Books Like The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
15 Books to Read After Devouring The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Of Women and Salt
Difficult family history, struggles of addiction, the trauma of immigration, and the tenacity of women are explored in Of Women and Salt by Gabriela Garcia. In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction and trying to learn more about her family history and makes a snap decision to take in the daughter of a neighbor detained by ICE. Her mother, Carmen, is a Cuban immigrant, still wrestling with her own pain and processing her difficult relationship with her mother. Jeanette travels to Cuba to meet her grandmother and finally uncover the secrets from the past. This haunting book showcases the choices of mothers, the legacy of their memories, the power of betrayals, and the strength of women who persist despite the world's efforts to silence them.