Past Nominations

 

Each month, the group randomly selects one book from a pool of nominations submitted by its members.  Therefore, not every deserving book makes it to the schedule.  Below is a listing of works that have been nominated, but thus far not selected for reading and discussion.


Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

The Exorcist by William Peter Blatty

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail by Bill Bryson

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

Pathfinder by Orson Scott Card

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Childhood’s End by Arthur C. Clarke

Little Bee by Chris Cleave

Armada by Ernest Cline

Ex-Heroes by Peter Clines

The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho

Sharpe’s Tiger by Bernard Cornwell

The Witches by Roald Dahl

The Maze Runner by James Dashner

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison

The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel

Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel

Dr. No by Ian Fleming

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Trigger Warning by Neil Gaiman

The Magicians by Lev Grossman

At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen

The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett

The Town That Forgot How to Breathe by Kenneth J. Harvey

Across the Nightingale Floor by Lian Hearn

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

The Snows of Kilimanjaro and Other Stories by Ernest Hemingway

Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam Jr.

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

The Iliad by Homer

Fever Pitch by Nick Hornby

We Were the Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

The Cider House Rules by John Irving

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe

The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Ken Kesey

Under the Dome by Stephen King

Kim by Rudyard Kipling

Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy by John LeCarré

A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin

Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane

Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay

The Giver by Lois Lowry

The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch

The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli

Maze: Solve the World's Most Challenging Puzzle by Christopher Manson

The Flame Alphabet by Ben Marcus

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

The Razor’s Edge by W. Somerset Maugham

Swan Song by Robert McCammon

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

Watchmen by Alan Moore & Dave Gibbons

Hero by Perry Moore

Beloved by Toni Morrison

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak

The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock

True Grit by Charles Portis

Going Postal by Terry Pratchett

The Godfather by Mario Puzo

The Silver Linings Playbook by Matthew Quick

Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (in That Order) by Bridget Quinn

Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice

The Psychopath Test: A Journey through the Madness Industry by Jon Ronson

Redshirts by John Scalzi

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Welcome to Dead House by R.L. Stine

The Exploding Detective by John Swartzwelder

The Detective by Roderick Thorp

The 13 Clocks by James Thurber

A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson by Mark Twain

The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark

Ogura Hyakunin Isshu by Various Authors

A Fire Upon the Deep by Vernor Vinge

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

Before I Go to Sleep by S.J. Watson

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Journey to the West by Wu Cheng’en

Black Maria by Kevin Young

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak