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A Listmania! list by "jenthebook"
 
Roots
1.  Roots by Alex Haley
The list author says:
  "One of the most moving books I've read.  Couldn't put it down until it was finished.  Stunning"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (59 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

The Regeneration Trilogy: Regeneration, The Eye in the Door, The Ghost Road
2.  The Regeneration Trilogy: Regeneration, The Eye in the Door, The Ghost Road by Pat Barker
The list author says:
  "Although long and hard going, well worth the effort.  Made me cry.  lots!!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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Snow Falling on Cedars
3.  Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
The list author says:
  "Absorbing story, and the love story aspect isn't too slushy"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

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Five Quarters Of The Orange
4.  Five Quarters Of The Orange by Joanne Harris
The list author says:
  "Much better than Chocolat.  Joanne Harris is one of the best writers I've read.  I've got every book"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (113 customer reviews)

The Weight Of Water
5.  The Weight Of Water by Anita Shreve
The list author says:
  "One of Anita Shreve's better books.  Another weepy that sticks with you for a while"
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4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Memoirs Of A Geisha
6.  Memoirs Of A Geisha by Arthur Golden
The list author says:
  "Read this thinking it couldn't possibly live up to the hype.  It did and then some.  Fantastic"
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (460 customer reviews)

A Walk In The Woods
7.  A Walk In The Woods by Bill Bryson
The list author says:
  "Laughed and laughed.  Love Bill Bryson's books, but something about this one makes it stand out from the others.  Found it so funny I bought the audio tape too.  Buy this book"
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4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (182 customer reviews)

Waiting to Exhale
8.  Waiting to Exhale by Terry McMillan
The list author says:
  "first terry mcmillan book that I read, enjoyed it so much I read all her others"
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Year of Wonders
9.  Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
The list author says:
  "fascinating true story about a plague village. I read it in one sitting"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (121 customer reviews)

Behind The Scenes At The Museum
10.  Behind The Scenes At The Museum by Kate Atkinson
The list author says:
  "a very bizarre, but wholly engrossing novel, sad and funny in equal measures"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (200 customer reviews)

The Siege
11.  The Siege by Helen Dunmore
The list author says:
  "Harrowing, compelling reading.  One of the best novels I've read recently"
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (68 customer reviews)

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Birdsong (Vintage War)
12.  Birdsong (Vintage War) by Sebastian Faulks
The list author says:
  "brilliant.  Another one that more than lived up to the hype.  Made me cry again!!"
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4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (631 customer reviews)

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