By Carol Deegan / The Bulletin
August 2, 2009
"Labor Day" by Joyce Maynard (William Morrow, 244 pgs., $24.99)
It's the long Labor Day weekend in Holton Mills, N.H., in the mid-1980s, and 13-year-old Henry and his mother, Adele, have nothing special planned.
That's not unusual. Adele doesn't like to leave the house, though Henry....