The Giver - Read. I read this when I was in middle school and I didn't like it then. So, I thought, with the movie coming out, I'd give it another shot. Still leaves a bit to be desired, but the dystopian genre always makes me think.
**The Kitchen House - Kathleen Grissom: 'When a white servant girl violates the order of plantation society, she unleashes a tragedy that exposes the worst and best in the people she has come to call her family.
Memoirs of a Geisha is a novel by Arthur Golden published in The novel tells the story of a geisha working in Kyoto during World War II. It is also the name of the film based on the book, and directed by Rob Marshall, and starring Zhang Ziyi.