Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Tells the story of a young slave girl and her owner during the early 19th century in Charleston. Both girls are looking to escape the hands they’ve been dealt in hopes to make a better and more meaningful life for themselves. The story accounts their remarkable friendship over many years and how through trial and heartbreak, their wish to live a better life is achieved…together!
The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand
Very cute and funny beach read. Loved it.
The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
A woman returns to her hometown to take care of her sick mother. Upon returning, she rediscovers the secrets of The Mermaid Chair and must choose between a new love and the life she’s already known.
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
4 friends spend the summer together each year and begin to grow frustrated with their place in life. One summer they make a decision that will change their lives forever.
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
A mysterious scarf ties two women, who have suffered a terrible loss, together. Tells the story of a nurse on Ellis Island who is trying to come to terms with a terrible tragedy. In a separate time, a woman searches for meaning and in her life as she mourns the loss of her husband on 9/11.
Every Little Thing About You by Lori Wick
This book was a fun read. It was interesting the way that the author feels it is the man’s place to keep law and order. I would agree with that perspective, but I felt like it was disappointing that she had the main character kill someone.
Not Here to Make Friends by Courtney Robertson
This is a fascinating behind the scenes tell-all about Courtney’s experience as a contestant on “The Bachelor”. As a big Bachelor fan, I appreciated the play by play of the season from Courtney’s perspective. This would be a great read for any Bachelor fan.