"Novalee Nation, seventeen, seven months pregnant, thirty-seven pounds overweight - and superstitious about sevens - shifted uncomfortably in the seat of the old Plymouth and ran her hands down the curve of her belly.” Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
**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.
The 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2014 - I've only read a handful of these so far (and it's but I enjoyed Station Eleven and the Book of Unknown Americans are my favorite. I'm having a hard time getting through The Bone Clocks.
READ THE OLDER VERSION “The power of one is above all things the power to believe in yourself, often well beyond any latent ability you may have previously demonstrated.” ~ The Power of One ~ Bryce Courtenay ~ 1989 *I must read this*