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Adultery by Paulo Coelho

Adultery is considered a taboo in some countries. Although most of us have committed it at least once in our relationships; we shame those who are unfaithful. It is a sensitive subject and perceived as the ultimate betrayal in a relationship and marriage. If you are on the receiving end, […]

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Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen

Anna Quindlen engrossing tale Black and Blue displays a woman strength and willingness to save her life from her abusive husband. Frannie Benedetto, the narrator of the story, has been brutally abused by her husband, who is a police officer, for a long time. For twenty years, Frannie lived in an abusive […]

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Midwives by Chris Bohjalian

Fourteen-year-old Connie Danforth, in Midwives by Chris Bohjalian, tells the story of her mother, Sybil Danforth, who gets charged with involuntary manslaughter for the death of a patient, Charlotte Fugett Bedford. Connie provides in-depth insights of the events leading to   Charlotte’s death, how the allegations and trial affect her family, […]

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Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Billie Letts novel Where the Heart Is, tells the story of seventeen-year-old Novalee Nation, and how a small community comes together to help her find “home.” In the words of Sister Husband, “Home is where your history begins.” At seven-month pregnant, her boyfriend, Willy Jack Pickens, leaves her stranded in […]

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