books read by my first book club so far(2000-2018)

Book Club Babes
2000 - 2018
1. Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
2. The Red Tent by Anita Diamont
3. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
4. We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
5. Can This Be Christmas? by Debbie Macomber
6. Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout
7. A Sport and A Pastime by James Salter
8. Sarah: Women of Genesis by Orson Scott Card
9. Miss Julia Speaks Her Mind by Ann B. Ross
10. Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
11. Pope Joan: A Novel by Donna Cross
12. A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
13. The Painted House by John Grisham
14. Weight of Water by Anita Shreve
15. The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton
16. The Sweet Potato Queens Book of Love by Jill Connor Brown
17. Galileo Daughter by Dava Sobel
18. Skipping Christmas by John Grishom
19. Plainsong by Kent Haruf
20. One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus
21. House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus
22. If Looks Could Kill by Kate White
23. The Life and Times of the Last Kid Picked by David Benjamin
24. The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B. by Sandra Gulland
25. Bee Season by Myla Goldberg
26. Girl With A Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
27. The Nanny Diaries by Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus
28. Shop Girl by Steve Martin
29. What We Keep by Elizabeth Berg
30. Girl In Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland
31. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
32. Ladies with Options by Cynthia Hartwick
33. Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
34. All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
35. Life of Pi by Yann Martel
36. Truth and Beauty: A Friendship by Ann Patchett
37. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
38. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway
39. Joy School by Elizabeth Berg
40. The Christmas Train by David Balducci
41. The Valley of Light by Terry Kay
42. The Pearl by John Steinbeck
43. Snow Island by Katherine Towler
44. How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
45. Good In Bed by Jennifer Weiner
46. Patron Saint of Liars by Ann Patchett
47. The Red Bird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
48. Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
49. Her Infinite Variety: Stories of Shakespeare and the Women He Loved by Pamela Berkman
50. The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
51. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Ablom
52. The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
53. The Sunday Wife by Cassandra King
54. A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
55. Joshua by Joseph Girzone
56. Angry Housewives Eating Bonbons by Lorna Landvik
57. Giovanni’s Light by Phyllis Theroux
58. Blessings by Anna Quindlen
59. Lunch at The Picadilly Clyde Edgerton
60. The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
61. Honeymoon with My Brother by Franz Wisner
62. House of Gentle Men by Kathy Hempinstall
63. Drowning Ruth by Christine Schwartz
64. Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
65. The Kitchen Boy by Robert Alexander
66. The Christmas Shoes by Donna VanLiere
(2007) 67. A Short Guide to a Happy Life by Anna Quindlen
68. Summer People by Erin Hilderbrand
69. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
70. Moloka’I by Alan Brennert
71. Dinner with a Perfect Stranger by David Gregory
72. The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
73. Before I Go by Riley Watson
74. Christ the Lord Out of Egypt: A Novel by Ann Rice
75. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle
76. Officer of the Court by Lelia Kelly
77. Blue Christmas by May Kay Andrews
(2008) 78.  Eat. Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
79. The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
80. The Days of the Endless Corvette by Mann Martin
81.  Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
82. The Faith Club by Idilby, Oliver & Warner
83. Water for Elephants by Sara  Gruen
84. The Island by Victoria Hilsop
85. The Shack by Paul Young
(2009) 86. My Antonia by Willa Cather
87. The Handmaid and the Carpenter by Elizabeth Berg
88. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
89. Dish: The Inside Story on the World of Gossip by Jeanette Walls
90. Same Kind of Different As Me by Hall, Moore and Vincent
91. In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
92. Raise the Sails by Sid Oakley
93. Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent
94. Certain  Girls by Jennifer Weiner
(2010) 95. Loving Frank by Nancy Horan
96. Love the One Your With by Emily Griffin
97. Where the River Ends by Charles Martin
98. The Help by Kathryn Stockett
99.  Emma by Jane Austin
100.  Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
101. Keeping Faith by Jodi Piccoult
102. The Art of Racing in the Rain, a novel by Garth Stein
103. Tales Of Passion, Tales Of Woe 
by Sandra Gulland
104.  The 19th Wife by David Ebershoff
105. The Christmas List: A Novel by Richard Paul Evans
(2011) 106. A Soft Place to Land by Susan Rebecca White
107. A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
108. Little Bee by Chris Cleeve
109. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by 
Jamie Ford
110. In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White
111. The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
112.  Evening Ferry by Katherine Towler
113. Slow Love by Dominique Browning
114. The Christmas Wedding by James Patterson
(2012) 115. Breath of God by Jeffrey Smalls
116. Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum
117. A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay
118. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
119. Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James
120. Half broke Horses by Jeanette Walls
121. Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mom by Amy Chua
122. The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans
(2013) 123. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
124. My Brother Micheal by Mary Stewart
125. Pecan Man by Cassie Dandridge
126. Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd &
Ann Taylor Kidd
127. Fault in our Stars by John Green
128. Where’d You Go, Bernadette? By Maria Semple
129. Rules of Civility: A Novel by Amor Towles
130. The Christmas Pearl by Dorothea Benton Frank
(2014) 131. Wild by Cheryl Strayed
132. A Place at the Table by Susan Rebecca White
133. As We Were Watching Downtown Abbey by Wendy Wax
134. Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
135. This is Where I Leave You by Jonathon Tropper
136. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
137. Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
138. Heaven is for Real by Todd Burpo
139. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
140. Letters from Father Christmas by JR Tolkien
(2015) 141. The Storied Life of AJ Finkry by Gabrielle Zevin
142. An Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff
143. Whistling In The Dark by Leslie Kagen
144. Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown
145. Glitter and Glue  by Kelly Corrigan
146. Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee
147. All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
148. Christmas Past by Robert Vaughn
(2016) 149. The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
150. In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
151. Lord of the Flies by William Golding
152. Tidewater Rip by M.Z. Thwaite
153. Untamed by Willam Harlan
154. Love Does by Bob Goff
155. The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
156. Light’s Out by Ted Koppel
157. The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
158. The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith
(2017) 159. Today will be Different by Maria Semple
160. Unexpected by KG Fletcher
161. Lost and Found by Jacqueline Sheehan
162. A Paris Apartment by Michelle Gable
163. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
164. A Man Called Ove by Frederik Bachman
165. Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave
166. Maybe in Another Life by Taylor Jenkins
167. Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
168. The Christmas Letters by Lee Smith
(2018)169. Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
170. Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny
171. The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
172. Tidewater Hit by Martha Thwaite Weeks
173. Circling the Sun by Paula MacLain
174. Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
175. Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan
176. A Woman in the Window by AJ Finn
177. The Shepherd, the Angel and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog by Dave Barry
(2019) 178. Educated by Tara Westover
179. We Are All Made of Stars by Rowan Coleman
180. She Would be King by Wayetu Moore

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