SHOE ADDICTS ANONYMOUS is a wonderful book which has laughs, pain and self revelation. Each woman came into the group as a way to bond on their love for fashionable shoes and to trade those they no longer wear. Yet something surprising happened along the way. They became really good friends and were able to share secrets that even their own families didn’t know. As they examine their own lives, they empower themselves to change their lives for the better. I loved how each woman’s story was told and I didn’t feel like they were being short changed in any way. Even their love lives changed because they no longer settled. They wanted something better for themselves. Lorna, Sandra, Helene and Joss are works in progress but the ending was spectacular. It was ironic but so fitting for them as they turn another corner in their lives.
SHOE ADDICTS ANONYMOUS shows how a simple group can do wondrous things for its participants. Not only is it inspirational, but I feel I got an education on the finer points of shoes.