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Every time I read an Ann Patchett book I wonder why I'm not always reading Ann Patchett books. Engaging, engrossing, enchanting.

Read Ann Patchett's State of Wonder! She is one of my favorite authors and this is a masterful story that evokes Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

BARNES & NOBLE | A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison, SilverOak | NOOK Book (eBook), Hardcover

A Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison.a very engaging book! ** Need to read **

The Tiger's Wife: A Novel. A book about storytelling, and family, and war. I'm going to have to read this one again sometime.

The Tiger's Wife: A Novel by Tea Obreht. This is tale of a young doctor in the aftermath of the Balkan War who needs desperately to make sense of her grandfather's death. With the help of the legend of the tiger's wife, she may find it.

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez (this parrot- right arm)

Love in the Time of Cholera - Gabriel Garcí­a Márquez [Dashuria në kohërat e kolerës - Gabriel Garcia Marquez]

cutting for stone - Loved this.  Such fine writing and unique plot.  Readers of this book - have any recommendations?

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

A riveting saga of twin brothers, Marion and Shiva Stone, born of a tragic union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon at a mission hospital in Ethiopia

The Giver by Lois Lowry:::  Someone recc'd this to me - can't remember who or why - but I still want to read it. ~A    5/22/2013  Finished reading this last night.  As I said to the person whom I recalled had recc'd it: It truly was an amazing book. Powerful and evocative. In a way, it almost seemed like such a simple story, but what was underneath - what it lead up to...deeply thought provoking.

The first time I read The Giver, Lois Lowry’s 1993 dystopian children’s novel, I was in the fourth or fifth grade.

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…

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24 Books We Can't Wait To Read In 2015

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Girls at a Window (Raimundo de Madrazo y Garreta - 1875)

Young and well-bred Lucy Honeychurch finds herself in a muddle after encountering the Emersons on a trip to Florence; another spectacular movie by Merchant-Ivory team.

Flew through it.

Exclusive First Read: 'Gone Girl' By Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn. Read the whole thing in two days. A good summer read.

such an amazing book!

32 Perfect Books To Kick Off Your Book Club

Tuesdays with Morrie is a memoir by American writer Mitch Albom. The story was later recreated by Thomas Rickman into a TV movie of the same name directed by Mick Jackson. This starred Jack Lemm.