When Loose Ends Meet

The Voice in My Head by Dana L. Davis

The Voice in My Head by Dana L. Davis Gr. 9-12  Indigo Phillips, 18, can’t cope with the prospect of losing her identical twin, Violet, who is terminally ill and has chosen to die with dignity, on her own terms. After a failed attempt to take her own life, Indigo starts hearing a Dave Chappelle–like voice that claims to be God. The Voice persuades Indigo that taking a trip to a far-flung site in Arizona will help her twin live, so the boisterous Phillips family sets off in a rattling bus owned and driven by Pastor Jedidiah, a cheerful, nondenominational preacher. From Seattle to Arizona, the chaotic and close-knit African American family of nine and Jedidiah deal with innumerable glitches, an uncomfortable overnight experience, and an unlawful incident or two. [Read More]

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