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message 1: by Elizabeth (last edited Mar 29, 2009 10:28PM) (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) | 7 comments Mod
1. Two Women of Galilee - Mary Rourke
2. Evenings at Five - Gail Goodwin
3. The Lace Reader - Brunonia Barry
4. John Adams - David McCullough
5. The Reader - Bernhard Schlink

message 2: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) | 7 comments Mod
6. Gossip Hound - Wendy Holden
7. Handle With Care - Jodi Picoult
8. Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary - Brandon Mull
9. The Tenth Circle - Jodi Picoult
10. Thanks for The Memories - Cecelia Ahern

message 3: by Linda (new)

Linda Orvis (anglophile) | 2 comments Good list. So far I've read John Adams, & The Reader. I'm for sure going to read Fablehaven. I've heard great stuff about it.

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Linda Orvis (anglophile) | 2 comments Linda's 2009 List
Drifting South, Charles Davis finished
Mad Kings and Queens, Rattle & Vale finished
Head of the House of Combes Frances Hodgson Burnett finished
Echoes from the Macabre duMaurier
Robin Frances Hodgson Burnett finished
One Door Away From Heaven Dean Koontz finished
The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Shaffer, Barrows finished
The Turquoise, Anya Seton
The Road, Cormac McCarthy (Pulitzer)
Fablehaven, Brandon Mull
Complete Poems by Robert Burns
Food of a Younger Land, Mark Kurlansky
Raintree County, Lockridge
The Piano Teacher, Janice Y. K. Lee
London Lodgings, Claire Rayner
The Breaking Point, du Maurier
Spinning Wheel Stories, Alcott
The African Queen, C. S. Forester (Pulitzer)
Collected Poems of Yeats
Under the Volcano, Lowry (Pulitzer)
Spiritual Writings of Flannery O'Connor
His Family, Ernest Poole (Pulitzer)
Ladies Last Stake, Cibber
Deerslayer, James F. Cooper
England's Hour, Vera Brittain
Lizzie Leigh and other Tales, Elizabeth Gaskell
Through One Administration, Burnett
To the Lighthouse, Virginia Wolf
Green Dolphin Street, Elizabeth Goudge
Finnegan's Wake, James Joyce
Paying Guests, E.F. Benson
Middlesex, Jeffery Eugenides (Pulitzer)
Tintern Abbey, Wordsworth
Les Miserables, Victor Hugo
Flat Belly (non fiction)
Castle Dor, duMaurier
Kitty's Class Days, Alcott
An American Tragedy, Dreiser
Day of Infamy, Walter Lord
Don Quixote, Cervantes
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay, Chabon (Pulitzer)

message 5: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) | 7 comments Mod
11. It's My F-ing Birthday - Merrill Markoe
12. The Help - Kathryn Stockett
13. Home Safe - Elizabeth Berg

message 6: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) | 7 comments Mod
14. Dream When You're Feeling Blue - Elizabeth Berg
15. Twilight Children - Torey Hayden
16. Lucky Man - Michael J. Fox
17. Palace of Illusions - Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

message 7: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) | 7 comments Mod
18. Five Quarters of the Orange - Joanne Harris

message 8: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) | 7 comments Mod
19. Mistaken Identity - Don VanRyn
20. Belly Laughs - Jenny McCarthy
21. In Our Strange Gardens - Michael Quint
22. A Girl Named Zippy - Haven Kimmel
23. Icy Sparks - Gwyn Hyman Rubio
24. River, Cross My Heart - Breena Clarke
25. Things I Want My Daughters to Know - Elizabeth Noble
26. So Big - Edna Ferber
27. Year of Fog

message 9: by Elizabeth (new)

Elizabeth (elizabethcorn) | 7 comments Mod
28. The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
29. The Knitting Circle - Ann Hood
30. Mona Lisa Smile - Deborah Chiel

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