Book Club Reads

Here’s a list of all the books my in-person book club read, from 2001 – 2019:

2001The Bonesetter’s DaughterAmy Tan
 While I Was GoneSue Miller
 Girl With a Pearl EarringTracy Chevalier
 Girl in Hyacinth BlueSusan Vreeland
 Fortune’s DaughterAlice Hoffman
 The Shipping NewsAnnie Proulx
2002SulaToni Morrison
 The Five People You Meet in HeavenMitch Albom
 Follow Your HeartSusanna Tamaro
 The Bee SeasonMyra Goldberg
 The Secret Life of BeesSue Monk Kidd
 The Dive from Clausen’s PierAnn Packer
 The CorrectionsJonathan Franzen
 Memoirs of a GeishaArthur Golden
2003The Red TentAnita Diamant
 Plain TruthJodi Picoult
 The HoursMichael Cunningham
 The Family OrchardNomi Eve
 Five Finger Discount – A Crooked Family HistoryHelene Stapinski
 The Lovely BonesAlice Sebold
 Gift from the SeaAnn Morrow Lindbergh
 BelovedToni Morrison
 The Lion, The Witch and The WardrobeC.S. Lewis
2004All He Ever WantedAnita Shreve
 The Da Vinci CodeDan Brown
 AtonementIan McEwan
 Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi ArabiaJean P. Sasson
 Back RoadsTawni O’Dell
 Peace Like a RiverLeif Enger
 Reading Lolita in TehranAzar Nafisi
 The Center of EverythingLaura Moriarty
 Youngblood HawkeHerman Wouk
 The Jane Austen Book ClubKaren Joy Fowler
2005Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting by in AmericaBarbara Ehrenreich
 Where the Heart IsBillie Letts
 Cold MountainCharles Frazier
 Angry Housewives Eating Bon BonsLorna Landuik
 How To Be GoodNick Hornby
 The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-timeMark Haddon
 Hypocrite in a Pouffy White DressSusan Jane Gilman
 Bel CantoAnn Patchett
 Remember MeTrezza Azzopardi
 Children of GodMary Doria Russell
2006White OleanderJanet Fitch
 Under the Banner of Heaven: A Story of Violent FaithJohn Krakauer
 A Short History of Tractors in UkranianMarina Lewycka
 The Celestine ProphecyJames Redfield
 Little ChildrenTom Perotta
 The Kite RunnerKhaled Hosseini
 Pigs in HeavenBarbara Kingsolver
 The World to ComeDara Horn
 MiddlesexJeffrey Eugenides
 The Memory Keeper’s DaughterKim Edwards
 The Optimist’s DaughterEudora Welty
 A Christmas CarolCharles Dickens
2007An Inconvenient TruthAl Gore
 The Ha HaDave King
 WickedGregory Maguire
 The KeepJennifer Egan
 Brick LaneMonica Ali
 Love in The Time of CholeraGabriel Garcia Marquez
 The Glass CastleJeannette Walls
 Out Stealing HorsesPer Petterson
 Half of a Yellow SunChimamanda Ngozi Adichie
 Black and WhiteDani Shapiro
2008Confederates in the AtticTony Horwitz
 Good FaithJane Smiley
 Eat, Pray, LoveElizabeth Gilbert
 The Double BindChris Bohjalian
 The Russian ConcubineKate Furnivall
 Extremely Loud and Incredibly CloseJonathan Safran Foer
 First MothersBonnie Angelo
 Sense and SensibilityJane Austen
 Water for ElephantsSara Gruen
 The GiverLois Lowrey
2009The Enchantress of FlorenceSalman Rushdie
 Peony in LoveLisa See
 The Blind AssassinMargaret Atwood
 Revolutionary RoadRichard Yates
 The ShackWilliam P. Young
 The Physick Book of Deliverance DaneKatherine Howe
 A MercyToni Morrison
 The Handmaid’s TaleMargaret Atwood
 A Tree Grows in BrooklynBetty Smith
 A Map of the WorldJane Hamilton
 The Twist in the RoadRob Hanlon
2010The SoloistSteve Lopez
 The Financial Lives of the PoetsJess Walters
 Straight ManRichard Russo
 To Kill a MockingbirdHarper Lee
 WenchDolen Perkins-Valdez
 Sarah’s KeyTatiana de Rosnay
 My AntoniaWilla Cather
 Mennonite in a Little Black DressRhoda Janzen
 Let the Great World SpinColum McCann
 Game ChangeJohn Heliemann/Mark Halperin
 Holidays on IceDavid Sedaris
2011The Time Traveler’s WifeAudrey Niffenegger
 The Art of Racing in the RainGarth Stein
 The Lotus EatersTatjana Soli
 RebeccaDaphne du Maurier
 The Hunger GamesSusanne Collins
 The Battle Hymn of the Tiger MotherAmy Chua
 In Defense of FoodMichael Pollan
 RoomEmma Donoghue
 Cutting for StoneAbraham Verghese
 One Flew over the Cuckoo’s NestKen Kesey
2012The Thirteenth TaleDiane Setterfield
 Little BeeChris Cleve
 The Happiness ProjectGretchen Rubin
 Loving FrankNancy Horan
 The Weird SistersEleanor Brown
 Gone With the WindMargaret Mitchell
 Half Broke HorsesJeannette Walls
 The Art of FieldingChad Harbach
 We Hear the DeadDiane Salerni
 Defending JacobWilliam Landay
2013A Christmas MemoryTruman Capote
 Rules of CivilityAmor Towles
 The LeftoversTom Perrotta
 The Bluest EyeToni Morrison
 Gone Girl 
Gillian Flynn  
 The Night CircusErin Morgenstern
 The Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksRebecca Skloot
 Silver SparrowTayari Jones
 WonderR. J. Palacio
 Orphan TrainChristina Baker Kline
 Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community and WarNathanial Philbrick
2014The Book ThiefMarkus Zusak
 Me Before YouJoJo Mayes
 The Pieces We KeepKristina McMorris
 What Alice ForgotLiane Moriarty
 The Caged GravesDianne Salerni
 The InterestingsMeg Wolitzer
 The Aviator’s WifeMelanie Benjamin
 Mary CoinMarisa Silver
 The Short and Tragic Life of Robert PeaceJeff Hobbs
 All Fall DownJennifer Weiner
2015The Sound and the FuryWilliam Faulkner
 A Sudden LightGarth Stein
 The DinnerHerman Koch
 The Valley of AmazementAmy Tan
 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetJamie Ford
 A Walk in the WoodsBill Bryson
 The DressmakerKate Alcott
2016Burial RitesHannah Kent
 After YouJoJo Moyes
 All the Pretty HorsesCormac McCarthy
2017The Boston GirlAnita Diamant
 The FeverMegan Abbot
 A Spool of Blue ThreadAnne Tyler
 At the Water’s EdgeSara Gruen
 My Name Is Lucy BartonElizabeth Strout
 My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s SorryFredrik Backman
 We Were LiarsE. Lockhart
 The Storied Life of A.J. FikryGabrielle Zevin
2018Today Will Be DifferentMaria Semple
 We Were the Lucky OnesGeorgia Hunter
 The ImmortalistsChloe Benjamin
 The Swans of Fifth AvenueMelanie Benjamin
2019Little Fires EverywhereCelest Ng
 Manhattan BeachJennifer Egan
 The WidowFiona Barton
 Before the FallNoah Hawley
 Lab GirlHope Jahren