Here are more scathingly funny tales from the wild side! Laurie Notaro survived the debauched ride of her twenties and the bumpy road to matrimony. Now she’s ready to take on the thirtysomething years… read more at Kobo.
The Kite Runner - is a story woven over two continents and three countries. Crafty and well articulated Raw descriptions Emotional Beautiful Guilt Immigration Escape Family Relations All woven into one gripping novel The Kite Runner My Rating
Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like nomads, moving among Southwest desert towns, campi.
It's just a day like any other for Security Chief Tracy Waterhouse, until she makes a shocking, impulse purchase. That one moment of madness is all it takes for Tracy's humdrum world to be turned upside down. (Fourth in the 'Jackson Brodie' Series).
Barbara Kingsolver / Flight Behavior: Again, why I LOVE Kingsolver! So many threads and issues seamlessly woven into a story that has to be read in one sitting! Flight - as applicable to personal life, global warming, fundamentalists.
author Marisa Silver takes Dorothea Lange’s “Migrant Mother” photograph as inspiration for a breathtaking reinvention—a story of two women, one famous and one forgotten, and of the remarkable legacy of their chance encounter.