Past Reads

2020
September 2020:
Circe by Madeline Miller (Greece) (160)
August 2020: Elephant Company by Vicki Constantine Croke (Burma) (159)
July 2020: Radio Shangra La by Lisa Napoli (Bhutan) (158)
June 2020: Pavilion of Woman by Pearl S Buck (China) (157)
*May 2020: Endurance by Scott Kelly (space) (156)
*April 2020: The Coroner’s Lunch by Colin Cotterill (Laos) (155)
March 2020: West With The Night by Beryl Markham (Kenya) (154)
*February 2020: The Black Tulip by Alexandre Dumas (Netherlands) (153)
January 2020: Raven Black by Ann Cleeves (Scottland) (152)

2019
December 2019:
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal (Pakistan) (151)
November 2019:
Dracula by Bram Stoker (Translivania) (150)
*October 2019:
(book flight)Out of the Silent Planet,
Perelandra, and That Hideous Strength by C.S. Lewis (Space) (147, 148,149)
September 2019: My Berlin Kitchen by Luisa Weiss (Germany) (146)
August 2019:
Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin (Rwanda)(145)
*July 2019:
The Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg (Afghanistan)(144)
*June 2019:
Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy (Canada)(143)
May 2019: Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton (Cuba) (142)
*April 2019: Born A Crime by Trevor Noah (South Africa) (141)
*March 2019: The Clockmakers Daughter by Kate Morton (England) (140)
*February 2019: Kristin Lavransdatter trilogy by Sigrid Undset (Norway) (137, 138, 139)
*January 2019: Sky Burial by Xinran (Tibet) (136)

2018
*December 2018: 
Prisoners of Geography by Tim Marshall (global) (135)
November 2018: 
The Case of the Missing Servant by Tarquin Hall (India) (134)
*October 2018:
 (book flight) All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (France) (133)
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (132)
A Train in Winter by Caroline Moorehead (131)
September 2018: Four Seasons in Rome by Anthony Doerr (Italy) (130)
*August 2018: Alone in Antarctica by Felicity Aston (Antarctica) (129)
July 2018: A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra (Chechnya) (128)
*June 2018:
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett (Brazil) (127)
*May 2018: 
The Promise by Chaim Potok (USA) (126)
*April 2018
: A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea by Dina Nayeri (Iran) (125)
*March 2018: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (Australia) (124)
*February 2018: Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (Iceland) (123)
January 2018: Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne (global) (122)

2017
*November 2017: At Home in the World by Tsh Oxenreider (121)
October 2017: (book flight)
(1) Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë (120)
(2) Charlotte Bronte: a Fiery Heart by Claire Harman (119)
(3) The Mad Woman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell (118)
September 2017: Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen (117)
*August 2017: Lost in Shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff (116)
July 2017: A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare (115)
*June 2017: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer (114)
*May 2017: My Antonia by Willa Cather (113)
*April 2017: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (112)
March 2017: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (111)
*February 2017: The Year Of Living Danishly by Helen Russell (110)
*January 2017: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (109)

2016
December 2016: The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett (108)
November 2016: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (107)
October 2016: (book flight) Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling (100-106)
September 2016: My Life in France by Julia Child and Alex Prud’Homme (99)
August 2016: Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman (98)
July 2016: Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin (97)
June 2016: The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (96)
May 2016: A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (95)
*April 2016: A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute (94)
*March 2016: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (93)
*February 2016: Boys in the Boat by Daniel James (92)
*January 2016: The Lake House by Kate Morton (91)

2015
December 2015: 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff (90)
*November 2015: The Martian by Andy Weir (89)
October 2015: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (88)
September 2015: (Book Flight)
The Great Bridge by David McCullough (87)
*Rules of Civility by Amor Towles (86)
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (85)
August 2015: The Princess Bride by William Goldman (84)
July 2015: Possession by A. S. Byatt (83)
June 2015: Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand (82)
May 2015: Heidi by Johanna Spyri (81)
April 2015: Friday The Rabbi Slept Late by Harry Kemelman (80)
*March 2015: The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway (79)
February 2015: A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving (78)
*January 2015: Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley (77)

2014
December 2014: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (76)
*November 2014: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (75)
October 2014: (Book Flight)
Eiffel’s Tower by Jill Jonnes (74)
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry by Kathleen Flinn (73) and choose one:
Hunchback of Notre Dame, World at Night, Missing Italian Girl, or Paris Wife (72)
September 2014: Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl (71)
*August 2014: A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith (70)
July 2014: The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester (69)
*June 2014: Crossing to Safety by Wallace Earle Stegner (68)
May 2014: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (67)
April 2014: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton (66)
March 2014: The War of Art & Do the Work by Steven Pressfield (64 & 65)
February 2014: The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (63)
*January 2014: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty (62)

2013
December 2013: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson (61)
November 2013: It’s Not About the Tapas by Polly Evans (60)
October 2013: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton (59)
*September 2013: Bread & Wine by Shanna Niquest (58)
August 2013: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (57)
July 2013: Stepping Heavenward by Elizabeth Prentiss (56)
*June 2013: A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg (55)
May 2013: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (54)
*April 2013: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (53)
March 2013: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (52)
*February 2013: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (51)
January 2013: The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens (50)

2012
December 2012: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson (49)
November 2012: A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway (48)
October 2012: The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith (47)
September 2012: Ivanhoe by Walter Scott (46)
*August 2012: A Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom (45)
July 2012: Nature by Emerson & Walking by Thoreau (43& 44)
*June 2012: Les Mis by Victor Hugo (42)
May 2012: A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L’Engle (41)
*April 2012: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck (40)
*March 2012: Emma by Jane Austen (39)
February 2012:  Happy To Be Here by Garrison Keillor (38)
*January 2012:  The Help by Kathryn Stockett (37)

2011
December 2011 A Year In Provence (36)
*November 2011 Velma Still Cooks In Leeway (35)
*October 2011 Murder at the Vicarage (34)
September 2011 The Hobbit (33)
August 2011 A Girl Named Zippy (32)
*July 2011 Gone With The Wind (31)
May 2011 Peter Pan (30)
April 2011 Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin (29)
*March 2011 The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell (28)
*February 2011 The Chosen by Chiam Potok (27)
*January 2011 The Year of Living Biblically by A. J. Jacobs (26)

2010
December 2010 Little Women (25)
*November 2010 The Basket of Flowers (24)
*October 2010 Frankenstein (23)
*September 2010 Mansfield Park (22)
*August 2010 Cry, The Beloved Country (21)
*July 2010 Shane (20)
June 2010 The Sunny Side (19)
May 2010 Anne of Green Gables (18)
April 2010 A Tale of Two Cities (17)
March 2010 Muslims Christians & Jesus / Miniskirts, Mothers & Muslims (15, 16)
*February 2010 The Count of Monte Cristo (14)

2009
December 2009 The Code of the Woosters (13)
*November 2009 Pride and Prejudice (12)
*October 2009 The Hound of the Baskervilles (11)
*August 2009 My Name is Asher Lev (10)
June 2009 Susanna Wesley (9)
May 2009 The Shack (8)
*April 2009 Animal Vegetable Miracle (7)
*February 2009 Robinson Crusoe (6)

2008
*December 2008:  The Rest of God by Mark Buckanan (5)
*November 2008:  Persuasion by Jane Austen (4)
September 2008:  Monday the Rabbi Took Off by Harry Kemelman (3)
July 2008:  Surprised by Joy by C.S. Lewis (2)
May 2008:  Having a Mary Heart in a Martha World by Joanna Weaver (1)

* These turned out to be great books for discussion for our group.

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