These incredible true stories of mighty moms fighting to save their daughters’ lives are our #FridayReads picks!
IF YOU LOVE ME: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction by Maureen Cavanagh
Cavanagh’s gripping memoir is the story of a mother who suddenly finds herself on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic as her daughter battles—and ultimately reckons with—substance use disorder. “An emotionally fraught tale of a mother’s love and her actions to save her daughter from opioid addiction.” — Kirkus Reviews
SAVING SARAH: One Mother’s Battle Against the Health Care System to Save Her Daughter’s Life by Janet Murnaghan
When her daughter desperately needed a lung transplant to survive, Janet Murnaghan rallied against the outdated restrictions in healthcare that would limit her daughter’s options. “The author’s straightforward yet heartfelt prose includes short entries by her husband, sisters, and even Sarah. Readers will be deeply moved by this harrowing story and this family’s fortitude, anguish, and love.” — Publishers Weekly