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And When She Was Good: A Novel
by Laura Lippman (Review #2)

And When She Was Good Reviewed by Julie Moderson

OMG how did I not know about books by Laura Lippman? I am so impressed with her writing that I plan to go look for all of her books.

And When She Was Good is a very intense book about Heloise Lewis. She starts out in a rotten relationship and is turning tricks on the side for her boyfriend who is a drug addict. Young Heloise meets up with a pimp who puts her up in a house and she dresses and acts the part but something happens and she becomes a madam that is extremely successful. Who is being hurt by prostitution is a question that you hear asked in the story and you ask yourself as well. Read the rest of this entry »

And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman

Reviewed by Elizabeth Barbarick

And When She was GoodWhat is the book about?

Follow Helen/Heloise from age 15 to 37, bouncing back and forth from present to present time reflecting on how she became a young worker in the sex industry during her twenties. You’ll understand and see how she went from being a call girl to a madam who overlooks young call girls. You’ll see how Heloise deals with her internal issues and her social problems that resulted her making less desirable choices and professions. Read the rest of this entry »