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The Shack by William P. Young
 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Inspiring, Life Changing
My overview feeling of the book.

This book left me with the feeling of happiness of after death and a nonfear of the unknown.

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

Again when I read any stories that take place back during any of the wars - it's amazing how people were able to survive and bond.
We don't realize how blessed we are until reading what others have indured.

The Help by Kathryn Stockett
 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Inspiring, Interesting
The Help

I listened to this book instead of reading it - but I have to say I extremly enjoyed it. I had so many different emotions during this story, I was proud, shocked, and the things that happened were sure an eye opener for me... I grew up during the 60's but living in the Northeast - I was never exposed to this kind of behavior - I feel disgusted that these particular Southern whites felt they were so much more superior. There were many parts in the book that brought tears to my eyes.

Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah
 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Insightful, Informative
Winter Garden

I really enjoyed the book - the book has to spark my interest from the beginning and if not it's hard for me to continue reading unless I have others that persuade me to hang in there.
This book caught my interest at the beginning and I enjoyed the storyline - there were times that it repeated itself but I still got caught up into the tragic Russian story. Its hard to believe how many countries were really effected by the war and it's something we don't think about most of the time! I would highly recommend to other Book Clubs to read.

 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Interesting
I'm glad I read this book

It was a little slow at the beginning for me - but then I got hooked - the best part was there were a lot of true facts in the book. And in my opinion a little treat at the end of how the writer was inspired to write this book - we will be discussing this book for our Book Club in Sept.

 
Book Club Recommended
Romantic, Adventurous, Fun
A Discovery of Witches

I loved this book - I used the Audio copy instead of reading and the women that read was wonderful - I couldn't wait for my evening to come to an end so I could curl up and listen to this story - it was very relaxing for me! I have to admit - I thought I missed something at the end - but I get it now after reading more reviews - I will be waiting in line for the next book!

 
Book Club Recommended
Romantic, Fun, Insightful
Our Book Club will be reviewing in April

Though the book was a little slow for me - I loved the Major's and Ms Ali's sense of humor - my favorite in the book was Grace and you will just have to read it to find out why!

 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Interesting, Insightful
It will be a great discussion for your group

As some of the others commented - the book left me wanting more - I think I know what happened at the end but not sure and can't wait to hear what my fellow book readers have to say about this book - it really was one of those books that I couldn't wait to get back to and finish!

 
Book Club Recommended
Poorly Written, Graphic, Romantic
Poorly Written but draws you in

We're reading this book for Book Club but we're also reading "Valley of the Dolls" and we decided to read both in order to compare to what we thought was racy back in the 70's compared to todays - what a difference for sure. As I said before the book was not written well for sure - but you get swept up into not so much the kinky sex as to why he feels the way he does with his sex life -well that's how I saw it. I will read the 2nd and 3rd book to find out how it all turns out! I will secrectly be pulling for Christian to come to an end with his unhealthy -wild - sex issues. I just want Ana to find her Normal Prince at the end!

Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Dark, Interesting
Very Twisted

I couldn't put the book down - and yes, at the beginning you thought you knew what happened and who to blame but it had some great sick twist to the story. But overall I have to say I loved the book!

 
Book Club Recommended
Adventurous, Inspiring, Interesting
Kept my Interest which can be hard at times!

I gave this book a 4 out of 5 - we also picked this book for this month Book Club but haven't discussed it yet. I found it exciting to read couldn't get back to it fast enough to see what happens next and it also made me laugh and scream at times !

 
Book Club Recommended
What a great read

I won this book from this site - and want to thank Book Movement and Author Katrina Kittle - what a great read-we are discussing this book at our next Book Club night! Can\\\'t wait to hear how the other ladies felt about this book - I extremely enjoyed the story line and the many lessons that were suggested - highly recommend!

Wonder by R. J. Palacio
 
Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Insightful, Beautiful
A great read for all ages

I loved the way the book was written and enjoyed viewing everyone\'s insight on the matter.

 
Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Insightful, Informative
You need to get Julian\'s side of the story

Julian was wrong in many ways of how he treated people but after reading this side of the story it changes some things or at least tries to make you understand why he felt the way he did.

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
 
Book Club Recommended
Fun, Addictive, Dramatic
Such a good read

We will be discussing this book in Feb for our Book club read - I'm sure we will have a great discussion- this book kept me coming back to - and loved the humor the author uses in the story line. Would highly recommend.

What She Left Behind by Ellen Marie Wiseman
 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Informative, Addictive
Had me on the edge

We haven't discussed yet at our book club but will be soon, this book will keep you thinking about it even after you finish. There were times I didn't think I could hear more of what was going on but then of coarse you have to. Loved it.

The Bookseller: A Novel by Cynthia Swanson
 
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Dramatic, Addictive
Kept my attention for sure

Just finished this book and will be reviewing with our Book club at the end of the month. Really enjoyed the fashion that it was written and kept me thinking about it and couldn't wait to get back to it to read. I would recommend for sure!

The Ladies' Room by Carolyn Brown
 
Book Club Recommended
Fun, Romantic, Optimistic
A summer read

I loved this book - was it predictable - yes, but all in a positive way - enjoyed it - the writer has a great sense of humor -

 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Interesting
Kept my Interest

Just finished this book - I love this Author's way of writing this will be my second book I've read by her - and thrilled that there are many more to read.
I would recommend to read for a book club - there could be a lot of discussions stirred for this book.

The Escape Room: A Novel by Megan Goldin
 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Addictive, Unconvincing
Enjoyed the story line

Enjoyed the story very much - have recommended to my Friends to read - it would make a great story for a Book Club -

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