Laura Esquivel: Like Water for Chocolate Earthy, magical, and utterly charming, this tale of family life in turn-of-the-century Mexico became a best-selling phenomenon with its winning blend of poignant romance and bittersweet wit.
READ THE OLDER VERSION “The power of one is above all things the power to believe in yourself, often well beyond any latent ability you may have previously demonstrated.” ~ The Power of One ~ Bryce Courtenay ~ 1989 *I must read this*
26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die Asya Kazanci lives with her mother, grandmother and aunts. Their family life is interrupted by a visiting Armenian-American cousin, who has come to learn about her past.
Empty Hands is the inspiring memoir of Zulu nurse and healthcare activist Sister Abegail Ntleko. Growing up poor in a rural village with a father who didn't believe in educating girls, against seemingly.