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Old 05-31-2013, 08:05 AM   #1
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Best Kristin Hannah book?

Our book club is looking for good "beach reads". One member suggested we read Kristin Hannah but didn't name any titles. What would you suggest?
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Old 05-31-2013, 08:19 AM   #2
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Home Front was awesome. I also highly recommend Firefly Lane and Magic Hour.
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Night Road is good too.
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Old 05-31-2013, 08:41 AM   #4
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I think Home Front would be a great book club read.

Oh! Or Winter Garden. That one was one of my favorite KH books.

But I love all the other books listed as well. And I am currently reading The Things We Do For Love and recently read Between Sisters.
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I just picked up Night Road on the sale table at Barnes & Noble for $4 yesterday (the sale table was 2 books for $8. I picked up a Janet Evanovich book too).

I loved Firefly Lane!
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Winter Garden was my favorite of all of them.
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:06 AM   #7
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Thanks so much you guys. I was a bit daunted at the thought of choosing one from so many. That helps a lot.
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Old 05-31-2013, 09:52 AM   #8
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Once in Every Life is much earlier and one of my favorites. The emotional pain the family is enduring, especially the children is heart breaking. But then, like all her books, it is also quite funny.

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Tess Gregory's brilliant career as a research scientist hides her longings for husband and child. Though deaf, she is a free spirit -- a woman full of life and love. She is struck down all too soon.
But for Tess, a new life begins at her death, in post-Civil War America. She is now Amarylis Rafferty, wife and mother of three -- and she can hear. Shocked and disoriented by her new surroundings, she is drawn into the savage heartache burdening the family, especially her husband, Jack, a man who fears himself capable of anything.
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Can I throw out a different author? Elin Hilderbrand has a large series of books set in Nantucket during summers...http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss...hi%2Caps%2C362

That's a link to Amazon for her books.
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Really liked Homefront. it got me to read more of her books. Loved Night Road too. Just finished Magic Hour. That one didn't grab me as much.
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I loved reading Firefly Lane by her. Have not read any of her another books yet.
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I've only read one of hers and LOVED IT, Firefly Lane, many times I couldn't put it down.
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Firefly Lane and Winter Garden were my favorite Kristin Hannah books, but I agree that for a real beachy read you can't go wrong w/ the Elin Hilderbrand books. All of them are great summer fluff...fast and easy reads.


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Can I throw out a different author? Elin Hilderbrand has a large series of books set in Nantucket during summers...http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss...hi%2Caps%2C362

That's a link to Amazon for her books.
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I've only read one of hers and LOVED IT, Firefly Lane, many times I couldn't put it down.
I just got done reading the sequel, "Fly Away".
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Old 06-01-2013, 09:10 PM   #15
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I just got done reading the sequel, "Fly Away".
The reviews on Amazon were horrible, says it was very depressing, how did you like it? Do you feel the same?
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