Books Read by the Novel Book Club

2017

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
This Is How It Always Is
by Laurie Frankie
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith       
Vision in White
by Norah Roberts
Fifth Business by Robertson Davies
Man's Search for Meaning
by Viktor Frankl
And the Birds Rained Down
by Jocelyne Saucier (translated by Rhonda Mullins)
Ready Player One
by Ernest Cline
Lily and the Octopus
by Steven Rowley

2016

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
The Wars by Timothy Findley
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
by Mark Haddon
A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman
No Great Mischief by Alistair MacLeod
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
The Elegance of the Hedgehog
by Muriel Barbery
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt
The Lonely Polygamist by Brady Udall

2015

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened by Allie Brosh
Born with Teeth: A Memoir by Kate Mulgrew
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
Ghost Bride by Yangsze Choo
All My Puny Sorrows by Miriam Toews
Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey
Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum

2014

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter & Sweet by Jamie Ford
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson
The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Dinner by Herman Koch
February by Lisa Moore
The October List by Jeffery Deaver 
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

2013

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak Defending Jacob by William Landay
Brain on Fire : My Month of Madness
 by Susannah Cahalan
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
The Finkler Question
by Howard Jacobson
Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
An Echo Through the Snow by Andrea Thalasinos
The Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Up and Down by Terry Fallis
 

2012

Memoir of an Imaginary Friend by Matthew Dick
A Discovery of Witches
by Deborah Harkness
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
Joy for Beginners by Erica Bauermeister
Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson
Sarah's Key by Tatiana De Rosnay
Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
Cutting for Stone
by Abraham Verghese
When You are Engulfed in Flames by Davaid Sedaris

2011

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The Paris Wife
by Paula McLain
Room
by Emma Donoghue
Ragged Company by Richard Wagamese
Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart
Shanghai Girls
by Lisa See
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
My Sister's Keeper by Jody Picoult
 

2010

The Shack by William Young
Recipe for Bees by Gail Anderson-Dargatz
We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates
Last Orders by Graham Swift
The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
Tenth Gift by Jane Johnson
Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult
 

2009

Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen
Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? by Anita Badami
Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels
Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor
The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews
 

2008

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon
Red Tent by Anita Diamant
Back when we were Grownups by Anne Tyler
Jade Peony by Wayson Choy
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards