May 21, 2015

 Though she was but a sleepy toddler standing at the top of the stairs, Apple remembers vividly the Christmas Eve her mother left without so much as a word good-bye. She is thirteen now, and has been living with her Nana, who is attentive and loving (and perhaps a mite too strict for her taste,) and she has a loyal best friend in Pilar, but she has always been aware of the mom-shaped hole in her life. So, when her mom shows up out of the blue one day, fresh from America as a wanna-be actress, it...

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