Reading Group Favorites

If your reading group is looking for new titles to read, try one of the recommendations listed below! All of these titles are located in the Adult Fiction section of the Library unless otherwise noted.


Ackerman, Diane. The Zookeeper’s Wife. 2007.
(940.5318 A) Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Albom, Mitch. The Five People You Meet in Heaven. 2003.
Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette, eBook

Barbery, Muriel. The Elegance of the Hedgehog. 2008.
Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Boyne, John. The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: A Fable. 2006. (Adult Fiction-Teen BOY).
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Brooks, Geraldine. People of the Book. 2008.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Chabon, Michael. The Yiddish Policemen’s Union. 2007.
Also available: Large Type, CD

Chevalier, Tracy. Girl with a Pearl Earring. 1999.
Also available: Large Type, CD

Diamant, Anita. The Red Tent. 1997. Also available: Large Type, Cassette

Enger, Leif. Peace Like a River. 2001. Also available: Large Type, CD

Eugenides, Jeffrey. Middlesex. 2002. Also available: CD, Cassette, eAudiobook

Ford, Jamie. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet. 2009.
Also available: CD

Frazier, Charles. Cold Mountain. 1997.
Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette, eAudiobook

Gilbert, Elizabeth. Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia. 2006. (910.4 G).
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook, eBook

Golden, Arthur. Memoirs of a Geisha. 1997.
Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette, eAudiobook

Gruen, Sara. Water for Elephants. 2006.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook, Digital Player

Haddon, Mark. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. 2003.
(Adult Teen-Fiction HAD). Also available: CD, eBook, Digital Player

Horan, Nancy. Loving Frank. 2007. Also available: CD, eBook

Hosseini, Khaled. The Kite Runner. 2003.
Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette, Digital Player

Hosseini, Khaled. A Thousand Splendid Suns. 2007.
Also available: Large Type, CD

Jordan, Hillary. Mudbound. 2008. Also available: CD

Kidd, Sue Monk. The Secret Life of Bees. 2002.
Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette, eAudiobook, Digital Player

Kingsolver, Barbara. The Poisonwood Bible. 1998.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook, eAudiobook

Lahiri, Jhumpa. The Namesake. 2003. Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Landvik, Lorna. Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons. 2003. Also available: Large Type, CD

Larson, Erik. The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America. 2003. (364.1523 L). Also available: CD, Cassette, eAudiobook

Lee, Harper. To Kill a Mockingbird. 1960. Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette

Martel, Yann. Life of Pi. 2001. Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook, Digital Player

McCall Smith, Alexander. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. 2002. (Mystery MCC).
Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

McCarthy, Cormac. The Road. 2006. Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

McCourt, Frank. Angela’s Ashes: A Memoir. 1996. (B M13155.an).
Also available: Large Type, Cassette

McEwan, Ian. Atonement. 2001. Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Mistry, Rohinton. A Fine Balance. 1995.
Also available: Large Type, Cassette, eBook, eAudiobook

Mortenson, Greg. Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Fight Terrorism and Build Nations—One School at a Time. 2006. (371.82209549 M).
Also available: CD, eAudiobook, Digital Player

Nafisi, Azar. Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books. 2003.
(820.9 N). Also available: CD, Digital Player

Nemirovsky, Irène. Suite Française. 2006.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook, Digital Player

Niffenegger, Audrey. The Time Traveler’s Wife. 2003.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Patchett, Ann. Bel Canto. 2001. Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette, eBook

Picoult, Jodi. My Sister’s Keeper. 2004. Also available: Large Type, CD

Rosnay, Tatiana de. Sarah’s Key. 2007.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Ruiz Zafón, Carlos. The Shadow of the Wind. 2004. Also available:CD

Sebold, Alice. The Lovely Bones. 2002.
Also available: Large Type, CD, Cassette, eBook, eAudiobook

See, Lisa. Peony in Love. 2007.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

See, Lisa. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan. 2005.
Also available: CD, eAudiobook

Shaffer, Mary Ann and Annie Barrows. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society. 2008. Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook, eAudiobook

Shriver, Lionel. We Need to Talk about Kevin. 2003.

Stein, Garth. The Art of Racing in the Rain. 2008.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Stockett, Kathryn. The Help. 2009.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook

Strout, Elizabeth. Olive Kitteridge. 2008.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook, eAudiobook

Walls, Jeannette. The Glass Castle. 2005. (B W1155.gL).
Also available: Large Type, CD, Digital Player

Wroblewski, David. The Story of Edgar Sawtelle. 2008.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eBook

Zusak, Markus. The Book Thief. 2006.
Also available: Large Type, CD, eAudiobook