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Girl in Translation
This book was great! I thought it was much better than the last book I read with a similar topic. The author lets you really understand the two worlds ...more
Jun 22, 2014
Jun 18, 2014
The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
This was a great book for a book discussion. There were so many topics of interest the group just started talking.
Jun 18, 2014
May 21, 2014
A Moveable Feast

Although this was not a favorite book of mine, many in my book group loved it and enjoyed reading it along with The Paris Wife. We had a great discus
Oct 17, 2012
Sep 20, 2012
Clara and Mr. Tiffany
Our book discussion was very lively. Everyone liked parts of the book: the detail of making stained glass, New York city at that time period, the "Tif ...more
Feb 20, 2013
Jan 18, 2013
The Tree of Red Stars
My son read this in college and passed it on to me several years ago. I think I really needed to read this. I knew very little about the history of So ...more
Dec 19, 2011
Jun 28, 2012
People of the Book
Great book and great book discussion! We started off with history of the real Sarajevo Haggadah and I projected pictures from this website: http://www ...more
Mar 21, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
Drop City
I really liked this especially when the action moved to Alaska. It was not a favorite of everyone in my book group though.
Apr 20, 2011
Jun 28, 2012
Caleb's Crossing
Great book. I loved reading about early Nantucket Island and the settlers relationships with the American Natives.
Nov 16, 2011
Jun 28, 2012
Sarah's Key
I loved the historical aspects of this story and learned a lot about Paris in WWII. I'm still thinking about the author's purpose in including certain ...more
Jun 03, 2012
May 11, 2012
The Casual Vacancy
I really enjoyed reading this book. The book deals with a lot of tough topics and many characters are not someone you would choose as a friend. Slowly ...more
Nov 05, 2012
Oct 17, 2012
Everything Is Illuminated

A long way to go for little illumination. I could have done entirely without the 1700 story line.
Nov 24, 2012
Nov 06, 2012
My Name is Mary Sutter
Although this book covered nursing aspects of the Civil War in sometimes gruesome detail I found it a fascinating look at the primitive conditions sur ...more
Sep 18, 2014
Mar 14, 2012
Killing the Poormaster: A Saga of Poverty, Corruption, and Murder in the Great Depression
While this book was not a page turner it was very interesting. The author does a great job portraying Hoboken, NJ during and after the depression.
Oct 15, 2014
Sep 19, 2014
The Fault in Our Stars
Very good. My book group had a good discussion. A cancer book that's not really about cancer.... it's about so much more.
Dec 17, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
A Painted House
Everyone in my book group enjoyed reading this book. We thought the characters were interesting and the story compelling.
Apr 17, 2013
Mar 21, 2013
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight
I liked this book although members of my book group did not. The author's parents are pretty dysfunctional yet they manage to survive in several unhos ...more
May 11, 2012
Apr 19, 2012
Mrs. Mike (Mrs. Mike, #1)
I read this first as a teenager and loved it. Since then I've read it a few times and given it to others to read. It is a book I like to recommend to ...more
Sep 19, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
Every Last One
Great book. Great discussion. Difficult to read at this time due to current events.
Dec 18, 2012
Nov 24, 2012
The Space Between Us
This proved to be another great book for a discussion group. Lots of different opinions and take-aways.
Mar 21, 2013
Feb 20, 2013
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
**spoiler alert** I actually read this twice. The first time I liked it but I liked it even more when I reread it for my book discussion. The discussi ...more
Mar 10, 2011
Mar 09, 2011
The Thirteenth Tale
This was a book discussion book. I liked it even better after the discussion. There are so many twists in this book's plot that everyone in the group ...more
Feb 18, 2015
Mar 14, 2012
The Tenderness of Wolves
Hard to put down.
Jan 15, 2014
Dec 18, 2013
Winter Garden
My book group really enjoyed reading this book. It is a story within a story. While many loved both stories, some of us preferred one over the other. ...more
Aug 20, 2014
Aug 12, 2013
Orphan Train
I really enjoyed this books as did the members of my book group. We found a lot to discuss. The author's Website provided lots of extra information on ...more
Apr 11, 2015
May 14, 2014
The Sandcastle Girls
Reading this book encouraged me to research the Armenian Genocide and learn more about this part of the world and its history. I'm hoping we have aliv ...more
Nov 19, 2014
Sep 10, 2012
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats
A beautiful love story. Poetic translation.
May 20, 2015
Apr 14, 2015
Empire Falls
A book that occasionaly makes you laugh out loud. Great characters. My book group enjoyed it and so did my husband.
Apr 16, 2012
Mar 14, 2012
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky
I really liked it and think it would be a good title for our book discussion group.
Nov 23, 2014
Nov 19, 2014
The Lace Reader
Jan 2009
Mar 14, 2012
Snow Falling on Cedars
Feb 10, 2011
Jun 28, 2012
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