The Help

by Kathryn Stockett

This is not just another book about the American deep south. The focus of the story is the bravery of a group of women who stand up for what they believe to be right. Told from three different perspectives, the first person narrative allows us to enter the minds of the characters which makes them very real. The author's background suggests she may have known people who experienced similar situations. Definitely one to read.


I don't know what she does for five minutes on the second floor. I don't like it up there though. Those bedrooms should be stacked up with kids laughing and hollering and pooping up the place. But it's none of my business what Miss Celia does with her day, and ask me, I'm glad she's staying out of my way.... Even though she has zero kids and nothing to do all day, she is the laziest woman I've ever seen. Including my sister Doreena who never lifted a royal finger growing up because she had the heart defect we later found out was a fly on the X-ray machine.


To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

Read Extract

Books with similar rating


1. Select UK region:

Not in the UK?

Scotland Norther Ireland North East of England North West of England Yorkshire and the Humber Wales West Midlands East Midlands East of England London South West of England South East of England

Sign in


Whichbook Sign Up

Enter your email address to get started:

First name:
Last name:
Confirm password:


Email alerts are only available for registered users.