In her early thirties, Elizabeth Gilbert had everything a modern American woman was supposed to want--husband, country home, successful career--but instead of feeling happy and fulfilled, she felt consumed by panic and confusion. This is the story of how she set out to examine three different aspects of her nature, through three different cultures: pleasure in Italy, devotion in India, and on the Indonesian island of Bali, a balance between worldly enjoyment and divine transcendence.
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay. Julia Jammond, an American and journalist, researches for the 60th anniversary the round-up of Jews in Paris 1942 . The story follows Julia's present day life and parallels a ten year old girl's perspective of the event. Read if you like character driven historical and psychological fiction.
To Kill a Mockingbird Book | Harper Lee- honestly one of the best books I've ever read. Really gives insight to life at the times. I recommend the book for summer reading, grades 7 and up, but anyone younger should ask a parent first, because of some language and other things.
Gift Ideas for Women ~ This is a spectacular book that had me engrossed completely! A Thousand Splendid Suns is a story of women, motherhood, and the life as an Afghan. It will bring about a whole array of emotions!
The Kite Runner is the story of Amir, a Sunni Muslim, who struggles to find his place in the world because of the aftereffects and fallout from a series of traumatic childhood events. An adult Amir opens the novel in the present-day United States with a vague reference to one of these events, and then the novel flashes back to Amir's childhood in Afghanistan.