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I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou - Book Review

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By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780345514400
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 21st, 2009

Dr. Angelou's voice is beautiful. The poetic heart and ancient-style wisdom of this phenomenal woman come through clearly as she shares some of her life story and experiences. A must for those who want to know why the caged bird sings. ~ Reviewed by Arabella Peterson


Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) by Min Jin Lee - Book Review

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$16.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

Pachinko is a multi-generational journey from Korea to Japan during the time of colonization and the aftermath. Lee has a very deft hand with capturing many facets of her characters' lives and stories, showing depth and range, and featuring those who have often been forgotten. ~ Reviewed by Arabella Peterson


Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys - Book Review

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By Jean Rhys, Edwidge Danticat (Introduction by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780393352566
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 25th, 2016

This is the story left untold at the end of Jane Eyre. Wide Sargasso Sea is the story of Mr. Rochester's first wife; a postcolonial and feminist look at a familiar character, both sympathetic and expertly crafted. ~ Reviewed by Arabella Peterson


Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780380730407
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - September 5th, 2006

Rebecca has everything; romance, drama, mystery. This book tells the story of a woman haunted by the memory of her husband's late wife. Dame Daphne does gothic so well even Hitchcock couldn't capture the magic of this book. ~ Reviewed by Arabella Peterson


Writing Down the Bones: Freeing the Writer Within by Natalie Goldberg - Book Review

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By Natalie Goldberg, Julia Cameron (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9781611803082
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Published: Shambhala - February 2nd, 2016

I reference this book every time I feel stuck. Goldberg speaks from experience and provides wonderful guidance, wisdom, and inspiration on every page. A great addition to every writer's (or creative's) library. ~ Reviewed by Arabella Peterson


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