship contexts, I found myself drawn into complex and insightful stories.