Jon Krakauer - Under the Banner of Heaven, a story of violent faith. This is a riveting work of non-fiction detailing the history of the Mormon faith. It's like watching a train wreck, you want to stop reading because of the hate and destruction, yet you can't stop reading.
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Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery (I read every book in the whole series, plus a few more by this author that weren't.)
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The Fire Horse Girl by Kay Honeyman A girl born in the Year of the Horse is thought to be headstrong and stubborn. A girl born in the year of the Fire Horse, is doubly so. This is an excellent story with a strong teen girl and lots of twists and turns. Tucked in to the adventure, readers will learn quite a bit about Chinese-American immigrants and what it was like to come to a new land in the early 20th century.
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16 Books Becoming Movies in 2016! If your a reader in which I know many single moms are, and a movie goer this may interest you! #singlemom on a mission at forsinglemomsonly.com
In My Skin: A Memoir by Kate Holden - November 2006
Harvard Yard: A Novel by William Martin, http://www.amazon.ca/dp/B001DAI7EW/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_O3v8sb1ZG403D
Stephen Spielberg is set to direct a live-action movie based on Roald Dahl’s 1982 picture book, The BFG, (Macmillan/FSG YR), about a girl named Sophie who is captured by a big friendly giant (presciently, Dahl came up with the shorthand title years before social media). Filming is expected to begin in early 2015, with release planned in 2016. Audio only at www.ebtpl.org
Make Lemonade by Virginia Euwer Wolff (Grades 7 & up). In order to earn money for college, 14-year-old LaVaughn babysits for a teenage mother.
The Silence of the Lambs by Thomas Harris (first edition)
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The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson. New York Times best seller. This book masterfully combines the true stories of a serial killer and the 1893 Chicago World's Fair (so many "firsts" and connections to later acheivements of well know men). All spoken words are verified from written sources, but it reads like a fast-paced novel. Larson paints an incredible picture of the time period.