Books We've Already Read as a Group

Here is a list of books that DCLC's Book Discussion Group has already read or is planning to read, listed by the month the book is distributed to the group.

January - The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
February - The Engineer’s Wife by Tracy Emerson Wood
March - The Beekeeper’s Apprentice by Laurie B. King
April - Our Missing Hearts by Celeste Ng
May - Dinners with Ruth by Nina Tottenberg
June - Grandma Gatewood’s Walk by Ben Montgomery
July - Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
August - Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See
September - Love and Ruin by Paula McLaine
October - Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano
November - The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson
January - My Broken Language by Quiara Alegría Hudes 
February - The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
March - American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
April - Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
May - Beautiful World, Where are You? by Sally Rooney
June - Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
July - Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
August - Matrix by Lauren Goff
September - Horse by Geraldine Brooks
October -  Booth by Karen Jay Fowler
November - Longbourne by Jo Baker
December -  Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zeuner
January - Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
February - Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
March - Ghosts of Harvard by Francesca Serritella
April - Seek You: A Journey through American Loneliness by Kristen Radtke
May - The Girl with a Louding Voice by Abi Dare
June - The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V. E. Schwab
July - The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
August - Think Again by Adam Grant
September - Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead
October - The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave 
November - The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict
December - Of Women & Salt by Gabriela Garcia 

January - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
February - The Library Book by Susan Orlean
March - Educated by Tara Westover
April - Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
May - Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
June - The Tiger’s Wife by Tia Obreht
July - A Fatal Grace by Louise Penny
August - Caste by Isabel Wilkerson
September - Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
October - Deacon King Kong by James McBride
November - Long, Bright River by Liz Moore
December - A Burning by Megha Majumdar

January - How to Change Your Mind by Michael Pollan
February - Born A Crime by Trevor Noah
March - Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan
May - Becoming by Michelle Obama
June - And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
August - Say Nothing by Patrick Radden Keefe
September - Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
October - Little Fires by Celeste Ng
November - Unsheltered  by Barbara Kingsolver
December - Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

January - Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann
February - My Life with Bob by Pamela Paul
March - The View from Garden City by Carolyn Baugh
April - News of the World by Paulette Jiles
May - Stay with Me by Ayòbámi Adébáyò
June - Beartown by Frederik Backman
July - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
August - All Fall Down by Jennifer Weiner
September - All You Can Ever Know by Nicole Chung
October - Circe by Madeline Miller
November - There There by Tommy Orange
December - America for Beginners by Leah Franqui

January - Normal by Warren Ellis
February - Unseen World by Liz Moore
March - The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
April - Under the Wide Starry Sky by Nancy Horan
May - The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
June - Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
July - Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner
August - Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
September - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
October - The Marriage of Opposites by Alice Hoffman
November - A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
December - Little Bee by Chris Cleave

January - The Japanese Lover, by Isabel Allende
February - All the Light We Cannot See,  by Anthony Doerr
March - Queen of Angels, by David Castro
April - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime, by Mark Haddon
May - Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald,  by Therese Anne Fowler
June - A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, by Betty Smith
July - H is for Hawk, by Helen MacDonald
August - Nightingale, by Kristin Hannah
September - The Other Wes Moore, by Wes Moore
October - The Cookbook Collector, by Allegra Goodman
November - Mr. Mutter's Marvels: A True Tale of Intrigue and Innovation, by Cristin O'Keefe Aptowicz
December - Little Heathens, by Mildred Armstrong Kalish

January - Go Set A Watchman, by Harper Lee
February - Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
March - The Space Between Us, by Thrity Umrigar
April - The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion
May - Orphan Train, by Christine Baker Kline
June - Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson
July - Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War, by Tony Horowitz
August - The Light between Oceans, by M.L. Stedman
September - A Mercy, by Toni Morrison
October - Vanessa and her Sister, by Priya Parmar
November - Frog Music, by Emma Donoghue
December - Turner House, by Angela Flournoy

January - Life After Life, Kate Atkinson
February - Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World that Can't Stop Talking, Susan Cain
March - Suite Francaise, Irene Nemirovsky
April - Cartwheel, Jennifer duBois
May - Homer and Langley, E.L. Doctorow
June - Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life, by Barbara Kingsolver
July - Good Morning, Beautiful Business, by Judy Wicks
August - Waiting for Snow in Havana, by Carlos Eire
September - The Yellow Birds, by Kevin Powers
October - The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison
November - Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi
December - To Kill A Mockingbird, by Harper Lee

January - Mennonite in a Little Black Dress, A Memoir of Going Home, Rhoda Janzen
February - The Twelve Tribes of Hattie, Ayana Mathis
March - Buddha in the Attic, by Julie Otsuka
April - Neverland: J. M. Barrie, The Du Mauriers, and the Dark Side of Peter Pan, by Piers Dudgeon
May - 22 Britannia Road, by Amanda Hodgkinson
June - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore, by Robin Sloan
July - March, by Geraldine Brooks
August - Remarkable Creatures, by Tracy Chevalier
September - Defending Jacob, by William Landay
October - Thinking in Pictures, by Temple Grandin
November - Tender at the Bone, by Ruth Reichl
December - Still Life with Bread Crumbs, by Anna Quindlen

January - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
May - The People of the Book, Geraldine Brooks
June - The 19th Wife, David Ebershoff
July - Noah's Compass, Anne Tyler
August (optional) - State of Wonder, Ann Patchett
September - A Change in Altitude, Anita Shreve
October - Ines of My Soul, Isabel Allende
November - The Lost Painting, Jonathan Harr
December - The Hundred Secret Senses, Amy Tan

February - Sarah's Key, Tatiana De Rosnay
March - Printmaker's Daughter, Katherine Govier
May - Netherland, Joseph O'Neill
June - Uncle Tom's Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe
July - Farenheit 451, Ray Bradbury
September - Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness, Alexandra Fuller
October - Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal, Conor Grennan
November - One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd, Jim Fergus,

January - The Tender Bar, J. R. Moehringer
February - Cutting for Stone, Abraham Verghese
March - I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
April - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration, Isabel Wilkerson
May - Becoming Madame Mao, Anchee Min
August - Sense and Sensibility, Jane Austen
November - Unbroken, Laura Hillenbrand
December - The Playgroup, Elizabeth Mosier

January - Still Alice, Lisa Genova, Ph.D.
March - Invisible Wall, Harry Bernstein
April - Unbowed, Wingari Maathai
May - The Kabul Beauty School, Deborah Rodriguez
June - The Camel Bookmobile, Masha Hamilton
August - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson
September - Mudbound, Hillary Jordan
November - The Help, Kathryn Stockett
December - Sugar, Bernice McFadden

January - Left to Tell, Immaculè Ilibagiza
March - Nickel and Dimed, Barbara Ehrenreich
May - In My Place, Charlayne Hunter-Gault
June -The Zookeeper's Wife, Diane Ackerman
July - The Book Thief, Markus Zusak
October - Loving Frank, Nancy Horan
November - Dairy Queen, Catherine Gilbert Murdock
December - Walk on the Beach, Joan Anderson

July - Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
September - What is the What, Dave Eggers
October - The Glass Castle, Jeannette Walls
November - The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald

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