√ 1. Ender's Game - Sean Dorian 2. Wicked - James Morgan 3. Legend (Marie Lu) - Sarah 4. Atlas Shrugged - Javery 5. House of Leaves - Steve 6. Sphere (Michael Crichton) - Laura Gagnon 7. Blindness (Jose Saramago) - Ali 8. The Dashwood Sisters: Secrets of Love - Siona 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.
Suggestions: 1) Rebecca: The Snow Child - Eowyn Ivey OR The House at Tyneford - Natasha Solomon 2) Carol Ann: Rough Stone Rolling - Richard Bushman OR Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver 3) Teresa: The Power of Now - Ekhart Tolle 4) Brandi: The Tao of Pooh - Benjamin Hoff 5) Jessa: Major Pettigrew's Last Stand - Helen Simonson 6) Marissa: The Dark Tower series - Stephen King 7) Katie: These is My Words - Nancy Turner 8) Michelle: City of Bones - Cassandra Clare 9) Colette: 13 Reasons Why - Jay Asher 10) Catherine: Thomas and Beulah - Rita Dove 11) Jody: Eat, Pray, Love - 12) Linda: Mayflower - Nathaniel Philbrick 13) Carmen: 11/22/1963 - Stephen King 14) Greg: Name of the Wind - Patrick Rothfus 15) Melinda: Cradle to Cradle - William McDonough 16) Jenna: The Bottomless Well - Huber & Mills 17) 18) 19) 20)
1) To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee - Yasser 2) All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque - Dave 3) Neon Rain - James Lee Burke - Dusty 4) Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini - Saeed 5) Winter Kill - C J Box - Pete 6) Compleat Angler - Izaak Walton - Margaret - Compleated 10/3/2013 7) Alex - Sidney Knight - Naomi 8) Heir to the Empire - Timothy Zahn - Marcel 9) Instant Millionaire - Mark Fisher - Ray 10) John Dies At The End - David Wong - Sarah 11) Me Before You - Jojo Moyes - Sarah Grotts 12) Portrait of a Young Man Drowning - Charles Perry - Dean 13) Fatty Batter: How cricket saved my life (then ruined it) - Michael Simkins - Steve K 14) Shadowmagic - John Lenahan - Marie 15) Thursdays in the Park - Hilary Boyd - Gemma 16) Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole - Alison 17) Girlfriend in a Coma - Douglas Copeland - Claire 18) Way of the Peaceful Warrior - Dan Millman - Liam 19) Earth Abides - George R Stewart - Rae 20) *placeholder* - *placeholder* - *placeholder*
1. Everybody poops a. Suggested by Badnews 2. Secret life of bees a. Suggested by Micah Walder 3. One Mississippi by Mark Childress 4. Little Bee by Chris Cleaver 5. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot 6. Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay 7. Hotel on the Corner of bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford 8. The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown a. All above suggested by Linda S 9. Ready Player One by Cline 10. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn a. Suggested by Cody V 11. Daisy Day and the Miracle Man by Fannie Flagg 12. The Host by Stephanie Meyer a. suggested by Kayli K 13. Divergent by Veronica Roth--finished Suggested by Meagan L 14. The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield a. Suggested by Aerial Whiting 15. Where’d you go, Bernadette? By Maria Semple 16. Through Painted Deserts by Donald Miller a. Suggested by Kristin S 17. Where is Joe Merchant by Jimmy Buffet a. suggested by Shari L 18. Quiet by Susan Cain a. Suggested by Caleb R 19. Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood a. Suggested by Kathryn A 20. The Harbinger by Jonathan Chan 21. Not a Fan a. Suggested by Tomi C 22. Captivating by John and Stasi Eldridge a. Suggested by Krysten M 23. Little Big Man by Thomas Berger 24. Black Swan Green by David Mitchel 25. A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan a. Suggested by Terry E
1. Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon (recommended by Charlotte Georgia Marais) 2. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (recommended by Michael Durrant) 3. Confederates by Thomas Keneally (recommended by Tony Jackman) 4. Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell (recommended by Jessica Ratcliffe) 5. Scribbling the Cat by Alexandra Fuller (recommended by Nadeema Jogee) 6. The Help by Kathryn Stockett (recommended by Lucy Newton) 7. Sleeping in Flame by Jonathan Carroll (recommended by Christo Lombard) 8. World War Z by Max Brooks (recommended by Christoff van Wyk) - preceded by The Zombie Survival Guide 9. Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden (recommended by CJ Strydom) 10. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirsig (recommended by Richard Kuhn) 11. The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova (recommended by Fungai Makawa) 12. The Beautiful and the Damned by F. Scott Fitzgerald (recommended by Susanna Janse van Vuuren) 13. The Quiet American by Graham Greene (recommended by Thom Lewis) 14. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Klay by Michael Chabon (recommended by Carly Helfand) 15. Born to Run by Christopher McDougal (recommended by Jacques Nel) 16. Life of Pi by Yann Martel (recommended by Debree Kluge) 17. The Hundred Year Old man who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (recommended by Joanna Routledge) 18. White Teeth by Zadie Smith (recommended by Anjuli Maistry) 19. The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick (recommended by Stephen Smith) 20. Blind Fury by Lynda la Plante (recommended by Jessica Cooke)
1. Samantha suggested 'Life of Pi' by Yann Martel ~ finished and loved it. 2. Michael suggested 'The Internet is a playground' by David Thorne ~ the first e-book I will read 3. Hannah suggested 'Een Keukenmeidenroman' by Kathryn Stockett ~ great novel, hard to put down! 4. Carola suggested 'De Schaduw van de Wind' by Carlos Ruiz Safón. It took me some time to get into it, but once I was, I couldn't put it down for a moment. What a great novel! 5. Nathalie suggested Philip Pullman's 'His Dark Materials Trilogy'. It's quite a read, but very good, so reading it all will be a nice way to pass time! 6. Kimberley suggested 'Taal is zeg maar echt mijn Ding', written bij Paulien Cornelissen. Very funny :) 7. Sam told me to read 'Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen ~ Am glad I did, it was lovely!
The Poisonwood Bible - Barbara Kingsolver (Sarah Grotts and Nicola Spooner) Casino Royale - Ian Fleming (Nathan Kennedy) Before the Poison - Peter Robinson (Christine Prentice) Barchester Towers - Anthony Trollope (Stefan Drazkowski) The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy 1-5 - Douglas Adams (John Stoker)
1. The White Tiger (Suggested by Amanda Feris) 2. The Book Thief (Suggested by Patti Wachtman) 3. Still Life With Woodpecker (Suggested by Rachel Smith) 4. Demian (Derrick Wiest) 5. Notes from the Underground (Derrick Wiest) 6. Steppenwolf (Derrick Wiest) 7. Man and Superman (Derrick Wiest) 8. Major Barbara (Derrick Wiest) 9. Bluebeard (Katelynn/Wanda Maximoff) 10.The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down 11. Welcome to the Monkey House 12. Persuasion 13. Ishmael 14. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for A Hat 15. American Childhood 16. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions 17. Life of Pi 18. Man of Misconceptions (Ryan McKeowen) 19. God in Pain: Inversions of Apocalypse (David Zukowski) 20. The Collected Fictions of Jorge Luis Borges (Jason Downey) 21. Nation of Sheep 22. Genome 23. Gang Leader for a Day by Sudhir Venkatesh (Lisbeth Rattenborg) 24. Predictably Irrational 25. On Being Certain 26. The Name of the Wind (Kingkiller Chronicles, Day 1)-Ran Case 27. A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change (Ryan McKeowen) 28. A Fine balance by Rohinton Mistry 29. The Cosmic Serpent by Jeremy Namby
Matt Hartwell - The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
Joanne Lazenby Stultz - The Shack.
Tia Gerretz - Secrets of the Baby Whisperer by Tracy Hogg loved this book with both of my children.
Kimberly Kindle - Suzannes letter to Nicholas - by Nicholas Sparks. The BEST Book EVER! It's my favorite and I loaned out my copy to someone- I can't remember who- and I love it so much I'll have to find it again!
Vonn Pelosi Capel - Lucia Lucia
Sandra Williamson Clarkson - Hunger games
Gwen Hartwell - Heaven by Randy Alcorn
Irene Gaccek - I see Hunger Games was mentioned, I would suggest the next two in that series, Catching Fire and Mockingjay.
Jessica Kanach - FireFly Lane by Kristen Hannah
Cherie Therese Buisson - The Time Travelers Wife or the Red Tent. Come borrow both when you are done with Phantom!
I'm keeping track of which friends suggested what so that I don't double-dip! 1. AH- To Have and To Hold 2. ND- Inkheart 3. MG- Gone Girl- check 4. FB- Jen Lancaster books- check 5. BB- Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children 6. LT- Flavia de Luce novels- check 7. JS- The Dive from Clausen's Pier 8. DM- Kellerman series- check 9. BB (male)- Game of Thrones 10. KS- Unsaid 11. JR- Divergent 12. KW- Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter- check 13. TS- The Unforgiving Minute 14. AC- The Good Daughters- check 15. KD- Cloud Atlas
Lea deGroot - Cj Cherryh's Chanur Pamela Freeman Seery - Janet Evanovich Pamela Freeman Seery - Unbroken Andrea Beyer - Jim Butcher and his Dresden Files series. Andrea Beyer - Ella Minnow Pea Andrea Beyer - Jen Lancaster Brian O'Halligan - Kurzweil Carey Gibbons - The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova, Carey Gibbons - any memoir by David Sedaris or Augustin Burroughs. Regina Lemoine - Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Wells Skadi Humphrey - Tom Clancy Kelly Dorris Quas - Stephen King Kelly Dorris Quas - Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson Linda Steele - Watermelon by Marian Keyes
1. Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut (Mina) 2. A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess (Cassie) 3. The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde (Izoah) 4. Looking for Alaska by John Green (Naudia) 5. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Katie) 6. Perks of Being a WallFlower by Stephen Chbosky (Raghav) 7. Farewell to Arms by Ernest Hemingway (Brian) 8. Stardust by Neil Gaiman (Ambika) 9. Thud by Terry Pratchett (Surya) 10. The Foreshadowing by Marcus Sedgwick (Ashkon)
Life of Pi, *Room*, The Help or The Secret Life of Bees from Sarah-Louise Kimmer FB The One Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed Out Of A Window And Disappeared from Lucy Dunster FB Freakonomics or How To Be A Woman from Troubles Mum FB Chocolat - Michelle Garrett (G+) The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde from Cat Parrott (G+) Phillip Kerr, the entire Bernie Gunter series of 7 in order, the 5 books in the station series by David Downing from Darren E The Night Circus - Merry Raymond Shades of Grey by Jasper Fforde - Anna The Millennium Trilogy - Jayne Crammond The Handmaid's Tale - Sarah Jacobs The Restaurant of Love Regained - Ito Ogawa from Samantha Gent A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry - Cherry Redding Oryx and Crake and The Year of the Flood - Anna The Commitments or Paddy Clarke Haha by Roddy Doyle - Sarah Jacobs The Passage - Justin Cronin or The Hard Way by Lee Child - Maco Me Before You - Jojo Moyes - Kate Cox Iain Banks - The Wasp Factory - Plus 2.4
In Progress: Josef Skvorecky - Horkej svet Beth Orsoffova - Posedla romantikou
Waiting: Niel Gaiman - Nikdykde Walter Isaacon - Steve Jobs S. Lukjanenko - Hvezdy, ty studene hracky John Wyndham - Den trifidů Tom Robbins - Když se z teplých krajů vrátí rozpálení invalidé Robin Sharma - Julianova cesta aneb Putovani s Mnichem, ktery prodal sve ferrari Paulo Coelho - Veronika se rozhodla zemřít Jiri Sulc - Dva proti risi Marek Zuscak - Zlodejka knih Jack London - Tulak po hvezdach Antoine de Saint-Exupery - Maly princ Dan Brown - Sifra mistra Leonarda Terry Pratchett - Nohy z Jilu Paulo Coelho - Záhir