Books Worth Reading
Books to Read in 2014. Divergent & the Outlander series are already on the list!
Need to read. I see several favorites on this list!
100 Books to Read in a Lifetime
Goodreads 100 Best Books Ever Written. I've read many of these but there are still a lot I need to explore!! Good list!!
Woman writes to her husband after his death. Many changes.
Jillian & Lesley. 2 girls from very different backgrounds. Jillian is the only child of wealthy parents, while Lesley's from a working-class family. They become best friends in the turbulent '60s, but their circumstances, their choices—and their mistakes—take them in virtually opposite directions. Lesley stays in their Washington State hometown. She gets pregnant and marries young, living a life defined by the demands of small children, not enough money—never enough money—and .......
This book starts out right before the Japanese Americans were put into camps during WWII. Upper middle class school friends, one Chinese and one Japanese document the suffering of innocent families who lost everything. Upon growing up, the two friends reconnect under a very unique situation. Helps the reader understand what not only the families involved went through, but also those who were left behind.
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion. From one of America’s iconic writers, a stunning book of electric honesty and passion. Joan Didion explores an intensely personal yet universal experience: a portrait of a marriage--and a life, in good times and bad--that will speak to anyone who has ever loved a husband or wife or child.
With her husband dead and her daughter deathly ill in intensive care, Joan Didion places her private grief under a public microscope. Fueled by fear more than anger, she grapples with memories and regrets. A fascinating portrait of loss, painful and enlightening to read.
When Beth lost her husband, she not only dealt with grief, she had to cope with her feelings of guilt. It took time, but she was able to go on with life, thanks to pie. This memoir is her story of death, sorrow and grief, rebirth and resurrection. www.vibrantnation...