I’m giving this 3 pop tarts. “A Quiet Storm” by Rachel Howzell Hall is the story of what happens when a family ignores, or covers up for, mental illness. This book is extremely sad, but at the same time it’s beautifully poignant. It’s the definition of poignant. Hold on, let me go look up the definition of poignant to make sure I got that right. Yup, this book is definitely poignant.