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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Wonderfully written. Amazing true story. I couldn't put this book down! Working in the health care business in the midst of a pertussis and influenza...more
Jan 09, 2013
Jan 05, 2013
Unbroken: A World War II Book of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
Chosen by Donna for 2/2011. I can't say enough about this book!!! What an amazing story. I couldn't put it down! An amazing story with an amazing test...more
Jan 30, 2011
Nov 10, 2010
After You
I won this book from the Good reads site. The story follows Ellie, who is trying to recover from a still born and the slow destruction of her marriage...more
Jul 26, 2009
Jul 14, 2009
Knit Two (Friday Night Knitting Club, #2)
I enjoyed this book. The club continues 5 years after Georgia's death. Dakota feels pressured by the ownership of the store and her father's expectati...more
Jul 05, 2009
Jul 01, 2009
BoneMan's Daughters
I would give this book 2.5 stars if the option were available. for a military man who survived terrorist capture and torture, the hero comes off as a...more
Dec 17, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
Still Alice
Tragic, beautiful and insightful. A must-read for anyone who has ever dealt with dementia. Fantastic book.

Chosen by Sandy for 11/2011
Jul 15, 2011
Apr 27, 2011
Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World's Worst Dog
Great book.. John and his wife decide to get a dog. Totally unprepared and with no understanding of the breed, they decide on a hyperactive lab puppy....more
Dec 2008
Mar 10, 2009
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
It took a few pages, initially, to get into this book. I felt like the author was brutally honest. From her self centered-ness, poor choices and poor...more
Aug 29, 2012
Aug 27, 2012
One Shot: A Thousand Holes
A true story set in beautiful Eastern Washington State, this book is the true story of a woman who tries to help a dear friend that is caught in a dom...more
not set
May 22, 2010
Nineteen Minutes
Having had a school shooting in my own town, I was reluctant to read this book because of the subject matter. However, in true Jodi Piccoult fashion,...more
Jan 2008
Mar 11, 2009
Something Borrowed (Darcy & Rachel, #1)
This is a fun little "quick read" book. Great for an afternoon on the beach, by the pool, or cozied up next to the fire. Explores the nice girls finis...more
May 29, 2009
May 26, 2009
The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town
Wow! This book! Based on a true story. It will potentially destroy any faith in the judicial system. Ada, OK. Small town with one murder and one disap...more
Jun 06, 2013
Apr 16, 2013
In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1)
**spoiler alert** I had such high hopes for this book. I couldn't wait to read it. The teaser was sooooo tempting. Rob Ryan, sole survivor of a childh...more
May 24, 2011
Apr 14, 2010
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
A woman goes into labor during a blizzard. Unable to get her to the hospital, her doctor/husband delivers their twin babys in his clinic with the assi...more
Nov 2006
Mar 11, 2009
The Cyanide Canary
This true story is a gripping read. Hard to put down! An unscrupulous business owner who ignores safety laws and regulations that nearly kills and rui...more
not set
May 22, 2010
Why I Love Singlehood
Excellent for a "beach read". Eva, (pronounced Ay-vah) thinks that she is perfectly happy being single. So much so that she begins a blog about why si...more
Oct 21, 2011
Oct 16, 2011
A Small Furry Prayer: Dog Rescue and the Meaning of Life
not at all what I expected. I thought this would read like a collection of short stories. it reads more like a research paper. although there is some...more
Mar 23, 2013
Mar 19, 2013
The Dovekeepers
This book was not what I expected but I really enjoyed it. Chosen by LeAnne for sept '12 book club, this was a good book. Historical fiction it tells...more
Sep 19, 2012
Aug 29, 2012
On Strike for Christmas
I think that Donna chose this book for December's book club. First time reading this author. Good story but I got the impression that she really didn'...more
Dec 09, 2011
Dec 07, 2011
A lay midwife assists a home birth that goes horribly awry during an ice storm. Forced to make a decision to safe the baby puts her on trial for the d...more
Aug 2007
Mar 11, 2009
That Woman: The Life of Wallis Simpson, Duchess of Windsor
Having been born into an English family. I never heard the Duchess of Windsor referred to anything else as "that woman!" Very scathingly, I might add....more
Mar 12, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Everyone raved about this book but I really didn't think it was all that "and a bag of chips" I appreciate the imagination of the author writing from...more
Mar 17, 2010
Feb 28, 2010
Ruby Lake
Good story. This is the first book that I have read from this author. I enjoyed the story, however, the ending wrapped up extremely quickly and left s...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 02, 2012
Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China
Pam's choice for book club. This book covers the story of 3 generations of women... grandmother to granddaughter. The grandmother's story is very comp...more
Feb 2006
Mar 25, 2009
Chasing Amanda
Pretty good story line. A mystery that kept you guessing, and didn't disappoint in the end. There were a few "a ha!" moments as the story was wrapping...more
Jan 05, 2013
Dec 19, 2012
Minding Frankie
Typical Maeve.. Good story. I used to read Maeve Binchy voracioulsy and then, like Danielle Steele and John Grisham, they all started seeming alike......more
May 27, 2011
Mar 20, 2011
Composed: A Memoir
Interesting compliation of refelctions and memories about growing up living in the shadow of a famous parent. Void of negativity and seemingly honest....more
Mar 12, 2011
Mar 10, 2011
The Language of Flowers
very good book. enjoyed it immensely! a well thought out story about the fragility of the childhood spirit and how easily it can be damaged. a story o...more
not set
Jul 23, 2012
I Am Hutterite: The Fascinating True Story of a Young Woman's Journey to Reclaim Her Heritage
Very Interestig read. Good insight and informative regarding these private people. I found it specifically interesting I suppose because we have two H...more
Apr 03, 2011
Apr 02, 2011
Pictures of You
Not a bad bit of fluff. I was hooked into the story in the first few paragraphs and had a hard time staying away. The ending is NOT predictable at all...more
Sep 23, 2012
Sep 19, 2012
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