The Boys Upstairs by Jane Lebak


Rachel Poli

The Boys Upstairs Jane Lebak book review by Rachel Poli Via GoodreadsTitle: The Boys Upstairs
Author:Jane Lebak
Genre:Young adult/Christian
How I got the book:I borrowed it from my sister

Summary(from Goodreads):

Jay Farrell, a crippled priest, has begun housing homeless boys in his rectory. Once a street kid himself, he was riding the rocket-train to a lifetime in prison until the day he drove over a land mine in Iraq. Today he works at an inner-city parish, running a soup kitchen and strougling to manage an impoverished church.

With temperatures below zero and falling a few nights before Christmas, Jay’s estranged brother Kevin dumps three more children on his front porch. Kevin, a cop who can’t believe in God after all the evil he’s seen, hasn’t spoken to Jay in years, but he knows Jay will at least give the kids a place to stay. It isn’t over yet, though. As they work…

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