Book Club Discussion: Spinster by Kate Bolick

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Spinster is a loaded word and Kate Bolick dives right in with her book  Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own. Bolick’s research about being single and her quest to dive into the lives of famous spinsters provide plenty for our book club to discuss and debate. Head over to From Left to Write members’ blogs and read their […]

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Giveaway: Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

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Mondays can be a rough reentry into our work weeks, so why not add a bit of bookish happiness with a giveaway? Not just one book, but you can win a TWO books! In celebration of the paperback release of the novel The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd, Penguin Books has offered a pair of books […]

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Book Club Discussion: Under Magnolia by Frances Mayes

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What happens when you return home after avoiding it for so long? Celebrated author Frances Mayes has traveled to Italy and lived in California after “escaping” the South.  After a visit to her hometown, she picks up her life and moves her family back to the South in her newest memoir Under Magnolia. Today From Left to […]

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10 Books From Your Teens You Should Read Again

10Books From Your Teens You Should Read Again via From Left to Write

I am one of those people who love to re-read books that I loved, or that hold some sort of special place in my heart, and very likely my bookshelf. I did not have your typical English classes in high school. I read some of the same books as the average kid my age across the country, […]

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Review: Where Women Are Kings by Christie Watson

Where Women Were Kings by Christie Watson

One of the most memorable novels I’ve read with my fellow book club members is Christie Watson’s Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away.  Now Watson has returned with yet another powerful and gut wrenching novel, Where Women Are Kings (Other Press). Nikki and Obi have waited so long to fill the child-sized whole in their hearts when seven-year-old Elijah joins their […]

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April Book Club: Spinster by Kate Bolick

Spinster by Kate Bolick

I’m so excited to announce our first book club selection for May is Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own by Kate Bolick. I couldn’t wait to share because today is the release day for Spinster! I know From Left to Write members will have plenty to talk about when we discuss the book on April 30. Bolick’s research about […]

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