Books I love

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There are so many books I have found over the years that have been wonderful reads, many of which have touched me deeply in so many different ways.  Many of them deal with loss, abuse, and love. For this reason, I want to share them with you.

FICTION:

The Bridges of Madison County by Robert James Waller  – A story of forbidden love and loss.

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher – A teenager who committed suicide leaves behind messages for those who affected her life.

Falling Into You and Falling Into Us both by Jasinda Wilder – a story of love and death, and finding love after.

Me Since You by Laura Wiess – a story of loss and discovery

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart – a story of amnesia and secrets

The Coincidence of Callie and Kayden by Jessica Sorrensen – a story of young love and revealed secrets

Hopeless and Losing Hope both by Colleen Hoover – a story of young love dealing with past secrets, each book tells the story from  a different side, his and hers.

The Red House by Mark Haddon – a story about a family ripped apart, trying to come together

This Is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper – a story about a family ripped apart, trying to come together

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks – a woman escapes an abusive husband and tries to live a new, secret life

The Green Mile by Stephen King  – a beautiful but sad story about the falsley accused and a look at a mystical life.

 

TRUE STORY:

The White House Boys: An Americam Tragedy by Roger Dean Kiser – a look at the century-long abuse that took place at a boys reform school in Florida

The Boys of the Dark by Robin Gaby Fisher – another look at the abuse that took place at a boys reform school in Florida

Sleepers by Lorenzo Carcaterra (This is controversial as to whether it was true or not) – a look at abuse that took place in another boys institution

My Story by Elizabeth Smart – the story of the kidnapping, assault and discovery of Elizabth Smart

A Stolen Life by Jaycee Lee Dugard – the story of the kidnapping, assault and discovery of Jaycee Lee Dugard

 

 

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