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The Cellist of Sarajevo

The Cellist of Sarajevo, Steven Galloway. Borrowed this as an audiobook from the e-libary. The luxury of having someone read you a story!

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Redeeming Love, by Francine Rivers is a historical romance novel set in the Gold Rush in California. The story is inspired by the book of Hosea from the Bible. Its central theme is to portray the redeeming love of God towards sinners.

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Growing up in the dirty, crime-ridden tenements of Brooklyn in the early 1900s, Francie Nolan has to be tough to survive. Determined to become a writer, Francie fights her way out of the slums with the resilience of the "Tree of Heaven," a special tree that can grow and thrive even in the most inhospitable environments.

The Ultimate Backseat Bookshelf: 100 Must-Reads For Kids 9-14

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Smith. I loved this book as a teen and loved it again as a middle-aged adult. It is the coming of age story of a young girl growing up in poverty in Brooklyn in the early

Historical fiction books to read about real women. Must add to your 2017 reading list!

10 Historical Fiction Books to Read If You Love Philippa Gregory

Tolkien, J. R. R. The Hobbit / Tolkien J. R. R. – New York : Ballantine Books of Canada, 1977. #Tolkien #Hobbit

The Hobbit- Tolkien. The Ballantine covers of the Hobbit and of the three Lord of the Rings books with Tolkien's own artwork, as they looked when I read them in my youth, remain my favorites.

Ordinary Grace - William Kent Krueger -a brilliantly moving account of a boy standing at the door of his young manhood, trying to understand a world that seems to be falling apart around him. It is an unforgettable novel about discovering the terrible price of wisdom and the enduring grace of God.

Ordinary Grace

Ordinary Grace - William Kent Krueger -a brilliantly moving account of a boy…

The severed head is a constant fascination. As the site of four of the five senses, they are prizes, from shrunken heads and trophies of war to grave-robbing phrenologists and that photograph of a teenage Damien Hirst posing with a severed head in a mortuary. In her book, anthropologist Larson explores the macabre history of the decapitated head – and why we're all so fixated.Suggested by @youngvulgarian.

Severed by Frances Larson

6/14/2016 --IF I FORGET YOU -- Thomas Christopher Greene--Deeply affecting and compulsively readable, The Headmaster's Wife was a breakout book for Thomas Christopher Greene. A critical and sales success, it has seen strong sales in hardcover and remarkable eBook sales of over 40,000 copies (without discounting). Now, Greene returns with a beautifully written, emotional new novel perfect for his growing audience.

If I Forget You by Thomas Christopher Greene

Great book, based on fact, written in the early 1900's, before WWII, set in Germany.

Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada. If you like historical fiction or WWII era books, you'll love this one.

This I believe...I'm hoping my kiddo loves to read as much as I do!

A Reader Lives A Thousand Lives Befre He Dies The Man Who Never Reads Lives Only One - Book Quote on imgfave

To Capture What We Cannot Keep by Beatrice Colin -- Publish Date: 11/29/16 -- A tale set against a backdrop of the late-19th-century construction of the Eiffel Tower follows the romantic relationship between a widow whose precarious financial situation forces her to chaperone two wealthy Scottish charges and a bourgeois family businessman who must marry a suitable wife.

Set against the construction of the Eiffel Tower, this novel charts the…

The Time Traveler's Wife- If you like "The Notebook" read this book. It is so sad. I couldn't read more than an hour at a time. It leaves you with this feeling of complete sorrow for the poor wife who is always left behind.

The Time Traveler's Wife- If you like "The Notebook" read this book. It leaves you with this feeling of complete sorrow for the poor wife who is always left behind.

Suspenseful, gorgeously written character study.

The first Ann Patchett I read. Fantastic read, probably my favorite Patchett, though Run is a close second.

Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible & wisest of counselors, and the most patient of teachers ---Charles W.

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