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Maven Books

Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

Currently reading

Women Must Work
Richard Aldington
The Essex Serpent
Sarah Perry
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone
Olivia Laing
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
The Well of Loneliness
Radclyffe Hall
A Book for Her
Bridget Christie
The Power
Naomi Alderman
Walking in Berlin
Franz Hessel
The Years
Virginia Woolf
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Secret Life of Bees - Sue Monk Kidd

Man, was this a waste of time. Overdramatic, sappy crap! There were inconsistencies in the plot, the ending was rushed and felt tacked on, and there was way too much emotion built up over nothing. A total waste of time!