If ever a book was full of dark evil and brillian light and love, this is it.

"Room" by Emma Donoghue- an incredible story of survival and personal reality from the point of view of a 5 year old. A true page turner.

If you think you know what's going on in this winding psychological thriller, you're probably wrong. Translated from the original German, this Misery-in-reverse story sees successful novelist Linda Conrads lure a man to her house because she thinks he killed her sister. But is she right? (Grand Central Publishing, July 5)

11 of the Best Books to Read in July

THE TRAP by Melanie Raabe -- In this twisted debut thriller, a reclusive author sets the perfect trap for her sister's murderer--but is he really the killer?

LOVED this book. Can't wait to go to the Panama Hotel with my mom and auntie.

Really a great read and a beautiful story. Jamie Ford, Author – Official Site - Hotel On the Corner of Bitter and Sweet

surprisingly good.... another dark, unpleasant but can't-put-down read.

Running with Scissors by Augusten Burroughs-->The true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus.

sad but deep

Booktopia has The Shack, When Tragedy Confronts Eternity by Wm Paul Young. Buy a discounted Paperback of The Shack online from Australia's leading online bookstore.

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books to breed tolerance_ Sita Brahmachari on why it’s more important than ever to write stories for children that explore our differences and common humanity – and her richly diverse book recommendations for all ages

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Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen  Again, book was amazing - movie not so much.

Cher is back on the charts with ‘Woman’s World’

Water for Elephants - Sara Gruen. Slightly different from the film in a way that is great. If you like circus things, this is a tops read.

The Secret Life of Bees - Kindle edition by Sue Monk Kidd. Literature & Fiction Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com.

The Help by Kathryn Stockett. I've read this book way before it became a wonderful movie, so I was excited to finally watch it in cinema when it was in theaters. Love the book as well as the movie.

Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay.  Julia Jammond, an American and journalist, researches for the 60th anniversary the round-up of Jews in Paris 1942 .  The story follows Julia's present day life and parallels a ten year old girl's perspective of the event.  Read if you like character driven historical and psychological fiction.

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Sarahs Key - Tatiana De Rosnay One of the best written books I have ever read. Wondering when the world of the French Jewish girl of the past, and the American journalist woman of today will collide kept me up all night to finish this book.

Now that you have seen the movie, introduce the book to your students...123 page unit (Chapter Q, writing topics, activities, vocabulary, spelling quizzes, and so much more)

The Hunger Games Mega Unit

The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins.Yes, I obsess over this book.yes, I now relate certain things that happen to me in real like to The Hunger Games.

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls When I asked for reading suggestions at the end of my last book club chat, many of you said The Glass Castle. It’s the memoir of a girl growing up in a very eclectic and cash-strapped family.

Good Reads: Spring Reading List

I couldn't put this book down. Jeannette Walls is an awesome writer and keeps you engrossed in this book! Her next book "Half Broke Horses" (which precedes this story) is also a great read. The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls

In the top 5 of the best books I have ever read. Non-fiction, amazing, heroic story. A MUST READ!

December Book Club

Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand. An Olympic runner’s story of survival as a prisoner of the Japanese in World War II.

An amazing book - the characters, the narrative, the sense of place.  It's all there.

Book Club For March: 'Cutting For Stone'

Our Book Club's Choice for November - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese ~ Marion and Shiva Stone are twin brothers born of a secret union between a beautiful Indian nun and a brash British surgeon.

The Five People you Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom

The Five People You Meet In Heaven

The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Mitch Albom.excellent book, I've read it several times and I still love it.