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Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
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The Sound of Things Falling by Juan Gabriel Vásquez
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This novel about the lasting effect the Columbian drug trade has had on individuals and families in the country was excellent. It was an easy read, but very eloquently written, and we had a wonderful discussion about it in our book club. It tells the...more
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Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
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This book was rather hyped so I had high hopes, but it really didn't deliver in my opinion. The writing was good quality, but the premise started to annoy me and I had a hard time getting back into it when I would pick it up again after a day or two...more
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Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Zeitoun
by Dave Eggers
read in December, 2013
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While this dealt with two heavy subjects, Hurricane Katrina and prejudice/racism towards Muslims, it was a fast and engaging read and I really learned a lot about both. This is the true story of a man and his family before, during and after Katrina a...more
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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
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I re-read this recently for book club and thoroughly enjoyed it as much as I did when I first read it around 10 years ago. It has both an interesting premise which is a group of rich international leaders held hostage at a party by guerrilla soldiers...more
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And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
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I have yet to read something by Hosseini that isn't wonderfully done and this continued to meet my high expectations. This was one of those family sagas that travels through the decades; it follows a brother and sister tied closely in their early yea...more
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Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
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American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
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This work of fiction about a first lady is supposedly loosely based on Laura Bush. The first section, which focuses on her life as a young woman, how she met her husband and the path they took to the White House was well written and I enjoyed it (4 s...more
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The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Light Between Oceans
by M.L. Stedman (Goodreads Author)
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About a young couple living on an isolated, remote lighthouse island far off the coast of Australia, this book pulled me in immediately and I loved the story premise, the pace and the writing style. The couple has had multiple miscarriages and has de...more
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