Sunday, October 23, 2016

Finishing Up What Alice Forgot & Starting Little Bee

I loved What Alice Forgot. It was so interesting to see how such a traumatic event turned into a wonderful story. It was a great love story and I was sooo happy with the way it ended. This book left me feeling happy and like you should never take anyone or any day for gratitude. :)

What did you think about What Alice Forgot? Here are a couple questions about the book. Let me know what you thought!

1. Did you like the younger Alice best? Or did you relate more to the older Alice?

2. What would your younger self of ten years ago think of the person you are today?

3. What would surprise your younger self most about the life you're currently leading? What would disappoint you?

4. What would you think of your children? Are they how you imagined they would be? Are you the parent you envisioned? Why or why not?

5. Alice is shocked by many transformations—her gym-toned body, her clothes, her house. Are you more or less polished than you were a decade ago? And do you think there's any deeper significance to such change?
Our next book is Little Bee by Chris Cleave. We will be starting it Sunday October 23 and ending on Sunday November 6th.
Synopsis From Goodreads:Little Bee, a young Nigerian refugee, has just been released from the British immigration detention center where she has been held under horrific conditions for the past two years, after narrowly escaping a traumatic fate in her homeland of Nigeria. Alone in a foreign country, without a family member, friend, or pound to call her own, she seeks out the only English person she knows. Sarah is a posh young mother and magazine editor with whom Little Bee shares a dark and tumultuous past.
They first met on a beach in Nigeria, where Sarah was vacationing with her husband, Andrew, in an effort to save their marriage after an affair, and their brief encounter has haunted each woman for two years. Now together, they face a disturbing past and an uncertain future with the help of Sarah’s four-year-old son, Charlie, who refuses to take off his Batman costume. A sense of humor and an unflinching moral compass allow each woman, and the reader, to believe that even in the face of unspeakable odds, humanity can prevail.
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