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The First of July
3.77
Patron Review:

This book centers on the experience of four young men, on French and three British, who experience and participate in World War I from t
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Jul 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
Year of Wonders
3.99
Patron Review:

This is a work of historical fiction that describes the nature and impact of the Black Plague on Eyam, a small village in the English re
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Jul 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
Dust
3.75
Patron Review:

Dust is a powerful novel about post-colonial Kenya from the late 1960s to the early 21st century. It centers on the Oganda family, their
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Jul 2014
Aug 08, 2014
 
The Daring Ladies of Lowell
3.62
Patron Review:


this historical novel centers on the experiences of youth female mill workers in Lowell, MA in the 1830's, who shared the same dormitory
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Jul 2014
Aug 04, 2014
 
Murder Must Advertise  (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, #10)
4.22
Patron Review:

I haven't read a Dorothy Sayers mystery for 30 years at least. I had forgotten how interesting and well written they are and how they ca

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Aug 2014
Sep 04, 2014
 
A Delicate Truth
3.75
Patron Review:

This thriller centers on the shadowy role that private security agencies play in British foreign affairs in the post-9/11 war on terror.

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Aug 2014
Aug 26, 2014
 
The Casual Vacancy
3.25
Patron Review:

The Casual Vacancy is a novel about the small quaint community of Pagford in Britain's West Country, written by the author of the Harry
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Jul 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
The Kingmaker's Daughter (The Cousins' War #4)
3.89
Patron Review:

This book is an interesting combination of historical novel and historical fiction that illuminates the War of the Roses between the Hou

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Aug 2014
Aug 23, 2014
 
Big Maria
4.00
Patron Review:

This book is one of the funniest books I have read for a long time. It tells the story of three men who are down-and-out and who join to

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Aug 2014
Sep 04, 2014
 
Ashworth Hall (Charlotte & Thomas Pitt, #17)
3.88
Patron Review:

This mystery is one of a series of Anne Perry's who-dunnits that features the Scotland Yard detective, Thomas Pitt, and his wife Charlot
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Aug 2014
Aug 23, 2014
 
Minding My Mitochondria: How I Overcame Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Got Out of My Wheelchair
4.18
Patron Review:

Very simply, this book digs into the causes of MS as the sub-cell level by a medical practitioner who wouldn't take no for an answer. He

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Aug 2014
Aug 23, 2014
 
House Made of Dawn
3.67
Patron Review:

This Pulitzer Prize winning book delves into the life of a Native American named Abel, who served in World War II and returned home to t

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Aug 2014
Aug 26, 2014
 
Like Water for Chocolate
3.92
The PageTurners Book Club read and discussed Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel on Thursday, January 6. Five people attended. Most enjoyed the ...more
Jan 06, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Let the Great World Spin
3.91
The PageTurners Book Club met on Thursday, February 3 to discuss this book. Six people attended the discussion. Most felt that it was a good book, but ...more
Feb 03, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
Hart's War
3.88
Page Turner's met in May to discuss Hart's Wary by John Katzenbach. Overall rating was 3.75
Member reviews:

3.5 of 5
The beginning was slow to start, but
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May 03, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
 
The King of Torts
3.64
Patron Review:

The King of Torts is a novel that centers around the rise of a young lawyer who gets sucked into the tort game because his own career an

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Aug 2014
Aug 23, 2014
 
False Mermaid (Nora Gavin #3)
3.84
TheRLPL Book Discussion Group --Page Turners--read this for their March selection:

Comments and Ratings by members included:

2 stars
“I liked the setting
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Mar 03, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
 
She Walks in Beauty: A Woman's Journey Through Poems
4.01
Page Turner's met July 12th to discuss Caroline Kennedy's She Walks in Beauty Overall Review was a 4 Rating out of possible 5.
Individual Reviews are a
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Jul 12, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
 
Bitter Eden: A Novel
3.91
This book is a novel based on the experience of the author who was taken prisoner in North Africa and interned in Italian, then German POW camps for t ...more
Jul 2014
Aug 06, 2014
 
Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems
4.15
May 2014 Page Turners Selection

We have a wide range of tastes in our group, and that extends to our enjoyment of poetry. Several are frequent or avid
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May 2014
Apr 01, 2014
 
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail
3.93
Patron Review:
"Awesome, fast read"

Page Turners review:

There were strong opinions expressed about Wild when we discussed it as a group. A few people t
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Jun 2013
Jun 15, 2013
 
Room
3.96
August 4th Page Turners Book Club selection

Eight people attending the book club on Thursday, August 4 at 6 pm. Conversation was fast and full of varyi
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Aug 04, 2011
Jun 17, 2011
 
The Fates Will Find Their Way
3.17
The PageTurners Book Club met on Thursday, September 6 at 6 pm in the Bottom Shelf Room at the Rice Lake Public Library. Twelve people attended the di ...more
Sep 06, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
 
The Samurai's Garden
4.10
Page Turner's met in April to discuss Samurai's Garden--Here are member ratings:

4 / 5
“I liked the characters. Overall, I liked the book … despite the
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Apr 09, 2012
Jan 20, 2012
 
About Schmidt (Schmidt, #1)
3.16
PageTurner's October Selection

The PageTurners Book Club met on Thursday, October 4 at 6 pm in the Bottom Shelf Room at the Rice Lake Public Library. S
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Oct 04, 2012
Jul 30, 2012
 
The Other Typist
3.56
Page Turners June 2014 Selection

We came to a consensus that this book, especially the end, is confusing and disorientating. One woman commented, "All
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Jun 05, 2014
Apr 01, 2014
 
And the Mountains Echoed
4.01
Page Turners July 2014 Review:
And the Mountains Echoed was a popular choice with our group. Although there were several story lines that sometimes wer
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not set
Jul 24, 2013
 
Too Much Happiness
3.83
We had a small group this month to discuss Alice Munro's collection of short stories, Too Much Happiness. Without exception, this book received a tepi ...more
not set
Sep 05, 2014
 
The Language of Flowers
4.06
Patron Review: 4 stars This was a book club choice I would not have chosen because I am not a big flower person, but it was way more than that, althou ...more
Jun 07, 2012
Jul 09, 2012
 
The Center of Everything
3.66
The PageTurners Book Club read The Center of Everything on Thursday, June 2 at 6 people. Five people attended. The consensus was that Evelyn was a sym ...more
Jun 02, 2011
Mar 22, 2011
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