The Secret Life of Bees

Robin Drewery

The Secret Life of Bees is a meaningful story that will make you laugh and cry through the whole book. This novel follows the life of a 14 year old girl whose life is turned in circles as she makes adventurous decisions that change everything. The Secret Life of Bees takes you through 1964 during the Civil Rights Act and goes through stages of racism, female rights, death, abuse and more that has you feeling dozens of emotions.
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The Secret Life of Bees has sold over 8 million copies world wide and has been made in 36 different languages. If you read The Secret Life of Bees, then you can learn and be entertained by this great story. It was named the Book Sense Paperback Book of the Year in 2004, long-listed for the 2002 Orange Prize in England, and won numerous awards. It also became a genuine literary phenomenon, spending more than 2½ years on the New York Times bestseller list.
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The Secret Life of Bees has been read by all people from teens to even many adults! All of the people that have read this amazing book would agree you should read it, too. People have said that after reading this book, they have learned a lot about that type of life style and that it affects them on what they appreciate in life now.