Ann Hood
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Ann Hood

Ann Hood's new novel, THE BOOK THAT MATTERS MOST, will be published August 9, 2016 by WW Norton. She is the author of the bestselling novels THE KNITTING CIRCLE, THE OBITUARY WRITER, THE RED THREAD, and SOMEWHERE OFF THE COAST OF MAINE. Her memoir, COMFORT: A JOURNEY THROUGH GRIEF, in which she shares her personal story of losing her 5 year old daughter Grace in 2002, was a New York Times Editor's Choice and named one of the top 10 non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island.

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    • Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food

    • Notes on Life, Love, and Food
    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
    • Length: 6 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this warm collection of personal essays and recipes, best-selling author Ann Hood nourishes both our bodies and our souls....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • The Book That Matters Most

    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Nina Alvamar
    • Length: 9 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 395
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 357
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    Ava's 25-year marriage has fallen apart, and her two grown children are pursuing their own lives outside of the country. Ava joins a book group....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A MUST read

    • By Kate King on 01-25-17

    Regular price: $24.49

    • The Obituary Writer

    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
    • Length: 7 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    From best-selling author Ann Hood comes a sophisticated and suspenseful novel about the poignant lives of two women living in different eras....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Parallel stories of love and loss

    • By Kathi on 03-06-13

    Regular price: $20.97

    • The Knitting Circle

    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 9 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 320
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 188
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      4 out of 5 stars 187

    After the loss of her only child, Mary Baxter joins a knitting circle. Seeking a way to fill the empty hours and lonely days, she little realizes that the circle will change her life....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Almost Relentlessly Dreary

    • By J. C. Georgia on 06-06-08

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Knitting Yarns

    • Writers on Knitting
    • By: Ann Hood (editor
    • Narrated by: Ann Hood, Sam Adrain
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    A collection of poignant essays about the transformative power of knitting by twenty-seven extraordinary writers....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love it!!!!

    • By Indigo on 01-30-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Morningstar

    • Growing Up with Books
    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Donna Postel
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 4
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    With characteristic insight and charm, Hood showcases the ways in which books gave her life and can transform - even save - our own....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Finding Oneself

    • By BookishMarginalia on 04-21-18

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Places to Stay the Night

    • A Novel
    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Eva Kantor
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Libby woke up that morning and knew it was time to leave....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • An Italian Wife

    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Cassandra Campbell
    • Length: 8 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 27
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    An Italian Wife opens in turn-of-the-century Italy, when young Josephine Rimaldi is forced to follow her new husband to America in an arranged marriage....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • What a HUGE disappointment!

    • By Simone on 04-18-15

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Do Not Go Gentle

    • My Search for Miracles in a Cynical Time
    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Ann Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    The day my father was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer, I decided to go and find him a miracle....

    • My Search for Miracles in a Cynical Time
    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Ann Hood
    • Length: 8 hrs and 26 mins
    • Release date: 04-23-14
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 7 ratings

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The Red Thread

    • By: Ann Hood
    • Narrated by: Hillary Huber
    • Length: 8 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
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    In China there is a belief that people who are destined to be together are connected by an invisible red thread....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Good idea for a story, but...

    • By Mary on 09-18-11

    Regular price: $20.97

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