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Women of the Silk

Women of the Silk Ebook. In Women of the Silk Gail Tsukiyama takes her readers back to rural China in where a group of women forge a sisterhood amidst the reeling machines that reverberate and clamor in a vast silk factory from daw.

The Poisonwood Bible  -  Kingsolver    Amazingly compelling made more so by knowing she lived there as a child.

The Poisonwood Bible - Kingsolver Amazingly compelling made more so by knowing she lived there as a child.

for all the topics that made me squeamish and the long-winded explanations that made me go cross-eyed, one thing stuck out to me. Yann Martel is a creative genius. I would get bored when Pi was bored floating on the water without much to do or look at. I was squeamish when Pi was apprehensive about trying a new food item such a turtle guts...

"It's important in life to conclude things properly. Otherwise you are left with words you should have said but never did, and your heart is heavy with remorse." - Yann Martel, Life of Pi

The Glass Castle: A Memoir - Books on Google Play

Jeannette Walls grew up with parents whose ideals and stubborn nonconformity were both their curse and their salvation. Rex and Rose Mary Walls had four children. In the beginning, they lived like… read more at Kobo.

The Noticer: Sometimes, all a person needs is a little perspective.

The Noticer: Sometimes, All a Person Needs is a Little Perspective. by Andy Andrews on iTunes

The Street of a Thousand Blossoms

Secrets, Spies, and Sacrifice: 11 Captivating Novels About World War II

Street of a Thousand Blossoms by Gail Tsukiyama - beautifully written story and rich in cultural facts. ( I learned alot about Japan before, during, and after the war)

read it in college summer of 97 and could NOT put it down. I could totally relate, although to be honest I have never been overweight...still I certainly have been "put through the meat grinder."

She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb. One of the best books I've ever read. READ IT!

the language of threads by gail tsukiyama

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Don't usually read non-fiction, but this was recommended by 2 people from completely different groups and it was definitely worth reading. Also, got the chance to hear a lecture by the author.

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. recommended to me by a book guru, must read soon!

The Artist's Way: A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity

The Artist's Way by Julie Cameron. A fantastic workbook on accessing and utilizing your creativity, well written with great and meaningful exercises anyone can easily implement in their lives.

In the garden of beasts

In the garden of beasts

The Samurai's Garden: A Novel - Gail Tsukiyama - A thoughtful look at compassion and forgiveness.  Beautiful.

Just finished reading The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama. Very interesting story.

10 of the best historical fiction books for kids. Get kids excited about history with these books about kids during historical events.

10 Historical Fiction Books Every Kid Should Read

TEACH YOUR CHILD TO READ - 10 of the best historical fiction books for kids. Get kids excited about history with these books about kids during historical events. Super Effective Program Teaches Children Of All Ages To Read.

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