Books that the Book Club has read

 

2021

  • January – The Black Swan of Paris: A WWII Novel by Karen Robards
  • February – The Daughters of Yalta: The Churchill’s, Roosevelt’s, and Harriman’s Story of Love and War by Catherine Grace Katz
  • March – The Murmur of Bees by Soifa Segovia
  • April – City of Windows by Robert Pobi
  • May – Where The Light Enters by Sara Donati
  • June – The Book of Two Ways by Jodi Picoult
  • July – Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
  • August – This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger
  • September – The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie R. King
 

2020

  • January – Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep
  • February – Flight Girls by Noelle Salazar
  • March – Midnight in Chernobyl by Adam Higginbotham
  • April – Becoming Mrs. Lewis: The Improbable Love Story of Joy Davidman and C.S. Lewis by Patti Henry
  • May – Story Keeper by Lisa Wingate
  • June – The Queen’s Secret: A Novel of England’s WWII Queen by Karen Harper
  • July – Silent Patient by Alex Michaleides
  • August – The Grammarians: A Novel by Cathleen Schine
  • September – A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
  • October – Father of Lions: One Man’s Remarkable Quest to Save Mosul’s Zoo by Louise Callaghan
  • November – Have You Seen Luis Velez? by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • December – Healer’s Daughter by Charlotte Hinger
 

2019

  • January – Killer of the Flower Moon by David Grann
  • February – Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce
  • March – Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  • April – The Great Gatsby – by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • May – The Coroner’s Lunch by Colin Cotterill
  • June – A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult
  • July – A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
  • August – Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh
  • September – Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton and Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
  • November – Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
  • December – The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
 

2018

  • January – The Last Days of Night by Graham Moore
  • February – Code Girls by Liza Mundy
  • March – Bear Town by Fredrick Backman
  • April –  A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle
  • May – Focus: The Hidden Driver of Excellence by Daniel Goleman
  • June – Don’t Let Go by Harlan Coben
  • July – City of Thorns by Ben Rawlence
  • August – The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond
  • September – Mercies in Disguise: A Story of Hope, A Family’s Genetic Destiny, and the Science that Rescued them by Gina Kolata
  • October – Divergent by Veronica Roth
  • November – The Hiding Place: The Triumphant True Store of Corrie Ten Boom by Corrie Ten Boom with John Sherrill and Elizabeth Sherrill
  • December – Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
 

2017

  • January – The Snowden Files by Luke Harding
  • February – My Antonia by Willa Cather
  • March – Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
  • April – You Don’t Look Like Anyone I Know by Heather Sellers
  • May – Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • June – A Mother’s Reckoning by Sue Klebold
  • July – 1984 by George Orwell
  • August – The Unexpected Mrs. Pollifax by Dorothy Gillman
  • September – The Gathering Storm by Bodie and Brock Thoene
  • October – The Wolves by Alex Berenson
  • November – Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kruger
  • December – Being Mortal by Atul Gawande and Hallelujah Anyway by Anne Lamott
 

2016

  • January – Flashpoints: The Emerging Crisis in Europe + Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
  • February – Needle in the Bone by Caryn Mirriam Goldberg
  • March – President’s Shadow by Brad Meltzer
  • April – It’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War by Lindsey Addario
  • May – I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb
  • June – A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Beckman
  • July – Who Owns the Ice House by Clifton Taulbert
  • August – On the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
  • September – Noah’s Wife by Lindsay Stark
  • October – Good Lord Bird by James McBride
  • November – Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
  • December – Christ the Lord by Anne Rice
 

2015

  • January – The Dove Keeper by Alice Hoffman
  • February – Biting through the Skin by Furstenau
  • March – Quiet: Power of Introverts by Susan Quain
  • April – Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen
  • May – Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson (N. Korea)
  • June – Hanna Coulter by Wendel Berry
  • July – The Yard by Alex Grecian
  • August – The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House by Kate Anderson Browser
  • September – Elephant Company by Vicki Constantine Croke
  • October – To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  • November – All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Derr
  • December – A Carol Dickens Christmas by Thomas Fox Averill
 

2014

  • January – David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
  • February – Power of Half by Hannah Salwen
  • March – The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the Presidency by James Tobin and Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady by Maurine H. Beasley
  • April – Pandora’s Keepers by Van DeMark and Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kernan
  • May – Lemon Tree by Sandy Tolan
  • June – Transatlantic by Colm McCann
  • July – Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow
  • August – Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walters
  • September – Little Princess: One Man’s Promise by Connor Grennan
  • October – First Phone Call from Heaven by Mitch Albon
  • November – Snow Falling on Cedars by David Gutterson
  • December – In the Garden of Beasts by Eric Larson
 

2013

  • January – Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell
  • February – Then We Came to the End: A Novel by Joshua Ferris
  • March – Sarah’s Key by Tatoama de Rosnay
  • April – Unbroken: A WWII Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
  • May – The Known World by Edward P. Jones
  • June – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
  • July – The Storm by Clive Cussler
  • August – Unquenchable by Robert Glannon
  • September – Anything but Ordinary by Lara Avery
  • October/November – Arctic Dreams by Barry Lopez
  • December – Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
 

2012

  • April – The Shack by William P. Young
  • May – Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World by Michael Lewis
  • June – Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruis Zafón
  • July – The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  • August – Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
  • September – The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
  • October – What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
  • November – The Dressmaker of Khahir Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe (P.S.) by Gale Tzemach lemmon
  • December – Still Alice by Lisa Genova