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post #1 of 8
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This month (I think, or next) is my turn to bring 3 books to select from. We usually read romance/family dramas and books with alot of different views to see. I need help!

Our book club website is www.4thfridaybooks.com
post #2 of 8
Ooh! Ooh!

I have only one suggestion. The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger. It's fantastic! http://books.google.com/books?id=pkw...um=1&ct=result
post #3 of 8
You might like The Thirteenth Tale by Diane (Diana?) Setterfield.
post #4 of 8
I would recommend Divisidero by Michael Ondaatje, though it is a little heartbreaking, it is one of the best books I have read in some time.
post #5 of 8
I normally don't read that kind of novel... more of a sci-fi/fantasy girl myself... but I received this book to do a review on and had a heck off a time putting it down, especially during the second half. I read that in one day.

The Spirit of the Place, by Samuel Shem. It's about a doctor who left his hometown years before and has been galavanting around Europe... when he receives a telegram that his mother has passed away... he returns to find conditions placed upon his inheritance...

It's not full of murder or craziness... but it's a beautifully done novel... if you like 'soul/spiritual journey' types of stories, this is definitely a good place. I even bawled my eyes out over one particular scene near the end (if you read it, you may understand which one).

post #6 of 8
ok, i know that this is not fiction but it is a really, REALLY great book and it is very inspirational.

Ice Bound: A Doctor's Incredible Battle for Survival at the South Pole

by Dr. Jerri Neilsen and Maryanne Vollers


it is about a dr. who needs a huge change in her life so she decides to go to the south pole. soon after she gets there she finds out she has breast cancer. i really loved this book.
post #7 of 8
Thread Starter 
Those sound like some really great books, thanks! I'll take all the suggestions you got
post #8 of 8
Pfft my sister's keeper hands down by jodi picoult it's anamazing book and it is already part of many book clubs so it might help and also it has questions in the back that can be asked in the book club to help out
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