Favorite Rainy Day or Beach Books

A Listmania! list by Stacy Palm "Love to read, need I say more." (Shiner, TX)
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The Time Traveler's Wife
1.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "One of my all time favorite books, and to think I almost didn't purchase it."
$9.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,570 customer reviews) | 65 customer discussions

the bell jar
2.  the bell jar by Sylvia Plath
The list author says:
  "Everyone should read this at least once."
Used & New from: $3.45
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (646 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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American Gods
3.  American Gods by Neil Gaiman
The list author says:
  "I made everyone around me read this, and you should too."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,083 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West
4.  Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire
The list author says:
  "Who would believe that the Wicked Witch could become a heroine."
$14.40   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,335 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

The Sparrow: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle)
5.  The Sparrow: A Novel (Ballantine Reader's Circle) by Mary Doria Russell
The list author says:
  "I've often wondered why this book did not sale better.  It is a tremendous story with great characters."
$11.24   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (722 customer reviews)

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, Book 1)
6.  Bitten (Women of the Otherworld, Book 1) by Kelley Armstrong
The list author says:
  "I just flat out love this series."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (535 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

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I Capture the Castle
7.  I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith
The list author says:
  "If you have a sister you will adore this.  If not, you will still love it."
$13.15   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (377 customer reviews)

The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream
8.  The Alchemist: A Fable About Following Your Dream by Paulo Coelho
The list author says:
  "Inspiring."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,377 customer reviews)

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The Twilight Saga Collection
9.  The Twilight Saga Collection by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "Great popcorn for the mind. Although, I thought that book 3 ended so perfectly that I have been afraid to read the final, fourth book."
Used & New from: $10.44
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,847 customer reviews) | 43 customer discussions

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Harry Potter Boxset Pb 1-5
10.  Harry Potter Boxset Pb 1-5 by J. K. Rowling
The list author says:
  "Who doesn't like this series?"
Used & New from: $17.34
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (328 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Red Tent
11.  The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
The list author says:
  "Originally did not think I was going to enjoy this book.  However, exceptionally captivating story about some pretty strong women."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,124 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Sappho's Leap: A Novel
12.  Sappho's Leap: A Novel by Erica Jong
The list author says:
  "Erica Jong; love her."
$20.66   Used & New from: $0.01
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (40 customer reviews)

Water Witches
13.  Water Witches by Chris Bohjalian
The list author says:
  "Best first line.  "Some people say that my wife's sister is a witch." ~ This book is for those of us who share houses with liberals and conservatives."
$15.45   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

Hell House
14.  Hell House by Richard Matheson
The list author says:
  "Read it every Halloween."
$10.76   Used & New from: $3.90
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (344 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Hobbit (or There and Back Again)
15.  The Hobbit (or There and Back Again) by J. R. R. Tolkien
The list author says:
  "It's The Hobbit, what more needs said."
$26.27   Used & New from: $3.42
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,882 customer reviews) | 16 customer discussions

The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats
16.  The Collected Poems of W.B. Yeats by Richard J. Finneran
The list author says:
  "Come away, o human child, to the waters and the wild...."
$17.42   Used & New from: $7.31
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (56 customer reviews)

Jane Eyre (Signet Classics)
17.  Jane Eyre (Signet Classics) by Charlotte Bronte
The list author says:
  "All Time Favorite Classic!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,280 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel
18.  The Thirteenth Tale: A Novel by Diane Setterfield
The list author says:
  "One of my favorite newer books."
$9.35   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,471 customer reviews) | 36 customer discussions

The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast, Book 3)
19.  The Cabinet of Curiosities (Pendergast, Book 3) by Lincoln Child
The list author says:
  "This book actully includes characters from their previous books, but this is my favorite.  (All of them are great reads though)"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (556 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Alienist
20.  The Alienist by Caleb Carr
The list author says:
  "Great book, but very dark."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (714 customer reviews)

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The Serpent and the Rainbow: A Harvard Scientist's Astonishing Journey into the Secret Societies of Haitian Voodoo, Zombis, and Magic
21.  The Serpent and the Rainbow: A Harvard Scientist's Astonishing Journey into the Secret Societies of Haitian Voodoo, Zombis, and Magic by Wade Davis
The list author says:
  "Favorite Non-Fiction Book (nothing like the movie)"
$12.65   Used & New from: $4.75
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (67 customer reviews)

Sunshine
22.  Sunshine by Robin McKinley
The list author says:
  "I really enjoyed this book, and it really does take a whole different spin on what you would typically expect."
$13.16   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (511 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions)
23.  The Yellow Wallpaper and Other Stories (Dover Thrift Editions) by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
The list author says:
  "Love this; it's a must read for everyone."
$2.25   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (39 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Descent
24.  The Descent by Jeff Long
The list author says:
  "Pleasantly surprised by this book."
$8.09   Used & New from: $0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (374 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Buffalo Girls: A Novel
25.  Buffalo Girls: A Novel by Larry McMurtry
The list author says:
  "Character development is outstanding."
$11.99   Used & New from: $2.03
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (37 customer reviews)

The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus
26.  The Hot Zone: The Terrifying True Story of the Origins of the Ebola Virus by Richard Preston
The list author says:
  "Non-fiction for the beach."
$5.79   Used & New from: $1.82
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (901 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Last Lecture
27.  The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch
The list author says:
  "Inspiring book that reminds us all how important we are to each other."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,954 customer reviews) | 9 customer discussions

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The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1)
28.  The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, Book 1) by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "Loved it!"
$14.62   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (21,951 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Customer Discussions about products in this list
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Am I too old for this series? 62 Mar 17, 2014
Why does the Kindle collection cost $1.03 more than each individually? 1 Mar 17, 2014
How does Matheson compare to Lovecraft or King? 3 Feb 21, 2014
Confused about cage scene 0 Jan 3, 2014
eBook debut 1 Oct 10, 2013
HELP- what is the best book you ever read? 68 Jul 8, 2013
The Cullens New Series from Twilight 0 May 30, 2013
A love story like Twilight? Doesn't have to be fantasy... 8 Jan 3, 2013
Time Traveler's Wife book poster 1 Oct 4, 2012
Great time travel books? 12 Sep 30, 2012
What about Wicked for teens? 21 Sep 1, 2012
Kindle edition gone 6 Jun 17, 2012
 
   

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