Behind The Scenes At The Museum by Kate Atkinson

Ruby Lennox narrates this story of her life and her family. Funny, startling and often sad, she is the child of a woman who doesn't want kids, and a father who cheats. The book also slips backwards in time to take in the lives of her ancestors and the events that shaped their lives. The …

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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan

I love LOVE this book, and I love Amy Tan. And maybe this review is a bit of a cheat, because I've read this book before, but I was re-reading it this week and I enjoyed it all over again, and I haven't shared it with you guys before. Published back in 1989, it's Tan's …

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The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

In 1959, Nathan Price, a zealous Baptist preacher from Georgia, with his wife and four daughters go to a village in the Belgian Congo to preach and convert the people. The story is told from the very different perspectives of Orleanna, the wife, her beautiful eldest Rachel, her twins, pious Leah and silent Adah, and …

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