Laurie Parker: “Hush, swing, hush”

Set in Meridian, Mississippi in 2008, Hush, Swing, Hush is the third novel by author/artist Laurie Parker. Dee Loder, a forty-year-old divorcée and school librarian in Meridian, Mississippi has a lot on her plate in the spring of 2008. First and foremost, she is dealing with the ongoing challenges of being the mom of a special-needs child, an eleven-year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome, whose dad is a loudmouthed high-school football coach and little help with their son. Then, when her book-hoarding father passes away suddenly, Dee, a book lover herself, is left to deal with…continue reading →