Late Summer 2015 Reading List: Book Suggestions from my Friends

A few weeks ago, on my personal Facebook page, I asked friends for vacation books Books, Books, Bookssuggestions. Wow! I got a huge list. I have read some of these books, some I plan to read, others I might not (I only have so much time to read), but here’s the list:

  • “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn
  • “Dark Places” by Gillian Flynn
  • “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and The Golden Age of Journalism” by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • “Team of Rivals” by Doris Kearns Goodwin
  • “Sisters of Heat and Snow” by Margaret Dilloway
  • “Laws of Our Fathers” by Scott Turow
  • “Pillars of the Earth” by Ken Follet
  • “The Little Paris Bookshop” by Nina George
  • “All the Light We Cannot See” by Anthony Doerr
  • “Dead Wake” by Erik Larson
  • “Francis, Repair My Church” by John Edgar Raub
  • “The Reason for God” by Tim Keller
  • Anything by Jim Thompson or James M Cain
  • “Born to Run” by Steve McDougall
  • “Boys in the Boat” by Daniel James Brown
  • “The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins
  • “Let The Great World Spin” by Colum McCannbook
  • “The Children Act” by Ian McEwan
  • “A God in Ruins” by Kate Atkinson
  • “Love Me, Feed Me: Sharing with Your Dog the Everyday Good Food You Cook and Enjoy” by Judith Jones
  • “The Girl I Left Behind” by Judith Nies
  • “A Spool of Blue Thread” by Anne Tyler
  • “Nora Webster” by Colum Toibin
  • “The Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman
  • “Circling the Sun” by Paula McLain
  • “Course Correction” by Ginny Gilder
  • “The Italians” by John Hooper
  • “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up” by Marie Kondo.
  • “This Thing of Darkness” by Fiona Griffiths
  • “Luckiest Girl Alive” by Jessica Knoll
  • “The Story Sisters” by Alice Hoffman
  • “The Thirteenth Tale” by Diane Setterfield
  • “Every Secret Thing” by Emma Cole

Thank you!!!! And feel free to add more!

I do most of my reading electronically, but if you like to buy books on line, try Better World Books! They collect and sell books online and also donate books and fund literacy programs. Pretty impressive!
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One Response to Late Summer 2015 Reading List: Book Suggestions from my Friends

  1. Lewis Newman says:

    Gone Girl? #1?

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