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Great Reads


Recommended by Ned, a patron of the Canton Public Library.

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Water For Elephants

by Sara Gruen
1382964.jpg A compelling read with intrigue, a little romance, and a neat spin on who is telling the story.

A Thousand Splendid Suns

by Khaled Hosseini
1403791.jpg A difficult read at times but the characters are real and the issue of life in Afghanistan for women is a genuine portrayal of the plight they face.

Bel Canto

by Ann Patchett
1205065.jpg This book is about a short period in time when terrorists take hostage and how they bond together.


by Alex Haley
1020932.jpg I read this book years ago and it sticks in my mind as historical and interesting and hard to put down.

The Secret Life of Bees

bySue Monk Kidd
1224532.jpg This story is about women who care for a runaway child and all of their stories. It's also hard to put down.