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Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Interesting, Adventurous
The Forgotten Garden: A Novel

One of my favorite books of all times! One person told me she kept a note listing all the different characters to keep them straight. Good idea.

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Dramatic, Brilliant
Kite Runner

 
Book Club Recommended
Adventurous, Interesting, Informative
One Thousand White Women

I may read it again since my book club selected it to review at our March meeting.

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Dramatic, Inspiring
The Secret Life of Bees

Great book around the time of the Civil Rights Movement. Our book club enjoyed it.

Bee Season: A Novel by Myla Goldberg
 
Dramatic, Boring, Informative
Bee Season

Although there were some good parts in this book, it was a very slow read. I personally don't recommend it.

Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
 
Book Club Recommended
Fun, Interesting, Adventurous
Summer at Tiffany

I really liked this book. But of course, I love Manhattan! How exciting to work in Manhattan at Tiffany's no less! And to be in Times Square on V-J Day (although perhaps dangerous). I don't want to give it away, but was a bit disappointed about her college choice.

 
Book Club Recommended
Romantic
The Lace Makers of Glenmara Intl

A fast easy read. Predictable yet entertaining.

Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay
 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Dramatic, Insightful
A Great Read

I enjoy historic fiction. This is a great, though sad book. It draws you in right from the beginning. You won't be disappointed.

 
Book Club Recommended
Inspiring, Dramatic, Informative
History as You Never Knew It

I know we were supposed to study this in school, but I learned so much more about WWII from this book. I'm so very proud of our veterans and especially my Dad. It's amazing what Louis and other POW went thru.

 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Interesting, Insightful
Historical Fiction

Although a Historical fiction, I learned a lot more about the sinking of the Titanic and the survivors than I knew previously. The book really kept my attention and it was a very fast read.

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
 
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Informative, Insightful
Loved it.

Read it twice. Great book.

 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Informative, Epic
Interesting

Sharp Objects: A Novel by Gillian Flynn
 
Book Club Recommended
Dramatic, Dark, Addictive
Gripping

I like it even better than Gone Girl.

 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Insightful, Interesting
Lots of History

A good topic, but the author included too much information, unnecessary information. Half the book was footnotes. But worth the time for the history and women's rights.

 
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Inspiring, Insightful, Beautiful

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