its our tuesday book suggestions!
the theme this week: women who write
the help (k stockett) - snag this one for a fabulous read before it comes out in movie theaters later this season - voiced beautifully, journey with the women of jackson mississippi as they navigate the complicated realtionships between black maids and the white families they work for in the 1960’s
julie and julia (j powell) - a fun look into the world of french food and fine blogging, written through the eyes of a new yorker ready for a new life adventure
animal, vegetable, miracle (b kingsolver) - for all those who have wanted to live off their own land, join kingsolver as she chronicles her year of doing just that. from ordering mail.order chickens to tending her miniature orchard, kingsolver highlights the joys and sadnesses of returning to the earth in the midst of our go.go.go lifestyles
one day (d nicholls) - keep your eyes peeled for this one in the theaters this season too - a beautiful story of boy.meets.girl on the same day year after year, showcasing one of life’s ultimate truths —- if you love someone, be not afraid to tell them. today.
tales from the bed (j estess) - pull out the handkercheifs for this read - a stunning story of a woman in the last months of her life, as she navigates the loving and immensely painful journey through families, self, and ultimate understanding