Hetty "Handful," growing up as a slave in early 19th century Charleston, recalls the night her mother told her how their African ancestors could fly over trees. And so begins a sweeping novel about a girl who believes she will one day fly to freedom.
February's make-up selection due to snow: "From the #1 New York Times bestselling author? of Getting to Happy, Waiting to Exhale and How Stella Got Her Groove Back, you won't likely forget Terry McMillan's Who Asked You? either" - News & Observer
Alma is a scientist; Ambrose, a utopian artist. This unlikely couple is united by a desperate need to understand the workings of this world. Set in the 18th-19th centuries, this novel will capture you in its glory. By the author of Eat, Pray, Love.