A beautiful slipcased special edition commemorating the 10th anniversary of Sue Monk Kiddâ€™s The Secret Life of Bees, a heartwarming coming of age tale set in 1960s South Carolina and a multi-million copy New York Times bestseller as well as a Good Morning America â€śRead Thisâ€ť Book Club pickÂ Fans of Kathryn Stockettâ€™sThe Help and Beth Hoffmanâ€™s Saving CeeCee Honeycutt will love Sue Monk Kiddâ€™s Southern coming of age tale. The Secret Life of Bees was a New York Times bestseller for more than 125 weeks, a Good Morning America â€śRead Thisâ€ť Book Club pick and was made into an award-winning film starring Dakota Fanning, Queen Latifah, Jennifer Hudson and Alicia Keys. Set in South Carolina in 1964,Â The Secret Life of BeesÂ tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been shaped around the blurred memory of the afternoon her mother was killed. When Lily's fierce-hearted black "stand-in mother," Rosaleen, insults three of the town's most vicious racists, Lily decides they should both escape to Tiburon, South Carolinaâ€”a town that holds the secret to her mother's past. There they are taken in by an eccentric trio of black beekeeping sisters who introduce Lily to a mesmerizing world of bees, honey, and the Black Madonna who presides over their household. This is a remarkable story about divine female power and the transforming power of love. Â To celebrate the tenth anniversary of the bookâ€™s debut, Penguin presents a beautiful special edition of this wonderful novel, including a new introduction by the authorâ€”a gorgeous book that women will share and pass on to their daughters for years to come.