I have this same hardcover set and read it to my children....  --Laura Davis & The Writer's Journey www.lauradavis.net

The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. I have that copy of the hobbit. its absolutely gorgeous

If you enjoy historical fiction, you'll love this.

Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks. When an infected bolt of cloth carries plague from London to an isolated village, a housemaid named Anna Frith emerges as an unlikely heroine and healer.

Stones From the River is about a woman named Trudi Montag who has dwarfism. The book chronicles her life in a village in Germany in the years before, during and after World War II.

Thanks Oprah. One of the Best Books I have read-Ursula Hegi 'Stones From The River' It is time for another read.

What would possess a gifted young man recently graduated from college to literally walk away from his life? Noted outdoor writer and mountaineer Jon Krakauer tackles that question in his reporting on Chris McCandless, whose emaciated body was found in an abandoned bus in the Alaskan wilderness in 1992.

BIOGRAPHY In April 1992 a young man from a well-to-do family hitchhiked to Alaska and walked alone into the wilderness north of Mt. His name was Christopher Johnson McCandless.

My Sister's Keeper is a 2004 novel written by New York Times Best Selling author Jodi Picoult. It tells the story of 13-year-old Anna, who litigates her parents for medical emancipation when she is expected to donate a kidney to her sister Kate, who is dying from leukemia.

My Sister’s Keeper - Jodi Picoult I read a lot of Jodi's work. Her stories seem very accessible. This is my favorite.

Memoirs of a Geisha

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden "It is not for Geisha to want. It is not for a Geisha to feel. Geisha is an artist of the floating world.

The Kite Runner

"The Kite Runner. Set in Kabul and beginning just prior to the Russian invasion, The Kite Runner tells a heartbreaking story about the relationship between two boyhood friends who are as close as brothers, but just happen to be master and servant.

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