Tara has waited patiently to become a teenager and eagerly wants to be included in family matters. At her age, she believes she should be privy to the world of adults. When her parents are not forthcoming in including her in family matters, Tara embarks on a course of action with near-disastrous results. Not able to fully comprehend the magnitude or repercussions of a long-held family secret she overhears while eavesdropping on her parent's private conversation, it sets in motion one calamity after the other, causing Tara's world to spin out of control. What will happen to her plans to be an ace player on her school's netball team when Tara is busted?
This beautifully written coming-of-age story, Tara's Family Secrets, hits all the right marks needed for an engaging, engrossing, and timeless tale. This YA novel's strength is in the cast of vividly drawn, relatable, and unforgettable characters.