Libby leads a normal life, then on her birthday she revives a letter that she had inherited a mansion in a affluent neighborhood in London. She knew she was adopted and now she’s finally has answers about her birth parents. Once their names are revealed, so is a twisted mystery, involving their mysterious deaths.
The Muse is the story of a young artist. She has immense talent, but is unable to accept who she is, and share her talent with the world. Her father is an art dealer and she is convinced that he would not appreciate any art created by his daughter, a woman.
If you’re making any resolutions this year, need ideas for goals, or are just on a journey of self improvement and learning, this book is a must read. It’s easy to understand, because it breaks everything down into 7 simple habits each with their own chapter. The habits are also presented in order so that they grow on each other. J
In The Atomic City Girls, June moves to Oak Ridge to work in one of the plants. She lives in a small dorm with 2 other girls and works during the day turning dials on a machine she has no idea what the purpose is for. While working a scientist catches her eye. After another encounter she become involved in a relationship with the physicist Sam.
In Orphan Train, Molly finds herself in trouble for stealing, she is lucky to get the chance to work off her time by cleaning an attic for an elderly lady. She wasn’t happy with the consequence, but ends up finding some common ground with the Vivian. Molly quickly find that she made assumptions about Vivian. Just because Vivian appears to be privileged doesn’t mean she had an easy road behind her.
Akin is a very sweet story about two relatives, a young boy, Michael, and his great uncle, Noah. They find themselves unexpectedly together when a social worker ask Noah care for his great-nephew just before he departs on an overseas trip.
At the beginning of the book Rosie and Don move back to Australia with their son Hudson. Don and Rosie are both working full time, but Hudson is having troubles adjusting to his new school. Don decides to start The Hudson Project, his goal to help Hudson fit in at his new school and make friends.
The Home for Unwanted Girls takes place in 1950s – 1970s in Quebec, Montreal. It follows the story of a young mother who was compelled by her parents to give up her daughter for adoption after she was born. The story simultaneously goes between the daughter as she tries to survive life as an orphan during a corrupt time when orphans were abused, and mother who never forgets the daughter she gave away.
Atwood take us back to Gilead to follow the journey of three women with very unique perspectives, who are deeply entrenched in its story.