Book Recs

AWWG members recommend their favorite reads – from childhood, for inspiration, comfort, escape. For a model of success, for beautiful language, for writer’s courage, and for reader’s pleasure!

Please add your recommendations for a book that you’d like to share in the comments, and I’ll add it to the list. Members, just add it to the page!

TITLE AUTHOR COMMENTS
The Gift Danielle Steele well crafted, satisfying stories of hope
 The Invention of Wings  Sue Monk Kidd
 Wench  Dolen Perkins-Valdez
 One Drop: My Father’s Hidden Life- A Story of Race and Family Secrets  Bliss Broyard
 The Red Tent  Anita Diamant The story of Dinah, daughter of Leah & Jacob. Amazing view into women’s lives in the old Testament
 The Legend of Sheba: Rise of a Queen Tosca Lee  A moving novel about the real queen of Saba (Yemen) who traded with and romanced Solomon
 The Little Drummer Girl: A Novel  John Le Carre
 God Help the Child, Beloved  Toni Morrison
  H is for Hawk  Helen Macdonald  a memoir that defies description. “You can’t tame grief” says the author.
 Flight Behavior, The Poisonwood Bible  Barbara Kingsolver richly observed characters with deep inner lives. powerful storytelling
 Mom & Me & Mom  Maya Angelou
 That Old Ace in the Hole, The Shipping News Annie Proulx
Daddy was a Numbers Runner  Lee Merriweather
 The Hypnotist’s Love Story: A Novel  Liane Moriarty
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