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The secret life of bees
Sue Monk Kidd
Adult Fiction KIDD

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jenmarie said:
This book was one of the best books i have read. I have to contradict the other comments where they say it was boring. I thought it was an interesting book from the beginning. But we all have different reviews. Once you read the book, the movie doesn’t even come close to compare.
posted Jun 29, 2009 at 4:37PM
Jude_Rosenberg said:
This book was very slow in the beginning, but I got into it as I went along. Everyone should give this book a chance. It’s not totally boring like a few other people have portreyed.
posted Jul 1, 2009 at 5:18PM
Eli2abeth said:
A charming & believable tale with a surprising ending.
posted Nov 9, 2009 at 7:00PM
free2write said:
Lily Owens is confused. She's killed her mom, or at least she thinks, and has an abusive father. She is confused. So when her dad tells her a shocking truth about her mother Lily needs to find the truth. So she escapes with their salve Rosaleen, to a small town where she finds the Boatwrights. A family of black sisters who just might hold the answer to many of Lily's confusing questions.
posted Apr 25, 2010 at 1:05AM
ReadWhitPleasure said:
A friend told me that I needed to read this book. It was a very well told story and I enjoyed it all the way through tell the end.
posted Jul 10, 2012 at 11:42AM
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main characters Lily Melissa Owens
Female
Age: 14
Motherless
Her mother died when she was four; her father is a hard man.

Rosaleen
Female
African American
Helping to raise Lily.
Nanny

Augusta Boatwright
Female
Age: Middle aged
African American
Beekeeper



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