Unforgettable Reads

A Listmania! list by Page B
The list author says: "I love these books for the worlds they transport you to and the interesting lives that are held within the pages."
Angela's Ashes: A Memoir
1.  Angela's Ashes: A Memoir by Frank McCourt
The list author says:
  "Irish story telling at its best. Laughter and tears abound throughout McCourt's lyrical prose. Best book I have ever read."
$11.34   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,463 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Book Thief
2.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The list author says:
  "A truly original WWII novel that kept me up at night reading. Do not be fooled by its YA categorization. Beautiful. Emotional. Haunting. One of the best I've ever read."
$8.52   Used & New from: $1.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15,391 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Kite Runner
3.  The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The list author says:
  "A well-written novel and eye-opener. I laughed and cried and counted my blessings in the end. I can't wait to read it again."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,569 customer reviews)

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Memoirs of a Geisha
4.  Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "A beautifully written and poignant memoir of a young girl's rise to fame in a path she did not choose for herself and her quest for love, the one thing she is told she can never possess."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,074 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

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The Road (Movie Tie-in Edition 2009) (Vintage International)
5.  The Road (Movie Tie-in Edition 2009) (Vintage International) by Cormac McCarthy
The list author says:
  "I could not put this down! A father and son's journey through a post apocalyptic world and how they become the embodiment of love and hope amidst terror and darkness."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,643 customer reviews) | 63 customer discussions

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Those Who Save Us
6.  Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
The list author says:
  "A must-read novel set in WWII Germany plumbs the depths of survival as a woman and a mother."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (859 customer reviews) | 6 customer discussions

The Things They Carried
7.  The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
The list author says:
  "A haunting portrayal of the Vietnam War told through snapshot vignettes. The lines of fact and fiction are blurred as the author relates the psychological turmoil, personal battles, and emotional crises of his fellow infantry men."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,661 customer reviews)

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Outlander: A Novel
8.  Outlander: A Novel by Diana Gabaldon
The list author says:
  "A romantic time travel tale set in the Scottish highlands. An unforgettable couple and a fast-paced adventure."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10,500 customer reviews) | 89 customer discussions

Galway Bay
9.  Galway Bay by Mary Pat Kelly
The list author says:
  "A must read for any Irish American woman. A sweeping tale of hardship, loss, dreams, and survival."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews)

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All Souls: A Family Story from Southie
10.  All Souls: A Family Story from Southie by Michael Patrick MacDonald
The list author says:
  "A tell-it-like-it-is account of being white and poor in the city. A perspective on the Irish American experience seldom glimpsed. How much can one family endure? You'd be surprised."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (483 customer reviews)

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal
11.  Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ's Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore
The list author says:
  "Funny, funny, and more funny. I wish Biff could step out of the book and be my friend. Endearing."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,533 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Water for Elephants: A Novel
12.  Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen
The list author says:
  "A fun novel set in a unique time period. Fast-paced and what a great ending!"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,627 customer reviews) | 47 customer discussions

Forever Amber (Rediscovered Classics)
13.  Forever Amber (Rediscovered Classics) by Kathleen Winsor
The list author says:
  "An engrossing, rags-to-riches epic tale of an audacious peasant girl's quest for love, fame, and fortune. She and Scarlet O'Hara would be fast friends."
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (403 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

Frankenstein
14.  Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The list author says:
  "A must-read classic. The monster's story is moving and makes you question what it means to be human."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,262 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Twilight Saga Collection
15.  The Twilight Saga Collection by Stephenie Meyer
The list author says:
  "Thoroughly entertaining. An original slant on the vampire genre."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,914 customer reviews) | 44 customer discussions

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The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set
16.  The Hunger Games Trilogy Boxed Set by Suzanne Collins
The list author says:
  "An engaging dystopian YA novel. A fast read full of adventure and romance. I can't wait for the final book of the series to be released in August 2010."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9,078 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Glass Castle: A Memoir
17.  The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
The list author says:
  "The story of a very unconventional childhood. A real page-turner."
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,207 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Perks of Being a Wallflower
18.  The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
The list author says:
  "A simple, no-frills coming-of-age tale that captures the laughs, perils, dramas, and heartaches typical of the teenage years. One of the best of its kind since The Catcher In the Rye."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,406 customer reviews)

The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City
19.  The Mole People: Life in the Tunnels Beneath New York City by Jennifer Toth
The list author says:
  "Gritty, gritty, gritty. This novel redefines the term "underworld." To think that some people actually choose to live this way."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (179 customer reviews)

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Mysterious Highlander? 19 8 days ago
Who was that man? 19 9 days ago
the lost 20 years 5 9 days ago
Continue to re-read the first Outlander book of the series 1 10 days ago
How do you feel about Claire? Love her or hate her? 27 10 days ago
Outlander: Ahistorical Fiction 8 10 days ago
Amount of animal cruelty in the book 16 Dec 27, 2014
Disturbing 0 Oct 22, 2014
Cheaper to purhase individually! 0 Oct 7, 2014
Need to Vent 4 Oct 2, 2014
Realistic ? 5 Aug 11, 2014
Why didn't the author tell us what apocalyptic event took place? 32 Aug 11, 2014
 
   

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