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This is an incomplete list of books previously read by the book groups meeting in the Orange Beach Public Library.

Wednesday Book Group Reads

2008

May - A Far Country by Daniel Mason

June - Zookeepers Wife by Dianne Ackerman

July - Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See

August - The Race by Richard North Patterson

September - Savannah Blues by Mary Kay Andrews

October - Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

November - A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

December - The Ladies of Missalonghi by Colleen McCullough 

2009

January - The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer

February - People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

March (this month's meeting will occur on Tuesday, March 10 at 3pm)- To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee 

April - Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

May - The Last Pope by Luis Miguel Rocha

June - The Nineteenth Wife by David Ebershoff

July - Ladies of Liberty by Cokie Roberts

August - Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean

September - The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

October - The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb

November - The Help by Kathryn Stockett

December - Shanghai Girls by Lisa Lee

2010

January 6 - The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson (translated from the Swedish by Reg Keeland)

February 3 - Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

March 3 - South of Broad by Pat Conroy

April 7 - That Old Cape Magic by Richard Russo

May 5 - Cutting For Stone by Abraham Verghese

June 2 - Sarah's Key by Tatania de Rosnay

July 7 - Paper Towns by John Green

August 4 - The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

September 1 - Travels With Charley by John Steinbeck

October 6 - The Tin Roof Blowdown by James Lee Burke

November 3 - The Girl who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson

December 1 - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

2011

January 5 - Secrets of Eden by Chris Bohjalian

February 2 - The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

March 2 - Faith Club by Ranya Idliby, Suzanne Oliver and Priscilla Warner

April 6 - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

May 4 - Room by Emma Donoghue

June 1 - The Quiet Game by Greg Iles

July 6 - The Woman Behind the New Deal by Kirstin Downey

August 3 - Unbroken by Lauren Hillenbrand

 

Books Are Great (BAG) - Tuesday Book Group

2008

December - Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

2009

January - The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

February - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

March - To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

April - The Poetry of W.H. Auden

May - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

June - A Rasin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry

July - The Conservationist by Nadine Gordimer

August - Dr. Mary's Monkey by Edward T. Haslam & Jim Marrs

September - The Dew Breaker by Edwidge Danticat

October - Zorro by Isabel Allende

November - The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje

December - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

2010

January - The Prince by Machiavelli

February - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

March - The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx

April - The poetry of Robert Frost

May - Fall on your Knees by Ann-Marie Macdonald

June - The Lion in Winter by James Goldman (viewing of the movie to follow)

July - Paper Towns by John Green

August 10 - Age of Wonder by Richard Holmes

September 14 - The Whore's Child by Richard Russo

October 12 - Love and Summer by William Trevor

November 9 - White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

December 14 - The Alienist by Caleb Carr

2011

January 11 - Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austin

February 8 - free read (Everyone comes and gushes over THEIR favorite book)

March 15 - Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

April 12 - the poetry of Robert Service: My Prisoner, My Madonna, The Men Who Don't Fit In,  Grandad, Miss Moriarty's Boy, My Friends, The Cremation of Sam Mcgee,  Each Day A Life, Dolls

May 10 - Girl Sleuth by Melanie Rehak

June 14 - Twelfth Night, by William Shakespeare

July 12 - The Gate to Women's Country, by Sheri S Tepper

August 9 - Ahab's Wife, by Sena Jeter Naslund

 
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