The Secret Life of Bees (Sue Monk Kidd, 2001)

The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of fourteen-year-old Lily Owens who leaves the life she knows behind and embarks on a journey in search of a much needed truth. South Carolina. The Civil Rights Act of 1964 has …


A Time to Kill (John Grisham, 1989)

Racial tensions in Clanton, a small town in Mississippi, reach boiling point after a brutal crime. Two drunk white racists ruthlessly assault a ten-year-old black girl, Tonya Hailey. Her father, Carl Lee, avenges his daughter’s shattered life by shooting the …