Barbara is a Library Technician. She enjoys primarily fiction, especially mysteries and thrillers. She also belongs to a book club with a variety of book genre.
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The Good Girl by Mary Kubica - The daughter of a prominent Chicago judge and his socialite wife, inner-city art teacher Mia Dennett is taken hostage by her one-night stand, Colin Thatcher, who, instead of delivering her to his employers, hides her in a secluded cabin in rural Minnesota to keep her safe from harm.
The daughter of a prominent Chicago judge and his socialite wife, inner-city art teacher Mia Dennett is taken hostage by her one-night stand, Colin Thatcher, who, instead of delivering her to his employers, hides her in a secluded cabin in rural Minnesota to keep her safe from harm.
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#CoverThursday - Coming August 2014 THE GOOD GIRL by Mary Kubica One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia's life. HERE ► http://bit.ly/1gDnLtb #HarlequinBooks #HarlequinMIRA #MaryKubica
Coming soon...Born to a prominent Chicago judge and his stifled socialite wife, Mia Dennett moves against the grain as a young inner-city art teacher. One night, Mia enters a bar to meet her on-again, off-again boyfriend. But when he doesn't show, she unwisely leaves with an enigmatic stranger. With his smooth moves and modest wit, at first Colin Thatcher seems like a safe one-night stand. But following Colin home will turn out to be the worst mistake of Mia's life. The Good Girl by Mary Kubica. 08/02/14
Catalog - The good girl
Follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at a school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated.
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Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty - Great book; will consider for book club
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty - Follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential involvement in a riot at a school trivia night that leaves one parent dead in what appears to be a tragic accident, but which evidence shows might have been premeditated.
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Books worth binge-reading
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Taking a job as an assistant to extreme sports enthusiast Will, who is wheelchair bound after a motorcycle accident, Louisa struggles with her employer's acerbic moods and learns of his shocking plans before demonstrating to him that life is still worth living.
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February 2014 Bookclub Book: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. I cried. And cried. This worked its way into my heart. I still reflect on it occasionally.
Great book, would be good for a book club. Me Before You: A Novel: Jojo Moyes: 9780143124542: Amazon.com: Books
Me Before You: A Novel by Jojo Moyes, *sad. Kleenex is needed. Totally worth reading
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S. Krishna's Books: Book Review: Me Before You – Jojo Moyes
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Catalog - Me before you : a novel
A successful New York City oncologist with the perfect family she always wanted has her life turned upside down after her husband goes missing and a chain of horrible revelations send her reeling.
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Book Jacket for: You should have known
Trev Jones, Editor-at-Large, SLJ After 30 years of reading mainly children’s and YA books as SLJ’s book review editor, I’m having a field day with my freedom to read adult books. I loved Jean Hanff Korelitz’s You Should Have Known (Grand Central).Murder, betrayal, and new beginnings make for a riveting read.
Catalog - You should have known
When her notorious, hilarious, volatile, talented, troubled and agoraphobic mother goes missing, teenage Bee begins a trip that takes her to the ends of the earth to find her in this new novel from the author of This One is Mine.
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette; PCWL Bookclub
Where'd You Go, Bernadette - this month's @ING MEDIA book club book #books
'Where'd You Go Bernadette' by Maria Semple - Book Review
If this summer brings the kind of punishing heat and Wolf Blitzer overload that is expected, you're going to need a laugh. Enter Maria Semple, a former writer for Mad About You, SNL and Arrested Development, and author of what's turning out to be the year's most anticipated comic novel. Where'd You Go, Bernadette follows Bee, a Seattle teenager who was promised a family trip to Antarctica if she managed a straight-A report card. Unfortunately, her architect mother, Bernadette, has severe agoraph
After I'm Gone by Laura Lippman - Working a 26-year-old cold case involving the murder of a convicted felon's mistress, retired Baltimore detective Roberto Sanchez becomes tangled up in a web of bitterness, jealousy, and greed that spans 30 years and connects five women whose lives will never be the same once the truth is exposed.
Working a 26-year-old cold case involving the murder of a convicted felon's mistress, retired Baltimore detective Roberto Sanchez becomes tangled up in a web of bitterness, jealousy, and greed that spans 30 years and connects five women whose lives will never be the same once the truth is exposed.
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After I'm Gone. Click on the book cover to request this title at the Bill or Gales Ferry Libraries. 2/14
An addictive story that explores how one man's disappearance echoes through the lives of the wife, mistress, and daughters he left behind. When Felix Brewer meets Bernadette "Bambi" Gottschalk at a Valentine's Dance in 1959, he charms her with wild promises, some of which he actually keeps. Thanks to his lucrative-if not all legal-businesses, she and their three little girls live in luxury. But on the Fourth of July, 1976, Bambi's comfortable world implodes ...1/2014
Book Review: After I’m Gone by Laura Lippman
New Books of February 2014
A novel of love, family, and justice follows Lina Sparrow, an ambitious first-year associate in a Manhattan law firm, as she searches for the "perfect plaintiff" to lead a historic class-action lawsuit worth trillions of dollars in reparations for descendants of American slave.
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June Book Club Pick -- The House Girl: A Novel
The eReader Cafe - Bargain Book, #kindle, #historical, #literary, #taraconklin http://www.theereadercafe.com/2014/03/wednesday-mornings-kindle-freebies_12.html
BARNES NOBLE | The House Girl: A Novel by Tara Conklin Wonderful historical fiction
When wealthy Seth Hubbard hangs himself from a sycamore tree and leaves his fortune to his black maid, A Time to Kill's Jake Brigance returns in a dramatic courtroom showdown and once again finds himself embroiled in a controversial trial that will expose old racial tensions and force Ford County to confront its tortured history.
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Amazon.com: Sycamore Row eBook: John Grisham: Books~ All of John Grisham books are worth reading. I've read them all and not one of them was disappointing.
Sycamore Row, by John Grisham, book club 2/14
Book Jacket for: Sycamore Row
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Having reluctantly moved from New England only to see her marriage end in infidelity, successful metal sculptor Melanie is compelled to attend her high-school reunion and fantasizes about reconnecting with an old flame.
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Time Flies: A Novel by Claire Cook - meh. Trite, predictable, cliche. Not worth reading :-(
2013 "Must Read" Books
Time Flies, by Claire Cook. (Touchstone, 2013). A recently separated woman faces her highway driving phobia and takes a road trip with her best friend to their high school reunion.
Get your summer reading now! Claire Cook does it again -- a book most women will eat up like a box of chocolates. Godiva.
Tom moves his bride to an isolated lighthouse home. After miscarriages and a stillbirth, Tom allows his wife to claim an infant who has washed up on the shore only to witness a rift in their marriage that is further complicated by a search by the baby's desperate mother.
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The Light Between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman: - beautifully written novel about a light keeper on the coast of Western Australia nearly a century ago. I read it and my Mom did also. She presented it at her bookclub. For me, it was a compelling read.
The Light Between Oceans: A Novel by M.L. Stedman Book Club Discussion Guide from BookMovement --Book Clubs, Book Reviews, Discussion Questions, Book Lists
San Luis Obispo County Adult Winter Reading Program - Lighthouse Reading List The light between oceans : a novel
The light between oceans A Lovely Book worth reading
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Approached by an Israeli police officer who is tailing a man in possession of a stolen religious relic, Virgil Flowers learns that the artifact reveals startling details about the biblical King Solomon and that dangerous rivals are killing everyone who would protect it.
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Storm Front by John Sandford. The Minnesota investigator Virgil Flowers becomes involved in the hunt for an ancient inscribed stone smuggled out of the Middle East. Request it at http://eisenhowerlibrary.org/ or by calling the Answers Desk at 708.867.2299
Storm Front (A Virgil Flowers Novel) by John Sandford, Minnesota cop Virgil Flowers teams up with an Israeli cop who is tailing a man who's smuggled out an extraordinary relic -- a copper scroll revealing startling details about the man known as King Solomon. Problems mount when teams of murderous bad guys believe Virgil and the woman cop are getting in their way of claiming the relic for themselves.
Dreaming of far-off lands away from her loving 1890s Honolulu home, seven-year-old Rachel is forcibly removed from her family when she contracts leprosy and is placed in a settlement, where she loses a series of new friends before new medical discoveries enable her reentry into the world.
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Moloka'i by Alan Brennert - Tells the story of one girl's life in a leper colony on Hawaii. Though the topic of leprosy sounds depressing, this is a book of hope, joy and triumph. Great historical fiction.
Historical fiction based on the beautiful Hawaiian Island of Moloka'i where a leper colony was located. Full of history and hawaiian folklore.
MOLOKA'I - Worth reading. Alan Brennert.com for more information. Loved the historical perspective of the leper colony and how the people lived and died.
Love this book - Molokai, by Alan Brennert, all about a little Hawaiian girl in a leper colony in Moloka'i in 1891. Gorgeous descriptive prose gives you a feel for Hawaii back when it was an island nation. This beautiful book totally touched my heart, was sad in some places, taught me a bit about Hawaii, and surprisingly, made me laugh in a couple of spots. Good book. ~~ Houston Foodlovers Book Club
When a woman goes missing on her fifth wedding anniversary, her diary reveals hidden turmoil in her marriage, while her husband, desperate to clear himself of suspicion, realizes that something more disturbing may have occurred.
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Abandoned on a 1913 voyage to Australia, Nell is raised by a dock master and his wife who do not tell her until she is an adult that she is not their child, leading Nell to return to England and eventually hand down her quest for answers to her granddaughter.
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The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton -- One of my book club's favorite
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton. This is my all time FAVORITE book!! A Must Read. I know, I treasure it!!
The Forgotten Garden- Kate Morton . A grownup version of The Secret Garden!
All of Kate Morton's books are worth reading but I believe this one is the best!
This is suuuch a good book... ‘The Forgotten Garden’ by Kate Morton is a story of three generations of women. They are tied to a cottage in England, and the secrets of Blackhurst Manor and the Mountrachet family. Their journeys take them to Australia and Cornwall. Along the way a book of fairy tales plays a prominent role. The novel begins in 1913.
Discussed at the July 2013 meeting. An artist whose reputation has been tarnished stumbles on a piece of art that disappeared twenty-five years ago during the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist. She agrees to forge it for a gallery owner, until she realizes that the art she is forging may itself be a forgery.
Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum—still the largest unsolved art theft in history—one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist. Claire Roth has entered into a Faustian bargain with a powerful gallery owner by agreeing to forge the Degas in exchange for a one-woman show in his renowned gallery.
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The Art Forger: A Novel: B. A. Shapiro- pretty good, worth reading. I learned a lot about art forgery but it fell short of excellent.
Ellington St. book club, Jan. 2014; Engaging story about a young artist who enters into a deal with gallery owner to paint a forgery of a Degas painting stolen in the heist at the Isabelle Stewart Gardner Museum in exchange for a one woman show. Appealing characters, interesting story and fascinating details about art forgeries.
The Art Forger is a one-of-a-kind. Three interwoven plots: a real-life unsolved art-heist, a struggling artist and her bad luck and poor decisions plus a fictional romantic link between Edgar Degas and a well-known art benefactress of the time. It's a thriller, historical novel and art book -- all in one.
Reluctantly returning to her hometown after an eight-year absence to investigate the murders of two preteen girls, reporter Camille Preaker is reunited with her neurotic mother and enigmatic, thirteen-year-old half-sister as she works to uncover the truth about the killings, a probe that leads her all too close to the secrets of her own past.