Past Reads

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

2017
August 2017: Lost in Shangri-la by Mitchell Zuckoff (114)
July 2017: A Midsummer Nights Dream by Shakespeare (113)
June 2017: Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer (112)
May 2017: My Antonia by Willa Cather (111)
April 2017: A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles (110)
March 2017: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (109)
February 2017: The Year Of Living Danishly by Helen Russell (108)
January 2017: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (107)

2016
December 2016: The Uncommon Reader by Alan Bennett (106)
November 2016: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (105)
October 2016: Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling (98-104)
September 2016: My Life in France by Julia Child and Alex Prud’Homme (97)
August 2016: Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman (96)
July 2016: Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin (95)
June 2016: The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis (94)
May 2016: A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson (93)
*April 2016: A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute(92)
*March 2016: Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier (91)
*February 2016: Boys in the Boat by Daniel James (90)
*January 2016: The Lake House by Kate Morton (89)

2015
December 2015: 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff (88)
*November 2015: The Martian by Andy Weir (87)
October 2015: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (86)
September 2015: (Book Flight)
The Great Bridge by David McCullough (85)
*Rules of Civility by Amor Towles (84)
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead (83)
August 2015: The Princess Bride by William Goldman (82)
July 2015: Possession by A. S. Byatt (81)
June 2015: Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand (80)
May 2015: Heidi by Johanna Spyri (79)
April 2015: Friday The Rabbi Slept Late by Harry Kemelman (78)
*March 2015: The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway (77)
February 2015: A Prayer for Owen Meaney by John Irving (76)
*January 2015: Parnassus on Wheels by Christopher Morley (75)

2014
December 2014: The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (74)
*November 2014: The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (73)
October 2014: (Book Flight)
Eiffel’s Tower by Jill Jonnes (72)
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry by Kathleen Flinn (71) and
Hunchback of Notre Dame, World at Night, Missing Italian Girl, or Paris Wife (70)
September 2014: Garlic and Sapphires by Ruth Reichl (69)
*August 2014: A Tree Grows In Brooklyn by Betty Smith (68)
July 2014: The Professor and the Madman by Simon Winchester (67)
*June 2014: Crossing to Safety by Wallace Earle Stegner (66)
May 2014: The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (65)
April 2014: The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton (64)
March 2014: The War of Art & Do the Work by Steven Pressfield (63)
February 2014: The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas (62)
*January 2014: What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty (61)

2013
December 2013: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day by Winifred Watson (60)
November 2013: It’s Not About the Tapas by Polly Evans (59)
October 2013: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton (58)
*September 2013: Bread & Wine by Shanna Niquest (57)
August 2013: The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (56)
July 2013: Stepping Heavenward by Elizabeth Prentiss (55)
*June 2013: A Homemade Life by Molly Wizenberg (54)
May 2013: The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett (53)
*April 2013: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows (52)
March 2013: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie (51)
*February 2013: Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (50)
January 2013: The Old Curiosity Shop by Charles Dickens (49)

2012
December 2012: The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson (48)
November 2012: A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway (47)
October 2012: The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith (46)
September 2012: Ivanhoe by Walter Scott (45)
*August 2012: A Hiding Place by Corrie Ten Boom (44)
July 2012: Nature by Emerson & Walking by Thoreau (43)
*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)

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