Deadbeat Moms by Naomi Brunner is an excellent informational novel about child abuse and neglect. Her novel comes complete with individual stories that are shattering to read about. They make you want to stand up and act out against all the abuse and neglect! I found this novel inspirational. A very motivating collection of stories that will move you. It is sad that these things happen worldwide and to many still. The book also gives a handbook guide as to how to spot child abuse and neglect. I found this to be very helpful. Deadbeat Moms is a non-fiction book that I would recommend to all readers. Everyone needs to reads this novel and to stand up against abuse and neglect! All readers will find this collection very heart wrenching, true, and very real. These are issues that need to be dealt with and this book is a great way to spread the information globally. I rate the novel a 5 out of 5 stars.