The Uninvited Guests: A Novel by Sadie Jones (288) A grand old manor house deep in the English countryside will open its doors to reveal the story of an unexpectedly dramatic day in the life of one eccentric, rather dysfunctional, and entirely unforgettable family.
War Is Not Over When It's Over: Women Speak Out from the Ruins of War by Ann Jones - On behalf of the IRC, Ann Jones spent two years traveling through Africa, East Asia, and the Middle East, giving cameras to women who had no other means of telling the world what war had done to their lives. (Bilbary Town Library: Good for Readers, Good for Libraries)
"Bridget Jones' Diary" by Helen Fielding ($16.00) - 288 pages, published by Penguin Group Inc. in June 1999. This book spent 17 wks on the NYT bestseller list and was a number-one bestseller around the world. Inspired the 2001 Brit rom-com film directed by Sharon Maguire. The book is a modern Brit reinterpretation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice." / The way the book is written is so delightful and refreshing! A great way to start a new year. Part of a series.