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!
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|The Gift||Danielle Steele||well crafted, satisfying stories of hope|
|The Invention of Wings||Sue Monk Kidd|
|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|