Unforgettable Reads

A Listmania! list by Samantha "Critical Reader" (Ontario, Canada)
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Siddhartha
1.  Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
The list author says:
  "A profound read, the story unfolds poetically, hypnotically."
CDN$ 6.64   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (317 customer reviews)

Abra: A Novel
2.  Abra: A Novel by Joan Barfoot
The list author says:
  "Barfoot grabs you with her portrait of a disturbed woman finding her way to her best version of sanity."
Used & New from: CDN$ 25.90
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Saturday
3.  Saturday by Ian McEwan
The list author says:
  "My favourite McEwan, Saturday is about one eventful day in a man's life. Although seemingly quiet, there is a suspenseful feel throughout."
CDN$ 15.16   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)

Glittering Images
4.  Glittering Images by Susan Howatch
The list author says:
  "An enthralling story of the fragility and strength of faith."
CDN$ 9.89   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

We Need To Talk About Kevin: A Novel
5.  We Need To Talk About Kevin: A Novel by Lionel Shriver
The list author says:
  "A subject matter I wanted to avoid, but the way Shriver deals with it is masterful."
CDN$ 14.43   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (91 customer reviews)

The Deptford Trilogy: Fifth Business, The Manticore, and World of Wonders
6.  The Deptford Trilogy: Fifth Business, The Manticore, and World of Wonders by Robertson Davies
The list author says:
  "Robertson Davies at his best. Three novels intertwined to create his masterpiece."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.68
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (46 customer reviews)

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Broken for You
7.  Broken for You by Stephanie Kallos
The list author says:
  "An intelligent tale of loss and redeption; engrossing."
CDN$ 13.36   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

White Oleander
8.  White Oleander by Janet Fitch
The list author says:
  "The beauty of Fitch's prose and her gift for storytelling is staggering."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.10
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (874 customer reviews)

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The Master Butchers Singing Club: A Novel
9.  The Master Butchers Singing Club: A Novel by Louise Erdrich
The list author says:
  "A powerful, unforgettable story. Different than her other work, Erdrich's brilliance is showcased in this novel."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.53
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (50 customer reviews)

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The Piano Man's Daughter
10.  The Piano Man's Daughter by TIMOTHY FINDLEY
The list author says:
  "A mother and son tale that is heartbreaking but soulful and satisfying."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.78
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Secret Language
11.  Secret Language by Monica Wood
The list author says:
  "A rich, character-driven story of two sisters and their disparate lives."
CDN$ 15.75   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Until I Find You
12.  Until I Find You by John Irving
The list author says:
  "While long-winded and somewhat tedious at times, in the end, Irving satisfies in a way I'll never forget."
CDN$ 16.61   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.98
3.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Twisted: The Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver
13.  Twisted: The Collected Stories of Jeffery Deaver by Jeffery Deaver
The list author says:
  "When it comes to short stories of this genre, Deaver cannot be touched."
CDN$ 9.49   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Away
14.  Away by Jane Urquhart
The list author says:
  "Dark, mystical, lyrical, Away transports with haunting prose."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.39
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

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The Shipping News
15.  The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
The list author says:
  "A heartwarming novel set in Newfoundland; absolutely wonderful."
CDN$ 13.71   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (376 customer reviews)

Clara Callan
16.  Clara Callan by Richard Wright
The list author says:
  "Another story of sisters, told brilliantly in letters."
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4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

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Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!
17.  Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! by Fannie Flagg
The list author says:
  "A woman forced to look her life in the eye; described as "folky", I would say it is quite sophisticated"
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3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (193 customer reviews)

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The Robber Bride
18.  The Robber Bride by Margaret Atwood
The list author says:
  "My favourite Atwood, The Robber Bride's four women are unforgettable."
CDN$ 9.89   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (63 customer reviews)

Light on Snow
19.  Light on Snow by Anita Shreve
The list author says:
  "A poignant story of a widower and his daughter's discovery of an abandoned infant."
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Fountainhead
20.  The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand
The list author says:
  "Dense and philosophical, it is an interesting novel about individualism."
CDN$ 15.68   Used & New from: CDN$ 2.75
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (602 customer reviews)

Poisonwood Bible
21.  Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
The list author says:
  "While I love everything Kingsolver writes, this one stands out as the most potent."
CDN$ 20.06   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.49
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,236 customer reviews)

Women Who Run with the Wolves
22.  Women Who Run with the Wolves by Clarissa Pinkola Estés Ph.D.
The list author says:
  "Estes' reworking of old fairytales in light of the development of women's psyches is written beautifully and evokes a soulful state."
Used & New from: CDN$ 1.79
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (87 customer reviews)

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Dolores Claiborne
23.  Dolores Claiborne by Stephen King
The list author says:
  "My list wouldn't be complete without one Stephen King. While I don't love everything he writes, I believe his talent is mammoth."
CDN$ 8.54   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (108 customer reviews)

City Of Thieves
24.  City Of Thieves by David Benioff
The list author says:
  "A thoughtful, charming and heart wrenching story of two unlikely characters who become the best of friends during the Siege of Leningrad while sent on an unlikely mission to gather eggs. Exceptional."
Used & New from: CDN$ 0.03
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (12 customer reviews)

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Between, Georgia
25.  Between, Georgia by Joshilyn Jackson
The list author says:
  "A page turner about quirky characters and family loyalties. Delightful."
CDN$ 12.27   Used & New from: CDN$ 0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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