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Rilla of Ingleside by L.M. Montgomery
" Always my favorite in this series! "
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
" Paula!

I'm reading this book as well, at the recommendation of a colleague. I'm finding the beginning slow as well, but will plug through now that you'
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I Have Lived a Thousand Years by Livia Bitton-Jackson
I Have Lived a Thousand Years
by Livia Bitton-Jackson
recommended for: all my friends
read in October, 2007
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I just previewed this book to see if I could recommend it to my students, as we are currently studying the Holocaust. I have read many books on the Holocaust, but this one especially moved me. Perhaps because it is written by a woman (Livia Bitton-Ja ...more
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Awake in the Dark by Shira Nayman
Awake in the Dark
by Shira Nayman
recommended for: those interested in Holocaust stories
read in July, 2007
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This was an excellent book. I would highly recommend it to all my friends. This is a collection of four fictional short stories that are based on events that could have happened; the author certainly knows her Holocaust history. The stories are about ...more
The Lighthouse by P.D. James
" You really had me going for about one second there, Dave. The comment thing really works! See you tonight.

Joy
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The Lighthouse by P.D. James
The Lighthouse (Adam Dalgliesh, #13)
by P.D. James
recommended for: mystery lovers
read in July, 2007
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I enjoyed this book, as I always enjoy P.D. James!
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Daalder's Chocolates by Philibert Schogt
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I would love your opinion on this book. I really got into the book and as I read became intensley curious about what had happened and would happen to Joop. It is very well written. The author made me attracted to, and at the same time, repelled by th ...more
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The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler
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I was disappointed at the lack of discussion on Jane Austen's books. There was scanty allusion to her novels and their characters, but that was it.

Other than that rather looming deficiency, I enjoyed the book.
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Winter is Not Forever by Janette Oke
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I love picking up Janette Oke to re-read. Her writing is familiar as I've been reading her since I was a young teen. I know the stories so well, it is like sitting down with a good friend. I don't have to think, so these books I'm usually reading at ...more
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Break In by Dick Francis
Break In (Kit Fielding, #1)
by Dick Francis
recommended for: mystery lovers
read in June, 2007
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Aaahh. I'll always be thankful to Dave and Lisa for introducing me to Dick Francis. His heros are always cool, outwardly calm, and inwardly resolved not to bend to external pressure. In the end they win the battle against wrongdoing, sometimes at gre ...more
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