“The Bees: A Novel” – Book Review

Sometimes we read a book that sticks with us for a while; this was such a book. Here is a review I wrote for a friend’s blog, Fingers to Sky–check it out!

Melisa Peterson Lewis

The Bees: A Novel by Laline Paull

Guest book review by Kimberly Hunter. A personal friend of mine, fellow writer, book lover, and my go to for proof reader. Kim is my inspiration behind my post College Girl 1995. We’ve been friends ever since.

As an avid reader of the fantasy genre, I’m no stranger to the extraordinary and wondrous worlds that live outside the boundaries of our current human reality.  The Bees:  A Novel is one of the most unique and beautiful books I have read in quite some time. This is not your average fantasy realm:  there are no swords or mages, no dragons or pixies.  Instead, it’s a simple story of a bee hive.  In particular, it’s the captivating story of Flora 717, a courageous worker bee who dares to defy the conventions within her world.

This is a book that challenges the mind, and…

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