Book Club Reads

2017-2018

  • The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
  • Beartown by Fredrik Backman
  • A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline
  • Lucky Boy by Shanti Sekaram
  • The Hearts of Men by Nickolas Butler
  • Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

2016-2017

  • The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
  • The Mare by Veronica Gaitskill
  • Your Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist by Sunil Yapa
  • Best Boy by Eli Gottlieb
  • Tuesday Nights in 1980 by Molly Prentiss
  • Forty Rooms by Olga Grushin
  • Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
  • Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout

2015-2016

  • The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar
  • Station Eleven by Hilary St. John Mandel
  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  • Circling the Sun by Paula McClain
  • The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
  • The Invention of Exile by Vanessa Manko
  • The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler
  • A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Bakkman
  • The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton
  • My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

2014-2015

  • Deafening by Francis Itani
  • Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • Transatlantic by Colm McCann
  • Shotgun Lovesongs by Nicholas Butler
  • The Steady Running of the Hour by Justin Go
  • All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Americanah by Chimamanda Adichie
  • The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng
  • Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and his Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami

2013-2014

  • The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
  • The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
  • Mr. Penumbra's 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
  • The Dinner by Herman Koch
  • Leon and Louise by Alex Capus
  • And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
  • Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

2012-2013

  • Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
  • When She Woke by Hillary Jordan
  • The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
  • Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan
  • The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
  • Arcadia by Lauren Groff
  • The Cat's Table by Michael Ondaatje
  • Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

2011-2012

  • Room by Emma Donoghue
  • Rich Boy by Sharon Pomerantz
  • Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier
  • You Know When The Man Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
  • The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon
  • Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
  • State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
  • The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

2010-2011

  • The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
  • Generosity: an Enhancement by Richard Powers
  • The Girl Who Fell From The Sky by Heidi Durrow
  • Little Bee by Chris Cleave
  • City of Thieves by David Benioff
  • The Invisible Bridge by Julie Orringer
  • One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
  • Father of the Rain by Lily King

2009-2010

  • Mudbound by Hilary Jordan
  • The Good Parents by Joan London
  • Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  • Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese
  • Let The Great World Spin by Colum McCann
  • Crossing to Safety by Wallace Stegner

2008-2009

  • Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson
  • Unaccustomed Earth by Lahiri
  • Mr Pip by Lloyd Jones
  • Great Expectations by Dickens
  • Trespass by Valerie Martin
  • People of The Book by Geraldine Brooks
  • Rabbit, Run by John Updike

2007-2008

  • Talk Talk by T.C. Boyle
  • Molokai by Allan Brennert
  • The Seal Wife by Kathryn Harrison
  • 1,000 Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
  • The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
  • Imperial Woman by Pearl. S. Buck
  • Let The Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida
  • Astrid and Veronika by Linda Olsson
  • Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
  • Into The Wild by John Krakauer

2006-2007

  • The Hummingbird's Daughter by Luis Urrea
  • Eve Green by Susan Fletcher
  • The Conjurer's Bird by Martin Davies
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
  • Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum

2005-2006

  • Truth and Beauty by Ann Patchett
  • Autobiography of A Face by Lucy Grealy
  • Broken For You by Stephanie Kallos
  • The Summer Guest by Justin Cronin
  • Snow Flower and The Secret Fan by Lisa See
  • Cane River by Lalita Tademy
  • Catcher and the Rye by J.D. Salinger
  • We Need To Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver

2004-2005

  • The Time Traveller's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith
  • Middlesex by Geoffrey Eugenides
  • The Pearl Diver by Jeff Talarigo
  • The Kite Runner by Kaled Hosseini

2003-2004

  • The Pickup by Nadine Gordimer
  • Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
  • The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown
  • The Piano Tuner by Daniel Mason
  • The Diary of Lucy Gault by William Trevor
  • Carry Me Across The Water by Ethan Canin

2002-2003

  • The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon
  • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  • Balzac and The Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
  • Embers by Sandor Marai
  • The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
  • Keeping Faith by Jodi Picoult

2001-2002

  • Some Things That Stay by Sarah Willis
  • Drowning Ruth by Jane Hamilton
  • A Gesture Life by Chang Rae Lee
  • Windchill Summer by Norris Church Mailer
  • Motherland by Fern Schumer Chapman
  • Winter Wheat by Mildred Walker

2000-2001

  • In The Time of The Butterflies by Julia Alvarez
  • Simon's Family by Marianne Fredrikkson
  • While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
  • Wicked by Gregorie Maguire
  • Spending by Mary Gordon
  • The Music Lesson by Katharine Weber

1999-2000

  • The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
  • The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle
  • Hanna's Daughters by Marianne Fredrikkson
  • I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb
  • Enduring Love by Ewan McEwan
  • Catcher In The Rye by J.D. Salinger

1998-1999

  • The Samurai's Garden by Gail Tsukiyama
  • The Short History of A Prince by Jane Hamilton
  • The Mermaids Singing by Lisa Carey
  • The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner
  • The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Weight of Water by Anita Shreve

1997-1998

  • The Divine Secrets of The YaYa Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
  • Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
  • Zenzele by Nozipo Maraire
  • Stones From The River by Ursula Hegi
  • Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
  • American Pastoral by Phillip Roth