Have you ever had a tune pop into your head and then wonder where it came from? Or find yourself singing the same song over and over and over again? The plot of Lisa Tucker's debut novel, THE SONG READER, relies on the premise that those songs are not random, but rather that they have meaning just waiting to be uncovered if we devote some time to thinking about their relevance.
Mary Beth Norris has a special talent; her customers claim she is gifted. She can take the songs that are stuck in your head and determine not only what they mean but also why you repeat them. Her younger sister Leeann, the narrator, describes it best