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message 1: by Lady ♥ Belleza, Gif Princesa (new)

Lady ♥ Belleza (bella_foxx) | 188 comments Mod
This may be hard for some, easy for others.

Of the books you read this year, which one or ones did you enjoy reading the most?


message 2: by Julie (last edited Dec 28, 2017 02:58PM) (new)

Julie (julielill) | 733 comments Best Books of 2017
Here were my favorite-
A Manual For Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
Charlatan-America’s Most Dangerous Huckster and the Man Who Pursued Him and the Age of Flim Flam by Pope Brock
Celine by Peter Heller
Dead Wake – The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larsen
Follow You Home by Mark Edwards
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Max Perkins: Editor of Genius by Scott A. Berg
The Night Gardener by Jonathan Auxier
Princesses Behaving Badly-Real Stories from History Without the Fairy Tale Endings by Linda Rodriguez McRobbie
The Wicked Boy-The Mystery of A Victorian Child Murderer by Kate Summersdale


message 3: by Lady ♥ Belleza, Gif Princesa (new)

Lady ♥ Belleza (bella_foxx) | 188 comments Mod
Julie wrote: "Best Books of 2017
Here were my favorite-
A Manual For Cleaning Women by Lucia Berlin
Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie
Charlatan-America’s Most Dangerous Huckster and the Man Who Pursued Him and the Age o..."


Nice list!


message 4: by Charlene (new)

Charlene (librarymomforall) | 149 comments Lady♥Belleza★✰ wrote: "This may be hard for some, easy for others.

Of the books you read this year, which one or ones did you enjoy reading the most?"


Case of the Missing Morris Dancer - Cathy Ace
The Snow Empress - Laura Joh Rowland
Etched in Bone - Anne Bishop
Rich Peoples Problems - Kevin Kawn
Chalk Pit - Elly Griffiths
Spider Womans Daughter - Anne Hillerman
Hunting Badger - Tony Hillerman


message 5: by Fishface (last edited Dec 30, 2017 10:53AM) (new)

Fishface | 475 comments I read quite a few 5-star books this year, but my favorites were probably:

Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search for My Twelve-Year-Old Bully by Allen Kurzweil
My Brother Peter: Murder or Suicide?, by Nomi Berger
The New New Rules: A Funny Look At How Everybody But Me Has Their Head Up Their Ass, by Bill Maher


message 6: by Terris (new)

Terris | 164 comments Going through my list, I had more than I expected!

1.Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman
2.Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
3.All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren
4.Dinner with Edward: A Story of an Unexpected Friendship by Isabel Vincent
5.The Jungle by Upton Sinclair
6.Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood
7.News of the World by Paulette Jiles
8.Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
9.Plainsong by Kent Haruf
10.A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
11.Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
12.The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia by Candace Fleming
13.The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Dalai Lama XIV, Desmond Tutu, Douglas Abrams


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