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A
The Accidental Universe by Alan Lightman (Audio)
Accidents of Marriage by Randy Susan Meyers
Alena by Rachel Pastan
All Clear by Connie Willis
All Together Now
by Gill Hornby
Alone
by Lisa Gardner
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
by Michael Chabon (Audio)
American Wife
by Curtis Sittenfeld (Audio)
Among Others
by Jo Walton
Anansi Boys
by Neil Gaiman (Audio)
The Anti-Romantic Child
by Priscilla Gilman
The Anubis Gates by Tim Powers (Audio)
The Arrivals by Meg Mitchell Moore
The Art Forger
by B.A. Shapiro
The Art of Mexican Cooking by Diana Kennedy

B
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua (Audio)
Beastly by Alex Flinn (Audio) (YA)
The Beautiful Mystery by Louise Penny (Audio)
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray (Audio) (YA)
Becoming Jane Eyre by Sheila Kohler
Behind the Beautiful Forevers
by Katherine Boo
Big Brother
by Lionel Shriver
Big Driver by Stephen King
The Black Box by Michael Connelly (Audio)
Blame by Michele Huneven
Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton (Audio)
Blue Plate Special by Kate Christensen (Audio)
Boy’s Life by Robert McCammon (Audio)
Brain on Fire by Suzanna Cahalan (Audio)
Brains: A Zombie Memoir by Robin Becker
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz (Audio)
The Burgess Boys by Elizabeth Strout

C
The Caretaker by A.X. Ahmad (Audio)
Cartwheel by Jennifer duBois
Cascade by Maryanne O’Hara
The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje (Audio)
Chez Moi by Agnes Desarthe
The Choke Artist by David Yoo
A Christmas Blizzard by Garrison Keillor (Audio)
The City and the City by China Mieville
City of Thieves by David Benioff
The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman
Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters (Audio)
The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny (Audio)
Cuisine Nicoise
by Hillary Davis (cookbook)
Cutting for Stone
by Abraham Verghese

D
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens (Audio)
Daughters-in-Law
by Joanna Trollope
Dawn
by Octavia Butler
Defending Jacob
by William Landay (Audio)
The Dinner
by Hans Koch (Audio)
Doc by Mary Doria Russell
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (Audio)
Drop Dead Healthy by A.J. Jacobs (Audio)

E
Eat Bacon, Don’t Jog
by Grant Petersen
Eating Rome
by Elizabeth Minchilli
8 in the Box
by Raffi Yessayan
Eight White Nights by Andre Aciman
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
Emma by Jane Austen (Read-Along)

F
Faith
by Jennifer Haigh (Audio)
The Family Fang
by Kevin Wilson
Finding Jake
by Bryan Reardon
Freedom
by Jonathan Franzen
French Comfort Food by Hillary Davis (cookbook)
Frontera by Rick Bayless

G
A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore
The Gilly Salt Sisters
by Tiffany Baker
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
by Steig Larsson
The Girl with a Clock for a Heart
by Peter Swanson
The Girl on the Train
by Paula Hawkins
The Good Daughters
by Joyce Maynard
The Good Father
by Noah Hawley
Goodbye for Now
by Laurie Frankel
The Guest Room
by Chris Bohjalian
The Guinea Pig Diaries
by A.J. Jacobs

H
The Half Brother by Holly McGraw
Happier at Home by Gretchen Rubin
Hard Knocks
by Howie Carr (Audio)
Heart-Shaped Box
by Joe Hill
The Hearts of Horses
by Molly Gloss
Heaven Should Fall
by Rebecca Coleman
Hereafter
by Terri Bruce
High Crime Area
by Joyce Carol Oates (Audio)
Horrorstör
by Grady Hendrix
How It Ended
by Jay McInerney
How the Light Gets In
by Louise Penny (Audio)
How To Save a Life
by Sara Zarr (YA)
The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms
by N.K. Jemisin
Hungry by Darlene Barnes

I
I Married You for Happiness
by Lily Tuck (Audio)
The Imperfectionists by Tom Rachman
Indian Cooking Unfolded
by Raghavan Iyer (cookbook)
The Interestings
by Meg Wolitzer
The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd
Iron House
by John Hart

J
Johannes Cabal, Necromancer by Jonathan Howard (Audio)

K
The Keep
by Jennifer Egan
Kindred
by Octavia Butler
The King’s Rose
by Alisa M. Libby
Kitchen Round Table (Audio Program)

L
Land of Marvels
by Barry Unsworth
Laura Rider’s Masterpiece by Jane Hamilton
Lessons in French by Hilary Reyl
Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris (Audio)
The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins
Life from Scratch by Sasha Martin
Like Trees Walking by Ravi Howard
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
The Lola Quartet
by Emily St. John Mandel
The Longest Race by Ed Ayres (Audio)
Look at Me by Jennifer Egan
The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. by Adelle Waldman
Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani

M
The Magician King
by Lev Grossman
The Magician’s Land by Lev Grossman
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Marbury Lens by Andrew Smith (Audio) (YA)
The Marriage Bureau for Rich People by Farahad Zama (Audio)
Memoir of the Sunday Brunch by Julia Pandl
The Mermaid of Brooklyn by Amy Shearn
The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg
Misery by Stephen King (readalong)
The Mist by Stephen King (Audio Dramatization)
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Mr. Timothy by Louis Bayard (Audio)
Mr. Toppit
by Charles Elton
Mom, I’m Not a Kid Anymore by Sue Sanders
More Than You Know by Penny Vincenzi
Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini

N
A Nantucket Christmas by Nancy Thayer
The New Republic by Lionel Shriver
Next to Love
by Ellen Feldman
The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian (Audio)
The Night Swimmer by Matt Bondurant (Audio)
A Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cossé

O
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Audio)
Off the Grid by P. J. Tracy
One Step Too Far by Tina Seskis
The Orphans of Race Point by Patry Francis

P
The Passage by Justin Cronin
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
Pirate King by Laurie R. King
Plant-Powered for Life by Sharon Palmer (cookbook)
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake (Audio)
The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg (Group Read)
The Privileges by Jonathan Dee

Q
The Quick by Lauren Owen

R
The Reapers Are the Angels by Alden Bell (Audio)
The Red House by Mark Haddon
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (Audio)
Revival by Stephen King
Room by Emma Donoghue
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Rumpole at Christmas by John Mortimer (Audio)

S
Saving June by Hannah Harrington (YA)
Shadow Ritual by Eric Giacometti and Jacques Ravenne
Shoot to Thrill by P.J. Tracy
The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls (Audio)
Simply Satisfying by Jeanne Lemlin (Cookbook)
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt (Audio)
Snow by Orhan Pamuk
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Snowblind by Christopher Golden
So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont
Started Early, Took My Dog by Kate Atkinson
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett (Audio)
Stories, edited by Neil Gaiman and Al Sarrantonio (Audio)
Strange New Worlds by Ray Jayawardhana (Audio)
Stripped by Brian Freeman
Sunset Park by Paul Auster
The Sunshine When She’s Gone by Thea Goodman
Swim the Fly by Don Calame (Audio)(YA)

T
The Taste of Salt
by Martha Southgate
The Technologists by Matthew Pearl (Audio)
That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfeld
This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan Dee
Three Graves Full by Jamie Mason
The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis
The TwoWeeks by Larry Duberstein

U
The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer
Upper West Side Story by Susan Pashman

V
The Vacationers by Emma Straub
Vaclav & Lena by Haley Tanner
Vatican Waltz by Roland Merullo
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

W
We Are Here by Ellen Cassedy (Audio)
What My Mother Gave Me, ed. by Elizabeth Benedict
What the Nanny Saw by Fiona Neill
When She Was Gone  by Gwendolen Gross
Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple (Audio)
The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass (Audio)
The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
Wish You Were Here by Stewart O’Nan
With or Without You by Domenica Ruta
The World Without You by Joshua Henkin

Y
Yikes! by Adele Park

Z
Zombie Fallout by Mark Tufo (Audio)

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