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The Help

The Help is an illustrative tale of the racial tensions in Jackson 1962, it illuminates segregation, prejudice and the hurtful truths of the past. Set around the time of the Civil Rights Movement this story ties together historical fact and fiction. 349 more words

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Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett Bahni Turpin (Narrator), Octavia Spencer (Narrator), Cassandra Campbell (Narrator), Jenna Lamia (Narrator)

Title:  The Help

Author: Kathryn Stockett

Published: April 30, 2009, by Penguin Group (USA), Inc.

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If you’ve enjoyed the southern charm of Fannie Flagg or The Secret Life of Bees, you’ll find The Help a delight. 262 more words


The Help - Kathryn Stockett

Absolutely stunning book which focuses on three women in 1962 as the Deep South is convulsed by the Civil Rights Movement.  Skeeter has just graduated from Ole Miss.   152 more words


The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Set in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, The Help by Kathryn Stockett, is a controversial Novel, why do I say this a controversial? because it tackles some difficult subject – the civil rights movement, and it’s the reason why I decided to read this Novel. 407 more words


M.O. Walsh's My Sunshine Away

My Sunshine Away. M.O. Walsh. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2015. 26.95. Come by and pick up a copy or call us to order!

This week marked the highly anticipated release of the debut novel by M.O. 982 more words

The Help by Kathryn Stockett - Book Review

“I rock and I pray, feeling so sad, I don’t know, something just come over me. The words just come out.

“Once upon a time they was two little girls,” I say.

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#4 - A book that became a movie

So this post is overdue. I finished this book well over a week ago and have neglected to blog about it. Perhaps it is because this is the second book that deals with race issues I’ve read during this challenge and it’s a bit overwhelming… 381 more words