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Great modern Irish novels worth reading this year, including books by Nora Roberts and Tana French. Great for gearing up for St. Patrick's Day, or simply to enjoy the rolling green countryside!

10 Modern Irish Novels You Shouldn't Miss This Saint Patrick's Day

From mysteries and thrillers, to romance and literary fiction, here's a collection of our favorite modern novels set in Ireland.

What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller. | Books to Read If You Like Gone Girl

10 Books That Could Be the Next 'Gone Girl'

In a Dark, Dark Wood, by Ruth Ware. What should be a cozy and fun-filled weekend deep in the English countryside takes a sinister turn in Ruth Ware’s suspenseful, compulsive, and darkly twisted psychological thriller.

The Distant Hours:  This book is amazing, it's beautifully written, and the way she writes pulls you into another world.

The Distant Hours - Kate Morton // Another pinner: "A rundown castle, a literary mystery, a love story, and lots of family secrets make for another great read by Kate Morton. Loved it!

The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg is worth a read, along with these 13 other historical fiction books about real-life women.

14 Historical Fiction Books About Real-Life Women

The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg: Paris in the century comes vividly alive, illuminated by the story of the loves, passions, and fierce struggles of a woman who defied the confines of society.

Everyday Reading: Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

2011 Moon Over Manifest: Clare Vanderpool

Best and Popular Book Club Reads.  I loved this book - could not believe it was written by a man!

Memoirs of a Geisha- Arthur Golden (Awesome book, way better than the movie, but that was good too)

Frances Mayes buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside. In evocative language, she brings the reader along as she discovers the beauty and simplicity of life in Italy. Mayes also creates dozens of delicious seasonal recipes from her traditional kitchen and simple garden, all of which she includes in the book.

Frances Mayes—widely published poet, gourmet cook, and travel writer—opens the door to a wondrous new world when she buys and restores an abandoned villa in the spectacular Tuscan countryside.

The Best Books Of 2014-Huffington Post

The Best Books Of 2014

The Gilead of Marilynne Robinson’s novel is a fictional Iowa town described as ‘a dogged little outpost.’ It’s a humble setting for the playing out of great themes.

10 'The Royal Diaries' Books We Read Over And Over Again As A Kid

10 'The Royal Diaries' Books We Read Over & Over

The Royal Diaries: Victoria, May Blossom of Britannia, England 1829

A Fine Romance: Falling in Love with The English Countryside by Susan Branch--review by myflowerjournal.com (Image courtesy of Susan Branch.com)

English Countryside Charm

"Beautiful hand-written travel journal with recipes and pictures - try the lemon cookies!" A fine romance : falling in love with the English countryside / Susan Branch.

Looking to brush up on your homesteading or prepping knowledge? These 10 MUST READ Homestead & Prepping books are just what you're looking for!

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Homesteading yes, prepping no.

TITANS, by Leila Meacham, is the best novel she’s written since her bestselling  ROSES many years ago.  It’s perfect for summer. And, if  you were a big GONE WITH THE WIND fan like me, …

Titans by Leila Meacham

Coming April 2016 - epic family saga set in Texas. I have LOVED all her novels so far.

Grow your skills and achieve your self-sufficient goals by filling your personal library with the best homesteading books.

The Best Homesteading Books

Picking the Right Gardening Tools

9 books you should have read in high school that are totally worth reading now. – Modern Mrs. Darcy

9 books you should have read in high school that are totally worth reading now.

As I Lay Dying: Faulkner’s harrowing account of the Bundren family’s odyssey across the Mississippi countryside to bury Addie, their wife and mother. Narrated in turn by each of the family members

Book Review: Black Diamond by Martin Walker (Bruno, Chief of Police #3) - the French countryside now with international smuggling and ethic rivalries. I really like the series, but this is not my favorite of them. Bruno is now working on a crime that ends up being more of an international crime than local and it just seems to be stretching too far.  Still worth reading. Click through for my full review.

Black Diamond (Bruno, Chief of Police) by Martin Walker

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