Book Reivew – Where the Forest Meets the Stars

Glendy Vanderah

This is the author’s first book. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois.  She works from dusk to dawn, until her routine is disrupted by a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin barefoot and covered in bruises.

The girl claims to have been sent from the stars to witness five miracles. With concerns about the child’s home situation, Jo reluctantly agrees to let her stay—just until she learns more about her past.

As the summer nears an end the child’s past closes in all of her painful secrets will be forced into the open, and her fate will be in the hands of the stars.