Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Happy Birthday To Us!

This was the one year anniversary of the Last Friday of the Month book club!  We celebrated with cake (what's a birthday party without cake?) and shared what we've been reading.  It was a fun time! At this meeting we distributed a booklet with all the titles we've discussed over the past year. Though our group is relatively small and each month's attendance has varied we have still compiled quite a list of books. Below is a list of those books. Our next meeting will be held on Friday, October 26th at 11am and we would be delighted to see you there!


These are the titles of books, series, authors and the occasional DVD we have discussed over the past year!

Title                                                 Author

11/22/1963                                             King

44 Scotland Street Series                     Smith

50 Shades of Gray                              James

The Affair                                          Child

The Alienist                                        Carr

Angry Housewives Eating              Landvik

Any by Bradford, Barbara Taylor

At First Sight                                 Sparks

Basilica: The Splendor & the Scandal   Scotti

The Book Thief                                     Zuckus

Books Can Be Deceiving                McKinlay

Bossypants                                      Fey

Boy Who Loved Anne Frank       Feldman

Broken Irish                                 Dalaney

The Cake Doctor                          Byrn

Caleb’s Crossing                         Brooks

A Cat Abroad                             Gethers

The Cat Who Went To Paris    Gethers

The Cat Who’ll Live Forever  Gethers

Changing Habits                      Macomber

Child 44                                    Smith

The Children’s Blizzard         Laskin

Christmas Memories            Capote

Clara and Mr. Tiffany         Vreeland

Cleo: The Cat Who Mended
a Broken Family                    Brown

A Cold Day in Paradise     Hamilton

Coral Brown : This            Collis
Effing Lady

The Crystal Cave             Stewart

Dancing at the Rascal Fair  Doig

Dancing for Degas          Wagner

Darkness, My Old Friend Unger

The Day Diana Died          Andersen

The Day the Falls       Buchanan
Stood Still                                                                                      

Death Comes to Pemberley  James

Devil in the White City       Larson

Devil’s Star                       Nesbo

Diary of a Young Girl       Frank

A Discovery of Witches   Harkness

Dissolution(Shardlake Mys) Sansom

Downton Abbey DVD

Emily, Alone                   O’Nan

English Tea Murder      Meier

Fall of Giants                 Follett

Farewell to Manzanar   Houston

Fire King                         Liu

The Flame & the Flower  Woodiwiss

Flip                                    Bedford

From Vines to Wines      Cox

G.I. Joe & Lilly              Bonsall

Game of Thrones          Martin

Ghost Map                  Johnson
The Girl with        Larsson
the Dragon Tattoo      

Green Darkness       Seton

Growing up Italian  Iannuccilli

The Guards              Bruen

Guernsey Literary &
Potato Peel Pie             Shaffer & Barrows

Harry Hole Series   Nesbo, Jo

The Help                  Stockett, Kathryn

Here Comes Trouble    Moore

The Historian              Kostova

Home in Time
For Christmas           Graham

Home to Italy           Pezzelli

The Hunger Game Trilogy Collins

I Am Not a Serial Killer  Wells

I Am the Messenger      Zuckus

I Remember Nothing      Ephron

I’d Know You Anywhere   Lippman

The Immortal Life of        Skloot
Henrietta Lacks

In Her Shoes                 Weiner

In the Heart of the Sea:  Philbrick
The Tragedy Of the Whaleship Essex

Invisible Bridge          Orringer

Is Everyone Hanging    Kaling
Without Me?

A Jane Austen Education  Deresiewicz

Joy for Beginners     Bauermeister

Kabbel Beauty School :   Rodriquez
An American Woman Goes
Behind the Veil

Keeping the House             Baker

Killing Floor                       Child

Knitting Circle                     Hood

Lady Almedia & the Real  Carnarvon
Downton Abbey

The Last Days of Dogtown     Diamant

Last of the Breed                     L’Amour

LBJ : The Mastermind of      Nelson
The JFK Assassination

The Little Traitor DVD

Little Women                       Alcott

Lonesome Dove                  McMurtry

Long Gone                          Burke

Louisa May Alcott :          Reisen
The Woman Behind
Little Women

Loving Frank                   Horan

Major Pettigrew’s
Last  Stand                      Simonson

Manhunt : The 12 Day       Swanson
Chase for Lincoln’s Killer                                                                                                                 

The Map of Time              Palma

The Matchmaker of
Kenmare                           Delaney

Maus and Maus II      Spiegelman

Mayflower : A Story of       Philbrick
Courage,Community And War

Mile 81                                King

Misery Bay                     Hamilton
Mistress of the Art       Franklin
of Death

Mr. Timothy                   Baynard

The Necklace                Jarvis

Night                             Wiesel

One for the Money      Evanovich                                      
(Stephanie Plum Novels)

The Other Boleyn Girl    Gregory

Outside the Box             Pfeil

Pasta & Politics            Cianci

A People Adrift             Steinels

The Pilot’s Wife           Shreve

Plugged                          Colfer

Pope Joan                     Cross

The Postmistress         Blake

Pride and Prejudice     Austen

The Psychopath Test :   Ronson
A Journey Through
The Madness Industry

Queen of the Night     Jance

Real Murders             Harris

Rebecca                     DuMaurier

The Red Queen       Gregory

Ride With Me,
Mariah Montana        Doig

The Russian Winter    Kalotay

Sarah’s Key                 Rosnay

The Secret Life of Bees  Kidd

The Secret Life of Dresses    McKean

See Jane Run                     Fielding

Seriously, I’m Kidding     Degeneres

The Shepherd’s Rod         Pfeil

The Shop on Blossom St.    Macomber

Simple Genius                     Baldacci

Simple Gestures :              Rugh
Cultural Journey into
the Middle East

Six Suspects                      Swarup

Skinny Dip                      Hiaasen

Skipping Christmas    Grisham

Snow Flower &
The Secret Fan              See

The Soloist DVD

The Southern Sisters    George

A Stolen Life                Dugard

Stormchasers             Blum

Sudden Sea: The Great
Hurricane of 1938        Scotti

Summer Sisters              Blume

Table for Five                Wigg

Tears of the Giraffe       Smith

The Technologists         Pearl

The Tehran Initiative   Rosenberg

The Thin Man                Hammond

Three Weissmanns of
Westport                          Schine

Two Little Girls in Blue      Clark

Uninvited Guests               Jones

Vanished Smile:  The
Mysterious Theft of
Mona Lisa                     Scotti

Villa Mirabella               Pezzelli

The Visitor DVD

War and Peace              Tolstoy

Water for Elephants    Gruen

When the Emperor
Was Divine                 Otsuka

When We Were Orphans    Ishiguro

The Whistling Season      Doig

Why We Buy                Underhill

The Widow’s War      Gunning

The Widower’s Tale    Glass

The Wolf & the Dove   Woodiwiss

Year of Wonders :        Brooks                         
A Novel of the Plague

Zipporah, Wife of Moses  Halter