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May 6, 2013

This Month’s Book: The Dinner….In Three Words

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The DinnerThis month’s book, The Dinner is being described by The Wall Street Journal as the European Gone Girl.

Here is what some of our readers have to say:

Quick, disturbing read

Good psychological thriller

Major moral dilemma!

disturbing, distressful, demented

Sick, Sick, Sick!

What a family!

How would you describe it ….In just three words?


A EuropeanGone Girl‘ – Wall Street Journal

April 18, 2013

This Month’s Book, The Triple Agent………….. in Three Words

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agentThe Triple Agent is a FRIGHTENING FACTUAL ACCOUNT of the events that lead Humam Khalil al-Balawi, a Jordanian doctor to leave his family, put on a suicide vest and blow himself up along with seven CIA agents.

Here is what some of our readers have to say:

Sad new reality

War on terror

Taliban bearing Gifts

CIA’s darkest hour

Tragic yet true

They got us

How would you describe The Triple Agent……………. in three words?

March 6, 2013

This Month’s Book: American Dervish…..In Three Words!

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American

American Dervish is a compelling story about Family, Religion and Assimilation.

Here is what some of our readers have to say:

Faith, Love, Loyalty

Want To Read

Timely heartbreaking story

Growing up Muslim

Heartfelt immigrant experience

Balancing divergent worlds

How would you describe this month’s book ….In three words?

February 6, 2013

This Month’s Book: Home Front…….In Three Words

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home front Home Front by Kristin Hannah is a novel about the Cost Of War on military families.

Kristin Hannah’s three words………Duty. Motherhood. Emotional.

Here is what some of our readers have to say:

loyalty, despair, redemption

very timely topic

friendship, sacrifice, love

timely … but sappy

Emotion, Loyalty, Heart

Love, honor, Trust

Gripping, Devoted, Hopeful

Amazing love story !!!!!

sacrifice, love, honor

Family, Country, Support

Well written, touching

 

How would you describe Home Front……………..  in three words?

January 9, 2013

This Month’s Book: Once We Were Brothers……………In Three Words

brothersThis Month’s Book Once Were Brothers is a…..Historical Legal Thriller

Here is what some of our readers have to say:

Suspenseful, emotional, informative

Betrayal, loyalty, justice

Deep, sad, excellent

Happiness, Horror , Hope

Family secrets, destructive

How would you describe Once We Were Brothers…….In three words?

December 15, 2012

This Month’s Book: Faith…..In Three Words

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Faith I found this month’s book: Enjoyable yet disturbing

Here is what some of our readers have to say:

My new favorite

Real page turner……..yes it was!

Superb character development

Family secrets disturbing

How would you describe this month’s book…..in three words?

Faith by Jennifer Haigh – Reviews, Discussion Goodreads

November 8, 2012

This Month’s Book: And When She Was Good…….In Three Words

I am embarrassed to say that my three words are NOT QUITE FINISHED.…but I will be by tomorrow’s meeting!

She’s a survivor…. she sure is (also three words!)

Sex never pays….. very cute. looks like we are going to have a good time with this one!

Who’s your neighbor????……hmmmmmm

Not Lippman’s best……but still worth the read

Fascinating character piece

Not my favorite

Who’s your book club member? very cute, although I think that is 5 words!

Could not relate

How would you describe And When She Was Good by Laura Lippman …………… in just three words?

October 11, 2012

The Story Of Beautiful Girl……In Three Words!

This month’s book…….Made me cry!

Thought provoking story

Unsettled my soul

Provoked many emotions

Just not fair

How would you describe The Story of Beautiful Girl in three words?

September 10, 2012

Gone Girl By Gillian Flynn….In Three Words

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This month’s book was…… Dark, Twisted, Unpredictable

Page-turner, Deceitful, Suspenseful…...Absolutely!

Very unlikeable characters……..No doubt about that!

Ending definitely disturbing……Yes! On the other hand..what ending? I turned the page thinking there was another chapter!

Hated The Ending…….. I was disappointed in the ending also.

Plot twists galore…….Yes, yes, yes

Crazy, Sick, Scarey……That it is.

Riveting, Disturbing, Unfulfilling ……….Hmmmm…… unfulfilling……I can see that too.

Kept me reading……..Me too!

What three words would you use to describe Gone Girl?

May 10, 2012

Defending Jacob…… In Three Words!

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Suspenseful, Disturbing, Haunting!

Here is what we have so far:

Unforgettable, Powerful, Excellent, Disturbing, Page turner, Riveting, Upsetting, Lingering, Thought Provoking, Challenging, Suspenseful, Much to discuss!

How would you describe this month’s book Defending Jacob ………In Three Words?

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