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Review: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Genres: Historical Fiction, Young Adult

Rating: 5 stars

The Secret Life of Bees follows the journey of 14 year old Lily Owens, a girl who’s always been troubled by the hazy memory of a fatal accident that killed her mother when she was just 4 years old. 394 more words

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Every little thing just wants to be loved. – The Secret Life of Bees

Have you ever seen a film SO good that you just need to stop whatever you are doing and write about it?

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I am a sucker for a new year’s resolution.  In fact, all of those kind of things.  Name your favourite moment of the year/holiday (how we scorned my father when he asked us that growing up, and how much I enjoy it now), what’s your top ten x y or z, what personality type are you (ISTJ, Myers Briggs aficionados)… in short any thing that puts structure onto messy old life.   402 more words

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I love incorporating symbolism in my writing. I love it because it digs deeper, past the surface and to the heart of the story. To write subliminally is to operate below the threshold of consciousness; to produce something that is subtle, yet strong enough to influence mental processes or the behavior of an individual. 1,444 more words


November Books: Featuring an Arabian Bohemian Rhapsody, Indian Heroines & Metaphorical Bees (with a Possible Batman Cameo)

So it’s November. Meaning only one thing: it is time for November Books!! Perhaps you noticed that we sort of skipped October Books. That was purely an accident of fate, since… 780 more words