Join us at our next Read ‘n Share meeting on Thursday February 18th at 7:30 Bring a list of Titles and Authors you have enjoyed and find out what others are reading Read ‘n Share Titles December 17, 2009 Meeting The Five People You Meet in Heaven - Killed in an accident, an elderly man discovers that heaven is having five people explain the meaning of his life. Missing - After a businessman is murdered in Stockholm, a homeless woman finds herself to be the prime suspect and must try to clear her name.
The Uncommon Reader - What would happen if Queen Elizabeth, at the age of 70-something, was suddenly to become a voracious reader? Day After Night – Set in an immigrant holding camp in 1945 Palestine where four women, refugees from Nazi Europe, find healing in the bonds of friendship. Stephanie Plum Series – This mystery series features a sassy, New Jersey bounty-hunter who is assisted by her eccentric grandmother and friends. The Glassblower of Murano – A woman leaves London for a new life as a glassblowerin Venice to find her fate inextricably linked with her ancestor's. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet – A Chinese American widower reflects on growing up in WWII Seattle and his forbidden relationship with a Japanese girl. Paradise Park – Abandoned by her boyfriend in Honolulu, Sharon Spiegelman embarks on a quest for enlightenment. A Reliable Wife – In 19th century Wisconsin, a troubled businessman’s ad for a wife is answered by a woman who has her own dark secrets. Someone Knows My Name – The life story of an African woman who is kidnapped into slavery in the 1700s. Warriors Series – The adventures of wild cat clans as they try to survive in a dangerous world. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo- Set in Sweden, a journalist and a Goth hacker team up to investigate a 40 year old disappearance. Foreign Tongue – Recovering from a broken heart in Paris, a writer becomes intrigued by the anonymously written, erotic novel she is translating. Hatchet – After a plane crash, thirteen-year-old Brian spends fifty-four days in the wilderness, learning to survive. Baking Cakes in Kigali – In genocide-stricken Rwanda, a baker provides decadent confections and transforming counsel to a series of troubled customers. Shanghai Girls – Sold to California suitors, sisters from Shanghai struggle to adapt to life in 1930s Los Angeles, while still bound to old customs. The Help – 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, three women (two African-American maids and a young white woman) team up for a clandestine project. Half Broke Horses – A novel based on the life of the author's grandmother, who learned to break horses in childhood and went on to run a vast ranch in Arizona. Non- Fiction Have a Little Faith – Albom tells the story of two men of faith, an elderly rabbi from his home synagogue and an African-American pastor in Detroit. Double Crossed – A journalist’s report on of the mistreatment of nuns by the Catholic Church. You Better Not Cry – Burroughs tells stories of his dysfunctional Christmases, both past and present. The Year We Disappeared – An account of a police officer who was shot in
1979 and the aftermath, told by both he and his daughter who was 9 at the time.
The Necklace – The true story of thirteen women who purchased an expensive diamond necklace together and the effect this had on their lives. True Compass – In this autobiography, the late senator Ted Kennedy tells of his family and his career. Winter Dance– An account of the author’s participation in the 1,100-mile-long dogsled race called the Iditarod. Vanished Smile – The story of the brazen 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre and the two-year quest to bring her home.
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