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 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





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








Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman 




The Island by Elin Hilderbrand






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







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







The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood







Marie Antoinette: The Journey by Antonia Fraser






Catching Fire (Hunger Games, Bk 2) by Suzanne Collins






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









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








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








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








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









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








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









The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory









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


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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