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Day After Night
Life is a journey filled with people, places and events over which we often have no control. In spite of the circumstances that bring these young wome ...more
Jul 06, 2010
Feb 11, 2010
In This Mountain (Mitford Years, #7)
I have enjoyed all 6 of the previous Mitford books but this one is my favorite for so many reasons. There were too many wonderful messages & lesso ...more
Nov 02, 2011
Jul 11, 2010
The Secret (The Secret, #1)
I am working through slowly finishing some of the books that I started, set down and never got back house.

Hours later:
The first time I
Mar 04, 2012
Mar 04, 2012
Something Borrowed
I received this book from Good Reads.....FREE! After a year of pushing it to the back of my list, I've decided to give it a try. So far it is a quick ...more
Mar 22, 2010
Mar 20, 2010
Girl in Translation
I love discovering new authors and this one did not disappoint! Girl in Translation is a wonderful debut novel for Jean Kwok.

Kimberly Chang and her
Jul 08, 2010
Jul 08, 2010
A Separate Peace
Privileged young men attending a prestigious prep school are receiving an exceptional education but facing joining the troops and war efforts upon gra ...more
Oct 07, 2011
Sep 29, 2011
Prayers for Sale
A lovely story of life. Filled with tears & laughter, hardships & triumphs, anger & love, joy & sorrow, enemies & friends....this ...more
Jan 12, 2010
Dec 20, 2009
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
We all have a purpose, a time and a story that fits neatly in the midst of a much bigger story ..... one of which we are not always aware. This book r ...more
Jul 14, 2012
Jan 20, 2010
Sweet Land of Liberty
What a wonderful way to introduce children to the history of our great country. From beginning to end it delivers factual information highlighted by b ...more
Oct 05, 2012
Oct 05, 2012
Gooseberry Island
If you enjoy reading books that linger after you have read the last page, Gooseberry Island will not disappoint you. Steven Manchester takes us on an ...more
Jan 19, 2015
Jan 03, 2015
The Man of My Dreams
I loved this author's "The American Wife" so much that I also picked up "Prep" & "The Man of My Dreams."

I loved "The Man of My Dreams!" Growing u
Jul 04, 2010
Jan 11, 2009
And Ladies of the Club
I must admit that I struggled initially to get into this book, but once I was able to spend hours instead of only minutes reading, the primary charact ...more
Apr 25, 2010
Feb 24, 2009
Thin Places
I have added Mary E. DeMuth to my list of favorites. In Thin Places: A Memoir, Mary E. DeMuth shares the deepest and darkest events of her life with i ...more
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 14, 2012
The Dry Grass of August
Sometimes a book speaks to your inner most person and causes you to remember, relive, re-examine and re-feel things you had buried deep inside. While ...more
Jan 31, 2015
Jan 25, 2015
The Real Minerva
I loved Mary Sharratt's 'The Vanishing Point' so much so that I went searching for other books by this author. While not nearly as gripping as 'The Va ...more
not set
Jun 15, 2009
The Secret Valley (Trophy Chapter Book)
The South Dayton School of Dance now has two new book clubs.

The Middle School Book Club is reading The Big Wave by Pearl S. Buck.

The Primary Book Clu
Nov 15, 2012
Nov 15, 2012
North River
Loss, grief, compromised values, and still life goes on. We work hard to keep going and sometimes, happiness/love finds us when and where we least exp ...more
May 22, 2010
Nov 21, 2009
The Age of Innocence
Perhaps a coincidence that I finished this one on Valentine's Day? A timeless classic love story at its best. I read this many years ago, a little too ...more
Feb 14, 2012
Feb 13, 2012
Spirit Junkie: A Radical Road to Self-Love and Miracles
I struggled while reading the first half of this book. I would pick it up every once in a while and read a few pages. My daughter suggested this book ...more
May 14, 2012
Sep 29, 2011
Home (Gilead, #2)
"What do you do about people that you love but constantly disappoint you? That's one of the topics that this novel treats."

Both reassuring (others are
May 03, 2010
Apr 25, 2010
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
I doubt that I would have appreciated this wonderful classic if I had read it in my youth. A sad tale filled with hardships, rejections, and thankfull ...more
Sep 02, 2011
Aug 13, 2011
Winter of the World (The Century Trilogy #2)
100+ pages into this one I can assure you that it is every bit as good as the first one!

I loved the continued character development and the writing st
Oct 24, 2012
Oct 14, 2012
I Gave My Heart to Know This
Wow! This book captures the not only the financial hardships of the WW2 era but also the quickly changing social and emotional feelings as well. It va ...more
Sep 07, 2011
Aug 05, 2011
Jesus Land
True story.....Touching and frightening all at the same time. Easy to read, but clearly shows that organized religion goes from one extreme to the oth ...more
Dec 11, 2008
Dec 11, 2008
The Alchemist
If you are looking for a book to entertain you, this is probably not that book. I found this book to be thought provoking & inspirational. At vari ...more
Oct 31, 2009
Nov 01, 2009
God Don't Like Ugly (God Don't Like Ugly, #1)
I received this book as part of the Free Fridays for Barnes & Noble Nook owners. I was immediately drawn in by the characters and the development ...more
Aug 04, 2010
Jul 31, 2010
The Music Teacher
I would give this 2.5 if I could, but cannot stretch it to a 3.


Revised several hours later: I struggled to stay awake while reading The Musi
Jul 05, 2014
Jul 03, 2014
Mistress of Mellyn
After a steady diet of the mistreatment of women in Saudi Arabia, Afghanistan, and Iran, I was ready to be entertained. The Mistress of Mellyn did not ...more
Nov 02, 2009
Nov 01, 2009
The Chaperone
My Rating: 4.5

The story of a lifetime. We watch Cora come to terms with her past and make choices that will affect the course of her entire life. Some
Jul 2012
Jun 09, 2012
Pope Joan
At first I was a little put off by the tiny font (I wear trifocals), but after reading only the first page, I knew I was going to love this book. The ...more
Jan 2009
Jan 31, 2009
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