The Big Nap - Mommy Track, Bk 2 Author:Ayelet Waldman When her infant son's beautiful young Chasidic babysitter vanishes, Juliet can't help wondering if the girl was fleeing something even scarier than her screaming, squalling charge. Like her upcoming arranged marriage maybe? It's certainly possible. Or perhaps something much more sinister has occurred. Why else would her family be so reluctant to... more » call in the police?
To find out the truth, Juliet, with her over-tired kids in tow, will have to travel from her havoc-filled home in Los Angeles to a Chasidic enclave in Brooklyn. In search of answers. In pursuit of justice. And in desperate need of a big, long nap...
"Waldman is a master of smart, snappy repartee." (Kirkus Reviews)« less
This starts off funny but gets and stays serious and a little dark. The author doesnt mock the religious group, and I appreciated that. The author's character expressed her views on religion and homosexual issues in a fair and non judgemental manner.
I was hoping to laugh more. I didnt need such a serious book. I hope book 3 is better.