Living on the edge of poverty is crushing, but single mom Carrie Bennet is determined to somehow make life better for herself and her two children.
Every day she has to fight the critical voice of her ex-husband echoing in her head, while trying to keep her head above water and re-build her life.
Desperation leads her to pull things out of a dumpster and try to sell them for some extra cash. In the process she finds something unexpected that changes her life.
Sweet, Smart, and Struggling is a story about hope, friendship, creativity, and how one woman learns to live life on her own terms.
Sweet, Smart, and Struggling is an incredible book that is unlike anything I have read before. Sweet, Smart, and Struggling was a delight to read and an incredibly memorable one that I will struggle to forget for a long time thanks to the compelling story and extraordinary characters at the heart of the story. The story is heart-wrenching at times thanks to the protagonist’s struggles while at other times it is inspiring as well as eye-opening and throughout it, you will undoubtedly feel a host of different emotions that will make you think about your own life and your own journey. This is thanks to the poignant journey of the female protagonist Carrie Bennet as well as the impeccably well-developed story courtesy of the excellent author Carmen Klassen who transfixes her readers from start to finish.
Carmen Klassen is a remarkable author and a genius; she is a genius because she has expertly weaved numerous themes throughout her book Sweet, Smart, and Struggling, in a flawless way in which all subjects blend perfectly together. Sweet, Smart, and Struggling is an incredible book that has shocked and amazed me; the gripping nature of this novel combined with themes of overcoming hardships make Sweet, Smart, and Struggling not only a stellar story but also a poignant one which should be read by everybody. If you do choose to read this book, then you will not be disappointed because it is an exciting, compelling, and entertaining book that should not be missed!
Sweet, Smart, and Struggling will introduce the reader to the protagonist of the novel, Carrie Bennet, a single mom on the poverty line struggling to get by with her two children. Carrie struggles to do so, especially as she is haunted by the harsh words of her ex-husband but one day, her life changes drastically, and this is where our story begins. Carrie, while trying to find income by digging through dumpsters, discovers something that will change her life and this book lovers is the premise of the incredible Sweet, Smart, and Struggling!
The story of Sweet, Smart, and Struggling is quite simply sensational as well as heartwarming. Sweet, Smart, and Struggling is a book that deals with many poignant themes as well as uplifting themes and all of these topics are weaved perfectly together, and the outcome is a beautiful piece of literature that will stay prominent in readers minds for many weeks upon completion. To write I am astounded by Sweet, Smart, and Struggling is an understatement, this captivating book captured me and held me prisoner until the very end. Its brilliantly clever, imaginative, original story is one that enthralled me from beginning to end, and this is thanks to the incredible author Carmen Klassen who has managed to flawlessly write an astonishing novel that will keep you guessing until the very end.
Carmen Klassen’s prose engrossed me very quickly thanks to the poignant themes she explores as well as the gripping narrative of Carrie Bennet, but what also gripped me was her sensitivity to subjects explored. The sensitivity and passion in Klassen’s words were admirable and kept me turning the pages quickly as I desperately wanted to read more of her exceptional prose.
As I am madly in love with Sweet, Smart, and Struggling and think it is a unique novel with a brilliant plot, I have no choice but to award it a dazzling five stars because it deserves this! Sweet, Smart, and Struggling indeed is a captivating book, and so I hope you lovely readers take my advice when I write that you should read this excellent book, you will not regret it!
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