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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Gone Girl
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The Bookseller of Kabul by Åsne Seierstad
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The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Alberto Urrea
The Hummingbird's Daughter
by Luis Alberto Urrea (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2012
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Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
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The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
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As I read this book, I just kept wondering, "Why didn't they teach this in my American history classes?" And, in fact, they still don't teach it today because my children don't know any more about it than I did. I had heard of Jim Crow, but never rea...more
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The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Marriage Plot
by Jeffrey Eugenides
read in December, 2011
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The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
"This book was fantastic. I often only read fiction, especially sci-fi/fantasy, and I wouldn't have picked this book up if it hadn't been assigned in one of my courses, but I'm so grateful that it was. The Great Migration was completely skipped ove..." Read more of this review »
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Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Left Neglected
by Lisa Genova (Goodreads Author)
read in October, 2011
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I picked this book up from a free table and had no preconceptions about it whatsoever. It turned out I could not put it down. The condition that Sarah suffers from after a car accident, Left Neglect Syndrome, Is actually real, and it was fascinating...more
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Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe
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In addition to being drop-dead gorgeous, Rob Lowe is a pretty good story teller. His writing isn't amazing, but the book and his adventures make for an entertaining read. His life has been very interesting and the behind-the-scenes looks are really f...more
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Buried Prey by John Sandford
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David Sedaris
“I haven't the slightest idea how to change people, but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates just in case I should ever figure it out.”
David Sedaris, Naked

Eleanor Roosevelt
“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.”
Eleanor Roosevelt, This is My Story

Dr. Seuss
“Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.”
Dr. Seuss

Bill Watterson
“Reality continues to ruin my life.”
Bill Watterson, The Complete Calvin and Hobbes

Jeffrey Eugenides
“And in some of the houses, people were getting old and sick and were dying, leaving others to grieve. It was happening all the time, unnoticed, and it was the thing that really mattered. What really mattered in life, what gave it weight, was death.”
Jeffrey Eugenides, Middlesex

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1218 The Next Best Book Club — 14129 members — last activity 1 hour, 56 min ago
Are you searching for the NEXT best book? Are you willing to kiss all your spare cash goodbye? Are you easily distracted by independent bookshops, big...more
17238 Things that make you chuckle — 28 members — last activity Jan 02, 2013 12:40PM
Funny quotes, lines from books you like, musings, bumper stickers, whatever makes you laugh. I would hope that we can keep this light-hearted. If anyt...more
25x33 Literature Defined: Is Eric full of crap? — 47 members — last activity Nov 13, 2012 07:54PM
I have been fascinated by many of my friend's comments on why they like or dislike a book. I'm going to throw out a thesis for discussion: That modern...more
16765 Between the Wars — 147 members — last activity Jul 30, 2012 02:46PM
The purpose of this group is to create a list of books about or set during the 1920s and 1930s. This includes fiction and history as well as biographi...more
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