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Joyce Maynard is a lovely person and wonderful writer.

Joyce Maynard: Where Love Goes

Its the summer of 1979, and a dry, hot, northern California school vacation stretches ahead for Rachel and her younger sister Patty-the daughters a larger-than-life, irresistibly handsome and chronically unfaithful detective father who loves to make women happy, and the mother whose heart he broke. Left to their own devices, the inseparable sisters spend their days studying record jackets, concocting elaborate fantasies about the life of the mysterious neighbor who moves in down the street,

The Good Daughters: Joyce Maynard A little predictable.

Laurie Sandell's graphic memoir about her father, and herself. A total page-turner. With pictures!

An Extraordinary Theory of Objects: A Memoir of an Outsider in Paris

Featured on Nate Berkus. Most visited design blog...Home tours of 70 real-life interiors featuring artists and designers

Let's Pretend This Never Happened: (A Mostly True Memoir)-Read this on vacation, laughed my ass off!!

Wow. Hard to believe this girl and her siblings survived. I think often of this girl and her family and am ever more grateful for mine.

haven't read this yet, but really want to- the memoir of daily life of a woman who lost her husband suddenly after 39 years... prolly will teach me to cherish more of what I have with Garrit

The Mayflower and the Pilgrims' New World by Nathaniel Philbrick. $8.99. Reading level: Ages 10 and up. Author: Nathaniel Philbrick. Publisher: Puffin; Reprint edition (October 15, 2009)

Riveting autobiography of a young girl growing up near Houston in the 1960's with alcoholic parents. Vivid descriptions of dysfunctional family and community that somehow produced two amazing daughters.