Spanning the century, the story of Roses takes place in a small East Texas town against the backdrop of the powerful timber and cotton industries, industries controlled by the scions of the town's founding families.
"In Beatriz Williams's fast-paced love story, A Hundred Summers (G. Putnam's Sons), we meet the now-grown women in the summer of when the scorching sun illuminates a friend's betrayal and reignites a romance.
The Apothecary's Daughter- Another great book by Julie Klassen! Of course, being in the medical field I found "Old School" methods and herbs very fascinating. "The Apothecary's daughter" has Klassen's unique, historical touch. Lots of suspense :)
The Help, Deluxe Edition by Kathryn Stockett: Tale of partnership and friendship between women separated through race and economic class in Mississippi. Much criticized for its sometimes clumsy use of vernacular.
The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah - Reunited when the elder's husband is sent to fight in World War II, French sisters Vianne and Isabelle find their bond as well as their respective beliefs tested by a world that changes in horrific ways.