Virgie's Top Books to Give 2020
Virgie is a pillar in this bookstore, she raises all of us up and her taste in books is phenomenal. She is a historical fiction, travel, and literary fiction lover. You've probably heard us say "oh, Virgie liked this one, so you should read it", so you should probably read or gift all of these.
This is a story of migrants crossing the US/Mexican border, fleeing violence, poverty and gangs more powerful than their own government. The reader can better understand the dilemma currently occurring at our southern border crossing.
The Mountains Sing tells the story of the Tran family to personalize the painful challenges faced by the Vietnamese people from the 1920’s to 1980’s.
The Henna Artist provides a look into the interesting roles women played in the Indian culture, during the 1950’s.
This novel, based on a true story, sheds light on the complex country of Israel, conveying a thought-provoking perspective of the Israeli and Palestinian Dilemma.
For those of you who want a clearer understanding of what the “Black Lives Matter” is all about, then you MUST read this book! This is a true account of a young, passionate, Black lawyer who defends those most desperate; poor people of color, men, women, children and those on Death Row.