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AmazonSmile: The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street: A Novel (9780446696944): Susan Jane Gilman: Books

The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street: A Novel by Susan Jane Gilman- although the story was interesting and the writing decent, the heroine was so unlikeable that there was no way I could like this book.

I really became quite enchanted with this tale.  The bewitching fairy tales and the charming cottage garden made the book enticing and captured me from the first few pages.  Kate Morton did a beautiful job writing.  I could picture, in my mind, all the events I was reading about … just like watching a movie that only I could see.  I found myself wrapped up in a mystery that kept me guessing as to the outcome.  The twist and turns, and all the transporting my thoughts to different time…

The Forgotten Garden - Kate Morton Book Club 2015 "We're all unique, just never in the ways we imagine.

This is a great story about the journey of an Italian girl, who comes to America to start a new life. It starts out a little slow, but really is a great story.

When We Were Strangers: A Novel: Pamela Schoenewaldt: This book gets 4 and half martinis! I loved it. It's the story of an Italian seamstress and her journey to the United States.

Great historical novel!

The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Girl in a Blue Dress: A Novel Inspired by the Life and Marriage of Charles Dickens by Gaynor Arnold at Barnes & Noble.

The Glass Castle: A Memoir

Can children growing up on the run with indigent parents become successful members of society? What life lessons are learned from such a childhood?

The Gates of Rutherford de Elizabeth Cooke, http://www.amazon.es/dp/B00SI0285O/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_.jKjvb1FTYAAS

THE GATES OF RUTHERFORD by Elizabeth Cooke -- Return to the statley environs of Rutherford Park and the embattled Cavendish family—from the author of The Wild Dark Flowers.

I'll Be Your Blue Sky | leahdecesare.com

I'll Be Your Blue Sky | leahdecesare.com

The Invention of Wings

The Invention of Wings Binding Unknown. Sarah Grimké is the middle daughter. The one her mother calls difficult and her father calls remarkable. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, Hetty 'Handful' Grimké is taken from the slave quarters she sh.

Loved this book; the author describes American countryside in such a descriptive manner-couldn't put it down.

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus is the story of May Dodd and a colorful assembly of pioneer women who, under the auspices of the U. government, travel to the western prairies in 1875 to intermarry among the Cheyenne Indians.

What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love by Carole Radziwill. Beautifully written memoir about the loss of her husband Anthony and best friends Carolyn and John Kennedy Jr. within the span of a few weeks.

What Remains: A Memoir of Fate, Friendship, and Love: Carole Radziwill If you love the Kennedy family, and even if you don't. This story will make you cry but it's so worth it!