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Description: Enjoy Oprah's picks from the past few years!


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Say You're One of Them

by Uwem Akpan

Uwem Akpan's stunning stories humanize the perils of poverty and violence so piercingly that few readers will feel they've ever encountered Africa so immediately.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Daughter of Fortune

by Isabel Allende

An orphan raised in Valparaiso, Chile, by a Victorian spinster and her rigid brother, vivacious young Eliza Sommers follows her lover to California during the Gold Rush of 1849.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


The Heart of a Woman

by Maya Angelou

In The Heart of a Woman Maya Angelou leaves California with her son, Guy, to go to New York. There she enters the society and world of black artists and writers.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Vinegar Hill

by A. Manette Ansay

Dutifully accompanying her newly unemployed husband, Ellen has brought her two children into the home of her in-laws on Vinegar Hill—a loveless house suffused with the dust of bitterness and cruelty.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Open House: A novel

by Elizabeth Berg

Samantha's husband leaves her, and after the divorce, she settles down to reconstruct a life for herself and her eleven-year-old son. To meet her mortgage payments, Sam decides to take in boarders.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Tara Road

by Maeve Binchy

2 women, 1 Irish, 1 American - set up a home exchange business; their unlikely and touching friendship unveils secrets and changes lives. When Danny Lynch tells his wife Ria that he has a young pregnant mistress, Ria thinks that her world has ended.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Midwives

by Chris Bohjalian

"Superbly crafted and astonishingly powerful. . . . It will thrill readers who cherish their worn copies of To Kill A Mockingbird.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Ruby

by Cynthia Bond

The newest Oprah's Book Club 2.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Ruby (Oprah's Book Club 2.0 Digital Edition)

by Cynthia Bond

The newest Oprah's Book Club 2.

Date Added: 06/12/2017


The Good Earth

by Pearl S. Buck

Pearl S. Buck's timeless masterpiece, the Pulitzer Prize-winning story of a farmer's journey through China in the 1920s The Good Earth is Buck's classic story of Wang Lung, a Chinese peasant farmer, and his wife, O-lan, a former slave.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


River, Cross My Heart: A Novel

by Breena Clarke

Six-year-old Clara is drowned in the Potomac. Twelve-year-old Johnnie Mae, must come to terms with the powerful emotions sparked by her sister's death and discover the kind of woman she will become.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


What Looks like Crazy on an Ordinary Day

by Pearl Cleage

After a decade of elegant pleasures and luxe living with the Atlanta brothers and sisters with the best clothes and biggest dreams, Ava Johnson has temporarily returned home to Idlewild--her fabulous career and power plans smashed to bits by cold reality.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Little Bill: The Best Way to Play

by Bill Cosby

Little Bill and his friends LOVE the TV show Space Explorers. And so when the new Space Explorers video game comes out, they each want a copy. But when Little Bill asks his parents to buy him the game, they say no.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


The Meanest Thing to Say

by Bill Cosby

A new boy in his second grade class tries to get the students to play a game that involves saying the meanest thing possible to one another, so Little Bill shows him a better way to make friends.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


The Treasure Hunt

by Bill Cosby

It's a rainy day and Little Bill is bored. Other members of the family have hobbies, treasures that keep them busy. But Little Bill has nothing...Until Great-Grandma helps him find his own treasures.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Breath, Eyes, Memory

by Edwidge Danticat

"I come from a place where breath, eyes and memory are one. A place from which you carry your past like the hair on your head.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Great Expectations

by Charles Dickens

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Dickens's timeless tale of an orphan boy's extraordinary journey through life.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


A Tale of Two Cities

by Charles Dickens

ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP Dickens's epic novel of freedom, love, and the burning chaos of the French Revolution.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


House Of Sand And Fog

by Andre Dubus III

A dispute over the ownership of a house leads to tragic consequences.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Middlesex

by Jeffrey Eugenides

Spanning eight decades and chronicling the wild ride of a Greek-American family through the vicissitudes of the twentieth century, Jeffrey Eugenides' witty, exuberant novel on one level tells a traditional story about three generations of a

Date Added: 05/25/2017


As I Lay Dying

by William Faulkner

"I set out deliberately to write a tour-de-force. Before I ever put pen to paper and set down the first word I knew what the last word would be and almost where the last period would fall.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Light in August

by William Faulkner

"Read, read, read. Read everything--trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and studies the master. Read! You'll absorb it. Then write. If it is good, you'll find out.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


The Sound and the Fury

by William Faulkner

"I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire. . . . I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


White Oleander

by Janet Fitch

Astrid is the only child of a single mother, Ingrid, a brilliant, obsessed poet who wields her luminous beauty to intimidate and manipulate men.

Date Added: 05/25/2017


Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail

by Michele Fitoussi and Malika Oufkir and Ros Schwartz

The tale of a Moroccan family that was imprisoned for over 20 years for their father's crime. A fascinating story - all the more so because it is true and happened in our time!

Date Added: 05/25/2017



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