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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

Redeeming Love  A prostitute is redeemed by a farmer when he convinces her to marry him. She must learn how to love him and love herself, leaving her old habits behind. Stayed up all night for this one. Every woman should read this.

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Redeeming Love, by Francine Rivers is a historical romance novel set in the Gold Rush in California. The story is inspired by the book of Hosea from the Bible. Its central theme is to portray the redeeming love of God towards sinners.

The Help by Kathryn Stockett. This book is similar to To Kill a Mockingbird in its theme, but vastly different in plot. I loved the spunk of the characters and the way the story was told.

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I just finished reading Kathryn Stockett’s novel The Help. It’s a movie. It’s in the theatre right now. Oh well, I’ve…

❤️Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum - A great book!  I got about half way into it and couldn't put it down.

THOSE WHO SAVE US, by Jenna Blum. Based in Germany- a novel about a German mother who does the unthinkable to save her daughter.and the daughter's quest 50 years later to find out exactly what her mother did.

Still Alice (ficiton). Amazing book about a woman's journey through early on-set Alzheimers.

Still Alice Lisa Genova : Alice Howland—Harvard professor, gifted researcher, and lecturer, wife, and mother of three grown children—sets out for a run and soon realiz.

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.

As the late author planned, the books form a coming-of-age story, albeit an unconventional one, in which the rough-edged computer genius Lisbeth Salander moves from aggressively antisocial behavior toward self-awareness and happiness. Much of that happens in this book, and Salander's stridency is subtly decreasing, even as she is forced to combat an awesome array of villains.

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (Millennium Trilogy Series by Stieg Larsson

A breathtaking story of two women living in Afghanistan.  You will cry, feel rage and love for these women.

"A Thousand Splendid Suns" Khaled Hosseini. His novel "The Kite Runner" is more popular, but this is wonderful story, and in my opinion the better book.

I bawled through six chapters...and I don't cry.

Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together Ron Hall, Denver Moore, Lynn Vincent: Books

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (5 Stars) it's in my top 5. Enough said

Review: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Great movie news for THE NIGHT CIRCUS by Erin Morgenstern. Summit Taps 'Jane Eyre' Screenwriter to Adapt 'Night Circus' for Big Screen; Moira Buffini will pen the big-screen adaptation of the Erin Morgenstern novel.

Holden Caulfield from The Catcher in the Rye | 21 Unreliable Narrators Who May Or May Not Be Lying To You

21 Unreliable Narrators Who May Or May Not Be Lying To You

The Catcher in the Rye is the ALLTIME Classic teen book. OK, Holden Caulfield is rich and negative. His time in New York is journey into maturity. Read it. Don't shoot anybody with the book in your pocket or I will revoke your library card!

It's hard to make a busy cover look simple and elegant, but this one is really outstanding. #author #bookpromotion

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"The Peachkeeper", by Sarah Addison Allen I've grown fond of this writers books. I think was my favorite.

Best book I have read in a long time!!

My next "must read"! I have a meanness inside me, real as an organ.Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” As her family lay dying… read more at Kobo.

Memoirs of a Geisha: A Novel / Arthur Golden  http://www.ebooknetworking.net/books_detail-0679781587.html  #books #bookstore

Memoirs of a Geisha- Arthur Golden (Awesome book, way better than the movie, but that was good too)

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