Winter Reading List

Winter 2015 Reading List

  1. The Girl on the Train” by Paula Hawkins – An exhilarating thriller to start off the list.
  2. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust” by Alan Bradley – A book about an all girls boarding school that centers around a mysterious death.
  3. The Right-Hand Shore” by Christopher Tilghman – Set on The Chesapeake Bay, this 1920s novel focuses on “family, race, and the love of land.”
  4. The Devil in Silver” by Victor LaValle – Named one of the best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review.  I’ll admit that the plot is a little bizarre, though…
  5. The Impersonator” by Mary Miley – A story about the disappearance of a fourteen year old who is the sole heir to her family’s vast fortune.  Who doesn’t love a prohibition era book?
  6. The Circle” by Dave Eggers – A book about the world’s most powerful internet company with the subject of privacy.
  7. The Luminaries” by Elanor Catton – A book set in 1866 that focuses on a series of mysteries at a gold mine in New Zealand.
  8. The Zookeeper’s Wife” by Diane Ackerman – It’s sounds sad, but I’ve hard it’s a must read from a few friends of mine.
  9. Live by Night” by Dennis Lehane – “An unflinching tale of the making and emceeing of a gangster in the Prohibition Era of the Roaring Twenties.”  #Sold.
  10. The Thin Man” by Dashiell Hammett – An oldie, but it sounded cool.


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