Recommended at the March 21, 2015 Book Chat

Kwok, Jean Girl in Translation
Kwok, Jean Mambo in Chinatown
Weir, Alison Innocent traitor : a novel of Lady Jane Grey
Mantel, Hilary Wolf Hall
DVD Downton Abbey
Hawkins, Paula,  The girl on the train 
Meyers, Randy Susan Accidents of Marriage
Moriarty, Laura The center of everything
Moriarty, Laura While I'm falling
Gawande, Atul Being mortal : medicine and what matters in the end
Moriarty, Laura The chaperone
Strayed, Cheryl Wild
Zevin, Gabrielle The storied life of A.J. Fikry
Walsh, M. O. My sunshine away
Oates, Joyce Carol We were the Mulvaneys

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Recommended at the January 17, 2015 Book Chat

Genova, Lisa.  Still Alice 
Krueger, William Kent.  Ordinary grace 
Moriarty, Liane. The husband's secret
Monroe, Mary Alice. The four seasons
Binchy, Maeve. A week in winter
Kidd, Sue Monk.  The invention of wings 
Walls, Jeannette.  The silver star 
Mandel, Emily St. John.  Station eleven 
Hawkins, Paula,  The girl on the train 
Harrison, A. S. A.  The silent wife 
Watson, S. J.  Before I go to sleep

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Recommended at the November 15, 2014 Book Chat

Kelly, Erin  Broadchurch  
  Broadchurch. The complete first season 
Grisham, John  Gray Mountain : a novel  
  Orphan black. Season one  
Connelly, Michael  The burning room : a novel  
Kline, Christina Baker Orphan train : a novel  
Bird, Kai The good spy : the life and death of Robert Ames  
Ivey, Eowyn   The snow child : a novel  
Watson, S.J.  Before I go to sleep : a novel  
Pizza, Lauren Meant to be : the lives and loves of a Jersey girl
Doerr, Anthony   All the light we cannot see : a novel  
Galbraith, Robert  The silkworm
Galbraith, Robert  The cuckoo's calling
Berg, A. Scott  Wilson  
Tobin, James  The man he became : how FDR defied polio to win the presidency  
Dreiser, Theodore  Sister Carrie ; Jennie Gerhardt ; Twelve men  
Dreiser, Theodore An American tragedy  
Heyer, Georgette  *All books by this author 
Waters, Sarah   The paying guests  
Connelly,    The black echo  

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Recommended at the May 10, 2014 Book Chat

Kerman, Piper Orange is the new black : my year in a women's prison
[RENTAL] DVD American  American Hustle 
Bauer, Shane, Josh Fattal and Sarah Shourd A sliver of light : three Americans imprisoned in Iran 
Oates, Joyce Carol  High Crime Area
[RENTAL] DVD Gravity  Gravity
[RENTAL] DVD All  All is Lost
Mosley, Walter  Devil in a blue dress
Gilbert, Elizabeth  The signature of all things
Odell, Jonathan  The healing : a novel

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Recommended at the April 12, 2014 Book Chat

Leon, Donna My Venice and other essays
Kidd, Sue Monk  The invention of wings : a novel
Allende, Isabel  Island beneath the sea : a novel
Allende, Isabel  Maya's notebook : a novel
Hernández, José The gaucho Martín Fierro
Davis, Deborah  Gilded : how Newport became America's richest resort
Caletti, Deb  He's gone : a novel
Spielman, Lori Nelson  The life list : a novel
Patchett, Ann  Bel canto : a novel
Crichton, Michael  Pirate latitudes : a novel
Baldacci, David  Divine justice
Ozeki, Ruth  A tale for the time being 
Weir, Andy  The Martian : a novel

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Recommended at the March 8, 2014 Book Chat

McCabe, Erin Lindsay I shall be near to you : a novel
Morgenstern, Erin  The night circus : a novel 
Davis, Deborah  Gilded : how Newport became America's richest resort 
Dean, Debra  The madonnas of Leningrad  
McDowell, Charlie  Dear girls above me : inspired by a true story 
Moyes, Jojo  Me before you 
Chevalier, Tracy  The last runaway  
White, Karen  The Time Between 
[RENTAL] DVD Dallas  Dallas Buyers Club  

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Recommended at the February 1, 2014 Book Chat

Leary, Ann The Good House
Rachman, Tom The Imperfectionists
Grazer, Gigi Levangie Seven deadlies : a cautionary tale
Hemingway, Ernest A Farewell to Arms
Hemingway, Ernest The old man and the sea
Dilloway, Margaret How to be an American housewife
Bauermeister, Erica The school of essential ingredients
Hillenbrand, Laura Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption
Danticat, Edwidge Claire of the sea light 
Jonasson, Jonas The 100-year-old man who climbed out the window and disappeared
Dedman, Bill Empty mansions : the mysterious life of Huguette Clark and the spending of a great American fortune
DVD 305.52 Queen The queen of Versailles

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Recommended at the January 4, 2014 Book Chat

Grisham, John  Sycamore Row
Jio, Sarah  Morning glory
Boyne, John  The house of special purpose
Birmingham, John  Without warning
Jess-Cooke, Carolyn  The boy who could see demons : a novel 
Lamb, Wally  We are water : a novel
King, Stephen  Joyland
Patchett, Ann  This is the story of a happy marriage
Benjamin, Melanie The aviator's wife : a novel
Wharton, Edith  Summer
McEwan, Ian  Sweet tooth : a novel
Danticat, Edwidge Claire of the sea light 

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Recommended at the December 7, 2013 Book Chat

Dunant, Sarah Blood & beauty : The Borgias
Moyes, Jojo Me before you
Morton, Kate The distant hours 
Quindlen, Anna Lots of candles, plenty of cake
Murray, Jim Brother
Robb, J.D. Thankless in death
Child, Lee High heat : A Jack Reacher Novella 
Smith, Deborah A gentle rain
Bugliosi, Vincent Parkland
Reynolds, Alastair Revelation space 
Echols, Damien Life after death
Lafferty, Mur The shambling guide to New York City
Simsion, Graeme The Rosie project
Birch, Carol Jamrach's menagerie
Ripley, Amanda The smartest kids in the world : and how they got that way
Connelly, Michael The gods of guilt 

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Recommended at the November 9, 2013 Book Chat

  Behind the candelabra
Patterson, Richard North Loss of Innocence
Patterson, Richard North Fall from grace : a novel
Castillo, Linda Her last breath
Lahiri, Jhumpa The lowland : a novel
Ford, Jamie Songs of Willow Frost : a novel
Ford, Jamie Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel
Schlosser, Eric  Command and control : nuclear weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the illusion of safety
Thomas, Evan  Ike's bluff : president Eisenhower's secret battle to save the world
King, Greg and Sue Woolmans  The assassination of the Archduke : Sarajevo, 1914, and the romance that changed the world
Hastings, Max Catastrophe 1914 : Europe goes to war
Franklin, Tom and Beth Ann Fennelly The tilted world : a novel
Belfoure, Charles The Paris architect : a novel

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Recommended at the October 12, 2013 Book Chat

Hillenbrand, Laura Unbroken : a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption
Ford, Jamie Hotel on the corner of bitter and sweet : a novel
Silva, Daniel The English girl : a novel
Atkinson, Rick The guns at last light : the war in Western Europe, 1944-1945
Galbraith, Robert The cuckoo's calling
McDermott, Alice Someone
Weldon , Fay Habits of the house
Brook, Geraldine Year of wonders : a novel of the plague
Miller, Kimberly Rae Coming clean
Grissom, Kathleen The kitchen house
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa The language of flowers
Läckberg, Camilla The preacher : a novel
Child, Lincoln The third gate : a novel
DiSclafani, Anton The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
duBois, Jennifer Cartwheel : a novel

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Recommended at the September 14, 2013 Book Chat

Styron, Alexandra Reading my father
Schwalbe, Will The end of your life book club
Corby, Gary The Pericles Commission
Corby, Gary The Ionia sanction
Corby, Gary Sacred games
Silver, Elizabeth L. The execution of Noa P. Singleton : a novel
Anderson , Kevin J. The Martian war : a thrilling eyewitness account of the recent alien invasion, as reported by Mr. H. G. Wells
Adler-Olsen, Jussi A conspiracy of faith
Mark, David The dark winter
Bowen, James A street cat named Bob : and how he saved my life
Coplin, Amanda The orchardist : a novel

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Recommended at the June 15, 2013 Book Chat

Archer, Jeffrey Best Kept Secret
Stegner, Wallace Crossing to safety
Buck, Pearl S. The good earth
Dumas, Alexandre The Count of Monte Cristo
Meacham, Jon Thomas Jefferson : the art of power
Zuckoff, Mitchell Frozen in time : an epic story of survival, and a modern quest for lost heroes of World War II
Zuiker, Anthony E. Level 26 : dark origins
Priest, Cherie Ganymede
Thompson, Ben Badass : ultimate deathmatch : skull-crushing true stories of the most hardcore duels, showdowns, fistfights, last stands, suicide charges, and military engagements of all time
Joyce, Rachel The unlikely pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Rindell, Suzanne. The other typist
Riggle, Kristina. Keepsake
Picoult, Jodi The storyteller
Popkin, Samuel L. The candidate : what it takes to win, and hold, the White House
Finder, Joseph Vanished
Bittman, Mark. VB6 : eat vegan before 6:00 to lose weight and restore your health... for good : the flexible diet you can really stick to, with more than 60 easy, delicious recipes
Hosseini, Khaled And the mountains echoed

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Recommended at the May 11, 2013 Book Chat

Clark, Mary Higgins. Daddy's gone a hunting
Grady, James Six days of the condor
edited by Lee Child First thrills
The rebellious life of Mrs. Rosa Parks Theoharis, Jeanne
Vreeland, Susan Clara and Mr. Tiffany
Jayaraman, Sarumathi Behind the kitchen door
Rucka, Greg. Batman : no man's land : a novel
Bascomb, Neal Hunting Eichmann : how a band of survivors and a young spy agency chased down the world's most notorious Nazi
Sedaris, David Let's explore diabetes with owls
Atkinson, Kate Life after life

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Recommended at the April 13, 2013 Book Chat

Caldwell, Gail Let's take the long way home : a memoir of friendship
Patchett, Ann The magician's assistant
Frank, Anne The diary of Anne Frank : the revised critical edition
Swierczynski, Duane Fun and Games
Mendez, Antonio J. Argo : how the CIA and Hollywood pulled off the most audacious rescue in history
Doig, Ivan The whistling season
Binchy, Maeve A week in winter
Follett, Ken Winter of the world
Craig, Philip R. and William G. Tapply Third strike : a Brady Coyne/J.W. Jackson mystery
McMahon, Jennifer The one I left behind
Haddix, Margaret Peterson Found
Stevens, Chevy Still Missing
McCorkle, Jill Life after life

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Recommended at the March 16, 2013 Book Chat

Clancy, Tom Locked on
Jio, Sarah Blackberry Winter
Morton, Kate The secret keeper
Bradford, Barbara Taylor Her own rules
Gill, Michael How Starbucks saved my life : a son of privilege learns to live like everyone else
Barlett, Donald L. The betrayal of the American dream
Marion, Isaac Warm bodies
Flynn, Gillian Gone Girl
Martin, William The Lincoln letter
Nasaw, David. The patriarch : the remarkable life and turbulent times of Joseph P. Kennedy
Skinner, David The story of ain't : America, its language, and the most controversial dictionary ever published
Hislop, Victoria The return
Kring, Sandra. The book of bright ideas
Kring, Sandra. A life of bright ideas
Dante Alighieri The Divine Comedy
Campbell, Jack Lost fleet : dauntless
Walker, Karen Thompson The Age of Miracles
Schroff, Laura An invisible thread : the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny

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Recommended at the January 5, 2013 Book Chat

Sankovitch, Nina. Tolstoy and the purple chair : my year of magical reading
Cleave, Chris Gold
Lanchester, John. Capital
Johnson, Adam. The orphan master's son
Martin, William. The Lincoln letter
Ondaatje, Michael The cat's table
Harkness, Deborah E., A discovery of witches
Harkness, Deborah E. Shadow of night
Gabaldon, Diana. Outlander
Flynn, Gillian Gone girl
Sears, Michael Black Fridays
Adler, Elizabeth The house in Amalfi
Russo, Richard Elsewhere
Willett, Marcia The prodigal wife
Rogan, Charlotte Lifeboat
Freeland, Chrystia Plutocrats : the rise of the new global super-rich and the fall of everyone else
Palahniuk, Chuck Lullaby
Clancy, Tom Red storm rising
Peters, Ralph Red Army
Mee, Benjamin We bought a zoo
Garfield, Simon On the map : a mind-expanding exploration of the way the world looks

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Recommended at the December 8, 2012 Book Chat

DeMille, Nelson The Lion, The lion's gameGeneral's Daughter
Delaney, Frank The last storyteller
Patterson, James Guilty wives
Swain, James Dark Magic
Crusie, Jennifer Maybe this time
Strobel, Tammy You can buy happiness (and it's cheap) : how one woman radically simplified her life and how you can too
Hilderbrand, Elin Silver Girl
Goodman, Allegra The cookbook collector
Powers, Kevin The yellow birds
Millard, Candice River of Doubt
Weiner, Jennifer Then came you
Towles, Amor Rules of civility
Penny, Louise The beautiful mystery
Hassman, Tupelo Girlchild

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Recommended at the November 10, 2012 Book Chat

  The best exotic Marigold Hotel - DVD
Harmel, Kristin. The sweetness of forgetting
Crais, Robert. Taken
Brown, Eleanor The weird sisters
Brooks, Geraldine Caleb's crossing
Ruiz Zafón, Carlos The shadow of the wind
Trigiani, Adriana. The shoemaker's wife
Mallon, Thomas Watergate
Schwalbe, Will The end of your life book club
Graham, Bob Keys to the kingdom
Harris, Joanne Peaches for Father Francis
Lupton, Rosamund Sister
Grisham, John Racketeer
Patchett, Ann State of wonder
Johnson, Denis Train dreams
Greitens, Eric The heart and the fist : the education of a humanitarian, the making of a Navy SEAL
Semple, Maria Where'd you go, Bernadette : a novel

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Recommended at the October 13, 2012 Book Chat

McLain, Paula The Paris wife
Hemingway, Ernest A moveable feast
Preston, Douglas J. Gideon's corpse
Tapply, William G. Shadow of death
Bohjalian, Chris The sandcastle girls
Danza, Tony. I'd like to apologize to every teacher I ever had : my year as a rookie teacher at Northeast High
Laskas, Jeanne Marie Hidden America : from coal miners to cowboys, an extraordinary exploration of the unseen people who make this country work
French, Tana Broken Harbor
Brooks, Geraldine Caleb's crossing
Walsh, Marie S. A tale of two lives : the Susan Lefevre fugitive story
Brown, Eleanor The weird sisters
Reynolds, Alastair Pushing ice
Adams, Poppy The sister
Russo, Richard Nobody's fool

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Recommended at the September 15, 2012 Book Chat

McLean, Margaret Under oath
Flynn, Gillian Gone girl
Grissom, Kathleen. The kitchen house
King, Laurie R A study in Sherlock : stories inspired by the Holmes canon
Follett, Ken Fall of giants
Läckberg, Camilla The stonecutter and The Preacher
Haag, Christina Come to the edge
Robinson, Peter Before the Poison
Conroy, Pat South of Broad
Owen, Mark No easy day: the autobiography of a Navy SEAL: the firsthand account of the mission that killed Osama Bin Laden
Thompson, Hunter S. The rum diary and Fear and loathing in Las Vegas and other American stories
  Monsieur Lazhar - DVD
Caro, Robert A. The years of Lyndon Johnson
Lancaster, Jen Jeneration X : one reluctant adult's attempt to unarrest her arrested development, or why it's never too late for her dumb ass to learn why froot loops are not for dinner
Rogan, Charlotte The lifeboat

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Recommended at the July 31, 2012 Book Chat

Evanovich, Jane Wicked business : a Lizzy and Diesel novel
Johansen, Iris. Close your eyes
Gardiner, Meg Ransom River
Child, Lee All books by this author
King, Laurie R. All books by this author
Howard, Linda Burn
Gerritsen, Tess. Ice Cold
Finder, Joseph. Vanished
Pilcher, Rosamunde. All books by this author
Plain, Belva. All books by this author
Tucker, Lisa. The Winters in bloom
Grissom, Kathleen. The kitchen house
Shaffer, Mary Ann The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa. The language of flowers
Vreeland, Susan Clara and Mr. Tiffany
Philbrick, Nathaniel. In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Livesey, Margot. The flight of Gemma Hardy
McCullough, David G. The greater journey : Americans in Paris
Quindlen, Anna. Every last one
Shreve, Anita. Rescue
Bagshawe, Tilly. Sidney Sheldon's after the darkness
Lamott, Anne Some assembly required : a journal of my son's first son
Pearl, Matthew. The technologists

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Recommended at the June 9, 2012 Book Chat

Harbach, Chad The art of fielding
DeVito, Cándida R. Secrets of Forbidden Love: My True Life Story
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games
Dai, Sijie Balzac and the little Chinese seamstress
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee Sister of my heart
Edwards-Jones, Imogen. Tuscany for beginners
Westerfeld, Scott Uglies
Pavone, Chris The Expats
LaPlante, Alice Turn of mind
Auslander, Shalom Hope : a tragedy
Bowles, Paul The sheltering sky
Scalzi, John Redshirts
Mantel, Hilary Wolf Hall
Mantel, Hilary Bring up the bodies
  Being Elmo: a puppeteer's journey - DVD
Philbrick, Nathaniel In the heart of the sea : the tragedy of the whaleship Essex
Larson, Erik In the garden of beasts : love, terror, and an American family in Hitler's Berlin
Genova, Lisa Still Alice
Sin, Kyŏng-suk Please look after mom
Boo, Katherine Behind the beautiful forevers

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Recommended at the May 5, 2012 Book Chat

Shreve, Anita. Where or when
Picoult, Jodi Lone Wolf
Berenson, Alex The faithful spy
King, Stephen 11/22/63
Bennett, Alan The uncommon reader
Dwyer, Kevin True stories of Law & order : the real crimes behind the best episodes of the hit TV show
Nuland, Sherwin B. How we die : reflections on life's final chapter
Pennebaker, James W. The secret life of pronouns : what our words say about us
Donoghue, Emma Room
Grisham, John The litigators
Stevens, Taylor The informationist
Hingson, Michael Thunder dog : the true story of a blind man, his guide dog, and the triumph of trust at Ground Zero

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