Memorable Monday #52

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Happy Monday! The purpose of memorable Monday is to showcase a book that you’ve read in the past and share how/why it has stuck with you.

This week I’m featuring:

where-the-heart-is

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I have a very spoken rule that I refuse to watch the movie until I’ve read the book. Having said, that, this is one I failed on. I don’t know if I knew that initially though. It was one of my favorite movies while I was in high school though, so I knew I couldn’t go the rest of my life without reading the book as well. If you haven’t read (or watched) this one, I highly recommend it.

*This is a women’s Fiction book but not Christian Fiction*

About the Book:

Talk about unlucky sevens. An hour ago, seventeen-year-old, seven months pregnant Novalee Nation was heading for California with her boyfriend. Now she finds herself stranded at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma, with just $7.77 in change. But Novalee is about to discover hidden treasures in this small Southwest town–a group of down-to-earth, deeply caring people willing to help a homeless, jobless girl living secretly in a Wal-Mart. From Bible-thumping blue-haired Sister Thelma Husband to eccentric librarian Forney Hull who loves Novalee more than she loves herself, they are about to take her–and you, too–on a moving, funny, and unforgettable journey to . . . Where the Heart Is.

About the Author:Billie Letts

Billie Letts (born in Tulsa, Oklahoma) is an American author. Earlier she worked as a professor at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. She was married to Dennis Letts until his death in 2008, and is the mother of playwright and actor Tracy Letts and jazz musician and composer Shawn Letts.


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