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A well written story of a family on a 'Mudbound' farm in the Mississippi Delta in the Great character development.

I read a lot of books and don't remember most of them after awhile...this one I won't forget

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls- Reading this now. It is a fantastic memoir. She paints magical pictures of a childhood of neglect and the journey to a better life. (recommended by Jenni)

Must-read books for summer 2014

Must-read books for summer 2013 (infographic)

Funny pictures about Summer reads. Oh, and cool pics about Summer reads. Also, Summer reads.



Night - Elie Wiesel This is also one of my favorite books to teach. It's about a father and son trying to survive the concentration camps during the Holocaust. My students and I wrote to the author this past school year and he actually wrote back to us!

30 Books to Read in Your Thirties

30 Books to Read in Your Thirties

The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I've read this book way before it became a wonderful movie, so I was excited to finally watch it in cinema when it was in theaters. Love the book as well as the movie.

The Feminist Guide To Fiction: A Primer #refinery29  http://www.refinery29.com/feminist-fiction#slide8  The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley  This. This book, right here. Known as fantasy maven Marion Zimmer Bradley's most epic book, the magic and wonder of pre-Roman Britain meets Arthurian legacy, thoroughly unpacking the "true history" behind the "evil" witch Morgan Le Fay. Bradley's fascination with paganism plus her deep knowledge of Arthurian legend is political at times, ...

Best Feminist Fiction Novels To Read

The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley. The King Arthur legend told through the voices of the women in the story. Very strong feminine archetypes.

Emily Griffin is an amazing writer. You should read all 5 of them!

Love Emily Giffin books/ Really good if you love chic lit you will love Emily Giffin's writing

The kindly ones : a novel / Jonathan Littell - a 1000 page book about Nazis - and that's only the half of it!Unforgettable is the only word for this book.

The kindly ones : a novel / Jonathan Littell - a 1000 page book about Nazis - and that's only the half of it!Unforgettable is the only word for this book.

On my list of things to read. I really enjoyed the movie remake of the first book. Maybe I should read that, too!

10 Books For Your Summer Reading List

Emily Giffin books - Easy reads that are quite entertaining on a lazy day.

17 Books We Loved In 2013, want to find something new and exciting. Discovering a new author or book is always thrilling

17 Books We Loved In 2013

17 Books We Loved In I see some intriguing possibilities. Cartwheel is a MUST READ, because the last novel by this author was so outstanding.

Their fates were linked by the magical Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, nicknamed the “White City” for its majestic beauty. Architect Daniel Burnham built it; serial killer Dr. H. H. Holmes used it to lure victims to his World’s Fair Hotel, designed for murder. Both men left behind them a powerful legacy, one of brilliance and energy, the other of sorrow and darkness.

The Devil In The White City by Erik Larson-Historical fiction set at the Chicago World's Fair. Learned alot about architecture and Chicago World's Fair . Also a crime novel about the first Chicago serial killer.

The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver Sacks

The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales: Oliver Sacks - random read