The original plan was to share reviews or summaries of books I have recently read.  That may be for a later time.  For now here is a list.  I recommend them all, but then I love books…

Broadmoor Book Club Selection

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Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls

Have a Little Faith by Mitch Albom

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb

Noah’s Compass by Anne Tyler

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow

Pilgrims by Garrison Keiller

The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman

Shadow Tag by Louise Erdrich

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Those Who Save Us by Jenna Blum

Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamott

*Little Bee by Chris Cleave

Home Safe by Elizabeth Berg

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

*Abide with Me by Elizabeth Strout

The Tender Bar by J. R. Moehringer

An Invisible Sign of My Own by Aimee Bender

The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen

Saving CeCe Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman

*Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

The Memory of Water by Karen White

Traveling with Pomegranates by Sue Monk Kidd and Ann Monk Taylor

Lit by Mary Karr

*The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

*The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

The Power of Play by David Elkind

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

One Day by David Nicholls

The Holy Man by Susan Trott

The War of Art by Steven Pressfield

*The Namesake by Jhumpi Lahiri

The Holy Man’s Journey by Susan Trott

The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

My Dog Skip by Willie Morris

*The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton


*Before You Know Kindness by Chris Bohjalian

The Confession by John Grisham

The Honey Thief by Elizabeth Graver

*Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland

The Know-It-All by A. J. Jacobs

The Noticer by Andy Andrews

Let’s Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell

House Rules by Jodi Picoult

I Remember Nothing by Nora Ephron

Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones

Light on Snow by Anita Shreve

Small Ceremonies by Carol Shields

*Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Double Bind by Chris Bohjalian

The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson

Codependence:  The Dance of Wounded Souls by Robert Burney

*Time Is a River by Mary Alice Monroe

eThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson

eThe Cookbook Collector by  Allegra Goodman

eThe Last Days of Ptolemy Gray by Walter Mosley

eThe Accidental Gardener by Michael Powell

eThe Map of True Places by Brunonia Barry

eApe House by Sara Gruen

Room by Emma Donoghue

eI See You Everywhere by Julia Glass

eEvery Last One by Anna Quindlen


3 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Susan on September 24, 2010 at 9:19 am09

    I read The Help


  2. You might also like “The Art of Racing in the Rain”.
    Wonderful book. You have a very interesting blog and I really enjoy your writing style.

    Thank you for the comment on our blog and our art quilts.


  3. Posted by ChelseaTyler on February 13, 2011 at 9:19 pm02

    This is absurd.. I love books too and I have to admit I haven’t read any on that list!! What in the world?


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