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Name : Anne C.

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The Dinner by Herman Koch
Book Club Recommended
Dark, Interesting, Slow
The Dinner

I found this book fascinating. The author creates tension with personal conflicts not directly related to events at hand. He chooses to force you to use your imagination by deliberately stating that certain details are not pertinent to the story, are they? The characters you start out liking are not the ones you have compassion for at the end. A book that you won't soon forget.

Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Informative, Insightful
Crashing Through

I learned so much, but it didn\'t feel like I was reading a textbook. I now see \"seeing\" very differently!

The Pink Suit: A Novel by Nicole Mary Kelby
Book Club Recommended
Slow, Informative, Unconvincing

Book Club Recommended
Informative, Interesting, Insightful
Orange is the New Black

While it was an eye opener with respect to women in the US prison system, it was poorly written and to be honest a little boring. I was glad it wasn't longer, I just wanted to finish it.

Us Conductors: A Novel by Sean Michaels
Pointless, Difficult, Confusing

Tell by Frances Itani
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Interesting, Beautiful

Book Club Recommended
Unconvincing, Slow, Interesting
A thousand days in Venice

While I enjoyed the book I always had the feeling the author was embellishing her life. What I found the most interesting were her insights into the cultural differences between North Americans and Italians.

Book Club Recommended
Beautiful, Insightful, Dramatic

In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Informative, Insightful

Pointless, Poorly Written

The Wright Brothers by David McCullough
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Inspiring, Interesting

Life After Life: A Novel by Kate Atkinson
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Confusing, Insightful
Life after Life

I thought this book made you reflect on the impact of choices made in ones life; however, I was disappointed with the ending. I felt that the author could have chosen to let the reader ponder how the world would have been if she had been successful in Germany.

The Broken Teaglass: A Novel by Emily Arsenault
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Addictive, Interesting

Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Fun, Unconvincing

Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Dramatic, Epic

Fifteen Dogs by André Alexis
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Brilliant, Insightful

Teacher Man: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Interesting, Poorly Written

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer, Annie Barrows
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Interesting, Fun

The Illegal: A Novel by Lawrence Hill
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Slow, Inspiring
The Illegal

Great story, but disappointed with ending - too Hollywood.

Difficult, Brilliant, Dark

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