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Taped an I ❤ Barbara Kingsolver ❤ to the Help Desk

Barbara Kingsolver is my all-time favorite author. She is a master storyteller, and you can't help but become fully immersed in the lives of the characters she so vividly "paints" with words. I've read and enjoyed both her fiction and non-fiction works. Her latest novel, Flight Behavior, written with a global climate change perspective, did not disappoint! If I had to choose favorites, they would include The Bean Trees (her debut novel), The Poisonwood Bible, and Prodigal Summer, along with her nonfiction Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, which inspired me to become an even bigger advocate for 'locavore' eating, or striving to obtain most of your food from local sources, such as farmers, growers and producers within 100 miles of home. I would prefer to call myself a "Michivore," which expands the 100-mile rule to the entire state of Michigan!