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Cindy Heyd
Cindy Heyd • 1 year ago

The Narrows, Ann Petry. Set in the 1950s, this unforgettable classic deftly evokes a tragic love affair and offers a window onto the powerful ways in which class, race, and love intersected in midcentury America.

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Required summer reading…

The story of three women living very different lives in Australia, but when one of them finds an old tattered letter in the attic that's addressed to her, to be opened only in the event of her husband's death (and he is still very much alive), it opens up a Pandora's box. Their lives will intersect in ways none of them could foresee.

And that's why reading is wonderful.

The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent (Set in the Puritan era, Heretic tells the story of the first woman to be hung as a witch in Salem through the eyes of her 9-year-old daughter whose voice has a rawness of a child matured too soon. Heretic is a powerful tale of a perilous time.)