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I love re-reading certain books, particularly those that take me on their journey. I cry when they're hurting, or trying not to laugh out loud when commuting. I tend to find people look at me with a weird expression. All I can say to them is, "It's a great book, you should read it."

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This book was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half years, and for good reason. A story about women, for women, by a woman.

Green Eggs and Hamlet I ask to be or not to be. That is the question I ask of me. This sullied life, it makes me shudder. My uncle’s boffing dear sweet mother. Would I, could I take me life? Could I, should I end this strife? Should I jump out of a plane? Or throw myself before a train? Should I from a cliff just leap? Could I put myself to sleep? Shoot myself or take some poison? Maybe try self-immolation? To shudder off this mortal coil, I could stab myself with…

Married to the youngest attorney general in Massachusetts state history, Nora Cunningham is a picture-perfect political wife and a doting mother. But her carefully constructed life falls to pieces when she, along with the rest of the world, learns of the infidelity of her husband, Malcolm. Humiliated and hounded by the press, Nora packs up her daughters—Annie, seven; and Ella, twelve—and takes refuge on Burke's Island, a craggy spit of land off the coast of Maine.

A Spear of Summer Grass - by Deanna Raybourn. Exiled to Kenya after her latest scandalous exploit, Delilah Drummond, now the mistress of her stepfather's crumbling estate, falls into the decadent pleasures of society until she meets Ryder White who becomes her guide to the beauty of this complex world. Set in 1920s British Kenya.