A few books I've read and enjoyed in 2009 (Part Three!)

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The Bronze Horseman
1.  The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons
The list author says:
  "I wasn't sure if this would be my cup of tea but the reviews on here were glowing so I gave it a go... really glad I did. Just about to read the sequel!"
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Foreign Fruit
2.  Foreign Fruit by Jojo Moyes
The list author says:
  "Just wonderful! A love story that takes place over 50 years and one where I can say that I really approved of the ending... despite some of the characters getting on my nerves!"
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I Capture The Castle (Vintage Classics)
3.  I Capture The Castle (Vintage Classics) by Dodie Smith
The list author says:
  "Beautiful."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (172 customer reviews)

It's The Little Things
4.  It's The Little Things by Erica James
The list author says:
  "Erica James is back on form with this one."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

Midnight Bayou
5.  Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts
The list author says:
  "Another Nora Roberts book! An enchanting ghost story this time, set in New Orleans."
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The Drink and Dream Teahouse
6.  The Drink and Dream Teahouse by Justin Hill
The list author says:
  "A historical romance set in contemporary China."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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The Ballroom on Magnolia Street
7.  The Ballroom on Magnolia Street by Sharon Owens
The list author says:
  "Charming. A lovely, comforting book."
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3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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The Summer House
8.  The Summer House by Christobel Kent
The list author says:
  "A dark tale of murder on the Italian Riviera... bit slow to start but it's worth hanging in there for."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Night World: 7: Huntress
9.  Night World: 7: Huntress by L J Smith
The list author says:
  "Admittedly, I was losing interest by the time I got to the very last story in this collection, but still worth a read."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Playground Mafia
10.  The Playground Mafia by Sarah Tucker
The list author says:
  "If you read the reviews on here they're mixed. I thought this was OK actually, but a bit flat in places. Depends just how much you like your chick lit! Don't expect a masterpiece."
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2.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews)

Handle with Care
11.  Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
The list author says:
  "Completely unputdownable."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (129 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

The Peacock Emporium
12.  The Peacock Emporium by Jojo Moyes
The list author says:
  "The second one of Moyes I've read and she's quickly becoming a favourite author of mine."
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4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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Pure Fiction
13.  Pure Fiction by Julie Highmore
The list author says:
  "Amusing chicklit with a satisfying ending. Set around a 'book group' but there's not many books in it for some reason... Prefer 'The Reading Group' by Elizabeth Nobel but this is OK."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

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Tatiana and Alexander
14.  Tatiana and Alexander by Paullina Simons
The list author says:
  "The sequel to 'The Bronze Horseman' and just as captivating. On with the third book!"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (79 customer reviews)

Resistance
15.  Resistance by Anita Shreve
The list author says:
  "I just adore Shreve's writing, A wonderful novel based around an American pilot who crash-lands into Nazi occupied Belgium in WWII. Not your typical love story but there's romance in there."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Eat Cake
16.  Eat Cake by Jeanne Ray
The list author says:
  "Charming story about a downtrodden housewife who sets up her own cake business. This will make you hungry- guaranteed."
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4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Journey to the River Sea
17.  Journey to the River Sea by Eva Ibbotson
The list author says:
  "Who says all kid's stories just have to be for kids?! Fantastic story about an orphaned girl's journey to the Amazon.  I loved this."
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (97 customer reviews)

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The Summer Garden
18.  The Summer Garden by Paullina Simons
The list author says:
  "The third and final part of 'The Bronze Horseman' trilogy. I don't want this saga to end!"
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Sleeping With The Fishes: Number 1 in series (Fred the Mermaid Trilogy)
19.  Sleeping With The Fishes: Number 1 in series (Fred the Mermaid Trilogy) by MaryJanice Davidson
The list author says:
  "The first in the 'Fred the Mermaid' trilogy. A good spin on chicklit but in my opinion the rest of the series is fairly disappointing."
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

Time and Again (STP - Silhouette lead)
20.  Time and Again (STP - Silhouette lead) by Nora Roberts
The list author says:
  "Time travel romance- pleasantly enjoyable. Roberts is on form with this one."
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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On What Grounds (Coffeehouse Mysteries (Berkley Publishing Group))
21.  On What Grounds (Coffeehouse Mysteries (Berkley Publishing Group)) by Cleo Coyle
The list author says:
  "The first in the 'Coffee House' mystery series. An excellent read. Looking forward to devouring the others- lucky I have them close to hand!"
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The Dressmaker
22.  The Dressmaker by Elizabeth Birkelund Oberbeck
The list author says:
  "A bittersweet story of love set against the background of a Parisian dressmaker. Charming."
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Good Harbour
23.  Good Harbour by Anita Diamant
The list author says:
  "One woman's battle with breast cancer, one woman's crumbling marriage..."
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Isabel's Daughter
24.  Isabel's Daughter by Judi Hendricks
The list author says:
  "Another good read from the author of 'Bread Alone'"
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