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The Bread Givers. I have no idea why this book took hold of me when I first read it in college, but it's one that has nestled deep within me and refuses to let go.

The acclaimed New York Times bestselling and National Book Award–winning author of Brown Girl Dreaming delivers her first adult novel in twenty years. Running into a long-ago friend sets memory from the 1970s in motion for August, transporting her to a time and a place where friendship was everything—until it wasn’t. For August and her girls, sharing confidences as they ambled through neighborhood streets, Brooklyn was a place where they believed that they were beautiful, talented…

A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter, one of Indiana's most celebrated authors. She was an independent woman and an accomplished naturalist who chronicled with photographs and water colors moths in rural Indiana in the early 20th century in her book 'Moths of the Limberlost'. The Imperial Moth is a character in her novel. #Book #Gene_Stratton_Porter #A_Girl_of_the_Limberlost

Writing at the height of her narrative and imaginative gifts, Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world. Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave in early nineteenth century Charleston, yearns for life beyond the suffocating walls that enclose her within the wealthy Grimke household. The Grimke’s daughter, Sarah, has known from an early age she is meant to do something large in the world, but she is hemmed in by...

When I recommend fiction, this is one of the first titles that comes to mind. Set in the Orthodox Jewish community of Memphis, it is the women of the community who narrate the story. This book is a great read for a book club!

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The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015

The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2015. Some of these sound interesting.

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32 Books That Will Actually Change Your Life

32 books that will change your life

I LOVE books - I also love that my son feels the same way! I offered to buy him a "Kindle" and he said "NO", I love the smell and feel of a book in my hands....

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29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer

29 Books You Should Definitely Bring To The Beach This Summer -Can we make it an even 30?

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I've already read a few of these - I'll have to check out the others!