Book Club Selections

My Book Club Selections. 
In reading, not alpha, order. While I liked most of the books, 
the ones with hearts are the ones I LOVED.:) On another note, 
just because I didn't review a book doesn't mean I didn't like it.





The Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin





Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik


The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown




The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katerina Bivald












The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion :)



My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman






Intensity by Dean Koontz



In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
No review, but good book. 





The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens





Mrs. Roosevelt's Confidante by Susan Elia MacNeal





Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
Read Review: http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2016/02/brooklyn-by-colm-toibin.html



I'm Down by Mishna Wolff
Read Review: http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2016/01/im-down-by-mishna-wolff.html



Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Island's History-Making Race Around the World by Matthew Goodman
Read Review: http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/11/eighty-days-nellie-bly-and-elizabeth.html



The Martian by Andy Weir
Read Review: http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/10/the-martian-by-andy-weir.html




The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Read Review: http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/09/girl-on-train-by-paula-hawkins.html



The 100-Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson
Read Review:
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-100-year-old-man-who-climbed-out.html



The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls
Read Review:
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/05/the-silver-star-by-jeanette-walls.html



Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford
Read Review:
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/04/songs-of-willow-frost-by-jamie-ford.html
Serena by Ron Rash
Read Review:
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/02/serena-by-ron-rash.html




The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/02/the-ocean-at-end-of-lane-by-neil-gaiman.html
Babayaga by Toby Barlow
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/01/babayaga-by-toby-barlow.html


Falling Leaves by Adeline Yen Mah
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2014/11/falling-leaves-by-adeline-yen-mah.html




Divergent by Veronica Roth
Only one of two book club selections I have not read, although I watched the movie, which was good. Book club members who read it said it was an interesting and easy read.


Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2014/01/beautiful-ruins-by-jess-walter.html



Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2014/03/gone-girl-by-gillian-flynn.html



Lady at the O.K. Corral by Ann Kirschner
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2014/05/lady-at-ok-corral-by-ann-kirschner.html


Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier :)
Read Review:  http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2014/04/rebecca-by-daphne-du-maurier.htmll
Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
Read Review:
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2014/03/wench-by-dolen-perkins-valdez.html





Zoo by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge 
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2014/01/zoo-by-james-patterson-and-michael.html



Crashing Through by Robert Kurson 
Read Review : 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/11/crashing-through-by-robert-kurson.html



The Diary of Mattie Spenser :)
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/07/the-diary-of-mattie-spenser-by-sandra.html



A Good American by Alex George :)
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/09/a-good-american-by-alex-george.html
Perfume by Patrick Suskind 
Read Review:
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/07/perfume-by-patrick-suskind.html









What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/06/what-alice-forgot-by-liane-moriarty.html


Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
Read Review: 

http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/06/cold-sassy-tree-by-olive-ann-burns.html







A Dark Dividing by Sarah Rayne

No review, but good book. 






Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman 




The Island by Elin Hilderbrand

No review, summer read.



The Seasons of Beento Blackbird by Akosua Busia   
Read Review:
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/02/the-seasons-of-beento-blackbird-by.html




Keeping the House by Ellen Baker
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/03/keeping-house-by-ellen-baker.html





Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/04/desperate-endeavor-holocaust-week.html






Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

No review, but good book. 




Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
This is one of two book club selections I passed on.  I found it too long and too medically descriptive.  Others in my book club who actually read it said it ranged from ok to good, but long. 






The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

No review, but good book. 




The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

No review, but good book. 




Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser

No review. Good book, but very detailed.



Catching Fire (Hunger Games, Bk 2) by Suzanne Collins
No review, but good book. 




The Hunger Games (Hunger Games, Bk 1) by Suzanne Collins
Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/01/the-hunger-games-by-suzanne-collins.html 





The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows 

Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-guernsey-literary-and-potato-peel.html





The Help by Kathryn Stockett 

Read Review:  
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/02/the-help-by-kathryn-stockett.html






Little Bee (aka The Other Hand) by Chris Cleave

No review--good but rough book. 






The Girl Who Played with Fire (Millenium Trilogy, Bk 2) by Stieg Larsson 


No review, but good book. 





A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick 

Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/01/a-reliable-wife-by-robert-goolrick.html 






Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia by Elizabeth Gilbert







The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance by Elna Baker


No review, but humorous book.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, Bk 1) by Stieg Larsson


No review, but good book.




Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/02/shanghai-girls-and-dreams-of-joy-by.html 





Three Weeks With My Brother by Nicholas Sparks and Micah Sparks

Read Review:  
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/04/three-weeks-with-my-brother-by-nicholas.html







The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty


No review, but good book.





Moloka'i by Alan Brennert 

Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/06/molokai-by-alan-brennert.html 







The Devil in White City by Erik Larson

Read Review: 
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/08/the-devil-in-white-city-by-erik-larson.html







My Lobotomy by Charles Fleming & Howard Dully


No review, but  interesting book.




Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen 
:)
Read Review:  
http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/01/water-for-elephants-by-sara-gruen.html 






Soup in the City by Kelly Hollingsworth









Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler

Read Review:  http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2013/08/confessions-of-jane-austen-addict-by.html






The Rice Mother by Rani Manicka


No review, but good book.





The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory


No review, but very good book.





C'est La Vie : An American Woman Begins a New Life in Paris and--Voila!--Becomes Almost French by Suzy Gershman

Read Review: 






Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight: An African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller


No review, but good book.

2 comments:

  1. Annette, Thanks for the nice blog written about our treehouse! I also enjoyed your reading list...I have read a lot of the same books! It was so nice to meet you!

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  2. :) I'm glad you liked it. Others can read more about it at http://readinginthegarden.blogspot.com/2015/11/quirky-sleeps-by-bruce-and-susan_8.html

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