Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Good Grounds For Books - January 2010 Meeting

As usual, a list of titles mentioned or discussed at Woodland West's January meeting of the Good Grounds For Books group. It was the most lively meeting we've had yet and I hope the next one follows suit! Remember, click on a title to read more about it or request a copy to be held at the branch of your choice. Happy reading!

Flags of Our Fathers: heroes of Iwo Jima by James Bradley
The Mysteries of Beethoven's Hair by Russell Martin
Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin

Say You Are One of Them by Uwem Akpan
The Qur'an: a biography by Bruce B. Lawrence

Islam: a short history by Karen Armstrong

Home to Holly Springs by Jan Karon (listened to the audiobook version)
The Road by Cormac McCarthy (listened to the audiobook version)

Homer and Langley by E.L. Doctorow (This is the Woodland West Reading Group's February 2nd selection.)
Brass Verdict by Michael Connelly

Ice Land by Betsy Tobin
The Greenlanders by Jane Smiley
Kristen Lavransdatter trilogy: The Bridal Wreath (bk.1) ; The Mistress of Husaby (bk.2) ; The Cross (bk.3) by Sigrid Undset

Ford County: stories by John Grisham

The End of the Alphabet by C.S. Richardson
In the Company of the Courtesan by Sarah Dunant
Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant

The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb

The Woman Who Named God by Charlotte Gordon
Cruel and Usual Punishment by Nonie Darwish
True Blue by David Balducci
The Case for God by Karen Armstrong

Deadly Triangle: a true story of lies, sports, and murder by Fran Parker
Love in Condition Yellow: a memoir of an unlikely marriage by Sophia Raday
Shake the Devil Off: a true story of the murder that rocked New Orleans by Ethan Brown

Green Rider by Kristen Britain
The Devil You Know by Mike Carey
Bloody Jack: being an account of the curious adventures of Mary "Jacky" Faber, ship's boy by L.A. Meyer (listened to the audiobook version)

Pirate Latitudes by Michael Crichton
My Lobotomy: a memoir by Howard Dully

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