Book Buzz – The Secret Life of Bees

I’m so behind the times here! I know I’d heard of this book from a couple different girlfriends, but there’s also an entire movie I knew NOTHING about! Where have I been? Putting it on my Netflix queue today.

I read this book this past week and absolutely loved it. It was almost as good as The Help, if not as good. If you’ve got girlfriends, a fantastic group of mothers/aunts, this book will nurture and warm you… and maybe make you shed a tear or two. And if you’re without a mother (like the main character) and wish to have a great group of girlfriends, you really NEED to read this.
It’s set in South Carolina in 1964, and centers around a young girl, Lily, and her quest to find out who her mother was and discover her own place in the world. I don’t want to give anything away about this book so just read it if you haven’t. (I found it on Amazon for $3!) And then let your girlfriend, your mother, your sister, your aunt, your cousin borrow it. Then discuss.
Let me know if you have any suggestions for me! I’ve got a couple more to get through, but am always on the lookout for the next few good ones!
Happy Wednesday guys, we’re almost done with this week!
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  1. I haven’t read this book. Let me know when you’re done; I’m always up for a good read.

    Cool, I’m an indoor/outdoor sport climber too. Mainly indoor these days. Hard to find the time and right ppl to head outdoors. I started years ago, but that info. is misleading because I’m not competitive and would call myself mediocre at best, lol. Any favorite climbing spots in your area?

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  2. Congrats darling! You won my shopbop giveaway!! Happy hunting!

  3. Send me your email address!

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  4. I’ve got the book, but I haven’t read it yet. I’m reading Eat, Pray, Love now (which is very good if you haven’t read it).

  5. I’ve been wanting to read this book for.ev.er. But never got around to doing it. I really need to…it sounds like such a great book.

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