Books Read

The following is a list of the books read by the Novel Book Club since its inception: 


Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki

Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour

Cyring in H Mart by Michelle Zauner

True Biz by Sara Novic


Under the Whispering Door by TJ Klune

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Four Aunties and a Wedding by Jesse Q Sutanto

The Water Dancer by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Hench by Natalie Zina Walschots

The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner


The Vanishing Half  by Brit Bennett

Indians On Vacation by Thomas King

Dial A For Aunties by Jesse Q Sutanto

Paris For One and Other Stories by Jojo Moyes

Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

The Family Upstairs By Lisa Jewell

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris


The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

The Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

Then she was gone by Lisa Jewell

Washington  Black by Esi Edugyan


The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
Killing Floor by Lee Child
Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia by Jean P. Sasson
First Grave on the Right by Darynda Jones
Let's Pretend This Never Happened - Jenny Lawson
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
Animal Farm - George Orwell
The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
Paper Towns - John Green 
A Complicated Kindness - Miriam Toews 
Seven Days of Us - Francesca Hornak


Don't Look Back by Jennifer Armentrout
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Eleanor Oliphant is Completly Fine by Gail Honeyman
Radium Girls by Kate Moore
Calypso by David Sedaris
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
Laughing All the Way to the Mosque by Zarqa Nawaz
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein


Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
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


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


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


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


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


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 David Sedaris


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


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


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


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