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The Shunning (The Heritage of Lancaster County, #1)
4.09

In a quiet Amish community of Hickory Hollow, Pennsylvania, time has stood still while cherished traditions and heartfelt beliefs have flourished. But...more
Feb 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
3
Plainsong (Plainsong, #1)
3.93
Holt, Colorado is the setting of small town life in the heartlands. Ike and Bobby Guthrie are brothers who go through changes in their life. Their mot...more
Jan 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
6
The Book Club
3.62
This novel gives you a glimpse into the events unfolding in the lives of five women who share not only an appreciation for books, but also an understa...more
Mar 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
2
The Fig Eater
2.92
It's Vienna, 1910. A young woman named Dora has been found murdered in the park. They find no objects, no obvious clues around her. The Inspector and...more
Jan 03, 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
13
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
The novel is a coming of age story about brother and sister Jem and Scout Finch growing up in a small town in the Deep South of the United States in t...more
May 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
11
Losing Julia
4.08
From the battlefields of World War I to a present day nursing home, Patrick Delaney describes his longtime love for Julia, the wife of his best friend...more
Mar 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
8
Zlata's Diary: A Child's Life in Wartime Sarajevo
3.66
This was an eye-opening story of what an 11 year-old girl went through during the genocide in Sarajevo. Zlata is now 25 years old and travels to talk...more
May 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
10
Evening Class
3.93
Students from all walks of life come together in an “Introduction to Italian” class. Latin teacher Aidan Dunne, bank clerk Bill, streetwise Lou, teena...more
Feb 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
7
The Dive From Clausen's Pier
3.38
Carrie Bell is 23 yrs old engaged to Mike. Carrie feels trapped and needs to break away and hasn’t said anything to Mike. Memorial weekend spent with...more
May 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
5
Jim the Boy
3.78
The book takes place in Aliceville North Carolina 1934.
Jim’s father died when he was born. Mama and three Uncles are raising him. The book begins on J...more
Mar 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
14
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
3.96
Their fates were linked by the magical Chicago World’s Fair of 1893, nicknamed the “White City” for its majestic beauty. Architect Daniel Burnham buil...more
Jun 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
12
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
3.75
A group of women living on a cul-de-sac in the suburbs of Minnesota start a book club that lasts 30 years. The women are strong characters. The women...more
Apr 2007
Oct 09, 2008
 
9
Shadow Divers
4.24

In the fall of 1991, not even the courageous divers were prepared for what they found 230 feet below the surface in the frigid Atlantic waters 60 mile...more
Sep 2006
Oct 15, 2008
 
18
The Westing Game
4.03
Sixteen interesting and bizarre characters, who live in a mysterious apartment building, compete to become heir to the Westing millions.

Morning group...more
Dec 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
1
The Rest of Her Life
3.33
Its the end of Kara's senior year. Kara is driving her parents car with her friend Willow. Too many distractions cause Kara to hit and kill a pedestr...more
Oct 2008
Oct 08, 2008
 
24
In the Land of Second Chances
3.30
This was a great discussion of hope. There were many things said in the book the group appreciated especially with the current population of instant g...more
May 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
21
One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd
3.86
Everyone enjoyed this book. They liked the history of the Indians. The author wrote the book as though he was speaking directly to us. There were many...more
Feb 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
23
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.59
This was a great discussion of right and wrong.
We make quick decisions and never know how this will affect our future.
You cannot protect everyone. Was...more
Apr 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
22
Luncheon of the Boating Party
3.59

This was an interesting book about Renoir and his artist friends. Descriptions of the models and purchasing the paints were very interesting.
Mar 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
15
The Giver (The Giver #1)
4.11
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Sep 2007
Oct 09, 2008
 
20
The Namesake
3.92
None
Sep 2008
Oct 16, 2008
 
25
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.82
None
Feb 03, 2009
Oct 09, 2008
 
19
The Appeal
3.55
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Oct 16, 2008
 
17
The Madonnas of Leningrad
3.71
None
Nov 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
16
The Bean Trees (Greer Family, #1)
3.90
None
Oct 2007
Oct 15, 2008
 
26
The Maltese Falcon
3.95
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not set
Oct 16, 2008
 
27
I Was Amelia Earhart
3.41
None
not set
Nov 11, 2010
 
28
The Ghost at the Table
2.96
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not set
Nov 11, 2010
 
29
The Christmas Cookie Club
3.23
None
not set
Nov 11, 2010
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