UUCSS 2012 Women's Retreat Book Recommendations

A Listmania! list by Brian's mom "twicefooled" (Silver Spring, MD USA)
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Email booklist@twicefooled.com with missing recommendations . . . please!"
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.)
1.  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (P.S.) by Betty Smith
The list author says:
  "Esther
Olivia
Cindy
Jenny"
$14.66   Used & New from: $2.84
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,301 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Cutting for Stone
2.  Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
The list author says:
  "Alexa"
$10.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,565 customer reviews)

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
3.  Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable
The list author says:
  "Phyllis"
$13.51   Used & New from: $5.00
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

My Monastery Is a Minivan: Where the Daily Is Divine and the Routine Becomes Prayer
4.  My Monastery Is a Minivan: Where the Daily Is Divine and the Routine Becomes Prayer by Denise Roy
The list author says:
  "Patty"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Room: A Novel
5.  Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue
The list author says:
  "Jenny
Alice-Ann"
$16.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,633 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
6.  The Spirit Catches You and You Fall down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman
The list author says:
  "Melissa
Alice-Ann"
Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (605 customer reviews)

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In Between: Memoir of an Integration Baby
7.  In Between: Memoir of an Integration Baby by Mark D. Morrison-Reed
The list author says:
  "Phyllis"
$15.70   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers
8.  Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers by John Elder Robison
The list author says:
  "Patty"
Used & New from: $3.87
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (149 customer reviews)

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At Home: A Short History of Private Life
9.  At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "Sally P."
$10.24   Used & New from: $2.47
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (650 customer reviews)

Dog on It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (Chet and Bernie Mysteries)
10.  Dog on It: A Chet and Bernie Mystery (Chet and Bernie Mysteries) by Spencer Quinn
The list author says:
  "Alexa"
Used & New from: $2.46
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (824 customer reviews)

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Brandwashed: Tricks Companies Use to Manipulate Our Minds and Persuade Us to Buy
11.  Brandwashed: Tricks Companies Use to Manipulate Our Minds and Persuade Us to Buy by Martin Lindstrom
The list author says:
  "Alexa"
$17.64   Used & New from: $5.53
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (126 customer reviews)

In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom
12.  In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom by Qanta Ahmed
The list author says:
  "Melissa"
$9.92   Used & New from: $0.78
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (312 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America
13.  There Are No Children Here: The Story of Two Boys Growing Up in The Other America by Alex Kotlowitz
The list author says:
  "Alice-Ann"
$10.24   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (161 customer reviews)

A Thousand Splendid Suns
14.  A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "Allison
Jenny
Phyllis"
$10.71   Used & New from: $0.14
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,044 customer reviews) | 20 customer discussions

The Help Deluxe Edition
15.  The Help Deluxe Edition by Kathryn Stockett
The list author says:
  "Allison"
$21.42   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,196 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

House Rules: A Novel
16.  House Rules: A Novel by Jodi Picoult
The list author says:
  "Allison"
$12.61   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (754 customer reviews) | 7 customer discussions

Bel Canto (P.S.)
17.  Bel Canto (P.S.) by Ann Patchett
The list author says:
  "Alexa
Jenny
Phyllis"
$9.60   Used & New from: $1.42
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,037 customer reviews)

Bossypants
18.  Bossypants by Tina Fey
The list author says:
  "Jenny"
$26.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,904 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel
19.  Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: A Novel by Helen Simonson
The list author says:
  "Sally P."
$9.68   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,072 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague
20.  Year of Wonders: A Novel of the Plague by Geraldine Brooks
The list author says:
  "Phyllis"
$9.04   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (775 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Leftovers
21.  The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta
The list author says:
  "Alexa"
Used & New from: $3.07
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (570 customer reviews)

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That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back
22.  That Used to Be Us: How America Fell Behind in the World It Invented and How We Can Come Back by Thomas L. Friedman
The list author says:
  "Colleen M."
$17.64   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (244 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Madonna: Five Books for Children (The English Roses / Mr. Peabody's Apples / Yakov and the Seven Thieves / The Adventures of Abdi, and Lotsa de Casha)
23.  Madonna: Five Books for Children (The English Roses / Mr. Peabody's Apples / Yakov and the Seven Thieves / The Adventures of Abdi, and Lotsa de Casha) by Madonna
The list author says:
  "Melissa & Kaili"
Used & New from: $16.94
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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The Hunger Games (Book 1)
24.  The Hunger Games (Book 1) by Suzanne Collins
$6.21   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22,064 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Last Town on Earth: A Novel
25.  The Last Town on Earth: A Novel by Thomas Mullen
The list author says:
  "Phyllis"
$11.98   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (147 customer reviews)

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
26.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "Patty"
$14.12   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,216 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Night Circus
27.  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The list author says:
  "Nathan & Alexa"
$18.85   Used & New from: $0.99
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,796 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

State of Wonder
28.  State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
$19.46   Used & New from: $0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,287 customer reviews)

Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World
29.  Reality Is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGonigal
The list author says:
  "Patty"
$11.20   Used & New from: $3.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (176 customer reviews)

The Girls: A Novel
30.  The Girls: A Novel by Lori Lansens
The list author says:
  "Julie Marq."
$14.99   Used & New from: $0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (222 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Rachel Calof's Story: Jewish Homesteader on the Northern Plains
31.  Rachel Calof's Story: Jewish Homesteader on the Northern Plains by Rachel Calof
The list author says:
  "Julie Marq."
$13.36   Used & New from: $1.73
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Bastard Out of Carolina: A Novel
32.  Bastard Out of Carolina: A Novel by Dorothy Allison
The list author says:
  "Julie Marq."
$13.04   Used & New from: $3.54
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (243 customer reviews)

Collected Stories (Everyman's Library)
33.  Collected Stories (Everyman's Library) by Roald Dahl
The list author says:
  "Julie Marq."
$21.47   Used & New from: $15.46
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

The Complete Stories
34.  The Complete Stories by Flannery O'Connor
The list author says:
  "Julie Marq."
$11.85   Used & New from: $4.36
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (193 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - for adults or teens? 8 Mar 27, 2014
*SPOILER ALERT* Anybody want to give their thoughts on how the book ended? 67 Jan 27, 2014
Hosseini is an American propaganda machine 229 Dec 4, 2013
If you liked this book, you will love Broken Headbone By Ginny McMath!!! 1 Jul 18, 2013
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Major Pettigrew's Last Stand 3 Dec 30, 2012
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Similar book 1 Aug 19, 2012
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I got my 13 y/o to read THE KITE RUNNER!!! 19 Mar 30, 2012
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