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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1)
4.38
This is the best young adult fiction I have read since Harry Potter.

This was not the story I'd thought it would be. I'd seen several comments and some
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Feb 19, 2013
Jul 31, 2010
 
26
The Hundred-Foot Journey
3.52
Hooray for book clubs! Had it not been for my book club, I'd never have tried this great fun read.

We follow the protagonist and his family through Mu
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Aug 12, 2012
May 15, 2012
 
9
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
3.76
This was a fantastic saga about the lives of several members of a book club from their formation in the 1960's to the present day. Each chapter is tol ...more
Sep 16, 2011
May 27, 2010
 
33
Saving Kandinsky
4.00
Well written history disguised as fiction. I did not like nor respect any of the characters. I ended up skipping the middle of the book to get to the ...more
Aug 24, 2014
Aug 19, 2014
 
31
The Memory Keeper's Daughter
3.62
Book Club Selection for February 18, 2014
not set
Nov 19, 2013
 
34
Defending Jacob
3.95
Book Club Selection for 4/8/14
not set
Nov 19, 2013
 
35
The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
4.03
Book Club Selection for 6/17/14
not set
Nov 19, 2013
 
32
The Piano Tuner
3.54
Book Club Selection for March 18, 2014
not set
Nov 19, 2013
 
7
The Help
4.44
We all liked it, our book club consensus is that it's a little milder and nicer than reality. We spend a lot of time talking about various forms of bi ...more
Feb 21, 2012
Mar 15, 2010
 
25
The Daughter of Time (Inspector Alan Grant, #5)
3.97
I read and loved this nearly forty years ago, I'm glad my book club is doing it.

The wonderful characterizations here transcend the mild plot. We get c
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Apr 18, 2011
Mar 19, 2011
 
6
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
Our book club had chosen this for tonight's selection. Most of those present had read and loved it in the past, and did not feel like discussing it to ...more
not set
Feb 13, 2010
 
28
The Time Keeper
3.82
Nothing happens in this story. I read half of it, and asked Mom if anything was going to happen. She had read it. Her answer was no.

Once I got past th
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Mar 08, 2013
Oct 05, 2012
 
22
The House at Riverton
3.92
This book would be a great story for those who like Downton Abbey, Britain's royal weddings, and Entertainment Tonight. It is a gossipy piece of ficti ...more
Jan 18, 2012
Nov 16, 2011
 
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The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen
4.13
The magnificent chef writes well about a fascinating life. The only thing that I had trouble with is that he did and still does eat frogs. C'est la vi ...more
Nov 21, 2012
Aug 14, 2010
 
19
Room
3.96
We had a book club meeting tonight. The consensus was that not one of us had read much of the book, and none of us cared to read more.
Mar 20, 2012
Sep 20, 2011
 
18
Boogaloo on 2nd Avenue
3.06
Meh.

Mom said, "Too New York-y". I didn't see anything approaching a plot.
Oct 14, 2012
Sep 20, 2011
 
8
The Old Man and the Sea
3.66
Book Club Selection for January 21, 2014
not set
May 08, 2010
 
24
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
4.05
Book Club Selection for 5/20/14
not set
May 05, 2012
 
13
The Patron Saint of Liars
3.72
No sense of resolution.
Sep 15, 2011
May 17, 2011
 
29
Speak
3.98
None
not set
May 12, 2011
 
15
Hillel: If Not Now, When?
4.17
None
Nov 08, 2013
Sep 20, 2011
 
27
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
3.95
None
not set
Mar 19, 2011
 
23
Cutting for Stone
4.27
None
not set
Mar 15, 2011
 
21
Track of the Cat (Anna Pigeon, #1)
3.85
None
not set
Sep 21, 2010
 
20
Finding Nouf (Nayir al-Sharqi, #1)
3.78
None
not set
Sep 21, 2010
 
30
Atonement
3.85
None
not set
May 15, 2012
 
17
Still Alice
4.29
None
not set
Sep 21, 2010
 
16
Gone Girl
3.98
None
not set
Jan 16, 2013
 
14
Shiloh
4.06
None
not set
Sep 21, 2010
 
2
March
3.71
None
not set
Jan 14, 2010
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