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Breath, Eyes, Memory (Oprah's Book Club) - by Edwidge Danticat - I remember this being searing and powerful. [read ca. Reading Lists, Book Lists, Oprah Book Club List, Reading Time, Reading Books, Book Club Books, My Books, Book Clubs, Book Nerd

At the age of twelve, Sophie Caco is sent from her impoverished village of Croix-des-Rosets to New York, to be reunited with a mother she barely remembers. There she discovers secrets that no child should ever know, and a legacy of shame that can be healed only when she returns to Haiti--to the women who first reared her. What ensues is a passionate journey through a landscape charged with the supernatural and scarred by political violence.

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez ~ Tells the story of the rise and fall of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buendia family. This novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction. Hundred Years Of Solitude, One Hundred Years, 15 Years, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Ernst Hemingway, Books To Read, My Books, Library Books

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One Hundred Years of Solitude tells the story of the rise and fall, birth and death of the mythical town of Macondo through the history of the Buend#65533;a family. Inventive, amusing, magnetic, sad, and alive with unforgettable men and women -- brimming with truth, compassion, and a lyrical magic that strikes the soul -- this novel is a masterpiece in the art of fiction.

Read "The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner) (Oprah's Book Club) A Novel" by Colson Whitehead available from Rakuten Kobo. ** New York Times Bestseller Book Club Books, New Books, Good Books, Books To Read, Amazing Books, Book Clubs, The Underground Railroad Book, Barack Obama, Reading Lists

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Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hell for all the slaves, but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood--where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned--Cora kills a young white boy who tries to capture her.

Oprah Winfrey has named Ruby, a novel about a beautiful, abused woman in Texas, as her March book club selection. That could make first-time novelist Cynthia Bond into a literary star. Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Teen Books, Bond, Ex Libris, Book Cover Design, Book Design, Inspiration Typographie

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Ephram Jenkins has never forgotten the beautiful girl with the long braids running through the piney woods of Liberty, their small East Texas town. Young Ruby, "the kind of pretty it hurt to look at, " is already quite damaged, but Ephram is forcibly drawn to her.

Author : Sue Monk Kidd Genre : Historical Fiction (US Slavery) Type : Kindle e-book (ARC) Source : NetGalley Publisher : Penguin Grou. Book Club Books, New Books, Good Books, The Book, Books To Read, Book Clubs, Library Books, Book Nerd, Book Log

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The story follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family. The novel begins on Sarah's eleventh birthday, when she is given ownership over Handful, who is to be her handmaid.

Read "The Twelve Tribes of Hattie (Oprah's Book Club Digital Edition)" by Ayana Mathis available from Rakuten Kobo. The newest Oprah’s Book Club selection: this special eBook edition of The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis fe. I Love Books, Great Books, New Books, Books To Read, Amazing Books, Romance, Thing 1, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction

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In 1923, fifteen-year-old Hattie Shepherd flees Georgia and settles in Philadelphia, hoping for a chance at a better life. Instead, she marries a man who will bring her nothing but disappointment and watches helplessly as her firstborn twins succumb to an illness a few pennies could have prevented.

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail (Vintage) by Cheryl Strayed (Vintage.) A life-changing hike along the Pacific Crest Trail. Wild Cheryl Strayed, Pacific Crest Trail, Pacific Coast, West Coast, Pacific Northwest, New York Times, Ny Times, Seattle Times, Gilmore Girls

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A powerful, blazingly honest memoir: the story of an eleven-hundred-mile solo hike that broke down a young woman reeling from catastrophe— and built her back up again.

Booktopia has A Tale of Two Cities , Penguin Classics by Charles Dickens. Buy a discounted Paperback of A Tale of Two Cities online from Australia's leading online bookstore. I Love Books, Good Books, Books To Read, My Books, Book Club Books, Book Lists, Charles Dickens Books, Cities, Penguin Classics

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After eighteen years as a political prisoner in the Bastille, the ageing Doctor Manette is finally released and reunited with his daughter in England. There the lives of two very different men, Charles Darnay, an exiled French aristocrat, and Sydney Carton, a disreputable but brilliant English lawyer, become enmeshed through their love for Lucie Manette.

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens - His characters (in all of his novels) are so alive they could walk off the pages of his books! I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Love Reading, Reading Lists, Reading Time, Reading Books, Great Expectations Book

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One of Charles Dickens's most fascinating novels, Great Expectations follows the orphan Pip as he leaves behind a childhood of misery and poverty after an anonymous benefactor offers him a chance at the life of a gentleman.

Novelist Jonathan Franzen is back in the world's largest book club. Nine years after Franzen dissed Oprah Winfrey, the literary writer and talk-show queen have made up. Jonathan Franzen, Books You Should Read, Books To Read, My Books, Music Books, Testament, Thing 1, Lectures, Great Books

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The idyllic lives of civic-minded environmentalists Patty and Walter Berglund come into question when their son moves in with aggressive Republican neighbors, green lawyer Walter takes a job in the coal industry, and go-getter Patty becomes increasingly unstable and enraged.

Say You're One of Them (Oprah's Book Club) by Uwem Akpan, disturbing reality of the lives of children, written in their voices.an excellent read! Books To Read, My Books, Out Of Africa, Foto Art, We Are The World, Paris Hilton, Daily Inspiration, Running Inspiration, Kenya

Nigerian-born Jesuit priest Akpan transports the reader into gritty scenes of chaos and fear in his rich debut collection of five long stories set in war-torn Africa.

Pin for Later: These Are the Novels That Oprah's Book Club Made Famous The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski This Is A Book, I Love Books, Great Books, The Book, Books To Read, My Books, Amazing Books, It's Amazing, Reading Lists

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Born without the ability to speak, Edgar Sawtelle grows up on a Wisconsin farm turned dog breeding and training kennel with his parents, using sign and gesture to aid the pursuit of perfecting canine companionship. Then, in an injection of Hamlet that one can almost map out point for point, the Sawtelle dream is poisoned.

A New Earth: Awakening to your life's purpose- Eckart Tolle Spiritual Book NOW Dauntless Quotes, Future Earth, Power Of Now, States Of Consciousness, Spirituality Books, Eckhart Tolle, New Earth, Inspirational Books, Life Purpose

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According to Tolle, who assumes the role of narrator as well, humans are on the verge of creating a new world by a personal transformation that shifts our attention away from our ever-expanding egos. This idea is well realized through Tolle's remarkably well-paced narration.

The Pillars of the Earth Novel by Ken Follett; The Pillars of the Earth is a historical novel by Ken Follett published in 1989 about the building of a cathedral in the fictional town of Kingsbridge, England. I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Ken Follett, Earth Book, Historical Fiction Books, Historical Romance, Cinema

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A radical departure from Follett's novels of international suspense and intrigue, this chronicles the vicissitudes of a prior, his master builder, and their community as they struggle to build a cathedral and protect themselves during the tumultuous 12th century, when the empress Maud and Stephen are fighting for the crown of England after the death of Henry I.

Love In The Time Of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Hundred Years Of Solitude, Nobel Prize In Literature, Nobel Prize Winners, Love Time, Great Love Stories, Fiction And Nonfiction, Page Turner, The Book

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The ironic vision and luminous evocation of South America that have distinguished Garcia Marquez's Nobel Prize-winning fiction since his landmark work, One Hundred Years of Solitude, persist in this turn-of-the-century chronicle of a unique love triangle. It is a fully mature novel in scope and perspective, flawlessly translated, as rich in ideas as in humanity.

Middlesex By Jeffrey Eugenides, 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction I Love Books, Great Books, Books To Read, My Books, Middlesex Book, Reading Lists, Book Lists, Middlesex Jeffrey Eugenides, So Little Time

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In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school in Grosse Pointe, Michigan, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry blonde classmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them--along with Callie's failure to develop--leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls. In fact, she is not really a girl at all.