Monday, June 25, 2012

Book Recommendations

Our book club is meeting later today and I thought I would bring
along a list of books that was recommended by various book clubs 
on the ReadingGroupGuides website.

If you are a book lover, perhaps this will be of interest to you. If there
is an asterisk after the author's name, it was recommended by more than
one group.

An Invisible Thread—Laura Schroff & Alex Tresniowski *
The Art of Racing in the Rain—Garth Stein
The Help—Kathryn Stockett
The Guerney Literary & Potato Peel Society—Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff—Christoper Moore
   City of Thieves—David Benioff
               The Girl in the Red Coat—Roma Ligocka
Half Broke Horses—Jeannette Walls
Only Time Will Tell—Jeffrey Archer
One Day—David Nicholls
Room—Emma Donoghue
The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo—Steig Larsson
Wish You Well—David Baldacci
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet—Jamie Ford *
The Cello Suites—Eric Siblin
The Republic of Wine—Mo Yen
Await Your Reply—Dan Choen
Spooner—Pete Dexter
Freedom—Jonathan Franzen
Joining Up—John Jack McGuire
Losing Charlotte—Heather Clay
A Walk in the Woods—Bill Bryson
Sh*t My Dad Says—Justin Halpern
Unspoken—Angela Hurt
Columbine—Dave Cullen
Choosing to SEE—Mary Beth Chapman
Cutting for Stone—Abraham Verghese *
One Thousand White Women—Jim Fergus *
Same Kind of Different as Me—Ron Hall & Denver More
The Elegance of the Hedgehog—Muriel Barbery
The Imperfectionists—Tom Rachman
Sarah’s Key—Tahtiana de Rosnay
Julius Winsome—Gerard Donovan
The Story of Edgar Sawtelle—David Wroblewski
Maine—J. Courtney Sullivan
March—Geraldine Brooks
The Sense of Ending—Julian Barnes
South of Broad—Pat Conroy
Look Again—Lisa Scottoline
Room—Emma Donoghue
A Dog’s Purpose—W. Bruce Cameron
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks—Rebecca Skloot
Bliss, Remembered—Frank Deford
The Bucolic Plague—Josh Kilmer
Still Alice—Lisa Genova
               Unbroken—Laura Hillenbrand

Is your favorite book on this list? 
If not, what book would you add to the list? 

I'll tell you my thoughts tomorrow.

Happy reading!

1 comment:

  1. oh my gosh...I guess this is how they become best sellers. Our book club read at least 1/3 of them!!


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