Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Our Favorite Reads from Over the Winter

We asked our club members to tell us the best books they've read over the winter. Here are their responses:

Wood, Patricia:
Wharton, Edith:
Ethan Frome
Walls, Jeannette:

The Glass Castle

Tucker, Michael:
Living in a Foreign Language: A Memoir of Food, Wine, and Love in Italy
Sparks, Nicholas:
Three Weeks with My Brother
Simmons, Dan:
Song of Kali
Rowling, J.K.:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Rosnay, Tatiana de:
Sarah's Key
Rollins, James:
The Judas Strain
Quinn, Daniel:
Pullman, Philip:

The Amber Spyglass
The Golden Compass
The Subtle Knife
Picoult, Jodi:
Nineteen Minutes
(2 mentions)
Pelzer, Dave:
A Child Called "It": One Child's Courage to Survive

Pearl-McPhee, Stephanie:
The Yarn Harlot:
The Secret Life of a Knitter
Patterson, James:
7th Heaven
Sundays at Tiffany's

Mortenson, Greg:
Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace-- One School at a Time
McCullough, David:
John Adams
Matheson, Richard:
I Am Legend
Lutz, Lisa:
The Spellman Files
Ludlum, Robert:
The Gemini Contenders
Lahiri, Jhumpa:
Unaccustomed Earth
Kinsella, Sophie:
The Undomestic Goddess
Ishiguro, Kazuo:

Never Let Me Go

Hosseini, Khaled:
The Kite Runner
(2 mentions)
A Thousand Splendid Suns
(3 mentions)
Horan, Nancy:
Loving Frank (2 mentions)
Hoffman, Alice:
The Third Angel
Hirst, Michael & Gracie, Anne:
The Tudors: The King, the Queen, and the Mistress
Hicks, Robert:
Widow of the South
Havens, Candace:
Like a Charm
Harris, Rosemary:

Pushing Up Daisies

Hannah, Kristin:
Firefly Lane
Hall, Ron & Moore, Denver
Same Kind of Different As Me: A Modern-Day Slave, an International Art Dealer, and the Unlikely Woman Who Bound Them Together
Gruen, Sara:

Water for Elephants (6 mentions)
Grisham, John:
The Appeal
Gribbin, Mary and John:
The Science of Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials
Gregory, Philippa:
The Other Boleyn Girl
Gould, Steven:
Reflex (Jumper)
Golden, Arthur:
Memoirs of a Geisha
Gilbert, Elizabeth:

Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia (2 mentions)
Gerritsen, Tess:
The Bone Garden
Furnivall, Kate:
The Russian Concubine
Follett, Ken:

The Pillars of the Earth
(5 mentions)
Flagg, Fannie:
Red Bird Christmas
Fairbairn, Ann:
Five Smooth Stones
Eugenides, Jeffrey:
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan
Sherlock Holmes
Davies, Peter Ho:
The Welsh Girl
Coben, Harlan:
"Myron Bolitar Mysteries" series
Cather, Willa:

My Antonia
Blum, Jenna:
Those Who Save Us
Bloom, Amy:
Bennett, Alan:
The Uncommon Reader
Beaton, M.C.:
her mysteries
Austen, Jane:
Pride and Prejudice
Anderson, Laurie Halse:
Ahern, Cecelia:
Love, Rosie