Books I Couldn't Put Down by Will

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Memoirs of a Geisha

http://www.amazon.com/Memoirs-Geisha-Novel-Arthur-Golden/dp/0679781587?tag=theskin02-20

Memoirs of a Geisha A literary sensation and runaway bestseller, this brilliant debut novel tells with seamless authenticity and exquisite lyricism the true confessions of one of Japan's most celebrated geisha.Speaking to us with the wisdom of age and in a voice at once...

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Snow Flower and the Secret Fan

http://www.amazon.com/Snow-Flower-Secret-Fan-Novel/dp/0812968069?tag=theskin02-20

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan In nineteenth-century China, in a remote Hunan county, a girl named Lily, at the tender age of seven, is paired with a laotong, “old same,” in an emotional match that will last a lifetime. The laotong, Snow Flower, introduces herself by sending...

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Tuesdays with Morrie

http://www.amazon.com/Tuesdays-Morrie-Young-Greatest-Lesson/dp/076790592X?tag=theskin02-20

Tuesdays with Morrie Maybe it was a grandparent, or a teacher, or a colleague. Someone older, patient and wise, who understood you when you were young and searching, helped you see the world as a more profound place, gave you sound advice to help you make your way...

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She's Come Undone

http://www.amazon.com/Shes-Come-Undone-Oprahs-ebook/dp/B004S1WMHG?tag=theskin02-20

She's Come Undone In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. Meet Dolores Price. She's 13, wise-mouthed but...

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Go Ask Alice

http://www.amazon.com/Go-Ask-Alice-Anonymous/dp/1416914633?tag=theskin02-20

Go Ask Alice January 24th After you've had it, there isn't even life without drugs.... It started when she was served a soft drink laced with LSD in a dangerous party game. Within months, she was hooked, trapped in a downward spiral that took her from her...

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Sarah's Key

http://www.amazon.com/Sarahs-Key-Special-Gift-Edition/dp/1250004217?tag=theskin02-20

Sarah's Key A young girl.A fateful key.A woman searching for the truth…Experience the novel that has touched millions.Paris, July 1942: Sarah, a ten-year-old girl, is taken with her parents by the French police as they go door to door arresting Jewish families...

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Middlesex

http://www.amazon.com/Middlesex-Novel-Oprahs-Book-Club/dp/0312427735?tag=theskin02-20

Middlesex "I was born twice: first, as a baby girl, on a remarkably smogless Detroit day of January 1960; and then again, as a teenage boy, in an emergency room near Petoskey, Michigan, in August of l974. . . My birth certificate lists my name as Calliope...

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American Gods

http://www.amazon.com/American-Gods-Tenth-Anniversary-Edition/dp/0062059882?tag=theskin02-20

American Gods First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and artistic benchmark from the multiple-award-winning master of innovative fiction, Neil Gaiman. Now discover the mystery and magic of American Gods in this tenth...

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A Game of Thrones

http://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Song-Fire-Book/dp/0553386794?tag=theskin02-20

A Game of Thrones Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell,...

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A is for Alibi

http://www.amazon.com/Alibi-Kinsey-Millhone-Alphabet-Mysteries/dp/0312353812?tag=theskin02-20

A is for Alibi A tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of Santa Teresa, California. A twice-divorced loner with few personal possessions and fewer personal attachments, she’s got a...

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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

http://www.amazon.com/Anne-Frank-Diary-Young-Girl/dp/0553296981?tag=theskin02-20

Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl Discovered in the attic in which she spent the last years of her life, Anne Frank's remarkable diary has since become a world classic -- a powerful reminder of the horrors of war and an eloquent testament to the human spirit. In 1942, with Nazis...

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A Thousand Splendid Suns

http://www.amazon.com/Thousand-Splendid-Suns-Khaled-Hosseini/dp/159448385X?tag=theskin02-20

A Thousand Splendid Suns Make this your next book club selection and everyone saves. Get 15% off when you order 5 or more of this title for your book club. Simply enter the coupon code HOSSEINITHOUSAND at checkout.This offer does not apply to eBook purchases. This offer...

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East of Eden

http://www.amazon.com/East-of-Eden-ebook/dp/B001BC5HXG?tag=theskin02-20

East of Eden The masterpiece of Steinbeck's later years, East of Eden is the powerful and vastly ambitious novel that is both family saga and a modern retelling of the book of Genesis.

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The Silence of the Lambs

http://www.amazon.com/The-Silence-Lambs-Thomas-Harris/dp/0312195265?tag=theskin02-20

The Silence of the Lambs As part of the search for a serial murderer nicknames "Buffalo Bill," FBI trainee Clarice Starling is given an assignment. She must visit a man confined to a high-security facility for the criminally insane and interview him.That man, Dr. Hannibal...

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The Bridges of Madison County

http://www.amazon.com/Bridges-Madison-County-Robert-Waller/dp/0446364495?tag=theskin02-20

The Bridges of Madison County The legendary love story, the bestselling hardcover novel of all time, and the major motion picture starring Clint Eastwood and Meryl Streep. This is the story of Robert Kincaid, the photographer and free spirit searching for the covered bridges of...

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Water for Elephants

http://www.amazon.com/Water-Elephants-A-Novel-ebook/dp/B003I1WY2A?tag=theskin02-20

Water for Elephants As a young man, Jacob Jankowski was tossed by fate onto a rickety train that was home to the Benzini Brothers Most Spectacular Show on Earth. It was the early part of the great Depression, and for Jacob, now ninety, the circus world he remembers was...

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Bridget Jones's Diary

http://www.amazon.com/Bridget-Joness-Diary-ebook/dp/B000QJM8Z0?tag=theskin02-20

Bridget Jones's Diary Bridget Jones's Diary is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud account of a year in the life of a thirty-something Singleton on a permanent doomed quest for self-improvement. Caught between the joys of Singleton fun, and the fear of dying...

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Twilight

http://www.amazon.com/Twilight-The-Saga-Book-ebook/dp/B000QRIGLW?tag=theskin02-20

Twilight The #1 New York Times bestseller is available for the first time in a mass market paperback edition, featuring a striking movie tie-in cover. Bella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring...

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Lord of the Flies

http://www.amazon.com/Flies-Centenary-Edition-William-Golding/dp/0399537422?tag=theskin02-20

Lord of the Flies The classic novel by William GoldingWith a new Introduction by Stephen King"To me Lord of the Flies has always represented what novels are for, what makes them indispensable." -Stephen KingGolding's classic, startling, and perennially bestselling...

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

http://www.amazon.com/The-Girl-Dragon-Tattoo-Millennium/dp/0307949486?tag=theskin02-20

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Stieg Larsson's #1 bestselling mystery featuring Lisbeth Salander is now a major motion picture directed by David Fincher, starring Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, from Columbia Pictures/Sony. In theaters December 2011.

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That Was Then, This Is Now

http://www.amazon.com/That-Was-Then-This-Now/dp/0140389660?tag=theskin02-20

That Was Then, This Is Now Another Hinton classic available in a great new package. Companion to The Outsiders, That Was Then, This is Now is S. E. Hinton?s moving portrait of the bond between best friends Bryon and Mark and the tensions that develop between them as they begin...

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The Hunger Games

http://www.amazon.com/The-Hunger-Games-Book-1/dp/0439023521?tag=theskin02-20

The Hunger Games In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Long ago the districts waged war on the Capitol and were defeated. As part of the surrender terms, each district...

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The Catcher in the Rye

http://www.amazon.com/The-Catcher-Rye-J-Salinger/dp/0316769177?tag=theskin02-20

The Catcher in the Rye Anyone who has read J.D. Salinger's New Yorker stories--particularly A Perfect Day for Bananafish, Uncle Wiggily in Connecticut, The Laughing Man, and For Esme With Love and Squalor--will not be surprised by the fact that his first novel is full of...

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Jane Eyre

http://www.amazon.com/Jane-Eyre-Dover-Thrift-Editions/dp/0486424499?tag=theskin02-20

Jane Eyre An orphan girl's progress from the custody of cruel relatives to an oppressive boarding school culminates in a troubled career as a governess. Jane's first assignment at Thornfield, where the proud and cynical master harbors a scandalous secret,...
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