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Charter member of the Maplewood Library Book Club.

I’ve been reading:

Currently on the nightstand:

Before the Fall — Noah Hawley



What Happened — Hillary Rodham Clinton

Brain Storm (An Angela Richman, Death Investigator Mystery) — Elaine Viets

Uncle Tom’s Cabin — Harriet Beecher Stowe

A Man Called Ove — Fredrick Backman

An Uncollected Death — Meg Wolfe

The Book That Matters Most — Ann Hood

Sisters in Law — Linda Hirshman

The Other Queen — Rebecca Jaycox (Book 2 of The Inheritance series)

The Good Girl — Mary Kubica

The Final Days — Bob Woodward & Carl Bernstein

Two Paths — John Kasich

Hidden Figures — Margo Lee Shutterly

All the President’s Men — Carl Berstein & Robert Woodward

Ragtime — E. L. Doctorow

Argentum (PAWS 2) — Debbie Manber Kupfer

Strangers Tend to Tell Me Things — Amy Dickinson

Sing What you Cannot Say — Cathy Raymond

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry — Rachel Joyce

Persuasion — Jane Austen

Year of Yes — Shonda Rhimes

In the Woods — Tana French

Dying in Style (Josie Marcus Mystery Shopper) — Elaine Viets

Frenchman’s Creek — Daphne du Maurier


Wonder — R.J. Palacio

P.A.W.S. — Debbie Manbur Kupfer

Half-Broke Horses — Jeannette Walls

The Dead Hand (A Rachel Gold mystery) — Michael A. Kahn

Eligible — Curtis Sittenfeld

Rebecca — Daphne DuMaurier

Dead Wake — Erik Larson

All the Light We Cannot See — Anthony Doerr

Still Alice —Lisa Genova

Sever to Entwine — Catherine Berry

The Other Inheritance — Rebecca Jaycox

The Cuckoo’s Calling — Robert Galbraith

Into the Wild — Jon Krakauer

Kennedy Music — Wanda Kennedy Kuntz

Everything I Never Told You — Celeste Ng

Firm Ambitions — Michael A. Kahn

The Forgotten Garden — Kate Morton

The Last Seen of Phoebus — Catherine Berry


The Art of Racing in the Rain — Garth Stein

Career of Evil — Robert Galbraith

Margot — Jillian Cantor

My Extraordinary Ordinary Life — Sissy Spacek

The Heart is Lonely Hunter — Carson McCullers

Flight Behavior — Barbara Kingsolver

To Kill a Mockingbird — Harper Lee

The Tender Bar — JR Moehringer

Cutting for Stone — Abraham Verghese

The Blind Assassin — Margaret Atwood

Dancing at the Rascal Fair — Ivan Doig

The Sirena Quest — Michael Kahn

Girl in Hyacinth Blue — Susan Vreeland

The Maytrees — Annie Dillard


Faithful Place — Tana French

Anne of Green Gables — L. M. Montgomery

The Likeness — Tana French

The Giver — Lois Lowry

Imperfect Birds — Anne Lamott

Guided by the Storm — Aviva Adler

Sisterland — Curtis Sittenfeld

Open House — Elizabeth Berg

Face Value — (A Rachel Gold Mystery) Michael Kahn

The Silkworm — Robert Galbraith

Wild — Cheryl Strayed

The Cuckoo’s Calling — Robert Galbraith

Hot X: Algebra Exposed — Danica McKellar

Trophy Widow — (A Rachel Gold Mystery) Michael Kahn

Defending Jacob — William Landay

Sheer Gall —  (A Rachel Gold Mystery) Michael Kahn

Gone Girl — Gillian Flynn

Doc — Mary Doria Russell

Bearing Witness — (A Rachel Gold Mystery) Michael Kahn

Death Benefits — (A Rachel Gold Mystery) Michael Kahn

Peyton Place — Grace Metalious

The Flinch Factor — (A Rachel Gold Mystery) Michael Kahn 

The Ghost of Morrath Hall — Ruth Donnelly (not yet published)

The Great Gatsby — F. Scott Fitzgerald


I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This — Mary Breasted

Eve’s Daughters — Lynn Austin

Sutton — J R Moehringer

The Thirteenth Tale — Diane Setterfield

No Plot? No Problem: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days — Chris Baty

The Light Between Oceans — M.L. Stedman

Catching Genius — Kristy Kiernan

The Book Lover —  Maryann McFadden

LIfe After LIfe — Kate Atkinson

The Three Miss Margarets — Louise Shaffer

The Sands of Time — Sidney Sheldon

The Alchemist — Paulo Coelho

I Capture the Castle — Dodie Smith

Loving Frank — Nancy Horan

Veil of Roses — Laura Fitzgerald

The Tender Land — A Family Love Story — Kathleen Finneran

Peaches for Father Francis — Joanne Harris (Chocolat sequel 2)

The Girl with No Shadow — Joanne Harris (Chocolat sequel 1)

Chocolat — Joanne Harris

Freakonomics — Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner

March — Geraldine Brooks


Belle of the Cabal — C.J. Berry

Little Men — Louisa May Alcott

The Casual Vacancy — J.K. Rowling

The Spelvin — W.F. Gunn (unpublished)

Unbroken — Laura Hillenbrand

Sutton — J.R. Moehringer

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet — Jamie Ford

Girl Singer — Rosemary Clooney

Snow Falling On Cedars — David Guterson

Room — Emma Donaghue

For One More Day — Mitch Albom

The Kite Runner — Khaled Hosseini

My Antonia — Willa Cather

The 19th Wife — David Ebershoff

On Writing — Stephen King

Garden Spells — Sarah Addison Allen

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks — Rebecca Skloot

The Tender Bar — J. R. Moehringer


Pride and Prejudice — Jane Austen

A Christmas Carol — Charles Dickens

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — J. K. Rowling

HP and the Half-Blood Prince — J.K. Rowling

A Daughter’s Walk — Jane Kirkpatrick

HP and the Order of the Phoenix — J. K. Rowling

HP and the Goblet of Fire — J.K. Rowling

HP and the Prisoner of Azkaban — J.K. Rowling

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society — Mary Ann Schaffer and Annie Barrows

HP and the Chamber of Secrets — J.K Rowling

Annual reading of Harry Potter series: HP and the Sorcerer’s Stone — J.K. Rowling

The Help — Kathryn Stockett

The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency — Alexander McCall Smith

Water for Elephants — Sara Gruen

Persuasion — Jane Austen

The Pleasure of My Company — Steve Martin

Head Games — Eileen Dreyer


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince — J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix — J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire — J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban — J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets — J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone — J.K. Rowling

Varieties of Disturbance — short stories by Lydia Davis

The Golden Hour — Nicholas Weinstock

Silver Blaze” from Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes — Arthur Conan Doyle

Limitations — Scott Turow

Half-Price Homicide — Elaine Viets

Travels With Charley — John Steinbeck

A Woman of Substance — Barbara Taylor Bradford

Hold the Dream — Barbara Taylor Bradford

To Be the Best — Barbara Taylor Bradford


Harry Potter series, complete — J.K. Rowling

Emma, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Persuasion, Northanger Abbey, Sense and Sensibility — Jane Austen

Chopin’s Funeral — Benita Eisler

Killer Cuts — Elaine Viets

I Feel Bad About My Neck — Nora Ephron

The Switch — Elmore Leonard

Resilience — Elizabeth Edwards

Ms. Taken Identity — Dan Begley

One Night With Zorro — Karen Hudgins

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