"Writing is not necessarily something to be ashamed of. but do it in private
and wash your hands afterwards." --Robert Heinlein.

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Tuesday, October 05, 2010

Book Pile


Miss L said...

So excited to see The Wednesday Wars in your stack! :) Enjoy!!!

Cristin said...

I need a good book for book club. I have to give everyone my pick in a couple of weeks. Help! I can't think of anything. I'm looking for something NOT Young Adult.

Nance said...

I emailed these to Cristin, but thought the rest of you might be interested too.

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

Lay That Trumpet in My Hand By Susan Carol McCarthy

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

Mama Day by Gloria Naylor

The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet (I'm about halfway through this right now) by Jamie Ford

The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

Alas, Babylon by Frank Pat (my book club just read this, and while I was skeptical at first, I ended up liking it)

The Council of Dads by Bruce Feiler

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

EmmaJ said...

We are huge Nick Hornby fans around here. Which one is that?

Miss L said...

For those who love audio books, can I just add that "The Help" is FANTASTIC to listen to? :)

Julie/mom said...

I loved several of Nance's books!
The Guernsey literary...
The hotel on the corner...
The help
Bel Canto

all GREAT books!

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