Book Club Choices Archive

Want to know what we’ve already read for Book Club? Here’s a list.

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2007:

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (Jul)

A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton (Aug)

The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King (Sep)

Tell No One by Harlan Coben (Oct)

The Two Minute Rule by Robert Crais (Nov)

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 2008:

The Road by Cormac McCarthy (Jan)

Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mount Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer (Feb)

My Antonia by Willa Cather (Mar)

PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern (Apr)

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult (May)

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams (Jun)

The Eight by Katherine Neville (Jul)

The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir by Bill Bryson (Aug)

The Moon in Our Hands by Tom Dyja (Sep)

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill (Oct)

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi (Nov)

The Giver by Lois Lowry (Dec)

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 2009:

Open Range by Lauran Paine (Jan)

The Faith Club: A Muslim, a Christian, a Jew – Three Women Search for Understanding by Ranya Idiliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner (Feb)

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett (Mar)

Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg (Apr)

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón (May)

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan (Jun)

The Lost Madonna by Kelly Jones (Jul)

Catch Me if You Can: The Amazing True Story of the Most Extraordinary Liar in the History of Fun and Profit by Frank W. Abagnale (Aug)

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (Sep)

The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly (Oct)

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded, August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester (Nov)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Dec)

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2010:

Life of Pi by Yann Martel (Jan)

Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach (Feb)

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (Mar)

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi (Apr)

Enchantment by Orson Scott Card (May)

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen (Jun)

1 Dead in Attic: After Katrina by Chris Rose (Jul)

Shannon: A Poem of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Campbell McGrath (Aug)

The Big Over Easy: A Nursery Crime by Jasper Fforde (Sep)

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon by David Grann (Oct)

Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn (Nov)

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Dec)

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2011:

Finn by Jon Clinch (Jan)

Wait Till Next Year: A Memoir by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Feb)

The Call of the Wild by Jack London (Mar)

A Long Way Down by Nick Hornby (Apr)

Open Season by C.J. Box (May)

Breathing Lessons by Anne Tyler (Jun)

Dark Star Safari: Overland from Cairo to Cape Town by Paul Theroux (Jul)

The Help by Kathryn Stockett (Aug)

Astoria and Empire by James P. Ronda (Sep)

Blood Harvest by S. J. Bolton (Oct)

Beginner’s Greek by James Collins (Nov)

Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork (Dec)

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2012:

The Quickening by Michelle Hoover (Jan)

The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher: A Shocking Murder and the Undoing of a Great Victorian Detective by Kate Summerscale (Feb)

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (Mar)

Poetry 180: A Turning Back to Poetry edited by Billy Collins (Apr)

The Princess Bride by William Goldman (May)

The Inextinguishable Symphony: A True Story of Music and Love in Nazi Germany by Martin Goldsmith (Jun)

The Fifth Vial by Michael Palmer (Jul)

Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin (Aug)

True Grit – Charles Portis (Sep)

Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks – Ken Jennings (Oct)

The Mango Season – Amulya Malladi (Nov)

Ashfall – Mike Mullin (Dec)

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2013:

The Blight Way – Patrick McManus (Jan)

A History of the World in 6 Glasses – Tom Standage (Feb)

The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald (Mar)

Enemy Women – Paulette Jiles (Apr)

Robopocalypse – Daniel H. Wilson (May)

Gilead – Marilynne Robinson (June)

Weeds: In Defense of Nature’s Most Unloved Plants – Richard Mabey (Jul)

Good in Bed – Jennifer Weiner (Aug)

Memory Wall by Anthony Doerr (Sep)

Boneshaker by Cheri Priest (Oct)

Young Woman and the Sea by Glenn Stout (Nov)

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Dec)

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2014:

The Book of Lost Things by John Connolly (Jan)

Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris (Feb)

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck (Mar)

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry: Poems About Food and Drink edited by Peter Washington (Apr)

The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass (May)

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (Jun)

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements by Sam Kean (Jul)

My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa Young (Aug)

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros (Sep)

Frankenstein: The Graphic Novel by Mary Shelley and Jason Cobley (Oct)

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (Nov)

13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen Johnson (Dec)

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2015:

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson (Jan)

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed (Feb)

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton (Mar)

The Accursed by Joyce Carol Oates (Apr)

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson (May)

After the Golden Age by Carrie Vaughn (Jun)

The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (Jul)

Pacific Glory by P.T. Deutermann (Aug)

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Sep)

The Happiness Project: Or, Why I Spent a Year Trying to Sing in the Morning, Clean My Closets, Fight Right, Read Aristotle, and Generally Have More Fun by Gretchen Rubin (Oct)

The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Nov)

Hattie Big Sky by Kirby Larson (Dec)

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2016:

The Rosie Project by Don Tillman (Jan)

Vanished Smile: The Mysterious Theft of Mona Lisa by R.A. Scotti (Feb)

The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder (Mar)

Defending Jacob by William Landay (Apr)

The Martian by Andy Weir (May)

Born to Run: A Hidden Tribe, Superathletes, and the Greatest Race the World Has Never Seen by Christopher McDougall (Jun)

The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (Jul)

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann (Aug)

Basin and Range by John McPhee (Sep)

The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson (Oct)

Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig (Nov)

Feed by M.T. Anderson (Dec)

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