May Book Lovers Block of the Month Book List

May Book Lovers Block of the Month List of Books

A Trail of Crumbs: Love, Hunger and the Search for Home by Kim Sunee  “recipes fantastic”
Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks “set in 1600s”
Death and the Penguin by Andry Kurkoff and George Bird
Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson – a story taken from the diary of Ambassador Dodd and Martha his daughter. Dodd was ambassador to Germany during the Hitler era.
Nora Roberts’ J.D. Robb books and her Eve Dallas books
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer by Patrick Suskind and John E. Woods “describes scents”
Room by Emma Donoghue “a best-seller that everyone hates.”
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen by Paul Torday “read it before you see the movie
The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman
Bruce Catton’s Civil War: 3 Volumes in 1: Mr Lincoln’s Army, Glory Road, A Stillness at Appomattox
Prisoner of Tehran by Marina Nemat –“sad, loss of human rights, true story”
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin “really very good”
Forest Gump by Winston Groom “worst book EVER, compared to the movie”
Mollie Murphy by Rhys Bowen – “a NY Irish Detective”
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho “on the ‘must read’ list for years”
Whitethorn Woods by Maeve Binchy
Captains and Kings by Taylor Caldwell “favorite book of all time”

The Bells: A Novel by Richard Harvell “describes sound”
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
The Hundred and One Dalmations by Dodie Smith
Yes, Chef a memoir by Marcus Samuelsson – “very much enjoyed”

Readers recommend a visit to the Unicorn Bookshop in Trappe, MD on the Eastern Shore. They have used books, including cookbooks from 1600s!

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