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The Help - by Kathryn Stockett I read the book first and loved it, then watched the movie. I think the movie was made better by having the book knowledge, there was a lot of background information left out of the movie. The Help Book, This Is A Book, Up Book, Book Tv, I Love Books, Book Nerd, Great Books, Books To Read, Reading Books

The Help

The #1 New York Times bestselling novel and basis for the Academy Award-winning film—a timeless and universal story about the lines we abide by, and the ones we don’t—n ominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read . Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who’s always taken orders quietly, but lately she’s unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that…

The book was a little slow at first. It was the book I chose for book club, so I had to read it. It turned out okay. Best Books To Read, I Love Books, Great Books, My Books, Amazing Books, Roman Room, Book Club Books, The Book, Book Nerd

Room

WINNER! 2010 Rogers Writers'' Trust Award for Fiction SHORTLISTED for the 2010 Man Booker Prize SHORTLISTED for the 2010 Governor General''s Award To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world. It’s where he was born and where he and his Ma eat and play and learn. At night, Ma puts him safely to sleep in the wardrobe, in caseOld Nick comes. Room is home to Jack, but to Ma, it’s the prison where Old Nick has kept her for seven years, since she was nineteen. Through ingenuity and…

Fishpond NZ, The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. Buy Books online: The Giving Tree, ISBN Shel Silverstein This Is A Book, Up Book, I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, The Giving Tree, Chillout Zone, Just In Case, Just For You

The Giving Tree

The Giving Tree , a story of unforgettable perception, beautifully written and illustrated by the gifted and versatile Shel Silverstein, has been a classic favorite for generations. Since it was first published fifty years ago, Shel Silverstein''s poignant picture book for readers of all ages has offered a touching interpretation of the gift of giving and a serene acceptance of another''s capacity to love in return. Shel Silverstein''s incomparable career as a bestselling children''s book…

She's Come Undone; Read summer (listening) thru library; pretty good, takes place in RI and New England. I think the book I listened too might have been 'cut'. Whenever I read from the book it seemed to be more entertaining. This Is A Book, Up Book, I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, Amazing Books, Book Nerd, Best Books Of All Time, Amazing Things

She's Come Undone

In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. Meet Dolores Price. She''s 13, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Stranded in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally orbits into young womanhood at…

Cover of "The Mist of Avalon" by Marion Zimmer Bradley. One of my al time favorite books. I love, love, love the Arthurian Legend, the era, prehistoric and historic medieval period. I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Best Fantasy Series, Fantasy Books, Fantasy Story, High Fantasy, Die Nebel Von Avalon

The Mists Of Avalon: A Novel

The magical saga of the women behind King Arthur''s throne. “A monumental reimagining of the Arthurian legends . . . reading it is a deeply moving and at times uncanny experience. . . . An impressive achievement.”— The New York Times Book Review In Marion Zimmer Bradley''s masterpiece, we see the tumult and adventures of Camelot''s court through the eyes of the women who bolstered the king''s rise and schemed for his fall. From their childhoods through the ultimate fulfillment of their…

Fall On Your Knees is perhaps the most shocking, most important piece of modern Can Lit I have come across.I've owned four copies of it.and lent t. Best Books To Read, Good Books, My Books, Fall On Your Knees, Lm Montgomery, Forbidden Love, Book People, Can Lights, Page Turner

Fall On Your Knees

Winner of the Commonwealth Writers'' Prize for Best Book Following the curves of history in the first half of the twentieth century, Fall On Your Knees takes us from haunted Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, through the battle fields of World War One, to the emerging jazz scene of New York city and into the lives of four unforgettable sisters. The mythically charged Piper family--James, a father of intelligence and immense ambition, Materia, his Lebanese child-bride, and their daughters…

Fishpond Australia, Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Buy Books online: Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club), ISBN Gabriel Garcia Marquez Great Books, My Books, Amazing Books, Science Fiction, 100 Books To Read, Mystery, Reading Challenge, Book Challenge, Challenge Accepted

Love In The Time Of Cholera

"A love story of astonishing power." - Newsweek The International Bestseller and modern literary classic by Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez In their youth, Florentino Ariza and Fermina Daza fall passionately in love. When Fermina eventually chooses to marry a wealthy, well-born doctor, Florentino is devastated, but he is a romantic. As he rises in his business career he whiles away the years in 622 affairs--yet he reserves his heart for Fermina. Her husband dies at last…

Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut: Don't just read it once. A satirical anti-war novel, infused with science fiction. Funny, thought provoking, and truly relevant. Kurt Vonnegut, Used Books, Books To Read, My Books, Film Books, Library Books, Audio Books, New York Times, Science Fiction

Slaughterhouse-five

“A desperate, painfully honest attempt to confront the monstrous crimes of the twentieth century.”— Time Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best novels of all time Slaughterhouse-Five , an American classic, is one of the world’s great antiwar books. Centering on the infamous World War II firebombing of Dresden, the novel is the result of what Vonnegut describes as a twenty-three-year struggle to write a book about what he himself witnessed as an American prisoner of war. It…

Bossypants by Tina Fey - Finished! I love Tina Fey so much. If I could pay to have Tina Fey narrate my inner monologue, I would. Up Book, Book Club Books, Good Books, Book Nerd, Big Books, Amazing Books, It's Amazing, Amazing Women, Reading Lists

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Kit's Law should be required reading for every asshole that thinks they will "start a book club". Summer Boy, Summer Of Love, Books To Buy, My Books, Margaret Trudeau, Penguin Modern Classics, Starting A Book, Janet Evanovich, Guide To The Galaxy

Kit's Law

It is the Fifties in an isolated outport in Newfoundland. Nothing penetrates this antiquated existence, as television, telephones, cars, even roads, elude the villagers and the only visitors are fog-bound fishermen. Here, outside of Haire’s Hollow, lives 14-year old Kit Pitman with her mentally handicapped mother Josie ? both women cared for and protected by the indomitable Lizzie, Kit’s grandmother. The three live a life of some hardship, but much love, punctuated by the change of seasons…

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Penguin Modern Classics The Wars

Robert Ross, a sensitive nineteen-year-old Canadian officer, went to war—The War to End All Wars. He found himself in the nightmare world of trench warfare, of mud and smoke, of chlorine gas and rotting corpses. In this world gone mad, Robert Ross performed a last desperate act to declare his commitment to life in the midst of death.