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11 Must-Read Fall Books

Moapa Valley Library Cover 2 Cover Book Club Saturday a. The Language of Flowers, Vanessa Diffenbaugh

The Shack - William P. Young, I've read this one...it will make you stretch your image of God

“The Shack” – book review

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.

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian - another hit!

The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

Here’s the striking new cover for Chris Bohjalian’s The Sandcastle Girls, a sweeping historical love story steeped in the author’s Armenian heritage.

Sarah's Key.  Centers around a horrible, true "event" that took place in Paris 1942.  Painful but for me, a must read.

"Sarah's Key" -Tatiana de Rosnay I need to check this out this summer.

Still Alice - Lisa Genova - Google Books

Still Alice is a compelling debut novel about a woman's sudden descent into early onset Alzheimer's disease, written by first-time author Lisa Genova, who holds a Ph. D in neuroscience from Harvard University.

Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen,http://www.amazon.com/dp/1565125606/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_L81Ftb1QVQD0S4JA

Bestseller books online Water for Elephants: A Novel Sara Gruen. So much better than the movie.

Recommended by a good friend.. Excellent look at the history of Hawaii and leprosy during the early 1900's.

Story Of A Young Hawaaian Woman Who Contracts Leprosy and is sent to a leper colony on the island of Molokai. It is a rich, heartwarming novel.

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes {Lauren Conrad's Summer Reading List}

Good Reads: My Summer Reading List

ME BEFORE YOU by Jojo Moyes.A love story for this generation, ME BEFORE YOU brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common—a heartbreakingly romantic novel.

Daniel has spent centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after life, crossing continents & dynasties, he & Sophia (despite her changing name & form) have been drawn together & he remembers it all. Daniel has "the memory", the ability to recall past lives & recognize souls of those he's previously known. It is a gift & a curse. For all the times that he & Sophia have been drawn together throughout history, they have also been torn painfully, fatally, apart. A love always too short.

The latest from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. Daniel has spent centuries falling in love with the same girl. Life after… read more at Kobo.

14 Books to Curl Up With This January via Brit + Co.

14 Books to Curl Up With This January

Photo: 15 Books You'll Get So Lost In, You'll Go Hours Without Eating, Sleeping, Or Interacting With Another Human

One of the best books I've read this year! Cheers to book clubs for expanding my reading horizons!

The Help by Kathryn Stockett was such a wonderful book. I laughed, almost cried and felt connected with the characters in the story. I can't wait to see the movie.

20+ Books to Read This Summer

20+ Books to Read This Summer

LIGHT READING I'm sharing a list of 20 Books to add to your Must-Read list this Summer! I've compiled a list of recent chick lit novels by some of my favorite authors.

For my historical fiction book I read 'The Book Thief'. I really enjoyed this book. I think there were many unique aspects all throughout this book. One of these aspects is the fact that the narrator is a mystery all throughout the book (I solved this mystery very  quickly).

Good Reads: Spring Reading List

The Book Thief, Markus Zusak, is a historical fiction novel set in Nazi Germany. Told from the perspective of a personified version of Death, The Book Thief is a outstanding and unique story that shows what it's like to be alone and afraid.


Heaven is for Real: A Little Boys Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back: Todd Burpo, Vincent Lynn Vincent: -- read for book club