Maeve Binchy’s latest novel, Minding Frankie, centers around Noah, a young man faced with raising a baby alone as he deals with his new-found sobriety. Noel is surrounded by friends and family who offer help, love and support to him and his daughter Frankie. His American cousin arrives for a visit to Dublin and organizes the community of St. Jarlath’s Crescent, who come together and rally around Noel and Frankie, offering meals, babysitting and encouragement. Noel must prove his worthiness as a father to a fault-finding social worker with the power to remove Frankie from their home. Binchy has created a community filled with well-developed, memorable characters who genuinely care about each others lives. This heart-warming story is filled with humor, joy, hope and characters you will care about. A touching story!!