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The wives of Jacob giving us a new view of biblical women's society. Our book club picked this and I was not that thrilled, but once I started reading it, I was hooked. I loved this book.

The Red Tent - Anita Diamant; I would love to read this book again as it has been a long time & I remember it being such a great book. I found this paperback on Venice Beach during a difficult time in my life.

Pure fun...I love you Mr King.

11/22/63 by Stephen King

Awesome book, and I'm not that much of a Stephen King fan! But I was a JFK fan! Wrote about him in college, JFK that is.

Amazing!! One of the greatest endings I've read!

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen. A thousand times better than the movie., it's a page turner Worth Reading to Read

A Child Called It: I have no idea HOW I made it through this book. It was incredibly rough and could only read it in small doses. This was required reading for my minor in Child & Family Studies and my Abuse Against Women and Children course. IDK if I could've read it of my own free will.

A Child Called It | Dave Pelzer New paperback Book pb

This book never fails to make me cry, make me sick to my stomach and want to kill this poor child's mother. But I think everyone should read it, just to know how horrible child abuse is and that these things really happen to innocent children.

2013 "Must Read" Books.... I found this list, and they all look like they are pretty good!  Maybe I will get to read one or two!

2013 "Must Read" Books. after my summer read list ill have to hit this list up

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society WANT TO READ A book "everyone" has read but me.

To Read: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

AMAZING! I have read this book at least 5 times. It hits me hard ever time. Truly extraordinary. It's an easy, quick read and I would recommend this to every one!

The Giver - Read this book when I was in high school, and was really happy to reread it a bit ago.

Dinah, the only daughter of Jacob, narrates this novel, explaining how the women of her family had their own religious practices that ran counter to the beliefs the men upheld. Through Dinah's voice, this novel imagines the women's stories that the Bible doesn't tell. To call it provocative and rebellious is an understatement; it pushes against patriarchy and suggests an ancient and empowering role for women and women's sexuality.

10 Absolutely Incredible Women In Historical Fiction

The Red Tent: Anita Diamant renders an absolutely phenomenal tale of historical fiction centered around Dinah, son of Jacob and Leah, in biblical times.

The Kite Runner---I also recommend the foreign film that was made after this book

An Afghan Story: Khaled Hosseini and 'Kite Runner'

"The Kite Runner" Khaled Hosseini ///// On ALA's Top Ten list of Frequently Banned/Challenged Books of the Year: 2008

The Help by Kathryn Stockett. This book is similar to To Kill a Mockingbird in its theme, but vastly different in plot. I loved the spunk of the characters and the way the story was told.

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I just finished reading Kathryn Stockett’s novel The Help. It’s a movie. It’s in the theatre right now. Oh well, I’ve…

Here’s the thing: I read a lot of books. After my cats, my fave yoga instructor, and the Starbucks barista who compliments my jacket — the exact same one — every day when I order my noontime iced green tea, I consider books an integral part of my soc

15 Books To Read If You Love A Good Plot Twist

She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb. One of the best books I've ever read. READ IT!

The 10 Greatest Creepy Farm Books

The 10 Greatest Creepy Farm Books

Book and movie from my childhood.This is my favorite book from my childhood. I picked my middle name when I was adopted because of Charlotte.

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.

June's Hot New Books Make Perfect Beach Reads

June's Hot New Books Make Perfect Beach Reads

Pin now see later.Wooo new summer books! June's Hot New Books Make Perfect Beach Reads

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