The Confessions Of A Failed Southern Lady by Florence King

I picked this book up almost accidentally. I love stories about women in the Southern states of America, they tend to be warm, funny stories that you can laugh and cry over and the women in them are good friends to each other. I think they call it GritLit, because the women have got grit, …

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Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

In 17th century New England, a Native American boy called Caleb from what would later be known as Martha's Vineyard would become one of Harvard's earliest students. This book imagines his story, seen through the eyes of an imagined dear friend Bethia, using as much primary sources as were available to create the story of …

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