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Laila and 2 other people liked Mary Jo's review of The Namesake:
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
"I liked this book but for some reason it left a weird sensation while I read it, like the main character, Gogol/Nikhil, was just walking around most of his life in a daze and it left me feeling like I was walking with him in that daze. (Maybe that..." Read more of this review »
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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
" I read this book also. I also have several Indian friends that were both born in India and moved here as teens and those that were born in the USA to ...more "
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The Book of Mormon by Joseph Smith Jr.
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The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent
The Heretic's Daughter
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Front of the Class by Brad Cohen
" This was recently the subject of a Lifetime Movie. The books (I think) are always better but the movie did a good job of showing the difficulties of g ...more "
Front of the Class by Brad Cohen
"This book should be required reading for every teacher, not specifically because of the tourette syndrome ties but simply because each and every teacher needs to work with each child regardless of capabilities or disabilities. Brad Cohen was a vic..." Read more of this review »
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Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb
Sweetness in the Belly
by Camilla Gibb
read in December, 2008
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Pawleys Island by Dorothea Benton Frank
" I will have to try that one. I'm kind of a "humbug" so don't usually read "Christmas" books. "
Laila made a comment on Mary Jo’s review of Peachtree Road
Peachtree Road by Anne Rivers Siddons
" Have you read the ones by Dorthea Benton Frank? I loved the PLANTATION. I hated for the book to end. "
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