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I loved it and you will too: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

I know, I am late to the party and most people must have already read the book. But the rebel in me, kept me away for this long. 447 more words

Book Recommendations

American Literature Month: 'Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood' by Rebecca Wells ***

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood was recommended to me way back in the dark days of Goodreads, and again, it is one which I am only just getting around to.   513 more words

The Help: Women Supporting Women

My favorite summer genre to read is Southern literature. There is something so enticing about reading in an air-conditioned room about a place that is twenty times hotter than where you are. 714 more words

Book Review

Book Review - The Help - Kathryn Stockett

After seeing the 2011 adaptation of this novel, it became a favourite of mine. I’ve only watched the film twice, and the viewings were two years apart (according to TimeHop), but I would still recommend this film to anyone I could. 882 more words


THE HELP (Movie Review)


Set in Mississippi during the 1960s, Skeeter (Emma Stone) is a southern society girl who returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends’ lives — and a Mississippi town — upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. 482 more words


Capítulo 1

Com o BookShelf descobri que as histórias dos livros deixam quase sempre uma marca. Ao procurar livros que possa mostrar, acabo por me apegar mais a histórias que já tinha esquecido, e que relembro ao folhear o livro mais uma vez. 407 more words


What I'm Currently Reading

I just finished reading The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I was a little dubious about the book when I found out that a Caucasian woman was writing from the perspective of African-Americans during the early sixties. 22 more words