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A Listmania! list by Sarah's Mom (Lexington, MA)
The list author says: "Here are my all time favorite books. Note: this list is probably biased towards females"
Water for Elephants: A Novel
1.  Water for Elephants: A Novel by Sara Gruen
$11.61   Used & New from: $0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,630 customer reviews) | 47 customer discussions

The Time Traveler's Wife
2.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,607 customer reviews) | 65 customer discussions

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
3.  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows
$8.52   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,878 customer reviews) | 17 customer discussions

The Help Deluxe Edition
4.  The Help Deluxe Edition by Kathryn Stockett
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,577 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

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The Red Tent: A Novel
5.  The Red Tent: A Novel by Anita Diamant
$11.19   Used & New from: $1.73
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,387 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Book Thief
6.  The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
$8.52   Used & New from: $0.96
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15,400 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Namesake (movie tie-in edition)
7.  The Namesake (movie tie-in edition) by Jhumpa Lahiri
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (886 customer reviews)

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The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel
8.  The Poisonwood Bible: A Novel by Barbara Kingsolver
$14.38   Used & New from: $1.85
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,258 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A Novel
9.  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: A Novel by Lisa See
$11.63   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,263 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

Sarah's Key
10.  Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,214 customer reviews)

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Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club)
11.  Love in the Time of Cholera (Oprah's Book Club) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
$8.94   Used & New from: $0.01
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (716 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

People of the Book: A Novel
12.  People of the Book: A Novel by Geraldine Brooks
$9.71   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (775 customer reviews)

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
13.  The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery by Alan Bradley
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  "And the remainder of the series."
$9.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (812 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy)
14.  A Discovery of Witches: A Novel (All Souls Trilogy) by Deborah Harkness
$10.87   Used & New from: $0.37
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,033 customer reviews)

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children)
15.  Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children (Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children) by Ransom Riggs
$3.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,958 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Cutting for Stone
16.  Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
$10.28   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2,845 customer reviews)

Girl with a Pearl Earring, Deluxe Edition
17.  Girl with a Pearl Earring, Deluxe Edition by Tracy Chevalier
$11.50   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,106 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1)
18.  A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire, Book 1) by George R. R. Martin
The list author says:
  "And remainder of series"
$12.83   Used & New from: $1.24
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,690 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Glass Castle: A Memoir
19.  The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls
$10.80   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4,207 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
$11.51   Used & New from: $0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (832 customer reviews) | 4 customer discussions

The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel
21.  The Memory Keeper's Daughter: A Novel by Kim Edwards
$12.00   Used & New from: $0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,213 customer reviews) | 5 customer discussions

A Suitable Boy: A Novel (Modern Classics)
22.  A Suitable Boy: A Novel (Modern Classics) by Vikram Seth
$14.59   Used & New from: $3.34
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (280 customer reviews) | 3 customer discussions

The Forgotten Garden: A Novel
23.  The Forgotten Garden: A Novel by Kate Morton
$9.07   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,658 customer reviews) | 13 customer discussions

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption
24.  Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
$16.80   Used & New from: $3.60
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19,273 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The House at Riverton: A Novel
25.  The House at Riverton: A Novel by Kate Morton
$14.40   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (904 customer reviews) | 10 customer discussions

The help
26.  The help by Kathryn Stockett
Used & New from: $0.09
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8,577 customer reviews)

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Gone Girl (Thorndike Core)
27.  Gone Girl (Thorndike Core) by Gillian Flynn
$14.22   Used & New from: $4.72
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35,643 customer reviews)

Dark Places
28.  Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
$8.40   Used & New from: $2.65
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5,082 customer reviews)

Sharp Objects
29.  Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
Used & New from: $114.54
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,887 customer reviews)

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The Kitchen House: A Novel
30.  The Kitchen House: A Novel by Kathleen Grissom
$10.82   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,674 customer reviews)

The House at Tyneford: A Novel
31.  The House at Tyneford: A Novel by Natasha Solomons
$13.16   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (337 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Wonder
32.  Wonder by R. J. Palacio
$9.75   Used & New from: $3.82
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6,009 customer reviews)

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Great time travel books? 13 21 days ago
Amount of animal cruelty in the book 16 Dec 27, 2014
Disturbing 0 Oct 22, 2014
How does the Kindle edition look? 4 Aug 30, 2014
Something like this but less torture 4 Jun 18, 2014
Is the cover shown, the cover shipped? 0 Jun 4, 2014
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meaning/origin of "First of May" 5 May 25, 2014
The Book Thief 0 May 23, 2014
Want to cancel book in basket 1 May 19, 2014
"one of the most enduring stories of our time". Really? 4 Jan 28, 2014
Love Guernsey, love The Book Thief; pls recommend others 45 Jan 22, 2014
 
   

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