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The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
" I read (or manybe listened too) this book several years ago. It took a bit of time for me to wrap my head around the concept of jumping back and forth ...more "
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
" I listened to this and loved it. Enjoy!! "
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
" I loved this series, up through about number 5. At that point I felt the author had tied up all ends and should have quit. "
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The Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian
The Double Bind
by Chris Bohjalian (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Betsy Wachter by: Book discussion group
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I was disappointed in this title because I had liked the author's "Midwives". The Double Bind was my book discussion book this month, and most of us were a bit confused by what was real in the plot and what was not. To add to the confusion, the autho ...more
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle
by David Wroblewski
recommended to Betsy Wachter by: Catherine Sharpsteen
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This is an amazing first novel with almost magical writing style and use of language. Edgar is a boy growing up in rural Wisconsin. His mother and father breed and train dogs.
Ironically, Edgar has no mechanism for oral speech, so, despite having an e
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Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan
" I really liked this one, too. When I first looked at the book, I was disappointed to see it wasn't one of her inter-generational immigrant stories. La ...more "
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People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
People of the Book
by Geraldine Brooks (Goodreads Author)
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Award-winning author Geraldine Brooks has fictionalized a history of the Sarajevo Haggadah, a beautifully illustrated manuscript on calf-skin, which came to Bosnia and was preserved from destruction by Hitler by a Muslim librarian. Using a present-da ...more
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The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
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This is a quietly moving story of a Bengali family who immigrate to the United States in the 1960's and settle in the Boston area. The main character (the namesake of the title) is Gogol Ganguli, who was named for his father's
obsession with the lite
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Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
" The whole series has been extremely popular with teens! "
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