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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl on the Train

dreena, January 28, 2015

A fast paced mystery for fans of Gone Girl. Like Gone Girl, Girl on a Train, entangles the reader in a mystery narrated by an unreliable narrator, Rachel, an alcoholic prone to blackouts. Rachel fights her own demons as she struggles with her addiction, her failed marriage and a murder she thinks she has witnessed ( or did she?) A good read for a beach vacation or a snowy day!
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Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch
Summer House with Swimming Pool

dreena, September 15, 2014

Like The Dinner, Koch creates a bizarre narrator and a plot that will keep you reading late into the night. Trust me. You will never look at your family doctor the same way. The novel is a prescription for your next book club selection.
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Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Things Fall Apart

dreena, August 6, 2014

What does it mean to be civilized? Do we have the right to change a country's customs and values based upon our own??? Timeless questions the reader considers as he watches one African man's struggle to define himself and his community. A classic that belongs in every person's home library.
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Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly Mccreight
Reconstructing Amelia

dreena, July 16, 2014

Kate's life becomes a nightmare when she learns of her daughter, Amelia's suicide. When an anonymous text informs Kate that Amelia "didn't jump, Kate's nightmare continues as she unravels the truth. This novel reminds us that, as parents, our children often have lives beyond our control and our knowledge. Told from alternating viewpoints, we see not only a mother's anguish, but a daughter's secret life. Add this to your summer reading list.
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Three Tales of My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Three Tales of My Father's Dragon

dreena, May 28, 2014

Although written over 50 years ago, this children's classic is a wonderful adventure tale of a young boy who saves a baby dragon. This is a perfect read aloud book to stir a young child's imagination. What a great introduction to the lost art of story telling.
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