Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Rigg this book is one of my favorites.

The Weird Sisters

The Weird Sisters

Alex George: The Weird Sisters is centered on three adult sisters who move back to their childhood home, and the ways they react to this reintroduction to the f

Beautiful book, but centres around a very depressing event - the Vel d'Hiv round up of Jews by the French government during WWII.

bypondheron in books worth reading : Sarahs Key---a fictional story against the backdrop of the Holocaust in Paris. Definitely a good read!

Great series by Louise Penny.  I have read all but the most recent (thanks Jennifer!).  The series starts with "Still Life".  This one is #8. On to #9!

A prior's murder takes Quebec's Chief Inspector Armand Gamache and his sidekick, Inspector Jean-Guy Beauvoir, inside the walls of the monastery of Saint-Gilbert-Entre-les-Loupes.

Great book.  Interesting look at who we are (who we think we are?).

When Melody Grace McCartney was six years old, she and her parents witnessed an act of violence so brutal that it changed their lives forever. The federal government lured them into the Witness Protec

I LOVE Maeve Binchy.  I've read most of her books.  So sad there won't be more - always great characters.

A Week In Winter, by Maeve Binchy. Story revolves around the guests at an inn by the sea on Ireland’s west coast; the final book by Binchy, who died in Excellent read!

I wanted to see the movie, but instead I read the book.  It was interesting- characters were worth reading about, but there's a lot of "bad" behaviour for teenagers...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Through Charlie, Stephen Chbosky has created a deeply affecting coming-of-age story, a powerful novel that will spirit you back to those wild and poignant roller coaster days known as growing up.

I LOVE Kate Morton books.  Read them all, and liked them all.  This one kept me guessing.

The Secret Keeper: A Novel: Kate Morton: - Book Club choice for February.

Great story.  Fantastical end, but it worked.

The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an.

Interesting read.  A bit "medical", but a good story.

Cutting for Stone - Abraham Verghese - a great sweeping, dramatic novel of Indian brothers growing up in Ethiopia. Loved it!

I liked this one - very interesting perspective.

Recently retired, sweet, emotionally numb Harold Fry is jolted out of his passivity by a letter from Queenie Hennessy, an old friend, who he hasn't heard from in twenty years. What happens next fare exceeds his walk to mail a letter.

Great stories, interesting characters.  I loved this one.  Will read the sequel.

Firefly Lane (Kristin Hannah is a favorite author of mine) is a terrific coming-of-age story about two teenage friends living opposite lives/family values growing up together, then growing apart.

Interesting perspective, but needs more story.

Canada Reads Book Interesting concept, but the characters completely fall apart in the last 100 pages. All in all - skip it Canada.

I read this because Laura had it.  I found it interesting, but unsatisfying.  This girl didn't take any responsibility for herself or her life.  Too much blame - but maybe that's high school?

Synopsis: Clay Jensen returns home from school to find a mysterious box with his name on it lying on his porch. Inside he discovers thirteen cassette tapes recorded by Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush who committed suicide two weeks earlier.

Great story.  It might be cool to live in a lighthouse, but it might be very very lonely....

When a baby washes ashore the lighthouse keeper and his wife decide to keep it.