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November 2018

The Blessings
by Elise Juska
3.7/5

October 2018

Awakenings
by Oliver Sacks
3.9/5

American Savage 
by Dan Savage
3.7/5

September 2018

Everything I Never Told You
by Celeste Ng
3.6/5

Strangers Tend To Tell Me Things
by Amy Dickinson
2.5/5

My Brother
by Jamaica Kincaid
3.5/5

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us
by Hanif Abdurraqib
4.7/5

Little Fires Everywhere
by Celeste Ng
3/5

Still Life
by Louise Penny
3.1/5

August 2018

Carnal Acts
by Nancy Mairs
4.3/5

Changing My Mind
by Zadie Smith
4/5

The Woman in the Window
by A.J. Finn
3.4/5

Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire
by JK Rowling
4.5/5

House of Broken Angels
by Luis Alberto Urrea
4.5/5

July 2018

The Changeling
by Victor LaValle
4.2/5

Calypso
by David Sedaris
3.9/5

June 2018

Pachinko
by Min Jin Lee
4.4/5

Laurus
by Eugene Vodolazkin
3.5/5

May 2018

Educated
by Tara Westover
4.1/5

Harry Potter & the Prisoner of Azkaban
by JK Rowling
(with the boys)
4.4/5

Winter Kept Us Warm
by Anne Raeff
3/5

What is The Bible? 
by Rob Bell
4.2/5

The Widow
by Fiona Barton
3.6/5

Men We Reaped
by Jesmyn Ward
4.2/5

A Wrinkle in Time
by Madeiline L’Engle
3.2/5

Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets
by JK Rowling
(with the boys)
4/5

April 2018

The Immortalists
by Chloe Benjamin
4.1/5

The Child
by Fiona Barton
3.6/5

Wonder
by R.J. Palacio
4.0/5

Never Let Me Go
by Kazuo Ishiguro
3.2/5

March 2018

Harry Potter & the Sorcerer’s Stone
by JK Rowling
(with the boys)
4.4/5

The Anatomy of Dreams
by Chloe Benjamin
3.1/5

February 2018

Lit 
by Mary Karr
3.6/5

The Hate U Give
by Angie Thomas
4.4/5

The Last Battle
by C.S. Lewis (with the boys)
3.9/5
(the last two chapters of this one really bumped the rating up)

An American Marriage
by Tayari Jones
3.9/5

The Fifth Season
by N.K. Jemisin
4/5

The Silver Chair
by C.S. Lewis (with the boys)
3/5

January 2018

The House of  Unexpected Sisters
by Alexander McCall Smith
2.9/5

Death Comes for the Archbishop
by Willa Cather
3.9/5

Voyage of the Dawn Treader
by C.S. Lewis (with the boys)
3.2/5

The Long Goodbye
by Meghan O’Rourke
4.2/5

Death Wore White
by Jim Kelly
3.7/5

December 2017

Beloved Poison
by E.S. Thomson
3.4/5

November 2017

Goodbye, Vitamin
by
Rachel Khong
3.9/5

Before We Were Yours
by Lisa Wingate
3.4/5

Hunger
by Roxane Gay
4.2/5

October 2017

Sing, Unburied, Sing
by Jesmyn Ward
4.4/5

The Underground Railroad
by Colson Whitehead
4.6/5

Cry, The Beloved Country
by Alan Paton
4.7/5

September 2017

The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe (with the boys)
by CS Lewis
4.1/5

The Child Finder
by Rene Denfeld
3.8/5

Honest to God
by John A. T. Robinson
4.7/5

A Life in Parts
by Bryan Cranston
3.6/5

The Magician’s Nephew  (with the boys)
by C.S. Lewis
4.4/5

August 2017

The Untold
by Courtney Collins
4/5

Between Them – Remembering My Parents
by Richard Ford
3.5/5

The Rules Do Not Apply
by Ariel Levy
3.4/5

Career of Evil
by Robert Galbraith (aka JK Rowling)
3.9/5

July 2017

Moonglow
by Michael Chabon
3.4/5

Belong to Me
by Marisa de los Santos
3.2/5

June 2017

Snow Falling on Cedars
by David Guterson
4.4/5 

May 2017

The Silkworm
by Robert Galbraith (aka JK Rowling)
3.9/5

April 2017

Underground Airlines
by Ben Winters
3.7/5

Love Warrior
by Glennon Melton
4.2/5

Born a Crime
by Trevor Noah
4/5

March 2017

Hillbilly Elegy
by J.D. Vance
3.5/5 

The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein
3.5/5

The Road Back to You
by Cron & Stabile
4.2/5 

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie
by Alan Bradley
3.5/5

February 2017

Homegoing 
by Yaa Gyasi
4.4/5

The Weight of Water
by Anita Shreve
3.5/5

God Laughs and Plays
by David James Duncan
4.7/5

Shrill — Notes from a Loud Woman
by Lindy West
3.9/5

January 2017

A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman
4.1/5

Green Island
by Shawna Yang Ryan
3.9/5

December 2016

Brain on Fire  
by Susannah Cahalan
4.2/5

City of Thieves
by David Benioff
4.1/5

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