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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan - Lisa See. A wonderful but sad story of friendship in century China

The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant-- possibly one of the most wonderfully written books I've read it a long time, and definitely one of my top 5 books. Sharing this book with everyone is like sharing a hidden treasure, please read this!

**Birth of Venus - Sarah Dunant. "Alessandra Cecchi is not quite fifteen when her father, a prosperous cloth merchant, brings a young painter back from northern Europe to decorate the chapel walls in the family’s Florentine palazzo.

There is a time to move on, a time to let go . . . and a time to fly.Anxiety rules Annemarie Zimmer’s days—the fear that her relationship with the...

Water for Elephants - Reading Guide - Book Club Discussion Questions - LitLovers

Dreams of Joy: Lisa See. Read this one after Shanghai Girls. Loved them both.

Dreams of Joy by Lisa See The sequel to Shanghi Girls. A beautiful tale of the perseverance of a Mother's Love and an indredible and tragic look into life in the early years of communist China.

The Secret Keeper | Kate Morton does it again. Another riveting book. Bravo

The Secret Keeper - Kate Morton. Next on the list of Kate Morton books to read!

THE HOUSE GIRL is now out in paperback! It's our Top Pick for Book Clubs this month.

New paperback releases for reading groups - Column

Two remarkable women, separated by more than a century, whose lives unexpectedly intertwine . Lina Sparrow is an ambitious young lawyer working on a historic class-action… read more at Kobo.

ready for the movie :) greeeaaat book!

Safe Haven - Nicholas Sparks.Not my favorite Nicholas Sparks book, but a good, quick read!

This is a hard book to put down,  the story really holds your attention.

One Thousand White Women ~ Jim Fergus ~ remains one of my favorite books

beautifully solemn, a classic tale from the depression era of the south . John Steinbeck moves me!

Of Mice and Men

Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck. Come to think of it.anything by Steinbeck. One can always learn more about writing by rereading Steinbeck. Even after teaching this one about 50 times, I still love it.

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Jamie Ford's 'Corner Of Bitter And Sweet'

(had this book for a long time before reading it) Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. I really enjoyed reading this one! A nostalgic story about a Japanese girl and a Chinese boy living in Seattle during World War II.

10 amazing books to film in 2014 - The Best Of Me by Nicholas Sparks

10 amazing books to film in 2014

My all time favorite author, I absolutely adore Nicholas Sparks. I've read all of his books & his new release is on my Christmas list every year. Honestly I can't pick a favorite. I love them all!

Orphan Train/discussion questions/author talk/blog/quotes from book

Orphan Train: A Novel: Christina Baker Kline: A Pinner says.never knew about the orphan trains until reading this book, although very sad, I loved this.

Pin for Later: Winter Reading List: Over 40 Books to Read Before They Become Movies The Choice by Nicholas Sparks

The Choice by Nicholas Sparks

The Choice - Nicholas Sparks My all time favorite Nicholas Sparks book!

Louis Zamperini

16 Books To Read Before They Hit Theaters This Year

Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand.The staff member who submitted the recommendation says "You’ll find yourself wanting to read this enthralling true story of WWII POW Louis Zamperini in a day.

The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah. Shopswell | Shopping smarter together.™

The Nightingale - Kristin Hannah

“The Nightingale,” Kristin Hannah: After reading “Unbroken” last month, we can’t stop reading about World War II. This fictitious story is topping our list—as longtime fans of Hannah’s women-centric novels, we’re excited to read her latest!

“If he loved you with all the power of his soul for a whole lifetime, he couldn’t love you as much as I do in a single day.”

Wuthering Heights – Emily Brontë

Emily Bronte Wuthering Heights one of my fav ones