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One of the best books I've read in a long time. Check it out if you like suspense, love, and history.

The Plum Tree - Ellen Marie Wiseman--a German woman falls in love with a Jewish man at the start of WWII. A great read for anyone who likes historical novels.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil . When I was reading it, I had to remind myself that this was really happening! So good! -S.H.

Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt. Set in spooky, captivating Savannah, Georgia, Midnight reads more like a novel than the fascinating true story it really is. Perfect read if youre a fans of books steeped in voodoo and sweet tea!

Sarah’s Key - Tatiana De Rosnay

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Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay, mine, excellent read, interesting, December in Naples!

read it in college summer of 97 and could NOT put it down. I could totally relate, although to be honest I have never been overweight...still I certainly have been "put through the meat grinder."

She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb. One of the best books I've ever read. READ IT!

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Trying to make sense of the horrors of World War II, Death relates the story of Liesel--a young German girl whose book-stealing and story-telling talents help sustain her family and the Jewish man they are hiding, as well as their neighbors.

Books are the perfect getaway, especially when I’m in desperate need for a warmer climate, when I’m having a bad case of wanderlust, or when I just need a little excitement in my everyday life.  The Shadow of the Wind  by Spanish writer Carlos Ruiz Zafón was the perfect antidote for all three.

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The Shadow of the Wind: Carlos Ruiz Zafón, Lucia Graves 2007 bc pick

The moving autobiography of an Irish-American boy and his mother's struggle to keep the family together.

Angela's Ashes, by Frank McCourt. My most favorite book of all time. "Worse than the ordinary miserable childhood is the miserable Irish childhood"

For my historical fiction book I read 'The Book Thief'. I really enjoyed this book. I think there were many unique aspects all throughout this book. One of these aspects is the fact that the narrator is a mystery all throughout the book (I solved this mystery very  quickly).

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The Book Thief, Markus Zusak, is a historical fiction novel set in Nazi Germany. Told from the perspective of a personified version of Death, The Book Thief is a outstanding and unique story that shows what it's like to be alone and afraid.

This site is awesome. Type in your favorite book and it will list 20 others similar to it. :)

Author/book recommendations based on past books/Authors you have read and enjoyed. Simply type in your favorite book and it will list 20 others similar to it.

The Girls in the Garden: A Novel, http://www.amazon.com/dp/1476792216/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_awdm_xqQvxbYTR8G8K

The families that share a London communal garden square think that their children are safe. But when Pip discovers her sister lying unconscious in the rose garden of their common space, everything will be questioned. The Girls in the Garden is

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Beautiful Ruins, Jess Walter: One of the best books I've read in a while! Several people's live, past and present, woven into a love story.

Maureen and her younger sister flee Ireland in hope of claiming the life promised to their father. After surviving the rigors of Ellis Island, she learns that their benefactor has died. His family, refusing to own his Civil War debt, casts her out. Alone, impoverished, and in danger of deportation, she connives to obtain employment in a prominent department store. But she soon discovers that the elegant facade hides a secret that threatens every vulnerable woman in the city.

Maureen O'Reilly and her younger sister flee Ireland in hope of claiming the life promised to their father over twenty years before.