Fireside Reads – What We Read!

We wish we could have rescheduled FIRESIDE READS in light of [one of] the Blizzard[s] of 2011.  The show went on – Beth and Margot read some great books. Below is a clickable list of the books we recommended, or you can download the flier here: Fireside-Reads-2011

The Forgotten Fire by Jeff Bagdasarian
Washington Rules by Andrew Bacevich
1001 Inventions that Changed the World edited by Jack Challoner
My Reading Life by Pat Conroy
The Fort by Bernard Cornwell
Gilded: How Newport Became America’s Richest Resort by Deborah Davis
The Poacher’s Son by Paul Doiron
Room: A Novel by Emma Donoghue

What is the What by Dave Eggers
Mapping Norwood: An Irish American Memoir by Charles Fanning
Influenza and Inequality: One Town’s Tragic Response to the Great Epidemic of 1918 by Patricia Fanning
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Romancing Miss Brontë by Juliet Gael
Murder List by Julie Garwood
Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln, and Modern Life by Adam Gopnick
Ape House by Sara Gruen


Don’t Look Twice by Andrew Gross
Rebellion of Jane Clark by Sally Gunning
Far Cry by John Harvey
Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay
Falling Cloudberries - A World of Family Recipes by Tessa Kiros
Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1869 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt by Edward Kohn
The History of Love by Nicole Krauss
The Long Song by Andrea Levy


Dewey’s Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions by Vicki Myron
Jamie’s America by Jamie Oliver
A City So Grand: The Rise of an American Metropolis, Boston 1850-1900 by Stephen Puleo
The Mind’s Eye by Oliver Sacks
The Full Plate Diet by Stuart Seal
The Secret Scripture by Barry Sebastian
The Sky is Falling by Sidney Sheldon


Pearl Buck in China: Journey to the Good Earth by Hilary Spurling
The Help by Katherine Stockett
Growing Up Laughing by Marlo Thomas
The Faculty Club by Danny Tobey
The Red Door by Charles Todd
The Sonderberg Case by Elie Wiesel
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Zafon

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