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(Updated 9-18-2018)

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RECENT Favorites — within the past year
OLDER Favorites — over the past few years
Popular Classics — books we turn to over & over

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clockmakers daughter Clockmaker's Daughter
Kate Morton

A beautiful manse, two different centuries & one summer day that ended tragically.
small fry Small Fry
Lisa Brennan-Jobs

Steve Jobs' daughter tells of a childhood in Silicon Valley during the 80s & 90s with her famous but mercurial father.
dinner list Dinner List
Rebecca Serle

Imagine you could gather people you’ve loved, dead or alive, at one table, for one night.
transcription Transcription
Kate Atkinson

London is under siege & 19-year-old Juliet goes under cover as a spy in this suspenseful tale of World War II espionage.
french exit French Exit
Patrick deWitt

A widow has gone through her fortune, and heads to France. A witty send up of the .01%.
unsheltered Unsheltered
Barbara Kingsolver

Two families, in two centuries, in one house face the challenges of a world in the throes of major cultural shifts.
heartland Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
Rebecca Smarsh

Brilliantly observed.

waiting for eden Waiting for Eden
Elliot Ackerman

His wife at his side, a wounded soldier lies unable to move or to speak…until one day a flicker of consciousness stirs.
i should have honor I Should Have Honor: A Memoir of Hope and Pride in Pakistan
Khalida Brohi

Brohi rebels against the practice of honor killing to empower women.


washington black Washington Black
Esi Edugyan

A young slave achieves a modicum of human dignity…until a man is killed & a bounty placed on his head.
she would be king She Would Be King
Wayetu Moore

Magical realism is at work in this beautiful story of slaves who founded the free country of Liberia.

well behaved woman Well Behaved Woman: A Novel of the Vanderbilts
Therese Anne Fowler

The riveting novel of iron-willed Alva Vanderbilt who ruled Gilded-Age New York


Recent Favorites


Girl on the Train
Paula Hawkins

My Brilliant Friend
Elena Ferrante

The Nest
Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Truly Madly Guilty 
Liane Moriarty

Nightingale
Kristin Hannah

Life We Bury
Allen Eskins

Circling the Sun
Paula McClain

So You've Been Publicly Shamed
John Ronson

When Breath Becomes Air
Paul Kalanithi

My Name Is Lucy Barton
Elizabeth Strout

Spool of Blue Thread
Anne Tyler

The Girls
Emma Cline

Summer Before the War 
Helen Simonson

Woman in Cabin 10
Ruth Ware

Little Paris Bookshop
Nina George
A Little Life
Hanya Yanagihara

Before the Fall
 
Noah Hawley

Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates

Dead Wake 
Erik Larson

Miller's Valley
Anna Quindlen

Wright Brothers
David McCullough

Japanese Lover
Isabel Allende

Our Souls at Night
Kent Haruf

Rent Collector
Camron Wright

Fates and Furies
Lauren Groff

Sympathizer
Viet Thanh Nguyen

Boston Girl
Anita Diamant

Go Set a Watchman
Harper Lee

Homegoing
Yaa Gyasi

What She Knew
Gilly Macmillan


Older Favorites


Boys in the Boat
Daniel James Brown

A Man Called Ove 
Fredrik Bachman

I Am Malala
Malala Yousafzai

All the Light We Cannot See
Anthony Doerr

Light Between Oceans
H.D. Stedman

Me Before You
JoJo Moyes

Ordinary Grace
Kent Kruege

Storied Life of A.J. Fikry
Gabrielle Zevin

My Beloved World
Sonia Sotomayor

Rosie Project 
Graeme Simison

Americanah
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Flight Behavior
Barbara Kingsolver

Everything I Never Told You
Celeste Ng

Invention of Wings
Sue Monk Kidd

Station Eleven 
Emily St. John Mandel
Round House
Louise Erdrich

Goldfinch 
Donna Tartt

Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children
Ransom Riggs

Being Mortal 
Atul Gawande

Husband's Secret
Liane Moriarty

The Circle
Dave Eggers

Orphan Train
Christina Baker Klein

Underground Girls of Kabul 
Jenny Nordberg

Brooklyn
Colm Toibin

What Alice Forgot
Liane Moriarty

We Are...Completely Beside Ourselves 
Karen Fowler

The Miniaturist
Jessie Burton

Wild...Lost and Found on the...Trail
Cheryl Strayed

Where'd You Go, Bernedette
Maria Semple

Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookshop
Robin Sloan


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