BIGGER THINGS Ev Bishop--Women's Fiction
Bishop deftly deconstructs all the faulty self-images women fall prey to, especially the ones associated with body image. All three of her focal characters have a secret and are fully rounded, understandable, and growing. This is a lovely read.
THE NEVER NEVER SISTERS L. Alison Heller--Women's Fiction
No two people grow up in the same family--even if it's the same one. The Never Never Sisters is a good exploration of this idea. Good read.
THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Sue Monk Kidd--Literary Woman's Fiction
Kidd conjures up a magical coming of age story that takes a deep look at the feminine divine. The collection of images of bees and women is intense and powerful. This is a must read.
THE MOON SISTERS Therese Walsh--Women's Fiction
This is a complex story that follows Olivia and Jazz Moon through the stages of grief. Neither sister has the complete picture. The Moon Sisters is a deeply felt read that will stick with you.
Which of these good reads catches your eyes the most?
Happy Reading! Next week I'll introduce you to Lara Lancomb, a romantic suspense author. ;-)