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A Listmania! list by "clevergirl78"
 
The Time Traveler's Wife
1.  The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The list author says:
  "Strange premise, but one of the most wonderful books I've read"
CDN$ 15.88   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (168 customer reviews)

Clara Callan
2.  Clara Callan by Richard Wright
The list author says:
  "A lovely and heartbreaking book"
CDN$ 16.02   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

White Teeth
3.  White Teeth by Zadie Smith
The list author says:
  "Quirky and wonderful"
CDN$ 13.71   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (226 customer reviews)

Small Island
4.  Small Island by Andrea Levy
The list author says:
  "A satisfying read"
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

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Ten Thousand Lovers
5.  Ten Thousand Lovers by Edeet Ravel
The list author says:
  "An engrossing look at Israeli society."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Saint Maybe
6.  Saint Maybe by Anne Tyler
The list author says:
  "I've read and re-read this book until it was in tatters"
Used & New from: CDN$ 3.00
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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The Shipping News
7.  The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
The list author says:
  "A Pulitzer Prize winner"
CDN$ 13.71   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (376 customer reviews)

Never Let Me Go
8.  Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
The list author says:
  "Fascinating -- read it in a single session"
Used & New from: CDN$ 2.23
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)

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Something Blue
9.  Something Blue by Emily Giffin
The list author says:
  "Chick lit that doesn't zap brain cells"
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.28
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Girl With a Pearl Earring: (Deluxe Edition)
10.  Girl With a Pearl Earring: (Deluxe Edition) by Tracy Chevalier
The list author says:
  "A truly charming book"
CDN$ 16.61   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (670 customer reviews)

White Oleander: A Novel
11.  White Oleander: A Novel by Janet Fitch
The list author says:
  "Quite possibly my favourite book ever.  Beautifully written."
CDN$ 13.00   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (874 customer reviews)

Drop City
12.  Drop City by T.C. Boyle
The list author says:
  "A good story with fascinating characters"
CDN$ 14.44   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Girls Guide To Hunting And Fishing
13.  Girls Guide To Hunting And Fishing by Melissa Bank
The list author says:
  "I love it!  Clever and well-written."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (526 customer reviews)

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Outlander
14.  Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
The list author says:
  "The premise is ridiculous, but read it and you'll be hooked!"
CDN$ 11.69   Used & New from: CDN$ 4.95
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (929 customer reviews)

Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx
15.  Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlanc
The list author says:
  "Engrossing.  The truly shocking thing is that it is non-fiction!"
CDN$ 14.44   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (100 customer reviews)

The Book of Ruth: A Novel
16.  The Book of Ruth: A Novel by Jane Hamilton
The list author says:
  "A beautiful and sad book."
CDN$ 13.72   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (248 customer reviews)

The Corrections
17.  The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
The list author says:
  "Smart and extremely well-written."
Used & New from: CDN$ 1.98
3.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (233 customer reviews)

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Last Chance Saloon
18.  Last Chance Saloon by Marian Keyes
The list author says:
  "More chick lit that doesn't make you feel stupid for having read it."
CDN$ 14.40   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (52 customer reviews)

The Blind Assassin
19.  The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "Intriguing.  A page-turner"
CDN$ 10.82   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (220 customer reviews)

Kitchen God's Wife
20.  Kitchen God's Wife by Amy Tan
The list author says:
  "Truly good fiction.  A great story."
CDN$ 10.99   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (117 customer reviews)

A Complicated Kindness
21.  A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
The list author says:
  "Dark and quirky."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (43 customer reviews)

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