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Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian
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Natural Order by Brian  Francis
Natural Order
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Bev and 17 other people liked Sandra Theberge's review of Detour from Normal:
Detour from Normal by Ken Dickson
" Ken Dickson goes to the hospital to have surgery. During his stay, various complications arise and he is forced to remain there for nearly two weeks. Soon after his discharge, he starts experiencing Mania: trouble sleeping, racing thoughts, halluc... " Read more of this review »
Bev and 25 other people liked Michael's review of The Quiet American:
The Quiet American by Graham Greene
" I was pleasantly surprised how moving this story was and how strongly I warmed up to the humanity of the main character in the face of his generally detached outlook. Thomas Fowler is in a slump. As a British war correspondent working out of Saigo... " Read more of this review »
Bev and 12 other people liked Dianne's review of The Invention of Wings:
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
" Fascinating historical fiction based on the real-life abolitionist Grimke sisters. I knew nothing about them going in and learned so much from this book. It was absolutely "unputdownable" - so much better than I expected. I appreciated the author'... " Read more of this review »
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"Sandra, I enjoy Chris Bohjalian too so looking forward to your thoughts on this one. "
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Mulligan's Yard by Ruth Hamilton
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Take One With You by Oak Anderson
Take One With You
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Although not the type of book I typically read, this one seized my attention from the first page. It is dark, disturbing and builds in intensity as the stories of damaged souls weave together and the concept of, if you are going to die anyway "take o...more
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Oscar Wilde
“Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes.”
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Amor Towles
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Susan Cain
“Spend your free time the way you like, not the way you think you're supposed to.”
Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

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“Life is about the good and the bad. Good is easy. Bad is hard. Finding a way to make good from the bad is the secret. The few who discover the ability within themselves--nothing can stand in their way of happiness.”
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