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Reading Roundup: Top Picks of the Month

AUGUST 2015

Indie Next
CIRCLING THE SUN by Paula McClain
KITCHENS OF THE GREAT MIDWEST by J. Ryan Stradal
FISHBOWL by Bradley Somer
ARMADA by Ernest Cline
THE GIRL WHO SLEPT WITH GOD by Val Brelinski
YOU'RE NEVER WEIRD ON THE INTERNET (ALMOST) by Felicia Day
BAREFOOT TO AVALON: A Brother's Story by David Payne
DRAGONFISH by Vu Tran
ORPHAN #8 by Kim van Aldemade
MRS. SINCLAIR'S SUITCASE by Louise Waters
DANCING WITH THE DEVIL IN THE CITY OF GOD: Rio de Janeiro on the Brink by Juliana Barbassa
THE MARRIAGE OF OPPOSITES by Alice Hoffman
BARBARA THE SLUT AND OTHER PEOPLE by Lauren Holmes
LET ME EXPLAIN TO YOU by Annie Liontas
THE WATCHMAKER OF FILIGREE STREET by Natasha Pulley
MULTIPLY/DIVIDE: On the American Real and Surreal by Wendy S. Walters
ALL THAT FOLLOWED by Gabriel Urza
AVENUE OF SPIES: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris by Alex Kershaw
THE POPE'S DAUGHTER by Dario Fo
BLACK CHALK by Christopher J. Yates

LibraryReads
BEST BOY: A Novel by Eli Gottlieb
THE NATURE OF THE BEAST: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny
A WINDOW OPENS by Elisabeth Egan
THE MARRIAGE OF OPPOSITES by Alice Hoffman
EVERYBODY RISE by Stephanie Clifford
THE FALL OF PRINCES by Robert Goolrick
IN A DARK, DARK WOOD by Ruth Ware
BLACK EYED SUSANS by Julia Heaberlin
LORD OF THE WINGS: A Meg Langslow Mystery by Donna Andrews
BROWSINGS: A Year of Reading, Collecting, and Living with Books by Michael Dirda

Target Book Club
ORPHAN #8 by Kim van Aldemade

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
N/A


JULY 2015

Indie Next
THE OREGON TRAIL: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erika Swyler
THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP by Nina George
THE TRUTH AND OTHER LIES by Sascha Arango
THE LIBRARY AT MOUNT CHAR by Scott Hawkins
BULL MOUNTAIN by Brian Panowich
LANGUAGE ARTS by Stephanie Kallos
MY GRANDMOTHER ASKED ME TO TELL YOU SHE'S SORRY by Fredrik Backman
LOVE MAY FAIL by Matthew Quick
SPEAK by Louisa Hall
PIRATE HUNTERS: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson
AS NIGHT FALLS by Jenny Milchman
MISS EMILY by Nuala O'Connor
THE HAND THAT FEEDS YOU by A. J. Rich
BELL WEATHER by Dennis Mahoney
DOWN AMONG THE DEAD MEN: A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery by Peter Lovesey
THE LAST PILOT by Benjamin Johncock
THE STAR SIDE OF BIRD HILL by Naomi Jackson
THE GIRL WHO WROTE IN SILK by Kelli Estes
DEATH AND MR. PICKWICK by Stephen Jarvis

LibraryReads
KITCHENS OF THE GREAT MIDWEST by J. Ryan Stradal
CIRCLING THE SUN by Paula McLain
KISS ME by Susan Mallery
SECOND CHANCE SUMMER by Jill Shalvis
SPEAKING IN BONES by Kathy Reichs
THOSE GIRLS by Chevy Stevens
MAYBE IN ANOTHER LIFE by Taylor Jenkins Reid
CROOKED HEART by Lissa Evans
LOVE LIES BENEATH by Ellen Hopkins
GOOD AND CHEAP: Eat Well on $4/Day by Leanne Brown

Target Book Club
THE ICE CREAM QUEEN OF ORCHARD STREET by Susan Jane Gilman

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins


JUNE 2015

Indie Next
OUR SOULS AT NIGHT by Kent Haruf
UPROOTED by Naomi Novik
THE SUNLIT NIGHT by Rebecca Dinerstein
THE INVASION OF THE TEARLING by Erika Johansen
SEVENEVES by Neal Stephenson
THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US by Annie Barrows
A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS by Paul Tremblay
THE TRAVELS OF DANIEL ASCHER by Déborah Lévy-Bertherat
MEDICINE WALK by Richard Wagamese
DIETLAND by Sarai Walker
THE MEURSAULT INVESTIGATION by Kamel Daoud
THANK YOU, GOODNIGHT by Andy Abramowitz
ENCHANTED AUGUST by Brenda Bowen
HOLD STILL: A Memoir With Photographs by Sally Mann
MISLAID by Nell Zink
DINNER WITH BUDDHA by Roland Merullo
PALACE OF TREASON by Jason Matthews
THE ROCKS by Peter Nichols
EMPIRE OF DECEPTION: The Incredible Story of a Master Swindler Who Seduced a City and Captivated the Nation by Dean Jobb

LibraryReads
EIGHT HUNDRED GRAPES by Laura Dave
THE TRUTH ACCORDING TO US by Annie Barrows
THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erica Swyler
THE LITTLE PARIS BOOKSHOP by Nina George
THE INVASION OF THE TEARLING by Erika Johansen
IN THE UNLIKELY EVENT by Judy Blume
THE RUMOR by Elin Hilderbrand
THE PRECIPICE by Paul Doiron
MY GRANDMOTHER ASKED ME TO TELL YOU SHE'S SORRY by Fredrik Backman
PIRATE HUNTERS: Treasure, Obsession, and the Search for a Legendary Pirate Ship by Robert Kurson

Target Book Club
EENY MEENY by M. J. Arlidge

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
A LAND MORE KIND THAN HOME by Wiley Cash


MAY 2015

Indie Next
THE LIGHT OF THE WORLD: A Memoir by Elizabeth Alexander
PIECES OF MY MOTHER: A Memoir by Melissa Cistaro
THE GIVEN WORLD by Marian Palaia
THE WORLD IS ON FIRE: Scrap, Treasure, and Songs of the Apocalypse by Joni Tevis
THE DAYLIGHT MARRIAGE by Heidi Pitlor
WHISPERING SHADOWS by Jan-Philipp Sendker
THE BOOK OF ARON by Jim Shepard
CHURCH OF MARVELS by Leslie Parry
GIRL AT WAR by Sara Nović
THE BONE TREE by Greg Iles
WHERE THEY FOUND HER by Kimberly McCreight
HOW TO START A FIRE by Lisa Lutz
THE RED NOTEBOOK by Antoine Laurain 
THE TURNER HOUSE by Angela Flournoy
LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE by Jessica Knoll
THE WONDER GARDEN by Lauren Acampora
THE GREEN ROAD by Anne Enright
EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES by Lisa Scottoline
THE MEMORY PAINTER by Gwendolyn Womack
THE LAST BOOKANEER by Matthew Pearl

LibraryReads
UPROOTED by Naomi Novik
A COURT OF THORNS AND ROSES by Sarah J. Maas
A GOD IN RUINS by Kate Atkinson
THE WATER KNIFE by Paolo Bacigalupi
THE KNOCKOFF by Lucy Sykes and Jo Piazza
EARLY WARNING by Jane Smiley
SEVENEVES by Neal Stephenson
THE GHOST FIELDS by Elly Griffiths
OUR SOULS AT NIGHT by Kent Haruf
LITTLE BLACK LIES by Sharon Bolton

Target Book Club
THE SECRET LIFE OF VIOLET GRANT by Beatriz Williams

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
ORPHAN TRAIN by Christina Baker Kline


APRIL 2015

Indie Next
ORHAN'S INHERITANCE by Aline Ohanesian
THE WITCH OF PAINTED SORROWS by M.J. Rose
AT THE WATER'S EDGE by Sara Gruen
WORLD GONE BY by Dennis Lehane
WHAT COMES NEXT AND HOW TO LIKE IT by Abigail Thomas
BETWEEN YOU & ME: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris
HAUSFRAU by Jill Alexander Essbaum
INSIDE THE O'BRIENS by Lisa Genova
A DESPERATE FORTUNE by Susanna Kearsley
AFTER BIRTH by Elisa Albert
THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE by Ann Packer
THE PRECIOUS ONE by Marisa de los Santos
THE SYMPATHIZER by Viet Thanh Nguyen
THE HARDER THEY COME by T.C. Boyle
A REUNION OF GHOSTS by Judith Claire Mitchell
HAMMER HEAD: The Making of a Carpenter by Nina McLaughlin
OUR ENDLESS NUMBERED DAYS by Claire Fuller
SO YOU'VE BEEN PUBLICLY SHAMED by Jon Ronson
THE LAST DAYS OF VIDEO by Jeremy Hawkins
WHISPER HOLLOW by Chris Cander

LibraryReads
AT THE WATER'S EDGE by Sara Gruen
THE ROYAL WE by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan
A DESPERATE FORTUNE by Susanna Kearsley
THE DREAM LOVER by Elizabeth Berg
STILL THE ONE by Jill Shalvis
INSIDE THE O'BRIENS by Lisa Genova
HOUSE OF ECHOES by Brendan Duffy
THE PRECIOUS ONE by Marisa de los Santos
THE BONE TREE by Greg Iles
WHERE THEY FOUND HER by Kimberly McCreight

Target Book Club
WHISKEY AND CHARLIE by Annabel Smith

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt


MARCH 2015

Indie Next
THE FIFTH GOSPEL by Ian Caldwell
THE BURIED GIANT by Kazuo Ishiguro
WHERE THE DEAD PAUSE, AND THE JAPANESE SAY GOODBYE: A Journey by Marie Mutsuki Mockett
SOIL by Jamie Kornegay
DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
WELCOME TO BRAGGSVILLE by T. Geronimo Johnson
LEAVING BERLIN by Joseph Kanon
BAREFOOT DOGS: Stories by Antonio Ruiz-Camacho
A LITTLE LIFE by Hanya Yanagihara
AN EXAGGERATED MURDER by Josh Cook
EPITAPH: A Novel of the O.K. Corral by Mary Doria Russell
AQUARIUM by David Vann
THE ROOM by Jonas Karlsson
THE VALLEY by John Renehan
YOUNG SKINS by Colin Barrett
ONGOINGNESS: The End of a Diary by Sarah Manguso
H IS FOR HAWK by Helen Macdonald
I AM RADAR by Reif Larsen
CAT OUT OF HELL by Lynne Truss
THE BOOKSELLER by Cynthia Swanson

LibraryReads
THE LOVE SONG OF MISS QUEENIE HENNESSY by Rachel Joyce
DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
PRUDENCE by Gail Carriger
THE WITCH OF PAINTED SORROWS by M. J. Rose
CAT OUT OF HELL by Lynne Truss
VANISHING GIRLS by Lauren Oliver
DELICIOUS FOODS by James Hannaham
THE FIFTH GOSPEL by Ian Caldwell
THE POCKET WIFE by Susan Crawford
WHERE ALL LIGHT TENDS TO GO by David Joy

Target Book Club
THE BOOK OF UNKNOWN AMERICANS by Cristina Hernandez

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
DEAD WAKE: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson


FEBRUARY 2015

Indie Next
THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah
ETTA AND OTTO AND RUSSELL AND JAMES by Emma Hooper
A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD by Anne Tyler
OF THINGS GONE ASTRAY by Janina Matthewson
GET IN TROUBLE: Stories by Kelly Link
SWEETLAND by Michael Crummey
LEAVING BEFORE THE RAINS COME by Alexandra Fuller
BLACK RIVER by S. M. Hulse
THE JAGUAR'S CHILDREN by John Vaillant
FIRST FROST by Sarah Addison Allen
WOLF WINTER by Cecilia Ekback
THE SWIMMER by Joakim Zander
MORT(E) by Robert Repino
MIGRATORY ANIMALS by Mary Helen Specht
THE COUNTRY OF ICE CREAM STAR by Sandra Newman
UNBECOMING by Rebecca Scherm
MY SUNSHINE AWAY by M.O. Walsh
WE ARE PIRATES by Daniel Handler
THE UPSTAIRS WIFE: An Intimate History of Pakistan by Rafia Zakaria
SINGLE, CAREFREE, MELLOW: Stories by Katherine Heiny

LibraryReads
A SPOOL OF BLUE THREAD by Anne Tyler
A TOUCH OF STARDUST by Kate Alcott
MY SUNSHINE AWAY by M.O. Walsh
THE SECRETS OF SIR RICHARD KENWORTHY by Julia Quinn
HALF THE WORLD by Joe Abercrombie
FINDING JAKE by Bryan Reardon
A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V. E. Schwab
A MURDER OF MAGPIES by Judith Flanders
THE SIEGE WINTER by Ariana Franklin and Samantha Norman
DREAMING SPIES: A Novel of Suspense Featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock and Holmes by Laurie R. King

Target Book Club
SHOTGUN LOVESONGS by Nickolas Butler

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah


JANUARY 2015

Indie Next
THE SECRET WISDOM OF THE EARTH by Christopher Scotton
DESCENT by Tim Johnston
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins
THE MAGICIAN'S LIE by Greer Macallister
VANESSA AND HER SISTER by Priya Parmar
THE ROSIE EFFECT by Graeme Simsion
THE BISHOP'S WIFE by Mette Ivie Harrison
ALMOST FAMOUS WOMEN: Stories by Megan Mayhew Bergman
THE SHOCK OF THE FALL by Nathan Filer
THE FIRST BAD MAN by Miranda July
EVERLASTING LANE by Andrew Lovett
AFTER THE WAR IS OVER by Jennifer Robson
WEST OF SUNSET by Steward O'Nan
WILDALONE by Krassi Zourkova
THE UNQUIET DEAD by Ausma Zehanat Khan
BEFORE I GO by Colleen Oakley
DOING THE DEVIL'S WORK by Bill Loehfelm
VIKING BAY: A Kay Hamilton Novel by M.A. Lawson
THE INTERNET IS NOT THE ANSWER by Andrew Keen
THE SOUL OF DISCRETION: A Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler Mystery by Susan Hill

LibraryReads
AS CHIMNEY SWEEPERS COME TO DUST by Alan Bradley
THE ROSIE EFFECT by Graeme Simsion
THE MAGICIAN'S LIE by Greer Macallister
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN by Paula Hawkins
GOLDEN SON by Pierce Brown
THE DRESS SHOP OF DREAMS by Menna van Praag
THE BISHOP'S WIFE by Mette Ivie Harrison
VANESSA AND HER SISTER by Priya Parmar
FIRST FROST by Sarah Addison Allen
FULL THROTTLE by Julie Ann Walker

Target Book Club
THE SHOCK OF THE FALL by Nathan Filer

Penny's Pick (Costco)
THE BOSTON GIRL by Anita Diamant


DECEMBER 2014

Indie Next
US by David Nicholls
THE BOSTON GIRL by Anita Diamant
THE GIGANTIC BEARD THAT WAS EVIL by Stephen Collins
ENTER PALE DEATH: A Joe Sandilands Investigation by Barbara Cleverly
THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD by Brock Clarke
THE WILD TRUTH by Carine McCandless
MORIARTY by Anthony Horowitz
ALPHABET by Kathy Page
THE MIDNIGHT PLAN OF THE REPO MAN by W. Bruce Cameron
SMALL VICTORIES: Spotting Improbable Moments of Grace by Anne Lamott
IRENE: The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy by Pierre Lemaitre (trans. by Frank Wynne)
THE PARIS WINTER by Imogen Robertson
THE FINAL SILENCE by Stuart Neville
THE HEART HAS ITS REASONS by Maria Duenas
WAIT FOR SIGNS: Twelve Longmire Stories by Craig Johnson
THE HEART DOES NOT GROW BACK by Frank Venturini
PENELOPE FITZGERALD by Hermione Lee
TEXTS FROM JANE EYRE: And Other Conversations With Your Favorite Literary Characters by Mallory Ortberg
FAR AS THE EYE CAN SEE by Robert Bausch
33 ARTISTS IN 3 ACTS by Sarah Thornton

LibraryReads
[Favorites of 2014]
THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FiKRY by Gabrielle Zevin
THE ROSIE PROJECT by Graeme Simsion
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr
FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell
THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt
WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart
STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel 
ONE PLUS ONE by Jojo Moyes
LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell
LONGBOURN by Jo Baker

Target Book Club
THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY by Gabrielle Zevin

Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE IMPOSSIBLE LIVES OF GRETA WELLS by Andrew Sean Greer


NOVEMBER 2014

Indie Next
NOT MY FATHER’S SON: A Memoir by Alan Cumming
THE BOOK OF STRANGE NEW THINGS by Michel Faber
CROOKED RIVER by Valerie Geary
FALLING FROM HORSES by Molly Gloss
SOMETIMES THE WOLF by Urban Waite
THE REMEDY FOR LOVE by Bill Roorbach
ALL MY PUNY SORROWS by Miriam Toews
THE BIRDS OF PANDEMONIUM: Life Among the Exotic and the Endangered by Michele Raffin
LOITERING: New and Collected Essays by Charles D’Ambrosio
FIRST IMPRESSIONS: A Novel of Old Books, Unexpected Love, and Jane Austen by Charlie Lovett
CITIZENS CREEK by Lalita Tademy
THE LAUGHING MONSTERS by Denis Johnson
JERRY LEE LEWIS: His Own Story by Rick Bragg
BLUE HORSES: Poems by Mary Oliver
BY THE BOOK: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life From The New York Times Book Review, edited by Pamela Paul
THE FORGERS by Bradford Morrow
ALL DAYS ARE NIGHT by Peter Stamm, translated by Michael Hofmann
JUST MERCY: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
BEING MORTAL: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande
FIRE SHUT UP IN MY BONES: A Memoir by Charles M. Blow

LibraryReads
US by David Nicholls
NEVER JUDGE A LADY BY HER COVER: The Fourth Rule of Scoundrels by Sarah McLean
LIVES IN RUINS: Archaeologists and the Seductive Lure of Human Rubble by Marilyn Johnson
THE BURNING ROOM by Michael Connelly
MORTAL HEART: His Fair Assassin Trilogy #3 by Robin LaFevers
THE SHIP OF BRIDES by Jojo Moyes
THE FORGERS by Bradford Morrow
IN THE COMPANY OF SHERLOCK HOLMES: Stories Inspired by the Holmes Canon, edited by Leslie S. Klinger and Laurie R. King
JANE AND THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS by Stephanie Barron
MERMAIDS IN PARADISE by Lydia Millet


Target Book Club
HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE by Emma Chapman


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
VICTORIA: A Life by AN Wilson


OCTOBER 2014

Indie Next
LEAVING TIME by Jodi Picoult
LOVE ME BACK by Merritt Tierce
THE PAYING GUESTS by Sarah Waters
NORA WEBSTER by Colm Toibin
ON IMMUNITY: An Inoculation by Eula Biss
GOOD GRIEF: Life in a Tiny Vermont Village by Ellen Stimson
A SUDDEN LIGHT by Garth Stein
SOME LUCK by Jane Smiley
THE FALL: A Father's Memoir in 424 Steps by Diogo Mainardi
LILA by Marilynne Robinson
MAN V. NATURE: Stories by Diane Cook
THROWN by Kerry Howley
HOW TO BUILD A GIRL by Caitlin Moran
THE HIGH DIVIDE by Lin Enger
THE SHORT AND TRAGIC LIFE OF ROBERT PEACE: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League by Jeff Hobbs
NIGHT BLINDNESS by Susan Strecker
GUTENBERG'S APPRENTICE by Alix Christie
WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John Darnielle
A DEADLY WANDERING: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention by Matt Richtel
FLORENCE GORDON by Brian Morton


LibraryReads
A SUDDEN LIGHT by Garth Stein
LEAVING TIME by Jodi Picoult
AS YOU WISH: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princes Bride by Cary Elwes
NOT MY FATHER'S SON: A Memoir by Alan Cumming
SOME LUCK by Jane Smiley
THE BOY WHO DREW MONSTERS by Keith Donohue
THE LIFE WE BURY by Allen Eskens
REUNION by Hannah Pittard
MALICE by Keigo Higashino
MURDER AT THE BRIGHTWELL by Ashley Weaver


Target Book Club
NECESSARY LIES by Diane Chamberlain


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
CONQUISTADORA by Esmeralda Santiago


SEPTEMBER 2014

Indie Next
THE BONE CLOCKS by David Mitchell
STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel
NEVERHOME by Laird Hunt
WE ARE NOT OURSELVES by Matthew Thomas
THE MINIATURIST by Jessie Burton
ACCIDENTS OF MARRIAGE by Randy Susan Meyers
DEAR COMMITTEE MEMBERS by Julie Schumacher
ONE KICK: A Kick Lannigan Novel by Chelsea Cain
SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES: And Other Notes From the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
THE STORY OF LAND AND SEA by Katy Simpson Smith
FIVES AND TWENTY-FIVES by Michael Pitre
THE THING ABOUT DECEMBER by Donal Ryan
THE INVENTION OF EXILE by Vanessa Manko
HOLD THE DARK by William Giraldi
ISLAND OF A THOUSAND MIRRORS by Nayomi Munaweera
DIARY OF THE FALL by Michel Laub
THE LONG WAY HOME: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny
THE SECRET PLACE by Tana French
ACCEPTANCE by Jeff VanderMeer
NOT FADE AWAY: A Memoir of Senses Lost and Found by Rebecca Alexander with Sascha Alper


LibraryReads
SMOKE GETS IN YOUR EYES: And Other Lessons from the Crematory by Caitlin Doughty
STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel
THE SECRET PLACE by Tana French
ROOMS by Lauren Oliver
THE CHILDREN ACT by Ian McEwan
THE DISTANCE by Helen Giltrow
HORRORSTOR by Grady Hendrix
THE PAYING GUESTS by Sarah Waters
THE WITCH WITH NO NAME by Kim Harrison
SEASON OF STORMS by Susanna Kearsley


Target Book Club
SEA CREATURES by Susanna Daniel


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE MONOGRAM MURDERS by Agatha Christie


AUGUST 2014

Indie Next
PAINTED HORSES
by Malcolm Brooks
LUCKY US by Amy Bloom
SMALL BLESSINGS by Martha Woodroof
A MAN CALLED OVE by Fredrik Backman
IN THE KINGDOM OF ICE: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeanette by Hampton Sides
THE HOME PLACE by Carrie La Seur
LIFE DRAWING by Robin Black
A COLDER WAR by Charles Cumming
THE MOCKINGBIRD NEXT DOOR: Life With Harper Lee by Marja Mills
THE MAGICIAN'S LAND by Lev Grossman
FURTHER OUT THAN YOU THOUGHT by Michaela Carter
TIGERMAN by Nick Harkaway
THIS IS THE WATER by Yannick Murphy
THE BOOK OF LIFE by Devorah Harkness
BAD FEMINIST by Roxane Gay
HERBIE'S GAME: A Junior Bender Mystery by Timothy Hallinan
THE MOUNTAINTOP SCHOOL FOR DOGS AND OTHER SECOND CHANCES by Ellen Cooney
THE GOOD GIRL by Mary Kubica
WORLD OF TROUBLE: The Last Policeman, Book III by Ben H. Winters
THE LOST CLERIHEWS OF PAUL INGRAM by Paul Ingram, Julia Anderson-Miller (Illus.)


LibraryReads
ONE KICK: A Kick Lannigan Novel by Chelsea Cain
LUCKY US by Amy Bloom
HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
LOCK IN by John Scalzi
THE MINIATURIST by Jessie Burton
BIG LITTLE LIES by Liane Moriarty
THE TRUTH ABOUT LEO by Katie MacAlister
AN UNWILLING ACCOMPLICE by Charles Todd
THE MAGICIAN'S LAND by Lev Grossman
THE STORY HOUR by Thrity Umrigar


Target Book Club
SOMEONE ELSE'S LOVE STORY by Joshilyn Jackson


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE ILLUSION OF SEPARATENESS by Simon Van Booy


JULY 2015

Indie Next
THE QUEEN OF THE TEARLING by Erika Johansen
LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell
ONE PLUS ONE by Jojo Moyes
THAT NIGHT by Chevy Stevens
LAST NIGHT AT THE BLUE ANGEL by Rebecca Rotert
THE QUICK by Lauren Owen
FLYING SHOES by Lisa Howorth
THE APPETITES OF GIRLS by Pamela Moses
CLOSE YOUR EYES, HOLD HANDS by Chris Bohjalian
THE GLASS KITCHEN by Linda Francis Lee
DRY BONES IN THE VALLEY by Tom Bouman
DOLLBABY by Laura Lane McNeal
THE CARE AND MANAGEMENT OF LIES: A Novel of the Great War by Jacqueline Winspear
THE STRING DIARIES by Stephen Lloyd Jones
HOW TO TELL TOLEDO FROM THE NIGHT SKY by Lydia Netzer
EM AND THE BIG HOOM by Jerry Pinto
THE GIRLS FROM CORONA DEL MAR by Rufi Thorpe
WAR OF THE WHALES: The True Story by Joshua Horwitz
UNRULY PLACES: Lost Spaces, Secret Cities, and Other Inscrutable Geographies by Alastair Bonnettt
THE SECRET DIARY OF LIZZIE BENNET by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick


LibraryReads
LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell
ONE PLUS ONE by Jojo Moyes
THE BLACK HOUR by Lori Rader-Day
THE QUEEN OF THE TEARLING by Erika Johansen
CLOSE YOUR EYES, HOLD HANDS by Chris Bohjalian
WORLD OF TROUBLE: The Last Policeman Book III by Ben H. Winters
CALIFORNIA by Edan Lepucki
DOLLBABY by Laura Lane McNeal
THE MOCKINGBIRD NEXT DOOR: Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills
DRY BONES IN THE VALLEY by Tom Bouman


Target Book Club
MOTHER, MOTHER by Karen Zailckas


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE GIVER by Lois Lowry


JUNE 2014

Indie Next
WE ARE ALL CALLED TO RISE by Laura McBride
BIRD BOX by Josh Malerman
GOODNIGHT JUNE by Sarah Jio
FOURTH OF JULY CREEK by Smith Henderson
THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS by M.R. Carey
I AM PILGRIM by Terry Hayes
THE UNTOLD by Courtney Collins
EUPHORIA by Lily King
THE TRUTH ABOUT THE HARRY QUEBERT AFFAIR by Joel Dicker
MY SALINGER YEAR by Joanna Rakoff
NEXT LIFE MIGHT BE KINDER by Howard Norman
TAKE THIS MAN: A Memoir by Brando Skyhorse
JACK OF SPIES by David Downing
I AM HAVING SO MUCH FUN HERE WITHOUT YOU by Courtney Maum
THE VACATIONERS by Emma Straub
THE TRANSCRIPTIONIST by Amy Rowland
THE RISE & FALL OF GREAT POWERS by Tom Rachman
THE LATE STARTERS ORCHESTRA by Ari L. Goldman
SUMMER HOUSE WITH A SWIMMING POOL by Herman Koch
THE ICE CREAM QUEEN OF ORCHARD STREET by Susan Jane Gilman


LibraryReads
ELIZABETH IS MISSING by Emma Healey
CHINA DOLLS by Lisa See
THE ICE CREAM QUEEN OF ORCHARD STREET by Susan Jane Gilman
I AM HAVING SO MUCH FUN HERE WITHOUT YOU by Courtney Maum
THE MATCHMAKER by Elin Hilderbrand
SUMMER HOUSE WITH A SWIMMING POOL by Herman Koch
THE LOBSTER KINGS by Alexi Zentner
THE HURRICAN SISTERS by Dorothea Benton Frank
THE QUICK by Lauren Owen
ROGUES by George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois


Target Book Club
THE ROSIE PROJECT by Graeme Simsion


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
THE BOYS IN THE BOAT: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics by Daniel James Brown


MAY 2014

Indie Next
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr
NATCHEZ BURNING by Greg Iles
THE STEADY RUNNING OF THE HOUR by Justin Go
THE ORENDA by Joseph Boyden
THE SERPENT OF VENICE by Christopher Moore
RUBY by Cynthia Bond
TROIKA by Adam Pelzman
WONDERLAND by Stacey D'Erasmo
ALL THE BIRDS, SINGING by Evie Wyld
LOVERS AT THE CHAMELEON CLUB, PARIS 1932 by Francine Prose
RUIN FALLS by Jenny Milchman
THE SEA INSIDE by Philip Hoare
BETWEEN WRECKS by George Singleton
THE BEES by Laline Paull
POINT OF DIRECTION by Rachel Weaver
MY ACCIDENTAL JIHAD: A Love Story by Krista Bremer
THE COLD SONG by Linn Ullmann
THE GARDEN OF BURNING SAND by Corban Addison
CAN'T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT? by Roz Chast
THE OTHER STORY by Tatiana De Rosnay


LibraryReads
WE WERE LIARS by E. Lockhart
ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE by Anthony Doerr
THE BEES by Laline Paull
DELICIOUS! by Ruth Reichl
THE FORGOTTEN SEAMSTRESS by Liz Trenow
BIRD BOX by Josh Malerman
BITTERSWEET by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
DELANCEY: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage by Molly Wizenberg
SIXTH GRAVE ON THE EDGE by Darynda Jones
THE BLESSINGS by Elise Juska


Target Book Club
FLAT WATER TUESDAY by Ron Irwin


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
DELICIOUS! by Ruth Reichl


APRIL 2014

Indie Next
THE STORIED LIFE OF A.J. FIKRY by Gabrielle Zevin
FROG MUSIC by Emma Donoghue
THE EMPATHY EXAMS: Essays by Leslie Jamison
THE COLLECTOR OF DYING BREATHS: A Novel of Suspense by M.J. Rose
THE PLOVER by Brian Doyle
THE INTERN'S HANDBOOK by Shane Kuhn
AND THE DARK AND SACRED NIGHT by Julia Glass
LEARNING TO WALK IN THE DARK by Barbara Brown Taylore
INAPPROPRIATE BEHAVIORS: Stories by Murray Farish
IN PARADISE by Peter Matthiessen
ASTONISH ME by Maggie Shipstead
MIMI MALLOY, AT LAST! by Julia MacDonnell
MURDER AT  CAPE THREE POINTS by Kwei Quartey
THE CAIRO AFFAIR by Olen Steinhauer
MY WISH LIST by Gregoire Delacourt
ROOSEVELT'S BEAST by Louis Bayard
STRANGE HARVEST: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism, and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art by Carl Hoffman
THE BOHEMIANS: Mark Twain and the San Francisco Writers Who Reinvented American Literature by Ben Tarnoff
MIND OF WINTER by Laura Kasischke
THE BOOK OF DUELS: Flash Fiction by Michael Garriga, Tynan Kerr (Illus.)


LibraryReads
THE STORIED LIFE OF A. J. FIKRY by Gabrielle Zevin
FROG MUSIC by Emma Donoghue
AND THE DARK SACRED NIGHT by Julia Glass
SILENCE FOR THE DEAD by Simone St. James
BY ITS COVER: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery by Donna Leon
THE INTERN'S HANDBOOK by Shane Kuhn
LOVE, NINA: A Nanny Writes Home by Nina Stibbe
THE AXE FACTOR: A Jimm Juree Mystery by Colin Cotterill
FAMILY LIFE by Akhil Sharma
ON THE ROCKS by Erin Duffy


Target Book Club
MRS. POE by Lynn Cullen


Pennie's Pick (Costco)
A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING by Ruth Ozeki