My Notorious Life

6 best books like My Notorious Life (Kate Manning): Where the Crawdads Sing, Lost Roses, The Dutch House, The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, Where the Light Enters, Reflections: Life After the White House

Where the Crawdads Sing
AuthorDelia Owens
For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. But Kya is not what they say. Sensitive and intelligent, she has...
Lost Roses
AuthorMartha Hall Kelly
The runaway bestseller Lilac Girls introduced the real-life heroine Caroline Ferriday. This sweeping new novel, set a generation earlier and also inspired by true events, features Caroline's mother, Eliza, and follows three equally indomitable women from St. Petersburg to Paris under the shadow...
The Dutch House
AuthorAnn Patchett
At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant...
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek
AuthorKim Michele Richardson
In 1936, tucked deep into the woods of Troublesome Creek, KY, lives blue-skinned 19-year-old Cussy Carter, the last living female of the rare Blue People ancestry. The lonely young Appalachian woman joins the historical Pack Horse Library Project of Kentucky and becomes a librarian, riding across...
Where the Light Enters
AuthorSara Donati
From the international bestselling author of The Gilded Hour comes Sara Donati's enthralling epic about two trailblazing female doctors in nineteenth-century New York.

Obstetrician Dr. Sophie Savard returns home to the achingly familiar rhythms of Manhattan in the early spring of 1884...
Reflections: Life After the White House
AuthorBarbara Bush
This book and Barbara Bush are a Hoot! This is a look at the days after 41 lost the election to Clinton, and goes off of her diary entries until right after 9.11.01. It is honest, wise, slightly biased ( as she freely admits) and absolutely funny. Her puns are excellent. I was laughing a lot and I was dying at...
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