The Book of Longings by Sue Monk Kidd

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‘I am Ana. I was the wife of Jesus.’

So begins the new novel from the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Secret Life of Bees and The Invention of Wings.

The Book of Longings is the account of a woman who loves and impacts a singularly remarkable man and who resists the invisibility and silencing of women to boldly decide her own fate.

Headline is offering reading groups the opportunity to receive early copies of this fascinating book.

Reading groups will also have the chance of winning a modern calligraphy lesson for their group.

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