Wednesday, May 28, 2008

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Recommendation: If you haven't read this book, READ IT!

After reading the last two "downer" books, I reached for an old friend, and wasn't disappointed.

One of my favorite books I've read in the last few years. I don't think there are many people who haven't read it, so I'm not going to review it.

Just a reminder if you've forgotten about it.

Gossip: When I was looking for a cover picture, I saw that they are making a movie of this. Dakota Fanning as Lily, Queen Latifah as August, Jennifer Hudson as Rosaleen, Alicia Keyes as June.

It is listed on IMBD as "post-production."

Everyone seems a little younger than I imagined, but then again, I'm getting old.


Kim Edwards said...

I LOVE this book. Wow - I am excited to know that a movie has been made. Thanks for giving me something to look forward to!

Julie E. said...

This is a GREAT book. I'll have to read it again before the movie comes out (in October). Definitely a MUST read.

Jason and Stephanie said...

Ahhh...nothing like an old favorite. Queen Latifah as August??? This ought to be good. Sounds like a ladies night out movie to me. We read this in our book group 2 years ago. Loved it. Looks like I need to return for a second read.

Have any of you read "America's Women" by Gail Collins? Just wondering what your thoughts are....

Kammy said...

Steph--Did you like "America's Women"? I haven't even heard of it. I just put a hold on it, but then I realized you didn't say if it was any good or not!