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Considering how my whole life sometimes feels like a book club, I wanted to share a few of the best books to spark discussion. Published by Thomas Dunne Books. My Thoughts: was one of the most hyped books and the big debut novel of this Fall author Brit Bennet is only 25 years old and was named to the. In quietly exquisite prose Willa Cather tells the story of Àntonia Shimerda, the bold, bright-eyed daughter of Bohemian immigrants, and her struggling pioneer family. Or, get perfectly-made-for-you recommendations with our! My Thoughts: I found it tough to separate my thoughts on this book from my thoughts on Scientology itself, so I will include both here.
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things: A Novel by Bryn Greenwood Paperback Oct 2017. Wreck by Fleur Ferris 10. Caitriona Wallace and Émile Nouguier might be looking to nurture a relationship with familiar challenges as they come from vastly different strata but Colin's engaging historical novel expertly blends their life stories against a majestic canvas. This one is going on my Book Club Recommendations List. My Thoughts: Part portrait of a hospital trying to survive in the wake of disaster and part exploration of end-of-life care and euthanasia in the U. What are your recommended book club suggestions for 2018? And you don't even have to leave your house to join one. Sign of a good book club title: wanting to go ask even more people to read and get their thoughts! Choices and circumstances shape us but do not need to define us.
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