2015 Book List Archive

April 2015 FANTASY – Guards! Guards!, Terry Pratchett http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000UVBT7M/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

May 2015 CANON – The Big Sleep, Raymond Chandler http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000FA64VO/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

June 2015 MEMOIR – Smoke Gets in Your Eyes: And Other Lessons from the Crematory, Caitlin Doughty http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00J8R3MYW/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

July 2015 MODERN – American Gods, Neil Gaiman http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004YW4L5K/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

August 2015 SHORT STORIES – Interpreter of Maladies, Jhumpa Lahiri http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003K16PBE/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

September 2015 NONFICTION – Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: Four Women Undercover in the Civil War, Karen Abbott http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00FOPM7L6/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

October 2015 SCIENCE FICTION – The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Leguin http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00YBA7PGW/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

November 2015 YOUNG ADULT – The Giver, Lois Lowry http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003MC5N28/ref=dp-kindle-redirect?ie=UTF8&btkr=1

December 2015 GRAPHIC NOVEL – Hellboy Library Edition, Volume 1: Seed of Destruction and Wake the Devil, Mike Mignola http://www.amazon.com/Hellboy-Library-Edition-Volume-Destruction/dp/1593079109

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Book Club: Memoirs (Steinbeck and West)

Book Applicable: East of Eden, Grapes of Wrath, Of Mice and Men all by Steinbeck


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Book Club: Walden

Book Applicable: Civil Disobedience, Thoreau

Suggestions for Reading: Stephen King Short Stories, Neil Gaiman short stories – Trigger Warning, Smoke and Mirrors, Fragile Things, Unnatural Creatures (curated)

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Book Club: Murder in Greenwich

Devan’s assigned pre-reading activity: Think about what it is to live a purposeful life and if Thoreau was successful

Book Applicable: Murder in Brentwood (Fuhrman), Murder in Spokane (Fuhrman)


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Happy Hour/Fiddler

Upcoming Movie: He-Man Masters of the Universe!  EVERYONE (especially Alycia) is the most excited they have ever been.

Karen: Mistborn (Sanderson)

Devan: Shrill (West)

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Book Club Daughter of the Forest: Mentioned Books

Book Applicable: The Six Swans (Grimm)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Six_Swans, The Wild Swans (HCA) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wild_Swans, Heart’s Blood (Marillier) – I think.  Devan correct me.

Alycia – Angela’s Ashes (McCourt)

Amber – On Writing (King)

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Book Club Penelopiad: Mentioned Books

Book Applicable: The Illiad (Homer), The Odyssey (Homer), Oedipus (Sophocles), Blind Assassin (Atwood), Handmaid’s Tale (Atwood), Maddaddam (Atwood)

Amber: Maus (Spiegelman), The Witching Hour (Rice)

Devan: Mysteries of Udolpho (Radcliffe)

Alycia: Castle of Otranto (Walpole)

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