Reading List 2016


  1. Maybe a Fox, Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee.
  2. Wildflower, Drew Barrymore.
  3. Jackaby, William Ritter.
  4. Dumplin’, Julie Murphy.
  5. Go Set a Watchman, Harper Lee.
  6. Consent, Nancy Ohlin.


  1. Beastly Bones, William Ritter.
  2. Happily Ever After: Companion to the Selection Series, Kiera Cass.
  3. The Hypnotist’s Love Story, Liane Moriarty.
  4. Simple Green Smoothies: 100+ tasty recipes to lose weight, gain energy, and feel great in your body, Jen Hansard and Jadah Sellner.
  5. The Island of Doctor Moreau, H.G. Wells.
  6. Fuzzy Mud, Louis Sachar.
  7. Little White Lies, Brianna Baker.
  8. Bone Gap, Laura Ruby.
  9. The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, Tom Angleberger.


  1. The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Olympics, Daniel James Brown.
  2. Greenglass House, Kate Milford.
  3. A Study in Charlotte, Brittany Cavallaro.
  4. I Don’t Live Here Anymore, Gabi Kreslehner
  5. Living a Beautiful Life on Less: The Blissful and Domestic Guide to Food, Fun, and Finances, Danielle Wagasky


  1. A Man Called Ove, Fredrik Backman.
  2. Listen, Slowly, Thanhha Lai.
  3. Ramshackle Ode, Keith Leonard.
  4. No Baggage: A Minimalist Tale of Love and Wandering, Clara Benson.
  5. Forks Over Knives: The Plant-Based Way to Health, edited by Gene Stone.
  6. Love, Lies, and Spies, Cindy Anstey.
  7. We Should All Be Feminists, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.
  8. The Siren, Kiera Cass.
  9. The Heir, Kiera Cass.
  10. Laura Theodore’s Vegan-Ease: an Easy Guide to Enjoying a Plant Based Diet, Laura Theodore.


  1. Animal, Vegetable, Miracle, Barbara Kingsolver.
  2. A Snicker of Magic, Natalie Lloyd.
  3. The Children’s Home, Charles Lambert.
  4. Me Before You, Jojo Moyes.
  5. 100 Days of Cake, Shari Goldhagen.
  6. Wink, Poppy, Midnight, April Genevieve Tucholke.
  7. Make Room for What You Love, Melissa Michaels.
  8. The 5-Day Real Food Detox, Nikki Sharp.
  9. Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Love Stories, multi authors.
  10. Tiny and Full, Jorge Cruise.
  11. Spark Joy, Marie Kondo.


  1. The Graveyard Book, Neil Gaiman.
  2. Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen.
  3. After You, Jojo Moyes.
  4. Every Exquisite Thing, Matthew Quick.
  5. Anna and the Swallow Man, Gavriel Savit.
  6. The Memory of Light, Francisco X. Stork.
  7. The Way I Used to Be, Amber Smith.
  8. Highly Illogical Behavior, John Corey Whaley.
  9. The Passion of Dolssa, Julie Berry.
  10. Hour of the Bees, Lindsay Eagar.


  1. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, John Boyne.
  2. The Lifeboat Clique, Kathy Parks.
  3. The Smell of Other People’s Houses, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock.
  4. Salt to the Sea, Ruta Sepetys.
  5. The Boy at the Top of the Mountain, John Boyne.
  6. The Serpent King, Jeff Zentner.
  7. The Fifth Wave, Rick Yancey.
  8. The Help, Kathryn Stockett.
  9. Summerlost, Ally Condie.
  10. Saving Montgomery Sole, Mariko Tamaki.
  11. True Letters from a Fictional Life, Kenneth Logan.
  12. The Bitter Side of Sweet, Tara Sullivan.


  1. The Crown, Kiera Cass.
  2. This is Where the World Ends, Amy Zhang.
  3. Queen of Hearts, Colleen Oakes.
  4. An Ember in the Ashes, Sabaa Tahir.
  5. When We Collided, Emery Lord.
  6. Asking For It, Louise O’Neill.
  7. If I Was Your Girl, Meredith Russo.
  8. Gemini, Sonya Mukherjee.
  9. The Descendants, Kaui Hart Hemmings.
  10. Rocks Fall, Everyone Dies, Lindsay Ribar.
  11. The Transatlantic Conspiracy, G.D. Falksen.


  1. Official Book Club Selection: a memoir according to Kathy Griffin, Kathy Griffin.
  2. Saving Wonder, Mary Knight.
  3. The Light Between Oceans, M. L. Stedman.
  4. Truly Madly Guilty, Liane Moriarty.
  5. A Torch Against the Night, Sabaa Tahir.
  6. Ghostly Echoes, William Ritter.
  7. Code Name Verity, Elizabeth Wein.
  8. Symptoms of Being Human, Jeff Garvin.


  1. Beautiful Blue World, Suzanne LaFleur.
  2. Wolf Hollow, Lauren Wolk.
  3. Food: the Good Girl’s Drug, Sunny Sea Gold.
  4. When Friendship Followed Me Home, Paul Griffin.
  5. Never Always Sometimes, Adi Alsaid.
  6. The Female of the Species, Mindy McGinnis.
  7. Starflight, Melissa Landers.
  8. The Museum of Heartbreak, Meg Leder.
  9. The Light Fantastic, Sarah Combs.
  10. Holding Up the Universe, Jennifer Niven.


  1. Garvey’s Choice, Nikki Grimes.
  2. Kids of Appetite, David Arnold.
  3. When the Moon was Ours, Anna-Marie McLemore.
  4. What Light, Jay Asher.
  5. Girl Mans Up, M E Girard
  6. Rani Patel in Full Effect, Sonia Patel.
  7. Still Life with Tornado, A.S. King.
  8. Girl in Pieces, Kathleen Glasgow.
  9. Girls Like Me, Lola St.Vil.


  1. Winter Street, Elin Hildebrand.
  2. Superficial: more adventures from the Andy Cohen Diaries, Andy Cohen.
  3. Food Freedom Forever, Melissa Hartwig.
  4. The Nerdy and the Dirty, B.T. Gottfred.
  5. Watching Traffic, Jane Ozkowski.
  6. The Sun is Also a Star, Nicola Yoon.
  7. And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer, Fredrik Backman.
  8. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: the original screenplay, J.K. Rowling.
  9. Three Dark Crowns, Kendare Blake.