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Songs in Ordinary Time (Oprah's Picks)

By: Mary McGarry Morris

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1996

Seller ID: 0036289

ISBN: 0140244824

Condition: Very good


It's the summer of 1960 in Atkinson, Vermont. Maria Fermoyle is a strong but vulnerable divorced woman whose loneliness and ambition for her children make her easy prey for dangerous con man Omar Duvall. Marie's children are Alice, seventeen--involved with a young priest; Norm, sixteen--hotheaded and idealistic; and Benny, twelve--isolated and misunderstood, and so desperate for his mother's happiness that he hides the deadly truth he knows about Duvall. We also meet Sam Fermoyle, the children's alcoholic father; Sam's brother-in-law, who makes anonymous "love" calls from the bathroom of his f... View more info

What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day [Oprah's Picks]

By: Pearl Cleage

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Avon Books: 1997

Seller ID: 0078825

ISBN: 038097584X

Condition: Good


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The Secret

By: Rhonda Byrne

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Atria Books: 2006

Seller ID: 0087290

ISBN: 1582701709

Condition: Very good


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Gap Creek (Oprah's Picks)

By: Robert Morgan

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Scribner: 1999

Seller ID: 0038233

ISBN: 074322535X

Condition: Fair


Julie Harmon works hard, "hard as a man" they say, so hard that at times she's not sure she can stop. People depend on her. She is just a teenager when her brother dies in her arms. The following year, she marries Hank and moves to Gap Creek. Julie and Hank discover that the modern world is complex, grinding ever on without pause or concern for their hard work. To survive, they must find out whether love can keep chaos and madness at bay. View more info

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Gap Creek (Oprah's Pick)

By: Robert Morgan

Price: $9.63

Publisher: Scribner: 2000

Seller ID: 0056210

ISBN: 0743203631

Condition: Good


The National Bestseller A "New York Times" Notable Book There is a most unusual woman living in Gap Creek. Julie Harmon works hard, "hard as a man" they say, so hard that at times she's not sure she can stop. People depend on her. She is just a teenager when her brother dies in her arms. The following year, she marries Hank and moves down into the valley. Julie and Hank discover that the modern world is complex, grinding ever on without pause or concern for their hard work. To survive, they must find out whether love can keep chaos and madness at bay. With Julie, Robert Morgan has b... View more info

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A Fine Balance (Oprah's Picks)

By: Rohinton Mistry

Price: $11.50

Publisher: Emblem Editions: 1997

Seller ID: 0019703

ISBN: 0771060548

Condition: Good


"A Fine Balance," Rohinton Mistry's stunning internationally acclaimed bestseller, is set in mid-1970s India. It tells the story of four unlikely people whose lives come together during a time of political turmoil soon after the government declares a "State of Internal Emergency." Through days of bleakness and hope, their circumstances - and their fates - become inextricably linked in ways no one could have foreseen. Mistry's prose is alive with enduring images and a cast of unforgettable characters. Written with compassion, humour, and insight, "A Fine Balance" is a vivid, richly textured, an... View more info

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The Rapture Of Canaan (Oprah's Picks)

By: Sheri Reynolds

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Berkley: 1997

Seller ID: 0033628

ISBN: 0425162443

Condition: Good


At the Church of Fire and Brimstone and Gods Almighty Baptizing Wind, Grandpa Herman makes the rules for everyone, and everyone obeys, or else. Try as she might, Ninah hasn't succeeded in resisting temptation her prayer partner, James and finds herself pregnant. She fears the wrath of Grandpa Herman, the congregation and of God Himself. But the events that follow show Ninah that Gods ways are more mysterious than even Grandpa Herman understands. View more info

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The Measure Of A Man (Oprah's Pick)

By: Sidney Poitier

Price: $9.48

Publisher: Harper SanFrancisco: 2000

Seller ID: 0047216

ISBN: 0061357901

Condition: Good


"I have no wish to play the pontificating fool, pretending that I've suddenly come up with the answers to all life's questions. Quite that contrary, I began this book as an exploration, an exercise in self-questing. In other words, I wanted to find out, as I looked back at a long and complicated life, with many twists and turns, how well I've done at measuring up to the values I myself have set." --Sidney PoitierIn this luminous memoir, a true American icon looks back on his celebrated life and career. His body of work is arguably the most morally significant in cinematic history, and th... View more info

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While I Was Gone (Oprah's Picks)

By: Sue Miller

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Ballantine Books: 2000

Seller ID: 0034807

ISBN: 0345443284

Condition: Good


"Riveting . . . While I Was Gone"" celebrates] what is impulsive in human nature."-The New York Times "Miller weaves her themes of secrecy, betrayal, and forgiveness into a narrative that shines."-Time Jo Becker has every reason to be content. She has three dynamic daughters, a loving marriage, and a rewarding career. But she feels a sense of unease. Then an old housemate reappears, sending Jo back to a distant past when she lived in a communal house in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Drawn deeper into her memories of that fateful summer in 1968, Jo begins to obsess about the person s... View more info

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The Invention Of Wings (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Sue Monk Kidd

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Viking: 2014

Seller ID: 0110126

ISBN: 0670024783

Condition: Very good


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Back Roads (Oprah's Picks)

By: Tawni O'Dell

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Viking: 2000

Seller ID: 0040004

ISBN: 0670887609

Condition: Fair


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Song of Solomon (Oprah's Picks)

By: Toni Morrison

Price: $4.00

Publisher: signet: 1977

Seller ID: 0006073

Condition: Good


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The Bluest Eye (Oprah's Picks)

By: Toni Morrison

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Plume: 1994

Seller ID: 0046345

ISBN: 0452282195

Condition: Very good


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Paradise (Oprah's Picks)

By: Toni Morrison

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1997

Seller ID: 0050103

ISBN: 067697113X

Condition: Good


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Song of Solomon [Oprah's Picks]

By: Toni Morrison

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Alred A Knopf: 1996

Seller ID: 0111135

ISBN: 0394497848

Condition: Good


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Sula (Oprah's Picks)

By: Toni Morrison

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Plume: 1982

Seller ID: 0033627

ISBN: 0452283868

Condition: Good


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Stones from the River (Oprah's picks)

By: Ursula Hegi

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Touchstone: 1997

Seller ID: 0006053

ISBN: 068484477X

Condition: Good


"Stones from the River" is a daring, dramatic and complex novel of life in Germany. It is set in Burgdorf, a small fictional German town, between 1915 and 1951. The protagonist is Trudi Montag, a Zwerg -- the German word for dwarf woman. As a dwarf she is set apart, the outsider whose physical "otherness" has a corollary in her refusal to be a part of Burgdorf's silent complicity during and after World War II. Trudi establishes her status and power, not through beauty, marriage, or motherhood, but rather as the town's librarian and relentless collector of stories. Through Trudi's unblinkin... View more info

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Say You're One Of Them (Oprah's Book Club)

By: Uwem Akpan

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Little Brown: 2009

Seller ID: 0064615

ISBN: 0316086371

Condition: Very good


Each story in this jubilantly acclaimed collection pays testament to the wisdom and resilience of children, even in the face of the most agonizing circumstances. A family living in a makeshift shanty in urban Kenya scurries to find gifts of any kind for the impending Christmas holiday. A Rwandan girl relates her family's struggles to maintain a facade of normalcy amid unspeakable acts. A young brother and sister cope with their uncle's attempt to sell them into slavery. Aboard a bus filled with refugees-a microcosm of today's Africa-a Muslim boy summons his faith to bear a treacherous rid... View more info

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Say You're One of Them

By: Uwem Akpan

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Little Brown: 2008

Seller ID: 0134403

ISBN: 0316086363

Condition: Very good


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She's Come Undone (Oprah's Picks)

By: Wally Lamb

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pocket: 1998

Seller ID: 0002935

ISBN: 0671021001

Condition: Good


In this extraordinary coming-of-age odyssey, Wally Lamb invites us to hitch a wild ride on a journey of love, pain, and renewal with the most heartbreakingly comical heroine to come along in years. Meet Dolores Price. She's 13, wise-mouthed but wounded, having bid her childhood goodbye. Stranded in front of her bedroom TV, she spends the next few years nourishing herself with the Mallomars, potato chips, and Pepsi her anxious mother supplies. When she finally orbits into young womanhood at 257 pounds, Dolores is no stronger and life is no kinder. But this time she's determined to rise to ... View more info