My Selection–The Book of Longings

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Sue Monk Kidd is a master storyteller and her novel, The Book of Longings, is an impressive work of historical fiction. In it, Monk re-envisions the life of Jesus. While remaining true to many of the generally accepted historical facts, she adds a few “what if’s” and “couldn’t this have been likely” changes to the story.

Self-assertive women and…