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I enjoy reading for the absolute joy of it and am always on the lookout for a great new read. Most interested in fiction and great storytelling. I also enjoy books on cooking, yoga and philosophy.

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The Heretic's Daughter: A Novel

The Heretic's Daughter - Kathleen Kent An amazing book that truly captures the madness that seized the masses during the Salem witch trials. Kathleen Kent beautifully weaves the fictional story of Sarah Carrier, (whose mother Martha is condemned as a witch), with the factual information of terror and superstition which gripped Massachusetts from 1690 to 1693. Martha Carrier was, indeed, a living character so the book takes on the kind of non-fiction novel like that of Capote's In Cold Blood. If you are a fan of such themes as mass hysteria, religious belief, treachery and the propensity for human beings to harm one another to justify their own ends, then you will love this novel.