I read this for a few reasons: (1) Roxane Gay gave it four stars on Goodreads and I love Roxane Gay, and (2) Book of the Month selected it as a January choice. I read it quickly--Land's resilience is inspiring. Here's a quick list of a few things Stephanie Land and her daughter, Mia, lived through in this five year period:
Stephanie Land is nothing less than a hero for putting her story out there. Take Maid for what it is, but be aware of the people who are barely mentioned in her story.