Reese Witherspoon Book Recommendations for 2024
January: First Lie Wins By Ashley Elston
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February: Redwood Court by DéLana R. A. Dameron
In DéLana R. A. Dameron's poignant debut novel, Redwood Court, Mika Tabor, the youngest member of a Black working-class family in Columbia, South Carolina, learns the depth of her heritage and the resilience of her community.
Set against the backdrop of the all-Black cul-de-sac where her grandparents reside, Mika absorbs the rich tapestry of familial tales and neighbourhood struggles. From the tireless efforts of her parents juggling multiple jobs to her grandparents' triumph over the legacy of Jim Crow, Mika discovers the profound lessons woven into everyday life on Redwood Court.
With lyrical prose and heartfelt storytelling, Dameron unveils the resilience born from adversity and the enduring spirit of a community determined to thrive despite societal barriers. Redwood Court is a stirring ode to the power of visibility and the enduring pursuit of the American dream amidst adversity.
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