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This month's book club enjoyed reading Maisie Dobbs written by Jacqueline Winspear.

Jacqueline Winspear
Jacqueline Winspear was born and raised in the county of Kent, England. Following higher education at the University of London's Institute of Education, Jacqueline worked in academic publishing, in higher education and in marketing communications in the UK. She emigrated to t
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Maisie Dobbs

Jacqueline Winspear · Penguin Books; 1st Thus. edition
Format: Paperback

Hailed by NPRs Fresh Air as part Testament of Youth, part Dorothy Sayers, and part Upstairs, Downstairs, this astonishing debut has already won fans from coast to coast and is poised to add Maisie Dobbs to the ranks of literatures favorite sleuths.Maisie Dobbs isnt just any young housemaid....
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Maisie Dobbs

'A very interesting read'

Maisie Dobbs

"Excellent beginning to a new series.  Highly recommend it!"

Sarah Morgan

The 2nd Thursday Book Club would like to recommend the following titles!

The Prince of Tides: A Novel

Pat Conroy · Bantam
Pages: 688
Format: Paperback

Pat Conroy has created a huge, brash thunderstorm of a novel, stinging with honesty and resounding with drama. Spanning forty years, this is the story of turbulent Tom Wingo, his gifted and troubled twin sister, Savannah, and their struggle to triumph over the dark and tragic legacy of the extraordinary...
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The Prince of Tides - Pat Conroy

'My favorite writer.  My favorite book.  Conroy was the poet of SC.'

Before We Were Yours: A Novel

LISA WINGATE · Ballantine Books
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * For readers of Orphan Train and The Nightingale comes a "thought-provoking [and] complex tale about two families, two generations apart . . . based on a notorious true-life scandal."*

Memphis, 1939. Twelve-year-old Rill Foss and her four...

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'Before We Were Yours'

'I really enjoyed the story and it was based on facts.'

The Book That Matters Most: A Novel

Pages: 368
Format: Print book

Ava s twenty-five-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group, not only for her love of reading but also out of sheer desperation for companionship. The group s goal throughout the year is for each...
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The Book that Matters Most - Ann Hood

The Island

Victoria Hislop · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

The Petrakis family lives in the small Greek seaside village of Plaka Just off the coast is the tiny island of Spinalonga where the nations leper colony once was locateda place that has haunted four generations of Petrakis women Theres Eleni ripped from her husband and two young daughters...
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The Island by Victoria Hislop

'I really enjoyed reading this book cbecause of the historical truth and the interesting fictional quality.'

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