I love to read and wish I could read more than I do. I've belonged to a book club for some time now and here are the books we have read.  If I read it (I can't read them all) and I want to comment on it, I will. Otherwise this is just a list of books.



The Language of Flowers  by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein


The Giver  by Lois Lowry
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
The Rent Collector by Camron Wright
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Unbroken by Laura Hillendbrand
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown
An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
Necessary Lies by Dian Chamberlain
The Fault in our Stars by John Green
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
The Good Father by Noah Hawley
The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
he Thirteenth Tale by Daiane Setterfield 
Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander 
The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani 
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks 
Washington Square by Henry James 

Edenbrook by Julianne Donaldson
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
Empire Falls by Richard Russo 
The Best Women's Travel Writing 2011 
The Witness by Nora Roberts
Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman
Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somova Dowda 
Madame Tussaud by Michelle Moran
The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven by Kevin Malarkey 

The Egg and I by Betty McDonald 
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese 
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake 
My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira 
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua 
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
The Work of Wolves by Kent Meyers
House on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Linda See 

The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
The Robe by Lloyd Douglas
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak 
The Midwife of St. Petersburg by Linda Lee Chaikin 
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Silas Marner by George Eliot 
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins 

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins
The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy
Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman
The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley 
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson
Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah

The Splendor of Silence by Indu Sundaresan
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
Treason by David Nevin 
The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich 
The Hiding Place by Corrie tan Boon

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis
Twilight by Stephenie Meyers
Rebecca by Daphne DuMaurier
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
Inside the Kingdom by Carmen bin Laden
Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns
The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
Here Be Dragons by Sharon Kay Penman

before 2006
The Little Chapel on the River by Gwendolyn Bounds
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
The Stolen Child by Keith Donohue
Wicked by Gregory Maguire
Sarah's Quilt by Nancy Turner
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
The Long Walk by Slavomir Rawicz
The Bronze Bow by Elizabeth George Speare
bel canto by Ann Patchett
The Known World by Edward Jones
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Persuasion by Jane Austen
The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
The Time Travelers Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Beauty, The retelling of Beauty and the Beast by Robin Mckinley
Mirror, Mirror by Gregory Maguire
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Burned Alive by Souad
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Red China Blues by Jan Wong
The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Peace Like a River by Leif Enger
Life of Pi Tann Martell
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The de Vinci Code by Dan Brown
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie
The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver
The Twentieth Wife by Indu Sundaresan
The Ladies Auxiliary by Tova Mirvis
These is My Words by Nancy Turner
Holes by Louis Sachar
A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park
Evan Moves the Furniture by Margot Livesey
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Stolen Lives by Malika Oufkir
Expecting Adam by Martha Beck
Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Galileo's Daughter by Dava Sobel
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
Far from Madding Drowd by Thomas Harding
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross
Personal History by Katherine Grahm
The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw
Wives and Daughters by Elisabeth Gasketll
Interrupter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri
The Red Tent by Ania Diamant
Tales of Passion--Tales of Woe by Sandra Gullard
Things I Wish I'd Known Sooner by Jaroldeen Edwards
The Many Lives and Secerts Sorrows of Josephine B by Sandra Gulland
Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
The Road From Home by David Kherdian
A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
Mutant Message Down Under by Marlo Morgan
The Hero and the Crown by Robin McKinley
Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens
Davita's Harp by Chaim Potak
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Of Human Bondage by W. Someret Maugham
Portofino by Frank Schaeffer
The Color of Water by James McBride
The Diary of Mattie Spencer by Sandra Dallas
Two Old Women by Velma Wallis
Ship of God in the Deep Blue Sea by Gary Kinder
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J. K. Rowling
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
Summer by Edith Wharton
Under the Tuscan Sun by Frances Mayes
The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
Education of Little Tree by Forrest Carter
Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas
Two from Galilee by Marjorie Holmes
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
Bridget Jones's Diary by Helen Fielding
The Ginger Tree by Oswald Wynd
A Story Like the Wind by Laurens van der Post
A Fine Balance by Rohinton Misty
Foreign Correspondence by Geraldine Brooks