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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
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Next on my reading list: Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: David Sedaris
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Lets Explore Diabetes With Owls. From the unique perspective of David #Sedaris comes a new book of essays taking his readers on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From the perils of French dentistry to the eating habits of the Australian kookaburra, from the squat-style toilets of Beijing to the particular wilderness of a North Carolina Costco, we learn about the absurdity and delight of a curious traveler''s experiences.
The Humanity Project
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May Picks: The Humanity Project by Jean Thompson -- After surviving a shooting at her high school, Linnea is packed off to live with her estranged father, Art, who doesn't quite understand how he has suddenly become responsible for raising a sullen adolescent girl. Bound to be the next Big American Novel, it is a multi-faceted ensemble drama.
Reading For Sanity : A Book Review Blog: The Humanity Project - Jean Thompson
The Burgess Boys: A Novel
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The Burgess Boys: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout. Haunted by the freak accident that killed their father when they were children, Jim and Bob Burgess escaped from their Maine hometown of Shirley Falls for New York City as soon as they possibly could. Jim, a sleek, successful corporate lawyer, has belittled his bighearted brother their whole lives, and Bob has always taken it in his stride. But their long-standing dynamic is upended when their sister, Susan urgently calls them home.
The Burgess Boys: A Novel by Elizabeth Strout. - a possible choice for Main Library April book discussion.
All You Could Ask For: A Novel
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All You Could Ask For, debut novel by Mike Greenberg, cohost of ESPN's Mike and Mike in the Morning, is a tender and insightful story of friendship and love, heartbreak and renewal, played out in the lives of three unforgettable women. Brooke has been happily married to her college sweetheart for fifteen years. Even after the C-section, the dog poop, the stomach viruses and the coffee breath, Scott always winks at her in just the right moments
A tender and wonderfully insightful story of friendship, love, heartbreak, and renewal, played out in the lives of three unforgettable women, from an extraordinary and unexpected debut novelist—the host of the #1 sports talk show in America, ESPN's Mike Greenberg.
Life After Life
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On the reading list: Life After Life: A Novel: Kate Atkinson: 9780316176484: Amazon.com: Books
Book Review: Life After Life: A Novel
Amazon.com: Life After Life: A Novel (9780316176484): Kate Atkinson: Books. Book club September 2014.
Life After Life: A Novel: Kate Atkinson: This is one of the strangest,most bizarre novels I have ever read. Ursula Todd dies multiple times throughout the book, and then is reborn at a different stage of her life. She lives a pampered childhood in the English countryside, and is a spy during WW2. The descriptions of the bombing of London are stunning. You just wonder throughout the book if this is it. Is she really dead now? It was a challenging read from one of my favorite mystery authors.
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson Worth reading
Despondent over having been caught cheating, Amelia has jumped from the school's roof in an act of impulsive suicide. At least that's the story Grace Hall and the police tell Kate. In a state of shock and overcome by grief, Kate tries to come to grips with this life-shattering news. Then she gets an anonymous text: Amelia didn't jump. - Publisher's description
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"Reconstructing Amelia". This is in the works for a movie and I read that Nicole Kidman will star in it.
Reconstructing Amelia Kimberly McCreight
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight After her teenage daughter Amelia’s mysterious suicide, litigation attorney Kate Baron becomes an unlikely amateur sleuth. Kate’s grief over Amelia’s death and guilt about her failures as a mother are compounded by a series of anonymous text messages intimating that Amelia was actually murdered. Fans of literary thrillers will enjoy the novel’s dark mood and clever form,
Reconstructing Amelia - book club pick for August
The Interestings: A Novel
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Book Review: The Interestings – Meg Wolitzer - S Krishna's Books
The Interestings: A Novel by Meg Wolitzer - new in spring 2013. I had read reviews of it in every magazine, so figured it was worth reading. One of those books I didn't love during parts, but I got more and more involved in it as I went, and it will definitely stick with me. Worth reading.
The Interestings: A Novel by Meg Wolitzer Another one of my Book Club books. I just finished reading this yesterday. Very enjoyable and ... interesting!
The Interestings , by Meg Wolitzer | 17 Books That Should Be On Your Summer Reading List
Book Cover Image. Title: The Interestings: A Novel, Author: Meg Wolitzer
Writing Tips - Signs You Are Meant To Be a Writer - Oprah.com. Megwolitzer
The Woman Upstairs
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To read list 2013
Book Cover Image. Title: The Woman Upstairs, Author: Claire Messud
Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II
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Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff. A gripping true story of survival, bravery, and honor in the vast Arctic wilderness during World War II, from the author of "New York Times"-bestseller "Lost in Shangri-La."
The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail-But Some Don't
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"The Signal and the Noise: Why Most Predictions Fail-But Some Don't" by Nate Silver. Fascinating book.
Cambridge student Serena Frome’s beauty and intelligence make her the ideal recruit for MI5. The year is 1972. The Cold War is far from over. England’s legendary intelligence agency is determined to manipulate the cultural conversation by funding writers whose politics align with those of the government. The operation is code named “Sweet Tooth.” - Publisher description
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You may know of Ian McEwan from his novel Atonement which was a bestseller and made into a movie. His most recent book, Sweet Tooth, is set in 1970s Britain where we meet the protagonist Serena Frome. Frome is a young Cambridge student who has been identified as an ideal MI-5 or spy candidate. This book isnt a traditional spy novel but fans of mysteries and thrillers should enjoy the great writing and interesting philosophical Cold War themes. I really want to read this
Book coming out this fall by Ian McEwan that I'm putting on my reading list -- Sweet Tooth. In 1972, intelligent bibliophile and Cambridge grad Serena is recruited for the British secret service. As luck would have it, her first assignment has her tailing a writer on a mission codenamed “Sweet Tooth.” As she gets to know him and his work, she discovers she has a taste for both.
Alex and Conner Bailey's world is about to change, in this fast-paced adventure that uniquely combines our modern day world with the enchanting realm of classic fairy tales. The Land of Stories tells the tale of twins Alex and Conner. Through the mysterious powers of a cherished book of stories, they leave their world behind and find themselves in a foreign land full of wonder and magic where they come face-to-face with the fairy tale characters they grew up reading about.
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell
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Book Review: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell: Chris Colfer: This is our Warrensburg Reads book for 2013. It is a children's book, and I enjoyed it very much. It definitely made me want to go back and reread the fairy tales I haven't read since Children's Lit in college. Very inventive and a great read aloud with your kids.
The Land of Stories by Chris Colfer So, I haven't read it yet, but my love for Chris Colfer is so infinite that I know I'll love it and it'll be worth reading! <3xx
The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel
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The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian I have not read this book, but the synopsis grabbed me immediately. It is one I think I would like on my worth reading board.
The Sandcastle Girls: A Novel By: Chris Bohjalian
Are We Nearly There Yet?: A Family's 8000-Mile Car Journey Around Britain
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Only worth reading if you like a hearty laugh (especially if you're a drained parent).
Are We Nearly There Yet?: A Familys 8000 Mile Car Journey Around Britain: Familys 8000 Miles Around Britain in a Vauxhall Astra by Ben Hatch, http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/1849531552/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_Yt.Drb18Y3JT8
Phi: A Voyage from the Brain to the Soul
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Phi: A Voyage from the Brain to the Soul by Giulio Tononi
Familiar: A Novel
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The Quivering Pen: Front Porch Books: August 2012 edition
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A haunting, enigmatic novel about a woman who is given a second chance - and isn't sure whether she really wants it Elisa Brown is driving back from her annual, somber visit to her son Silas's grave when something changes. Actually, everything changes: her body is more voluptuous; she's wearing different clothes and driving a new car. When she arrives home, her life is familiar - but different.
Familiar: A Novel: J. Robert Lennon
Paris, France: 1860s. Hundreds of houses are being razed, whole neighborhoods reduced to ashes. By order of Emperor Napoleon III, Baron Haussmann has set into motion a series of large-scale renovations that will permanently alter the face of old Paris, molding it into a “modern city.” The reforms will erase generations of history—and in the midst of the tumult, one woman will take a stand.
The House I Loved
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Rose Bazelet is determined to fight against the destruction of her family home until the very end. As others flee, she stakes her claim in the basement of the old house on rue Childebert, ignoring the sounds of change that come closer and closer each day. Attempting to overcome the loneliness of her daily life, she begins to write letters to Armand, her beloved late husband. And as she delves into the ritual of remembering, Rose is forced to come to terms with a secret that has been buried deep
Library book group
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The Newlyweds- a good read
The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger. Kept me going to the very end. I wish she'd write a sequel! I wasn't even sure how I *wanted* it to end. Good book about marriage and family and balancing the needs of those you love. Also is really accurate in describing the feeling of being in a country where you didn't grow up knowing all the protocols and the language.
You Came Back: A Novel
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You Came Back by Christopher Coake- "Thirty-something midwesterner Mark Fife believes he has successfully moved past the accidental death of his young son Brendan, as well as his subsequent divorce from his college sweetheart Chloe. He's successful, he's in love again, and he believes he's mastered his own memories. But then he is contacted by a strange woman who tells him not only that she owns his old house, but that she believes it to be haunted by Brendan's ghost."
A clever ghost story that will keep you wondering about spirits, souls, and an afterlife many days after turning the last page. Mark Fife is the story's central character, a man with a great capacity to love. He wants to move on with his life, but he is guilt-ridden and shattered by his divorce and the accidental death of his son. Intriguing story told with wonderful depth and feeling. ~ Mary
For the first time in the history of our planet, more than half the population-3.3 billion people-is now living in cities. City is the ultimate guidebook to our urban centers-the signature unit of human civilization. With erudite prose and carefully chosen illustrations, this unique work of metatourism explores what cities are and how they work.
City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age
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City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age by P.D. Smith. $24.39. Save 39% Off!. http://www.letrasdecanciones365.com/detailp/dpov/16o0v8z1z9v6w7o6z3n.html. Publication Date: June 19, 2012. For the first time in the history of our planet, more than half the population-3.3 billion people-is now living in cities. City is the ultimate guidebook to our urban centers-the signature unit of human civilization. With erudite prose and carefully chosen illustrations, this unique work of m...
Book Cover City: A User’s Guide to the Past, Present, and Future of Urban Life P.D. Smith
Gold: A Novel
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"Gold" by Chris Cleave - In light of the London Olympics 2012 that will be taking place soon, it's perfect timing to read this book and want to add it to my summer reading list. (#indigo #perfectsummer)
Book Club List: Gold by Chris Cleave
Gold: Summary and book reviews of Gold by Chris Cleave.
Fantastic book cover!
Gold by Chris Cleave (Adult Fiction)Building on the tradition of "Little Bee," Cleave again writes with elegance, humor, and passion about friendship, marriage, parenthood, tragedy, and redemption. On the road to Olympic Gold in London, world-class athletes Zoe and Kate must decide what's most important to them.
The Queen's Lover
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Amazon.com: The Queen's Lover: A Novel (9781594203374): Francine du Plessix Gray: Books
The Queen's Lover by Francine Du Plessix Gray (Marie Antoinette)
The Stark River, Bonnie Jo Campbell writes of her invented central Michigan setting in Once Upon a River, "flows around the oxbow at Murrayville the way blood flowed through Margo Crane's heart ..." Whether upstream or downstream, Campbell's full-blooded young heroine wants to make her own way. Like her idol, sharpshooter Annie Oakley, she has a knack for target shooting, a skill that changes the 16-year-old's life when, after having been raped by her uncle, she shoots him in his privates. Th
Once Upon a River: A Novel: Bonnie Jo Campbell: Michigan author
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