LISTS 2016 – 2018

PICKS IN 2016, 2017 and 2018

Abbott, Megan (2018) Give Me Your Hand. November 2018 Picks.

Agnivesh, Swami (2015) Applied Spirituality: A spiritual vision for the dialogue of religions. December 2016 Picks.

Albright, Madeleine (2018) Fascism: A Warning. July 2018 Picks.

Andrew, Sally (2015) Recipes for Love and Murder: A Tannie Maria Mystery. May 2016 Picks.

Arden, Katherine (2017) The Bear and the Nightingale. March 2017 Picks.

Askew, Claire (2018) All the Hidden Truths. December 2018 Picks.

Athill, Diana (2015) Alive, Alive Oh! and other things that matter. September 2018 Picks.

Aveyard, Victoria (2016) Glass Sword. March-April 2016 Picks.

Aveyard, Victoria (2017) King’s Cage. March 2017 Picks.

Aveyard, Victoria (2015) Red Queen. Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2016.

Bailey, Sara (2017) The Dark Lake. November 2017 Picks.

Bailey, Sarah (2018) Into the Night. August 2018 Picks.

Barton, Fiona (2017) The Child. December 2017 Picks.

Barton, Fiona (2016) The Widow. March-April 2016 Picks.

Bate, Jonathan (2015) Ted Hughes: The Unauthorised Life. March-April 2016 Picks.

Benjamin, Chloe (2018) The Immortalists. February 2018 Picks.

Bolick, Kate (2015) Spinster: Making a Life of One’s Own. Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2016.

Brenner, Jamie (2018) The Husband Hour. July 2018 Picks.

Brickell, Chris (2017) Teenagers: The Rise of Youth Culture in New Zealand. December 2017 Picks.

Brooks, Geraldine (2015) The Secret Chord. February 2016 Picks.

Butland, Stephanie (2017) Lost for Words. September 2017 Picks.

Callaghan, Helen (2016) Dear Amy. October 2016 Picks.

Callaghan, Helen (2018) Everything is Lies. March 2018 Picks.

Camerota, Alisyn (2017) Amanda Wakes Up. August 2017 Picks.

Carter, Miranda (2010) The Three Emperors: Three Cousins, Three Empires and the Road to World War One. July 2017 Picks.

Chemaly, Soraya (2018) Rage Becomes Her: The Power of Women’s Anger. December 2018 Picks.

Church, Elizabeth J (2018) All the beautiful girls. July 2018 Picks.

Church, Elizabeth J (2016) The Atomic Weight of Love. June 2016 Picks.

Clarke, Richard A., R.P. Eddy (2017) Warnings: Finding Cassandras to Stop Catastrophes. September 2017 Picks.

Cleeves, Ann (2015) The Moth Catcher. February 2016 Picks.

Clifford, Aoife (2018) Second Sight. July 2018 Picks.

Clinton, Hillary Rodham (2017) What Happened. January 2018 Picks.

Coben, Harlan (2017) Don’t Let Go. November 2017 Picks.

Coben, Harlan (2016) Fool Me Once. July 2016 Picks.

Coben, Harlan (2016) Home. February 2017 Picks.

Constantine, Liv (2017) The Last Mrs Parrish. November 2017 Picks.

Corey-Stein, Beck (2018) From the Corner of the Oval Office: One woman’s true story of her accidental career in the Obama White House. November 2018 Picks.

Cranston, Bryan (2016) A life in parts. January 2017 Picks.

De Courcy, Anne (2017) The Husband Hunters: Social Climbing in London and New York. August 2017 Picks.

Dedman, Bill & Newell, Paul Clark (2013) Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune. December 2016 Picks.

De Kretser, Michelle (2014) Springtime: A ghost story. May 2016 Picks.

Delaney, J P (2018) Believe Me. August 2018 Picks.

Delaney, J P (2017) The Girl Before. April 2017 Picks.

Dicker, Joël (2017) The Baltimore Boys. November 2017 Picks.

Dickinson, Amy (2017) Strangers tend to tell me things. April 2017 Picks.

Disclafani, Anton (2016) The After Party. June 2016 Picks.

Dixon, Patrick (2015) The Future of Almost Everything. Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2016.

Donoghue, Emma (2016) The Wonder. November 2016 Picks.

Duffy, Bobby (2018) The Perils of Perception: Why We’re Wrong About Nearly Everything. November 2018 Picks.

Dunmore, Helen (2017) Birdcage Walk. December 2017 Picks.

Durrant, Sabine (2016) Lie With Me. October 2016 Picks.

Durrant, Sabine (2014) Remember me this way. November 2016 Picks.

Dyer, Geoff (2016) White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World. August 2016 Picks.

Ellison, J T (2017) Lie to me. September 2017 Picks.

Emre, Merve (2018) The Personality Brokers: The Strange History of Myers-Briggs and the Birth of Personality Testing. November 2018 Picks.

Fallon, Jane (2018) Faking Friends. January 2018 Picks.

Favilli, Elena, Cavallo, Francesca (2016) Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Tales of Extraordinary Women. November 2017 Picks.

Ferrante, Elena (2013) The Story of a New Name. March-April 2016 Picks.

Ferrante Elena (2015) The Story of the Lost Child. December 2016 Picks. 

Ferrante, Elena (2014) Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay. July 2016 Picks.

Fforde, Katie (2017) The Christmas Stocking and other stories. December 2017 Picks.

Fforde, Katie (2018) A Country Escape. March 2018 Picks.

Fforde, Katie (2017) A Secret Garden. March 2017 Picks.

Field, Sally (2018) In Pieces. December 2018 Picks.

Finn, A J (2018) The Woman in the Window. January 2018 Picks.

Flynn, Gillian (2014) The Grownup. February 2016 Picks.

Forster, Margaret (2016) How to Measure a Cow. July 2016 Picks.

Foster, Sara (2017) The Hidden Hours. August 2017 Picks.

Foster, Zoe (2014) The Wrong Girl. June 2017 Picks.

Fraser, Caroline (2017) Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder. January 2018 Picks.

French, Dawn (2015) According to Yes. February 2016 Picks.

French, Tana (2016) The Trespasser. January 2017 Picks.

Gabel, Aja (2018) The Ensemble. July 2018 Picks.

Galbraith, Robert (2018) Lethal White. October 2018 Picks.

Gee, Maurice (2017) The Severed Land. February 2017 Picks.

Gilbert, Elizabeth (2015) Big Magic: Creative Living beyond Fear. May 2016 Picks.

Goodell, Jeff (2017) The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World. January 2018 Picks.

Graham, Lauren (2016) Talking as Fast as I Can: From Gilmore Girls to Gilmore Girls (and Everything in Between). May 2017 Picks.

Gregory, Philippa (2017) The Last Tudor. September 2017 Picks.

Gregory, Philippa (2016) Three Sisters, Three Queens. October 2016 Picks.

Grisham, John (2017) Camino Island. July 2017 Picks.

Grisham, John (2016) The Whistler. February 2017 Picks.

Hager, Mandy (2017) Heloise. July 2017 Picks.

Haig, Matt (2018) Notes on a Nervous Planet. September 2018 Picks.

Hall, Sarah (2015) The Wolf Border. February 2016 Picks.

Halson, Penrose (2016) Marriages are made in Bond Street: True stories from a 1940s Marriage Bureau. June 2017 Picks. 

Ham, Rosalie (2018) The Year of the Farmer. October 2018 Picks.

Hamilton, Alwyn (2016) Rebel of the Sands. February 2017 Picks.

Hamilton, Alwyn (2017) Traitor to the Throne. April 2017 Picks.

Hamilton, Karen (2018) The Perfect Girlfriend. May-June 2018 Picks.

Hammer, Chris (2018) Scrublands. October 2018 Picks.

Harari, Yuval Noah (2016) Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow. March 2017 Picks.

Harari, Yuval Noah (2014) Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. October 2016 Picks. 

Harari, Yuval Noah (2018) 21 Lessons for the 21st Century. October 2018 Picks.

Hardinge, Frances (2015) The Lie Tree. August 2017 Picks.

Harper, Jane (2016) The Dry. July 2016 Picks.

Harper, Jane (2017) Force of Nature. November 2017 Picks.

Harper, Jane (2018) The Lost Man. November 2018 Picks.

Harris, Kate (2018) Lands of Lost Borders : A Journey on the Silk Road. December 2018 Picks

Hawkins, Danielle (2016) The Pretty Delicious Cafe. February 2017 Picks.

Hawkins, Paula (2017) Into the Water. June 2017 Picks.

Henderson, Susan (2018) The Flicker of Old Dreams. April 2018 Picks.

Hoffman, Alice (2016) Faithful. November 2016 Picks.

Hoffman, Alice (2017) The Rules of Magic. December 2017 Picks.

Honeyman, Gail (2017) Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine. June 2017 Picks.

Hood, Ann (2017) Morningstar: Growing up with books. October 2017 Picks.

Hughes, Bettany (2017) Istanbul: A Tale of Three Cities. July 2017 Picks.

Hummel, Maria (2018) Still Lives. July 2018 Picks.

Hunter, Cara (2018) Close to Home. April 2018 Picks.

Hunter, Cass (2018) The After Wife. April 2018 Picks.

Isenberg, Nancy (2016) White Trash: The 400-Year-Untold History of Class in America. January 2018 Picks.

Isaac, Catherine (2018) You Me Everything. July 2018 Picks.

Isaacson, Walter (2017) Leonardo Da Vinci. February 2018 Picks.

Johansen, Erika (2016) The Fate of the Tearling. January 2017 Picks.

Kakutani, Michiko (2018) The Death of Truth. October 2018 Picks.

Kassabova Kapka (2017) Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe. January 2018 Picks.

Kent, Hannah (2016) The Good People. March 2017 Picks.

Keyes, Marian (2017) The Break. May-June 2018 Picks.

Kidman, Fiona (2016) All Day at the Movies. August 2016 Picks.

Kitamura, Katie (2017) A Separation. May 2017 Picks.

Koch, Herman (2016) Dear Mr M. Hogarth. November 2016 Picks.

Kostova, Elizabeth (2017) The Shadow Land. September 2017 Picks.

Keyse-Walker, John (2016) Sun, Sand, Murder. November 2016 Picks.

Klein, Naomi (2017) No is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need. November 2017 Picks.

Lapena, Shari (2016) The Couple Next Door. May 2017 Picks.

Lapena, Shari (2017) A Stranger in the House. August 2017 Picks.

Lapena, Shari (2018) An Unwanted Guest. August 2018 Picks.

Lauren, Christina (2018) Josh and Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating. November 2018 Picks.

Leaming, Barbara (2016) Kick Kennedy: The charmed life and tragic death of the favourite Kennedy Daughter. January 2017 Picks.

Le Carré, John (2016) The Pigeon Tunnel: Stories from my life. February 2017 Picks.

Levy, Deborah (2016) Hot Milk. December 2016 Picks.

Loseby, Richard (2016) A Boy of China: In search of Mao’s lost son. September 2016 Picks. 

Lovell, Mary S (2016) The Riviera Set. May 2017 Picks.

Lowry, Brigid (2016) Still Life with Teapot: on Zen, writing and creativity. August 2016 Picks. 

Lynch, Christina (2018) The Italian Party. April 2018 Picks.

McDermid, Val (2018) Broken Ground. November 2018 Picks.

Mackintosh, Clare (2018) Let Me Lie. May-June 2018 Picks.

McRaven, William H (2017) Make Your Bed: Little Things that can Change Your Life …and Maybe the World. October 2017 Picks.

McTiernan, Dervla (2018) The Ruin. July 2018 Picks.

Macy, Caitlin (2018) Mrs. April 2018 Picks.

Maguire, Emily (2016) An Isolated Incident. August 2016 Picks.

Mangan, Christine (2018) Tangerine. July 2018 Picks.

Mangan, Lucy (2018) Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading. November 2018 Picks.

Marshall, Laura (2017) Friend Request. October 2017 Picks.

Matthews, Jason (2015) Palace of Treason. March 2018 Picks.

Matthews, Jason (2013) Red Sparrow. March 2018 Picks.

Mawer, Simon (2018) Prague Spring. September 2018 Picks.

May, Peter (2018) I’ll Keep you Safe. May-June 2018 Picks.

Mejia, Mindy (2018) Leave No Trace. September 2018 Picks.

Melandri. Francesca (2016) Eva Sleeps. September 2016 Picks. 

Merritt, Stephanie (2018) While You Sleep. March 2018 Picks.

Meyer, Stephanie (2016) The Chemist. September 2017 Picks. 

Middleton, Nick (2015) An Atlas of Countries that Don’t Exist: A compendium of fifty unrecognised and largely unnoticed states. August 2016 Picks.

Miranda, Megan (2017) The Perfect Stranger. October 2017 Picks.

Montefiore, Santa (2018) The Temptation of Gracie. August 2018 Picks.

Montefiore, Simon Sebag (2016) The Romanovs: 1613-1918. April 2017 Picks.

Moody, Susan (2016) Quick and the Dead: An Alex Quick Mystery. December 2016 Picks.

Moretti, Kate (2016) The Vanishing Year. January 2017 Picks.

Moriarty, Liane (2014) Big Little Lies. May 2017 Picks.

Moriarty, Liane (2018) Nine Perfect Strangers. September 2018 Picks.

Morris, Paula (2017) False River: Stories, Essays, Secret Histories. February 2018 Picks.

Moyes, Jojo (2015) After You. July 2016 Picks.

Moyes, Jojo (2016) Paris for One and other stories. February 2017 Picks.

Moyes, Jojo (2018) Still Me. February 2018 Picks.

Myers, Steven Lee (2015) The New Tsar: The Rise and Reign of Vladimir Putin.  Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2016.

Nell, Joanna (2018) The Single Ladies of Jacaranda Retirement Village. November 2018 Picks.

Nesbo, Jo (2017) The Thirst. May 2017 Picks.

Newman, Omarosa Manigault (2018) Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House. October 2018 Picks.

Ng, Celeste (2017) Little Fires Everywhere. May-June 2018 Picks.

Niven, Jennifer (2016) Holding Up the Universe. September 2017 Picks.

Norton, Graham (2016) Holding. April 2017 Picks.

Novik, Naomi (2015) Uprooted. February 2017 Picks.

Oliva, Alexandra (2016) The Last One. August 2016 Picks.

Overington, Caroline (2016) The One Who Got Away. August 2016 Picks.

Patchett, Ann (2016) Commonwealth. October 2016 Picks.

Pullman, Philip (2017) La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust, Volume One. November 2017 Picks.

Quindlen, Anna (2018) Alternate Side. July 2018 Picks.

Quindlin, Anna (2016) Miller’s Valley. September 2016 Picks.

Reichl, Ruth (2015) My Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes that saved my life. January 2017 Picks.

Robertson, Catherine (2018) Gabriel’s Bay. May-June 2018 Picks.

Robotham, Michael (2018) The Other Wife. August 2018 Picks.

Rothschild, Hannah (2015)  The Improbability of Love. May 2016 Picks.

Rouda, Kaira (2017) Best Day Ever. October 2017 Picks.

Rutherford, Adam (2016) A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived. March 2017 Picks.

Schmitz, Rob (2016) Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams along a Shanghai Road. July 2017 Picks.

Shreve, Anita (2017) The Stars are Fire. July 2017 Picks.

Shriver, Lionel (2018) Property: A Collection. May-June 2018 Picks.

Shriver, Lionel (2017) The Standing Chandelier. February 2018 Picks.

Simonson, Helen (2010) Major Pettigrew’s Last StandJan’s Holiday Reads, January 2016.

Simonson, Helen (2016) The Summer before the War. March-April 2016 Picks.

Sittenfeld, Curtis (2016) Eligible. May 2016 Picks.

Spain, Jo (2018) The Confession. May-June 2018 Picks.

Steadman, Catherine (2018) Something in the Water. September 2018 Picks.

Steiner, Susie (2017) Persons Unknown. February 2018 Picks.

Stone, Victoria Helen (2016) Evelyn, After. January 2017 Picks.

Strout, Elizabeth (2017) Anything is possible. June 2017 Picks.

Strout, Elizabeth (2016) My name is Lucy Barton. January 2017 Picks.

Sullivan, Matthew (2017) Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore. October 2017 Picks.

Swan, Laura (2014) The Wisdom of the Beguines: the forgotten story of a Medieval Women’s Movement. September 2016 Picks.

Swanson, Peter (2018) All the Beautiful Lies. April 2018 Picks.

Swanson, Peter (2014) The girl with a clock for a heart. November 2016 Picks.

Swanson, Peter (2017) Her Every Fear. February 2017 Picks.

Swanson, Peter (2o15) The Kind Worth Killing. October 2016 Picks.

Taplin, Jonathan (2017) Move Fast and Break Things: How Facebook, Google, and Amazon cornered culture and undermined democracy. July 2017 Picks.

Taylor, Sara (2015) The Shore.  Jan’s Holiday Reads, January 2016.

Thayer, Nancy (2018) A Nantucket Wedding. July 2018 Picks.

Thayer, Nancy (2017) Secrets in Summer. June 2017 Picks.

Tyler, Anne (2018) Clock Dance. August 2018 Picks.

Tyler, Anne (2016) Vinegar Girl: The Taming of the Shrew RetoldJune 2016 Picks.

Ulrich, Laurel Thatcher (2017) A House Full of Females: Plural Marriage and Women’s Rights in Early Mormonism, 1835-1870. April 2017 Picks.

Vance, J D (2016) Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis. September 2017 Picks.

Vincent, Isabel (2016) Dinner with Edward: A story of an unexpected friendship. August 2016 Picks.

Walker, Fiona (2016) The Weekends of You and Me. May 2016 Picks.

Walker, Martin (2016) Fatal Pursuit: A Bruno, Chief of Police novel. June 2016 Picks.

Walker, Martin (2018) A Taste for Vengeance. August 2018 Picks.

Walker, Martin (2017) The Templars Last Secret. June 2017 Picks.

Walters, Minette (2017) The Last Hours. December 2017 Picks.

Ware, Ruth (2018) The Death of Mrs Westaway. August 2018 Picks.

Watson, Richard (2016) Digital vs Human: How we’ll live, love and think into the future. June 2016 Picks.

Weiss, Leah (2017) If the Creek don’t Rise. September 2017 Picks.

Westover, Tara (2018) Educated. July 2018 Picks.

Whitehouse, Lucie (2016) Keep you close. November 2016 Picks.

Wichtel, Diana (2017) Driving to Treblinka: A long search for a lost father. April 2018 Picks.

Withers, Joan (2017) A Woman’s Place: Life, Leadership and Lessons from the Boardroom. September 2017 Picks.

Witherspoon, Reese (2018) Whiskey in a Teacup: What life in the South taught me about life, love, and baking biscuits.  October 2018 Picks.

Wolff, Michael (2018) Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House. April 2018 Picks.

Zevin, Gabrielle (2017) Young Jane Young. October 2017 Picks.

Zomorodi, Manoush (2017) Bored and Brilliant: How spacing out can unlock your most productive and creative self. October 2017 Picks.