Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel By Anthony Doerr Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982168445
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Published: Scribner - September 27th, 2022

One of my favorite books this year! A must read for any book lover, it's the story of a story that passes through generations and affects them all in unique ways.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks By Rebecca Skloot Cover Image
ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Crown - March 8th, 2011

I really feel that everyone should read this. Well researched and wonderfully told, Henrietta Lacks is a name we should all know. Her cells were taken without her permission and used for medical research with outcomes that have affected us all.

What Alice Forgot By Liane Moriarty Cover Image
ISBN: 9780425247440
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Published: Berkley - April 24th, 2012

All of the books by Liane Moriarty, author of Big Little Lies, are reliably entertaining reads. This one is my favorite. Alice hits her head, forgetting the last 10 years of her life.  She doesn't remember the birth of her first child, much less the next two, and she has no memory of being in the middle of a bitter divorce. This is her journey to regain her memory.

Wahala: A Novel By Nikki May Cover Image
ISBN: 9780063084247
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Published: Custom House - January 11th, 2022

Wahala: trouble, problem, difficulty

A Britis-Nigerian Sex in the City type story with a sinister twist. Lots of fun!

Agnes Grey By Anne Brontë Cover Image
ISBN: 9780571358274
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Published: Faber & Faber Children's - July 6th, 2021

Anne Bronte is the underrated Bronte sister. This is the perfect transition read for those who love Jane Austen and are curious about the Bronte sisters.

Reminiscences of My Life in Camp: An African American Woman's Civil War Memoir By Susie King Taylor, Catherine Clinton (Illustrator) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780820326665
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Published: University of Georgia Press - April 25th, 2006

Susie King Taylor is a local historic figure that you may not know about. She was the only African American woman to publish a memoir of her Civil War time experiences.

The Boy with a Bird in His Chest: A Novel By Emme Lund Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781982171933
Published: Atria Books - February 15th, 2022

I now have a space that has opened up next to my heart where Owen, Gail and Clyde all sit. I will carry their story with me always, forever.

Emma (Legend Classics) By Jane Austen Cover Image
ISBN: 9781789559545
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Published: Legend Press - June 1st, 2021

It is hard to choose my favorite Jane Austen novel, and often it rotates with my mood, but Emma always makes me laugh and warms my heart. If you haven't read this Jane Austen, give it a try, then read all the rest of her books.

Future Home of the Living God: A Novel By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062694065
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Published: Harper Perennial - November 13th, 2018

If you are a fan of Atwood, and specifically The Handmaid's Tale, this book is a must read. Erdrich's storytelling feels very intimate, which I prefer in a dystopian novel. A larger picture comes into focus through the perspective of Cedar's individual experience. Quietly disturbing, this story will stick with you long after you've read the last page. I would put it in league with The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan and Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng.