Books and Authors

  1. What on Earth Have I Done? by Robert Fulghum
  2. Lunch in Paris: A Love Story with Recipes by Elizabeth Bard
  3. C’est la Vie: An American Woman Begins a New Life in Paris and – Voila! – Becomes French by Suzy Gershman
  4. French Lessons by Peter Mayle
  5. French Women Don’t Get Fat by Mireille Guiliano
  6. Years Are So Long by Josephine Lawrence
  7. The Reluctant Tuscan by Phil Doran
  8. The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
  9. Three Came Home by Agnes Newton Keith
  10. Dead End Gene Pool by Wendy Burden
  11. Excellent Women by Barbara Pym
  12. A Thousand Years of Good Prayers by Yiyun Li
  13. Gold Boy, Emerald Girl by Yiyun Li
  14. Roughly Speaking by Louise Randall Pierson
  15. Magnolia Wednesdays by Wendy Wax
  16. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
  17. The Christmas Chronicles by Tim Slover
  18. The Fat Man – A Tale of North Pole Noir by Ken Harmon
  19. Marcus of Umbria:  What an Italian Dog Taught an American Girl about Love by Justine van der Leun
  20. A Separate Peace by John Knowles
  21. Kitty Foyle by Christopher Morley
  22. I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg
  23. First Family – Abigail and John Adams by Joseph J. Ellis
  24. A Man in Uniform by Kate Taylor
  25. House of Happy Endings by gLeslie Garis
  26. The Prince and the Pauper by Mark Twain
  27. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  28. A Lost Lady by Willa Cather
  29. Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  30. Alfred and Emily by Doris Lessing
  31. Many a Green Isle by Agnes Sligh Turnbull
  32. Mulberry Child by Jian Ping
  33. The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
  34. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
  35. A Corner in the Marais by Alex Karmel
  36. Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
  37. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
  38. Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison
  39. The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw
  40. A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh
  41. If You Ask Me (And of Course You Won’t) by Betty White
  42. Room for One More by Anna Perrott Rose
  43. When God was an Atheist Sailor by Burgess Cogill
  44. Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent
  45. The Story of Charlotte’s Web: E.B. White’s Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic by Michael Sims
  46. Tolstoy and the Purple Chair by Nina Sankovitch
  47. Pontoon by Garrison Keillor
  48. Children and Fire by Ursula Hegi
  49. Small Island by Andrea Levy
  50. The Third Angel by Alice Hoffman
  51. The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison
  52. Nancy Wake: A Biography of Our Greatest War Heroine by Peter Fitzsimons
  53. Arthur and George by Julian Barnes
  54. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson
  55. The Paperbark Shoe by Goldie Goldbloom
  56. Peabody’s Mermaid by Guy and Constance Jones
  57. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
  58. Michelangelo & the Pope’s Ceiling by Ross King
  59. Back Street by Fannie Hurst
  60. Doughnut Dollies by Helen Airy
  61. Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson
  62. Tension City by Jim Lehrer
  63. The Complete Stories of Truman Capote by Truman Capote
  64. Andy Rooney 60 Years of Wisdom and Wit by Andrew A. Rooney
  65. Thanksgiving by Glenn Alan Cheney
  66. Skipping Christmas by John Grisham
  67. Christmas Gift! by Ferrol Sams
  68. Giovanni’s Light by Phyllis Theroux
  69. The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog by Dave Barry
  70. Christmas on Jane Street by Billy Romp with Wanda Urbanska
  71. The Bishop’s Wife by Robert Nathan
  72. The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
  73. Love and Shame and Love by Peter Orner
  74. Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family’s Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom by Yangzom Brauen
  75. White Truffles in Winter by N.M. Kelby
  76. The Sum of Our Days by Isabel Allende
  77. American Pickers Guide to Picking by Libby Callaway with Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz and Danielle Colby
  78. An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
  79. The Big Year by Mark Obmascik
  80. A Room With a View by E.M. Forster
  81. The Little Bride by Anna Solomon
  82. Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis
  83. The Paris Enigma by Pablo De Santis
  84. Leaving Van Gogh by Carol Wallace
  85. Stealing Mona Lisa by Carson Morton
  86. The March by E.L. Doctorow
  87. My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner by Meir Shalev
  88. Don’t Sing at the Table by Adriana Trigiani
  89. Tell a Thousand Lies by Rasana Atreya
  90. Making Piece by Beth M. Howard
  91. Home by Toni Morrison
  92. Old Herbaceous: a novel of the garden by Reginald Arkell
  93. When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka
  94. The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
  95. Pure by Andrew Miller
  96. Chicago’s Legends, Treasures and Dreams by Don Bono
  97. Heal Your Cancer: Emotional and Spiritual Pathways by Bruno Cortis, M.D.
  98. The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
  99. The President’s House: 1800 to the Present by Margaret Truman
  100. Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain
  101. Juliet by Anne Fortier
  102. Eat a Bowl of Tea by Louis Chu
  103. The Naked Olympics by Tony Perrottet
  104. St. Ursula’s Girls Against the Atomic Bomb by Valerie Hurley
  105. The Stories of Fannie Hurst, Chosen and Introduced by Susan Koppelman
  106. The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson
  107. A Daughter’s Tale, The Memoir of Winston Churchill’s Youngest Child by Mary Soames
  108. Faith Bass Darling’s Last Garage Sale by Lynda Rutledge
  109. Around the World with Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis
  110. Lucky Bastard by S.G. Browne
  111. The Road from Coorain by Jill Ker Conway
  112. True North by Jill Ker Conway
  113. Belvedere by Gwen Davenport
  114. Friendkeeping by Julie Klam
  115. Christmas Day in the Morning by Pearl S. Buck
  116. Holidays on Ice by David Sedaris
  117. The Christmas Miracle of Jonathan Toomey by Susan Wojciechowski
  118. The Friendly Beasts illustrated by Tomie dePaola
  119. A Wish to be a Christmas Tree by Colleen Monroe
  120. The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
  121. The Day They Gave Babies Away by Dale Eunson
  122. Scrooge and Marley by Karl F. Hollenbach
  123. Christmas Holiday by W. Somerset Maugham
  124. Angels at the Table by Debbie Macomber
  125. The Darlings by Cristina Alger
  126. There Are Reasons Noah Packed No Clothes by Robert Jacoby
  127. The Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder
  128. I’ll Never be French (no matter what I do) by Mark Greenside
  129. By the River Piedra I Sat Down & Wept by Paulo Coelho
  130. Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles by Ron Currie, Jr.
  131. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
  132. There Once Lived a Girl Who Seduced Her Sister’s Husband, and He Hanged Himself:  Love Stories by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya
  133. The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro
  134. Alys, Always by Harriet Lane
  135. Oranges and Sunshine by Margaret Humphreys
  136. Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  137. The Burning Air by Erin Kelly
  138. The Best of Youth by Michael Dahlie
  139. Cry the Beloved Country by Alan Paton
  140. The Dinner by Herman Koch
  141. Out of Warranty by Haywood Smith (additional review:
  142. Power Fade by Keith Gockenbach
  143. The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by Kristopher Jansma
  144. Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side by Rayya Elias
  145. Glow by Jessica Maria Tuccelli
  146. Save Them All by Wendy Green
  147. The Honey Thief byNajaf Mazari and Robert Hillman
  148. Bad Ground by Quintin Overocker
  149. The One Good Thing by Kevin Alan Milne
  150. Gossip by Beth Gutcheon
  151. Saturday Night Widows by Becky Aikman
  152. The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker
  153. The Confidant by Hélène Grémillon
  154. Appointment in Samarra by John O’Hara
  155. The Secret of the Nightingale Palace by Dana Sachs
  156. The Garden of Last Days by Andre Dubus III
  157. The Cooked Seed: A Memoir by Anchee Min
  158. The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat by Edward Kelsey Moore
  159. Long Lankin by John Banville – upcoming review on
  160. The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro
  161. Together Tea by Mjan Kamali – upcoming review on
  162. The Lemon Orchard by Luanne Rice
  163. A Place at the Table by Susan Rebecca White –  review on
  164. A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
  165. Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love by Andrew Shaffer
  166. The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris by David McCullough
  167. My Education by Susan Choi
  168. Three Lives of Tomomi Ishikawa by Ben Constable
  169. The Girl You Left Behind by JoJo Moyes
  170. The Voice is All:  The Lonely Victory of Jack Kerouac by Joyce Johnson
  171. The Lost Boy by Thomas Wolfe
  172. The Unknowns by Gabriel Roth
  173. Last Car Over the Sagamore Bridge by Peter Orner
  174. Who Asked You? by Terry McMillan
  175. The Daring Young Man on the Flying Trapeze and other Stories by William Saroyan
  176. Maria Chapdelaine by Louis Hemon and W.H. Blake
  177. The New York Stories by John O’Hara
  178. The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
  179. Sister Mother Husband Dog (etc.) by Delia Ephron
  180. Making Masterpiece by Rebecca Eaton
  181. Cherries in Winter by Suzan Colon
  182. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  183. Spirit of Steamboat by Craig Johnson
  184. The Promise by Jackie French Koller
  185. The Peterkins’ Christmas adapted by Elizabeth Spurr
  186. Mastermind:  How to think like Sherlock Holmes by Maria Konnikova
  187. Helen in Love by Rosie Sultan
  188. The Yellow Eyes of Crocodiles by Katherine Pancol
  189. The Secret Rooms by Catherine Bailey
  190. Why Are You So Sad? by Jason Porter
  191. A Winged Thing and Holy by Mary Gray Kaye
  192. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  193. A Star for Mrs. Blake by April Smith
  194. The Greatest Presidential Stories Never Told by Rick Beyer
  195. The Sisters by Myron Brinig
  196. The Last Letter From Your Lover by Jojo Moyes
  197. Deep Woods: the Story of Robert Frost by Peggy Caravantes
  198. Savage Girl by Jean Zimmerman
  199. Zoli by Colum McCann
  200. An Education by Lynn Barber
  201. The Collector of Dying Breaths by M.J. Rose
  202. The Scarlet Sisters: Sex, Suffrage, and Scandal in the Gilded Age by Myra Macpherson
  203. 1000 Feeling for Which There Are No Names by Mario Giordano
  204. Signed, Sealed, Delivered by Nina Sankovitch
  205. A Remarkable Mother by President Jimmy Carter
  206. Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932 by Francine Prose
  207. The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker
  208. The Bookman’s Tale by Charlie Lovett
  209. 84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff
  210. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  211. One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
  212. The Last Word by Graham Greene
  213. The Monuments Men by Robert M Edsel and Bret Witter
  214. The Sea of Wise Insects by Terry Westby-Nunn
  215. The Map Thief by Heather Terrell
  216. Em and the Big Hoom by Jerry Pinto
  217. The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai
  218. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn
  219. Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare by Stephen Greenblatt