2. The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
3. Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks
4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
5. The Matchmaker by Elin Hilderbrand
6. Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison by Piper Kerman
This is a memoir and a surprisingly good one. I watched the TV series (which I loved) prior to reading this but had low expectations for the book. Memoirs can be self-indulgent, but Kerman spends less time over-analyzing herself and her situation and more time exploring the relationships that she forms with her fellow inmates. Kerman is engaging, great at highlighting instances of white privilege, but is sometimes too careful, too polite. Overall, this is an interesting read that will give you a glimpse into America's prison problem.
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