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The goodbye girl

When a woman's ex-husband sublets her apartment right out from under her and she refuses to move, the new tenant, a Chicago actor, moves in, touching off a comic, hate-love relationship.

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses The Book Thief, By Markus Zusak The Complete Package For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2012

It is 1939 and times are getting tough for everyone in Germany. Ten-year old Liesel and her brother are on their way to be adopted into a foster home, but sadly, the brother dies en route. After his burial, Liesel steals...

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses The Book Of Negroes / Someone Knows My Name, By Lawrence Hill The Complete Guide For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

The history and terror of black slavery has been well documented in literature and film. Lawrence Hill's new book doesn't lessen the awfulness of the times, but adds a unique human dimension. Hill has created an upliftin...

The little princess [and] The new adventures of Heidi.

THE LITTLE PRINCESS : A young girl is sent to a boarding school when her father goes off to fight in the Boer War. She becomes fatherless when news arrives of his death. She must then work as a servant under an evil st...

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Small Island, By Andrea Levy The Complete Package For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2012

Small Island is a delightfully entertaining and probing book about Jamaican immigration to Britain in the days after WWII. Andrea Levy's parents were part of this immigration movement and she is interested in investigat...

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Sara Gruen's Novel, Water For Elephants The Complete Guide For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

Running away with the circus is one of the world's most enduring and romantic ideas. However, the reality of circus life during the Depression era was that it was hard and painful. Jacob Jankowski, now over ninety years ...

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Martels, Life Of Pi The Complete Guide For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

The story of a boy, a boat, and a tiger promises an adventure which some may find hard to believe and thoughtful questions to consider. Can miracles exist? What is the power of faith? What guarantees successful survival?...

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Khaled Hosseinis Novel, The Kite Runner The Complete Package For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

The Kite Runner has the distinction of being the first English-language fiction written about Afghanistan, by Khaled Hosseini, a former Afghan doctor who fled his native country in 1980 as it became immersed in civil war...

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Haddons, The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time The Complete Package For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

Mark Haddon's novel, the curious incident of the dog in the night-time, presents Christopher Boone, a young man with "special needs." Christopher suffers from Asperger's Syndrome, a condition associated with autism. Mark...

Bookclub-In-A-Box Discusses Cutting For Stone, By Abraham Verghese The Complete Package For Readers And Leaders. —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

Cutting For Stone is very simply one of the best books ever written and read. The narrative begins in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, when twin boys, Shiva and Marion, are born to a nun (who dies) and a surgeon (who runs away). T...

Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Jennifer Egan's novel, A visit from the goon squad —Godfrey, Laura.
EBook
2012

In the 1970s, Bennie Salazar was the bassist in a San Francisco punk band, the Flaming Dildos. Decades later, he finds his career as a record executive and his relevance in the industry are slowly fading? while his taste...

Bookclub in a Box discusses Mohsin Hamid's novel The reluctant fundamentalist the complete package for readers and leaders —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

The Reluctant Fundamentalist is more than the usual immigrant book of adaptation, struggle, and identity. It is the gripping tale of a young man who comes to America from Pakistan just prior to 9/11. The protagonist, Cha...

Bookclub-in-a-box presents the discussion companion for Patrick deWitt's novel The Sisters brothers the complete discussion guide for leaders and readers —Herbert, Marilyn, 1947-
EBook
2013

The year is 1851, and the notorious killers Eli and Charlie Sisters, known collectively as the Sisters brothers, set out on another job for the Commodore, their wealthy and powerful boss. They are riding from Oregon City...

Bookclub-in-a-box presents the discussion companion for Andrea Levy's novel Small island —Herbert, Marilyn, 1947-
EBook
2012

Small Island is a delightfully entertaining and probing book about Jamaican immigration to Britain in the days after WWII. Andrea Levy's parents were part of this immigration movement and she is interested in investigati...

Bookclub-in-a-Box presents the discussion companion for Emma Donoghue's novel Room —Herbert, Marilyn.
EBook
2011

Five-year-old Jack and his Ma live in Room, an 11 foot square shed in the backyard of their abductor and captor, Old Nick. Ma came to Room from outside, but Jack was born into it and has never known anything else. Despit...

Bookclub-in-a-box presents the discussion companion for Camilla Gibb's novel The beauty of humanity movement —Herbert, Marilyn, 1947-
EBook
2011

The mystery and beauty of modern-day Vietnam is skillfully unveiled in Camilla Gibb?s fourth novel, The Beauty of Humanity Movement, which takes its title from a short-lived group of artists and intellectuals who spoke o...

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