If you like to read as much as I do, you are always on the look out for recommendations of favorite books that others have read. There are many sources; from friends to Amazon reviews, and even blog posts. I found a really good alternative source that I would like to recommend.
book club page, with one of the best lists of popular books that I have found. There is a wide variety of genres and the list has corresponding book reviews from several different reviewers. The list is updated frequently, so there is always something new to read. Some of the books listed currrently, that I have enjoyed, are Lake of Dreams, The Weird Sisters and How to be An American Housewife.
here). So far, I am enjoying it - I am about 1/3 done. There is great characterization and the gardening sub plot is a metaphor for the issues the characters are going through. Sometimes it is hard to pick a book for a book club, when there are so many different tastes. You just have to go with what you enjoy. For me, a book club is a great opportunity to read books that I wouldn't normally choose. With the added bonus of friends, food and wine :-)