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What has the group read in the past? What did they like?

Recent Reads:

  • Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert (September 2008?)
  • Vienna Prelude by Bodie Thoene and Brock Thoene (October 2008)
  • Isaac’s Storm - A Man a Time and the Deadliest Hurricane in History by Erik Larson (November 2008)
  • Martin Dressler, the Tale of an American Dreamer by Steven Millhauser (February 2009)
  • Marley & Me: Life and Love with the World’s Worst Dog by John Grogan (??)
  • Profiles in Courage by John Kennedy (Apr 2009)
  • The Geography of Bliss by Eric Weiner (May 2009)
  • Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri (June 2009)
  • Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout (August 2009)
  • A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanche (September 2009)
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Anne Barrows (October 2009)
  • Run by Ann Patchett (November 2009)
  • Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson (January 2010)
  • Cost by Roxana Robinson (February 2010)
  • Louisa May Alcott:  The Woman Behind Little Women by Harriet Reisen (March 2010)
  • Say You’re One of Them by Uwem Akpan (April 2010)
  • Being Dead by Jim Crace (May 2010)
  • Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (June/July 2010)
  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett (August 2010)
  • The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (January 2011)
  • Cheap Cabernet: A Friendship by Cathie Beck (February 2011)
  • Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls (March 2011)
  • Wine and War; The French, the Nazis, and the Battle for France’s Greatest Treasure by Don and Petie Kladstrup (April 2011)
  • The Hunger Games by Suzaane Collins (May 2011)
  • Sacred Hearts by Sarah Dunant (June 2011)
  • The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry (July 2011)
  • This Golden Land by Barbara Wood (August 2011)
  • Endings by Barbara Bergin (September 2011)
  • Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese (October 2011)
  • Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks (November 2012)
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot (January 2012)
  • The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield (February 2012)
  • Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West by Stephen E. Ambrose (March 2012)
  • The Auslander by Mary Powell (April 2012)
  • In the Garden of Beasts by Eric Larson (May 2012)
  • The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach (June 2012)
  • The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern (July 2012)
  • The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree by Susan Wittig Albert (August 2012)
  • Gertrude Bell: Queen of the Desert, Shaper of Nations by Georgina Howell (September 2012)
  • Midwives by Chris Bohjalian (October 2012)
  • Room by Emma Donoghue (November 2012)
BOOKS WE HAVE LOVED
I know this much is true by Wally Lamb
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Hatton
Corelli's Mandolin by Louis de Bernieres
Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold
The Handyman By Caroline See
The Red Tent by Anita Diamant
The Shipping News by Annie Prooux
The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin,Nicola Kraus
Middlesex by Jeffery  Euginedies
Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kinsolver
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
The Dangerous Husband by Jane Shapiro
Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Devil in the White City by Eric Larsons
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
The Eyre Affair by by Jasper Fforde
Confinement by Carrie Brown
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
The Secret Life of Bees” by Sue Monk Kidd
The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre by Dominic Smith
Hill Country by Janice Woods Windle
The Devil Wears Prada byLauren Weisberger
The Mercy of Thin Air by Ronyln Domingue
The Stupidest Angel by Christopher Moore
Digging to America by Anne Tyler
Snow Flower and the secret fan by Lisa See
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards
The 10th Circle by Jodi Picoult
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relen
A Thousand Splendid Suns, by Khaled Hosseini  
Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Vienna Prelude by Bodie Thoene
Isaac's Storm by  Erik Larson
BOOKS WE HAVE LIKED
The Secret History by Donna Tartt
Katterskill Falls By Allegra Goodman
I Claudius by Robert Graves
Welcome to the World Baby Girl by Fannie Flagg
Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson
Caroline Masters by Richard North Patterson
Protect and Defend by Richard North Patterson
She's Come Undone by Wally Lamb
Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Wells
Conspiracy of Paper by David Liss
A Silent Scream by Anne Perry
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
In My Hands by Irene Gut Opdyke with Jennifer
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kinsolver
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Harry Potter by JK Rowling
Film Noir stories by various authors
A Twist at the End by Steven Saylor
Lady Oracle by Margaret Atwood
Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Good in Bed by Jennifer Weiner
The Adventures of Kaliver and Clay by Michael Chabon.
The Bean Trees By Barbara Kinsolver
Pigs in Heaven by Barbara Kinsolver
The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve
Dinner at the Homesick Cafe by Anne Tyler
Angry Housewives Eating BonBons by Lorna Landvik
The Great Fire by Hazzard
The Cunning Man by Robertson Davies
The Glass Castle, a Memoir by Jeannette Walls
Thunderstruck by Eric Larson
The Alphabet Sisters by Monica McInerney
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri   
Evening by Susan Minot
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
Yes Man by Danny Wallace
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