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The Paris Wife: A Novel by Paula Mclain
 
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Informative, Insightful
The Paris Wife

This book was very thought provoking and sad. Hemingway was a very arrogant man who did what he wanted, went where he wanted and loved the way he wanted. Hadley was the long suffering wife who did everything she could to make him happy but in the end it wasn't enough. Our book club enjoyed this book and we highly recommend it.

 
Book Club Recommended
Romantic, Informative, Beautiful
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

Book was a very interesting but sad story.

 
Book Club Recommended
Romantic, Fun, Insightful
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Book was good and it provided a lot of good discussion. However, most of us felt that it was very slow.

On Folly Beach by Karen White
 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Interesting, Adventurous
On Folly Beach

Very well done story. Enjoyed it immensely. Looking forward to reading more of Karen White.

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

Our Book Club highly recommends this book. It was delightful and unique in that the story was told entirely by letters.

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty
 
Book Club Recommended
Interesting, Dramatic, Addictive

 
Book Club Recommended
Insightful, Interesting, Optimistic
Last Phone Call From Heaven

Very good book. Very interesting group discussion but then, religious stories, always are.

A Man Called Ove: A Novel by Fredrik Backman
 
Book Club Recommended
Fun, Insightful, Beautiful
A Man Called Ove

Our Book Club loved this book. It was beautifully written and an interesting story. Made for excellent discussion. Highly recommend it.

 
Book Club Recommended
Addictive, Dramatic, Adventurous
The Woman in Cabin 10.

This was an ok book. The main character was truly flawed and as far as mystery or suspense not truly believable. We had a great discussion. Some liked it, some did not.

The Shoemaker's Wife: A Novel by Adriana Trigiani
 
Romantic, Beautiful, Inspiring
The Shoemaker's Wife

Our book club felt that this book read like a Hallmark TV movie. It was difficult to believe that Ciro would show up on the day of Enza's wedding to Vito. It did make for a great discussion. But, we really did not care for it.

Lilac Girls: A Novel by Martha Hall Kelly
 
Book Club Recommended
Informative, Dramatic, Inspiring
Lilac Girls

Excellent. Very difficult to read but worth it. Made for a wonderful discusssion. We must never forget the atrocities that happened during World War 11.

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
 
Confusing, Addictive, Dark

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