The Secret Life of Bees
Score: 4.5
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The Secret Life of Bees


  • Author: Sue Monk Kidd
  • Release Date : 2002-01-28
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 4853531 Bytes


The multi-million bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings and the forthcoming novel The Book of Longings Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily's fierce-hearted black "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the deepest racists in town, Lily decides to spring them both free. They escape to Tiburon, South Carolina--a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. Taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sister, Lily is introduced to their mesmerizing world of bees and ho...

The Help
Score: 4.5
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The Help


  • Author: Kathryn Stockett
  • Release Date : 2009-02-10
  • Genre: Literary
  • File Size: 1712640 Bytes


The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award-winning film—a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don’t—nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who’s always taken orders quietly, but lately she’s unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She’s full of ambition, but without a husband, she’s considered a failure.Together, these seemingly different women join together to write a tell-all book about work as a black mai...

The Secret Life of Bees
Score: 4
From 451 Ratings

The Secret Life of Bees


  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0142001740


The Secret Life of Bees Book Description :

After her "stand-in mother," a bold black woman named Rosaleen, insults the three biggest racists in town, Lily Owens joins Rosaleen on a journey to Tiburon, South Carolina, where they are taken in by three black, bee-keeping sisters....

The Secret Life of Bees
Score: 4
From 352 Ratings

The Secret Life of Bees


  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Headline Review
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: African American women
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0747266832


The Secret Life of Bees Book Description :

Sue Monk Kidd is an extraordinary storyteller. In "The Secret Life of Bees," she explores a young girl's search for the truth about her mother; her courage to tear down racial barriers; and her joy as she claims her place within a community of women. "Beautifully written."--Ursula Hegi, author of "The Vision of Emma Blau."...

The Secret Life of Bees
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

The Secret Life of Bees


  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release Date : 2011-02-03
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780755385171


The Secret Life of Bees Book Description :

DON'T MISS THE EXTRAORDINARY NEW NOVEL FROM SUE MONK KIDD, THE BOOK OF LONGINGS - PUBLISHED ON 21ST APRIL 2020, AND AVAILABLE TO PRE-ORDER NOW The Secret Life of Bees: The multi-million-copy bestselling novel about a young girl's journey towards healing and the transforming power of love, from the award-winning author of The Invention of Wings. Lily has grown up believing she accidentally killed her mother when she was four years old. Now, at fourteen, she yearns for forgiveness and a mother's love. Living on a peach farm in South Carolina with her harsh and unforgiving father, she has only one friend, Rosaleen, a black servant. When racial tension explodes one summer afternoon, and Rosaleen is arrested and beaten, Lily chooses to flee with her. Fugi...

The Secret Life of Bees  Meet the Bees of the World  with Buzzwing the Honeybee

The Secret Life of Bees Meet the Bees of the World with Buzzwing the Honeybee


  • Author : Moira Butterfield
  • Publisher : Words & Pictures
  • Release Date : 2021-04-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0711260516


The Secret Life of Bees Meet the Bees of the World with Buzzwing the Honeybee Book Description :

Welcome to my honey hive home. It's where I live with my family. I'm small and fuzzy and striped black and gold. I'm Buzzwing the hard-working honeybee! Did you know that bees love to dance? Or that they have an amazing sense of smell to help them find the best flowers? Let the hardworking honeybee, Buzzwing guide you through this beautiful guide to bees. Learn all about how they are born, how they build their nests, why they are so important to humans, and bee folklore from around the world. Buzzwing knows all the secrets of this tiny world, and he's going to share them with you. Sumptuous and detailed illustrations have pride of place in this magical book that mixes natural history with a splash of fantasy, creating a book to be pored over time and...

The Secret Life of Bees

The Secret Life of Bees


  • Author : Moira Butterfield
  • Publisher : Words & Pictures
  • Release Date : 2021-04-20
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0711260494


The Secret Life of Bees Book Description :

Welcome to my honey hive home. It's where I live with my family. I'm small and fuzzy and striped black and gold. I'm Buzzwing the hard-working honeybee! Did you know that bees love to dance? Or that they have an amazing sense of smell to help them find the best flowers? Let the hardworking honeybee, Buzzwing guide you through this beautiful guide to bees. Learn all about how they are born, how they build their nests, why they are so important to humans, and bee folklore from around the world. Buzzwing knows all the secrets of this tiny world, and he's going to share them with you. Sumptuous and detailed illustrations have pride of place in this magical book that mixes natural history with a splash of fantasy, creating a book to be pored over time and...

Unveiling the Secret Life of Bees

Unveiling the Secret Life of Bees


  • Author : Amy Lignitz Harken
  • Publisher : Chalice Press
  • Release Date : 2005-02-01
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0827230265


Unveiling the Secret Life of Bees Book Description :

In conversation with the Bible and Sue Monk Kidd's best-selling novel The Secret Life of Bees (Penguin Books, 2003), Unveiling the Secret Life of Bees explores the embodiments of women, feminine power, relationships, and the importance of women in the life of the church. It looks at the roles of women in the Bible and how those roles are defined or redefined in The Secret Life of Bees, expanding our concepts of the "Divine mother," earthly mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, and the "queen bee." Along the way, we encounter remembrance, forgiveness, reconciliation, liberation, community, rituals, the feminine face of God, and the important role women play in one another's lives. This guide is a starting point for groups and individuals to find ways to...

Traveling with Pomegranates
Score: 3
From 1,402 Ratings

Traveling with Pomegranates


  • Author : Sue Monk Kidd
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2009-09-08
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1101144912


Traveling with Pomegranates Book Description :

An introspective and beautiful dual memoir by the #1 New York Times bestselling novelist and her daughter. Look out for Ann Kidd Taylor's new novel, The Shark Club, which will be published in June 2017. Sue Monk Kidd has touched millions of readers with her novels The Secret Life of Bees and The Mermaid Chair and with her acclaimed nonfiction. In this intimate dual memoir, she and her daughter, Ann, offer distinct perspectives as a fifty-something and a twenty-something, each on a quest to redefine herself and to rediscover each other. Between 1998 and 2000, Sue and Ann travel throughout Greece and France. Sue, coming to grips with aging, caught in a creative vacuum, longing to reconnect with her grown daughter, struggles to enlarge a vision of swarm...