From the book jacket:
The Year of Pleasures is about
acknowledging the solace found in ordinary things: a warm
bath, good food, the beauty of nature, music, friends, and
Betta Nolan moves to a small town after the death of her husband to try to begin anew. Pursuing a dream of a different kind of life, she is determined to find pleasure in her simply daily routines. Among those who help her in both expected and unexpected ways are the ten-year-old boy next door, three wild women friends from her college days, a twenty-year-old who is struggling to find his place in the world, and a handsome man who is ready for love.
Blood at the Root
"A gripping, timely, and important examination of American racism."
- PW Starred Review
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