Summer 2011

A Listmania! list by Lily Lit (UK)
 
Girlfriend in a Coma
1.  Girlfriend in a Coma by Douglas Coupland
The list author says:
  "This was an excellent book.  I could not put it down.  Interesting and unexpected element to it."
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (85 customer reviews)

Water for Elephants
2.  Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The list author says:
  "Have owned this for ages, but wanted to read it before the film would pollute my imagination.  Read it in space of one day, beautiful, charming, engaging - a must read"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (379 customer reviews)

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The People Next Door
3.  The People Next Door by Christopher Ransom
The list author says:
  "For the reputation of all writers, this man needs to stop writing.  Shocking ending was more a slow death to a long book, this book goes against all Trades Description Legislation."
6.39   Used & New from: 0.01
2.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

The Book of Human Skin
4.  The Book of Human Skin by Michelle Lovric
The list author says:
  "Engaging, epic, wide sweeping, wonderful tongue in cheek engagement of the reader"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (89 customer reviews)

When God was a Rabbit
5.  When God was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
The list author says:
  "A good quick read, though lacking something, but worth the read"
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3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (508 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

A Visit From the Goon Squad
6.  A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
The list author says:
  "Not my normal type of book, didn't know what to expect, the blurb was cryptic, but this was fantastic, new, engaging, dynamic read - good modern literature."
6.29   Used & New from: 0.01
3.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (157 customer reviews)

The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
7.  The Hare With Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance by Edmund de Waal
The list author says:
  "There are about 10 beautiful paragraphs in this book, however the rest is long and can sometimes be a great chore to get through, you start dreading seeing the cover, but continue as of beauty of some"
6.99   Used & New from: 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (428 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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