Freedom's Child

by Jax Miller

We’re happy to support debut authors, including Jax Miller with Freedom's Child.

Quick take

‘My name is Freedom Oliver and I killed my daughter’ … What follows is perhaps the most satisfying reading experience I've had so far this year.

Why I love it

Old habits die hard, and (caution: here comes TMI), I have a longstanding practice of eating while reading particular literary genres. For instance, I prefer crunching on salty anything for mysteries; sweets for commercial fiction and biographies. However, a few seconds into Freedom’s Child and I dropped my bag of kettle chips and never went back to them again.

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Member thoughts

  • Rhonda K.

    Palmer, MA

    "Just could not put this down!"

  • Sarah F.

    Chicago, IL


  • JoAnne W.

    Moorestown, NJ


  • Jeffrey H.

    Albuquerque, NM

    "Freedom's Child has to be one of the trashiest books I've read in a while. The plot is compelling but ludicrous."

  • Ingrid P.

    Washington, DC

    "I wanted to like this book so badly! but the characters were just so overwrought. The author shows a lot of promise though, and I would check out future books! Still an impressive debut. "