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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Kite Runner
by Khaled Hosseini (Goodreads Author)
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I got about half way through this book and had to stop. I found it too painful. The writing was wonderful. I just wasn't personally in a place to experience the pain expressed in this book.
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Druids by Morgan Llywelyn
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Supposed to be an historically accurate portrayal of Druid society at the point where the Celts are overtaken by the Romans.
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Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
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The book opens with the horrifying discovery by the main character that her boyfriend has written an article in a Cosmo type magazine entitled "Loving a Larger Woman". Oh, My! I found the book really funny and very touching.
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Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast by Bill Richardson
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Synopsis: Hector and Virgil are unmarried men who run a bed and breakfast on a Canadian island. The book alternates between notes from Hector or Virgil, and "Brief Lives," short stories culled from the B & B's guest book. Since they don't have a ...more
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The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich
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I enjoyed this one and have thought about it often since I finished it. The characters are interesting and well developed.

Here's the first two lines from the synopsis on the book jacket: "After German soldier Fidelis Waldvogel returns home from World
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The Meaning of Tingo and Other Extraordinary Words from aroun... by Adam Jacot de Boinod
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Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell
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I tore through this one. The chapters are loosely aligned around the theme of 'what makes some people more successful than others'. I found the book fascinating, even though I'm not sure that I agree with all of his conclusions. Small book and fast r ...more
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Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
Garden Spells (Waverley Family, #1)
by Sarah Addison Allen (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2008
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A very sweet, easy read that made me smile. A good book for the holiday season. Added advantage for me...it takes place in N.C.
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The Year of Pleasures by Elizabeth Berg
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Gave me a vicarious view of widowhood that would be helpful if a friend was going through that transition.
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The Art of Possibility by Rosamund Stone Zander
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Good book for leaders, managers, parents...well, anyone interested in inspiring others while growing yourself. I refer back this book on a regular basis when faced with challenging situations.
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