The Garden of Last Days: Andre Dubus III
The Lady & The Unicorn: Tracy Chevalier
The City of Falling Angels: John Berendt
The Kite Runner: Khaled Hasseini
Twelve Times Blessed: Jacqueline Mitchard
Dream When You Are Feeling Blue: Elizabeth Berg
Gods in Alabama: Joshilyn Jackson
Blessings: Anna Quindlen
Three Cups of Tea: Greg Mortenson
The Lost Mother: Mary McGarry Morris
The Poisonwood Bible: Barbara Kingsolver
Songs Without Words: Ann Packer

Island of Lost Girls: Jennifer McMahon
The Uses of Enchantment: Heidi Julavits
Between, Georgia: Joshilyn Jackson
A Place Called Wiregrass: Michael Morris
Mendocino & Other Stories: Ann Packer
Reading Lolita in Tehran: Azar Nafisi
Eventide: Kent Haruf
Between the Tides: Patti Callahan Henry
The Mercy of Thin Air: Ronlyn Dominique
Child of My Heart: Alice McDermott
Traveling Mercies: Anne Lamont
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant: Anne Tyler


People of the Book – Geraldine Brooks
Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison
Fire in the Blood – Irene Nemirovsky
72 Hour Hold – Bebe Campbell
Atonement – Ian McEwan
The Kindly Ones – Jonathan Littell
The Possession of Mr. Cave – Matt Haig
The Plague of Doves – Louise Erdich
Those Who Save Us – Jenna Blum
A Fine Balance – Rohinton Mistry
Home – Julie Andrews
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Austen and Grahame-Smith


We Two: Victoria and Albert: Rulers, Partners, Rivals – Gillian Gill
The Mercy of Thin Air – Ronlyn Dominique
Abide With Me – Elizabeth Strout
The Year of the Flood – Margaret Atwood
The Girl Who Stopped Swimming – Joshilyn Jackson
Wolf Hall: A Novel – Hillary Mantel
The Family Album – Penelope Lively
The Blue Notebook – James A. Levine
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie – Alan Bradley
A Lesson Before Dying – Ernest Gaines
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald (yes, I know it is sacrilege that I have never read this!!)
Hate, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage – Alice Munro


Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan
Wolf Hall by Hiliary Mantal
Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt
Family Album by Penelope Lively
Cranford Chronicle by Elizabeth Gaskell
Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist (Thanks for the recommendation, Elisabeth)
The Tenth Circle by Jodi Picoult

Alternate List
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Into the Wild by John Krakauer
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
Same Kind of Different as Me by Ron Hall et al.
Undiscovered Country by Lin Enger
Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
The Gift of an Ordinary Day by Katrina Kenison
You Can Go Home Again: Adventures of a Contrary Life – Gene Logsdon
Murder at Longbourn by Tracy Kiely
Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood


Who Moved My Cheese by Dr. Spenser Johnson
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage by Alice Munro
The Children’s Book by AS Byatt
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout
The Art of Keeping Secrets by Patti Callahan Henry
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
The Senator’s Wife by Sue Miller
Into the Tunnel by Goltz Aly
She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
Saints at the River by Ron Rash
The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson

1984 by George Orwell
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
The Return by Victoria Hislop
The Known World by Edward P. Jones
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Stone Diaries by Carol Shields
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
Into Thin Air by Jo Krakauer
Change of Heart by Jodi Picoult
Juniper Tree Burning by Goldberry Long
The Thief Taker by Janet Gleeson
Austerlitz by W.G. Sebald



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