I read alot. I am critical about the books I read. If by the 4th or 5th chapter I am disappointed, I sadly return the book to the library. I also love and apprecite the really good books. These are all good. I would love to tell of the very best books I've read.
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo. Katherine Boo lived in the slums of Mumbai for three years to capture the stories of the people struggling to survive there. An absolutely amazing read!
Cane River (Oprah's Book Club) by Lalita Tademy: The New York Times bestseller and Oprah's Book Club Pick--the unique and deeply moving epic of four generations of African-American women based on one family's ancestral past.
Northern Lights/Nora Roberts, Oh my goodness! thick book and Roberts usual gripping storyline. Its about people,winter,a mystery and murders and dogs and flying and LOVE of course. If you start it I see you will be busy a good while.
Christy -- great story, "Christian Fiction" before "Christian Fiction" became a label. Catherine Marshall wrote many inspirational books, fiction and non-fiction. Don't be fooled by the series books that came later based on the tv show.
The Forgotten, by David Baldacci (adult fiction, Overdrive ebook). After he receives a posthumous note from his aunt hinting that things are horribly amiss in her Florida Gulf Coast town, Army Special Agent John Puller uncovers a shocking conspiracy.
The Silver Star - A Novel by Jeannette Walls. The Silver Star, Jeannette Walls has written a heartbreaking and redemptive novel about an intrepid girl who challenges the injustice of the adult world—a triumph of imagination and storytelling.