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Book Club Selections-Megalist

SOTH Book Club Selections- Megalist
The SOTH book club has been in existence since 1995. This is the whole list of books read since that time, including upcoming books, since we select our books one year in advance.

Date
Title
Author
2017-Jul
Every Last Cuckoo
Maloy, Kate
2017-Jun
Philomena
Sixsmith, Martin
2017-May
The Girls from Ames
Zaslow, Jeff
2017-Apr
Caleb’s Crossing
Brooks, Geraldine
2017-Mar
Narrow Road to the Deep North
Flanagan, Richard
2017-Feb
My Life in France
Childs, Julia
2017-Jan
The Life We Bury
Eskens, Allen
2016-Dec
Songs of Willow Frost
Ford, Jamie
2016-Nov
In the Shadow of the Banyan
Ratney, Vaddey
2016-Oct
And the Mountains Echoed
Hosseini, Khaled
2016-Sep
Arcadia
Groff, Lauren
2016-Aug
Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid
Bryson, Bill
2016- Jul
And Then There Were None
Christie, Agatha
2016-Jun
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Boo, Katherine
2016-May
Round House
Erdrich, Louise
2016-Apr
Pierce County Reads- 5 books by
Alexie, Sherman
2016-Mar
Quiet: The Power of Introverts
Cain, Susan
2016-Feb
The Martian
Weir, Andy
2016-Jan
Housekeeping
Robinson, Marilynne
2015-Dec
 People of the Book
 Brooks, Geraldine
2015-Nov
The Invention of Wings
Kidd, Sue Monk
2015-Oct
A History of the World in Six Glasses
Standage, Tom
2015-Sep
To the Field of Stars
Codd, Kevin
2015-Aug
Go Set a Watchman
Lee, Harper
2015-Jul
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Moggach, Deborah
2015-Jun
The Light Between Oceans
Steadman, M.L.
2015-May
Emily, Alone
O'Nan, Stewart
2015-Apr
The Boys in the Boat
Brown, Daniel James
2015-Mar
The Rosie Project
Simsion, Graeme
2015-Feb
Whistling Season
Doig, Ivan
2015-Jan
Please Look After Mom
Shin, Kyung-Sook
2014-Dec
Language of Flowers
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa
2014-Nov
Cutting for Stone
Verghese, Abraham
2014-Oct
Tales from the Town of Widows
Canon, James
2014-Sep
State of Wonder
Patchett, Ann
2014-Aug
My Stroke of Insight
Taylor, Jill Bolte
2014-Jul
Where Lilacs Still Bloom
Kirkpatrick, Jane
2014-Jun
Imperfectionists
Rachman, Tom
2014-May
Secret Son
Lalami, Laila
2014-Apr
Wild
Strayed, Cheryl
2014-Mar
Wonder
Palacio, RJ
2014-Feb
Cat's Table
Ondaatje, Michael
2014-Jan
Lacuna
Kingsolver, Barbara
2013-Dec
Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
Bender, Aimee
2013-Nov
Sense of an Ending
Barnes, Julian
2013-Oct
Last Time I Saw You
Berg, Elizabeth
2013-Sep
Wesley the Owl:  The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl
O'Brien, Stacey
2013-Aug
Half Broke Horses:  A True Life Novel
Walls, Jeannette
2013-Jul
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt
Hoffman, Beth
2013-Jun
Nothing Daunted
Wickenden, Dorothy
2013-May
Elegance of the Hedgehog
Anderson, Alison
2013-Apr
Paris Wife
McLain, Paula
2013-Mar
Physick Book of  Deliverance Dane
Howe, Katherine
2013-Feb
Sarah's Key
De Rosnay, Tatiana
2013-Jan
Still Alice
Genova, Lisa
2012-Dec
Faith Club:  a Muslim, a Christian, a Jew -Three Women Search For Understanding
Idliby, Oliver, and Warner
2012-Nov
Housekeeper and the Professor
Ogaura, Yoko
2012-Oct
Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Skloot, Rebecca
2012-Sep
Shanghai Girls
See, Lisa
2012-Aug
Heart in the Right Place
Jourdan, Carolyn
2012-Jul
Day After Night
Diamant, Anita
2012-Jun
Little Bee
Cleave, Chris
2012-May
My Abandonment
Rock, Peter
2012-Apr
Mister Pipp
Jones, Lloyd
2012-Mar
Handmaid and the Carpenter
Berg, Elizabeth
2012-Feb
Fragile Beasts
O'Dell, Twani
2012-Jan
Meeting postponed - Snow

2011-Dec
Heaven is for Real
Burpo, Todd
2011-Nov
Loving Frank
Horan, Nancy
2011-Oct
Tipping Point
Gladwell, Malcolm
2011-Sep
Out Stealing Horses
Petterson, Per
2011-Aug
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Larsson, Stieg
2011-Jul
Monique and the Mango Rains:  Two Years with a Midwife in Mali
Holloway, Kris
2011-Jun
Beneath a Marble Sky:  A Novel of the Taj Mahal
Shors, John
2011-May
The Big Burn
Egan, Timothy
2011-Apr
Lottery
Wood, Patricia
2011-Mar
Camel Bookmobile
Hamilton, Marsha
2011-Feb
Mudbound
Jordon, Hillary
2011-Jan
Chasing Through:  A True Story of Risk, Adventure and the Man Who Dared to See
Kurson, Robert
2010-Dec
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet
Ford, Jamie
2010-Nov
Chasing Fireflies
Martin, Charles
2010-Oct
A Northern Light
Donnelly, Jennifer
2010-Sep
Esparanza Rising
Munoz, Pam
2010-Aug
Olive Kitteridge
Strout, Elizabeth
2010-Jul
Truck:  A Love Story
Perry, Michael
2010-Jun
City of Thieves
Benioff, David
2010-May
Couch
Parzbok, Benjamin
2010-Apr
Rosewater and Soda Bread
Mehran, Marsha
2010-Mar
Complete Persepolis
Satrapi, Marjane
2010-Feb
The Help
Stockett, Kathryn
2010-Jan
The Art of Racing in the Rain
Stein, Garth
2009-Dec
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Barrows, Annie
2009-Nov
Water for Elephants
Gruen, Sara
2009-Oct
Because They Hate:  A Survivor of  Islamic Terror Warns America
Gabriel, Bridgette
2009-Sep
Rebecca
Du Maurier, Daphne
2009-Aug
Guernica
Boling, Dave
2009-Jul
One Thousand White Women
Fergus, Jim
2009-Jun
Songs of the Gorilla Nation
Prince-Hughes, Dawn
2009-May
Prize Winner of Defiance, Ohio
Ryan, Terry
2009-Apr
Love in the Driest Season
Tucker, Neely
2009-Mar
Highest Tide
Lynch, Jim
2009-Feb
Love Medicine
Erdrich, Louise
2009-Jan
The Book Thief
Zusak, Markus
2008-Dec
Bel Canto
Patchett, Anne
2008-Nov
The Shack
Young, William P.
2008-Oct
The Thirteenth Tale
Setterfield, Darlene
2008-Sep
The Friday Night Knitting Club
Jacobs, Kate
2008-Aug
Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons
Landvik, Lorna
2008-Jul
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan
See, Lisa
2008-Jun
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian
Alexis, Sherman
2008-May
Alas Babylon
Frank, Pat
2008-Apr
The Color of Water
McBride, James
2008-Mar
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
Smith, Betty
2008-Feb
Three Cups of Tea
Mortenson, Gregg
2008-Jan
Bold Spirit
Hunt, Linda Lawrence
2007-Dec
The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog
Barry, Dave
2007-Nov
The Glass Castle
Walls, Jeannette
2007-Oct
Wicked
Maguire, Gregory
2007-Sep
The Family Tree
Cadwalladr, Carole
2007-Aug
The Sunday Wife
King, Cassandra
2007-Jul
Crescent
Aba-Jabar, Diane
2007-Jun
Mountains Beyond Mountains
Kidder, Tracy
2007-May
Broken for You
Kallas, Stephanie
2007-Apr
Memory Keeper’s Daughter
Edwards, Kim
2007-Mar
Alive
Read, Piers Paul
2007-Feb
Middlesex
Eugenides, Jeffrey
2007-Jan
American Nightingale
Welch, Bob
2006-Dec
The History of Love
Krauss, Nicole
2006-Nov
Devil in the White City
Larson, Erik
2006-Oct
The Woman with the Alabaster Jar
Starbird, Margaret
2006-Sep
My Sisters Keeper
Picoult, Jodi
2006-Aug
 Potluck Dinner – no book

2006-Jul
Eat Cake
Ray, Jeanne
2006-Jun
Cane River
Tademy, Lalita
2006-May
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Haddon, Mark
2006-Apr
When the Emperor Was Divine
Otsuka, Julie
2006-Mar
Mudhouse Sabbath
Winner, Lauren
2006-Feb
Gilead
Robinson, Marilynne
2006-Jan
A Million Little Pieces
Frey, James
2005-Dec
No meeting

2005-Nov
The Kite Runner
Hosseini, Khaled
2005-Oct
Into the Forest
Hegland, Jean
2005-Sep
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Dai, Sijie
2005-Aug
The Time Traveler’s Wife
Niffenegger, Audrey
2005-Jul
The Shunning
Lewis, Beverly
2005-Jun
Liar’s Club
Karr, Mary
2005-May
Blue Bottle Club
Stokes, Penelope
2005-Apr
Dreaming Water
Tsukiyama, Gail
2005-Mar
The Bonesetter’s Daughter
Tan, Amy
2005-Feb
The Touch
McCullough, Colleen
2005-Jan
Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar
2004-Dec
Holes
Sachar, Louis
2004-Nov
Stuffed
Volk, Patricia
2004-Oct
Predator, Prey and Other Kinfolk
Solomon, Dorothy Allred
2004-Sep
Under the Banner of Heaven
Krakauer, Jon
2004-Aug
Nickel and Dimed
Ehrenreich, Barbara
2004-Jul
Under the Tuscan Sun
Mayes, Frances
2004-Jun
The Five People You Meet in Heaven
Albom, Mitch
2004-May
The Girl with the Pearl Earring
Chevalier, Tracy
2004-Apr
Life of Pi
Martel, Yann
2004-Mar
Peace Like A River
Enger, Leif
2004-Feb
Let’s Roll
Beamer, Lisa
2004-Jan
The Secret Life of Bees
Kidd, Sue Monk
2003-Dec
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency
Smith, Alexander McCall
2003-Nov
The Passion of Artemisia
Vreeland, Susan
2003-Oct
First They Killed My Father
Ung, Loung
2003-Sep
The Storm
Buechner, Frederick
2003-Aug
Empire Falls
Russo, Richard
2003-Jul
One for the Money
Evanovich, Janet
2003-Jun
White Oleander
Fitch, Janet
2003-May
The Blessing
Smalley, Gary & John Trent
2003-Apr
The Lovely Bones
Sebold, Alice
2003-Mar
Buster Midnight’s Cafe
Dalles, Sandra
2003-Feb
Seabiscuit
Hillenbrand, Laura
2003-Jan
Years of Wonder
Brooks, Geraldine
2002-Dec
To Dance with the White Dog
Kay, Terry
2002-Nov
The Bee Season
Goldberg, Myla
2002-Oct
The God of Small Things
Roy, Arundhati
2002-Sep
A Book of Angels
Burnham, Sophy
2002-Aug
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Fadiman, Anne
2002-Jul
Motherless in Brooklyn
Letham, Jonathan
2002-Jun
Bald in the Land of Big Hair
Rogers, Joni
2002-May
Joan of Arc: Her Story
Pernoud, Regine
2002-Apr
In the Company of Angels
Kelby, N. M.
2002-Mar
Friendship Cake
Hinton, Lynne
2002-Feb
Nothing But the Truth
AVI
2002-Jan
Princess
Sasson, Jean
2001-Sep
A Walk in the Woods
Bryson, Bill
2001-Sep
Arrowsmith
Lewis, Sinclair
2001-Sep
The Red Tent
Diamant, Anita
2001-Sep
The Archivist
Cooley, Martha
2001-Aug
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Hurston, Zora Neale
2001-Jul
More Than Petticoats: Remarkable Washington Women
Bragg, L. E.
2001-Jun
We Were the Mulvaneys
Oakes, Joyce Carol
2001-May
Big Stone Gap
Trigiani, Adriana
2001-Apr
A Severe Mercy
Vanauken, Sheldon
2001-Mar
Winterdance: The Fine Madness of Running the Iditarod
Paulsen, Gary
2001-Feb
Biography of Choice

2001-Jan
Tortilla Curtain
Boyles, T. Coraghessan
2000-Dec
Santa & Pete
Moore, Christopher
2000-Nov
Falling Leaves
Mah, Adeline Yen
2000-Oct
Evensong
Godwin, Gail
2000-Sep
Left Behind
Lahaye, Tim, and Jerry Jenkins
2000-Aug
Quite a Year for Plums
White, Bailey
2000-Jul
Handmaid’s Tale
Atwood, Margaret
2000-Jun
Emma
Austen, Jane
2000-May
Tender at the Bone
Reichl, Ruth
2000-Apr
Traveling Mercies
Lamott, Anne
2000-Mar
The Chosen
Potok, Chaim
2000-Feb
The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton
Smiley, Jane
2000-Jan
The Poisonwood Bible
Kingsolver, Barbara
1999-Dec
The Professor and the Madman
Winchester, Simon
1999-Nov
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone
Rowling, J. K.
1999-Oct
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood
Wells, Rebecca
1999-Sep
The Pilot’s Wife
Shreve, Anita
1999-Aug
Undaunted Courage
Ambrose, Stephen
1999-Jul
Summer Sisters
Blume, Judy
1999-Jun
Midwives
Bohjalian, Chris
1999-May
Crossing to Safety
Stegner, Wallace
1999-Apr
When God Interrupts
Barnes, Craig
1999-Mar
Stones from the River
Hegi, Ursula
1999-Feb
At Home in Mitford
Karon, Jan
1999-Jan
First You Have to Row a Little Boat
Bode, Richard
1998-Dec
This Year It Will Be Different
Binchy, Maeve
1998-Nov
UH-OH
Fulgham, Robert
1998-Oct
Memoirs of a Geisha
Golden, Arthur
1998-Sep
The Notebook
Sparks, Nicholas
1998-Aug
Angela’s Ashes
McCourt, Frank
1998-Jul
Into Thin Air
Krakauer, Jon
1998-Jun
Tuesdays with Morrie
Albom, Mitch
1998-May
Fearfully & Wonderfully Made
Brand, Paul and Philip  Yancey
1998-Apr
Song of Solomon
Morrison, Toni
1998-Mar
The Irrational Season
L’Engle, Madeline
1998-Feb
Miz Lil and Chronicles of Grace
Wangerin, Walt
1998-Jan
Mutant Message Down Under
Morgan, Marlo
1997-Dec
The Christmas Letters
Smith, Lee
1997-Nov
Angle of Repose
Stegner, Wallace
1997-Oct
The Odd Women
Gissing, George
1997-Sep
Twilight
Wiesel, Elie
1997-Aug
The Rapture of Canaan
Reynolds, Sheri
1997-Jul
Life and Death in Shanghai
Cheng, Nien
1997-Jun
Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy
Johnson, Barbara
1997-May
Paula
Allande, Isabel
1997-Apr
A Simple Path
Mother Theresa
1997-Mar
The Book of Ruth
Hamilton, Jane
1997-Feb
Two Old Women
Wallis, Velma
1997-Jan
Emotional Intelligence
Goleman, Daniel
1996-Dec
No Meeting

1996-Nov
Reviving Ophelia
Pipher, Mary
1996-Oct
Road from Coorain
Conway, Jill Ker
1996-Sep
A Grace Disguised
Sittser, Gerald
1996-Aug
Horse Whisperer
Evans, Nicholas
1996-Jul
Shipping News
Proulx, E. Annie
1996-Jun
Wouldn’t Take Nothing for My Journey Now
Angelou, Maya
1996-May
The Education of Little Tree
Carter, Forrest
1996-Apr
Great Divorce
Lewis, C. S.
1996-Mar
Montana 1948
Watson, Larry
1996-Feb
A Midwife’s Tale: the Life of Martha Ballard
Ulrich, Laurel
1996-Jan
Snow Falling on Cedars
Guterson, David
1995-Dec
No Meeting

1995-Nov
How to Make an American Quilt
Otto, Whitney
1995-Oct
The Stone Diaries
Shields, Carol
1995-Sep
Couplehood
Reiser, Paul
1995-Aug
The Bean Trees
Kingsolver, Barbara
1995-Jul
Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus
Gray, John
1995-Jun
Cold Sassy Tree
Burns, Olive Ann
1995-May
Road Less Traveled (cont)
Peck, M. Scott
1995-Apr
Road Less Traveled
Peck, M. Scott