• Alabama:
  • Alaska: Two Old Women by Velma Wallis
  • Arizona: Star Girl by Jerry Spinelli
  • Arkansas
  • California: Al Capone Shines My Shoes by Gennifer Choldenko
  • Colorado: Dying for Chocolate by Diane Mott Davidson
  • Connecticut: Homecoming by Cynthia Voigt
  • Delaware
  • Florida: Metro Girl by Janet Evanovich
  • Georgia: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois: Living Downstream: An Ecologist’s Personal Investigation of Cancer and the Environment by Sandra Steingraber
  • Indiana: A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel
  • Iowa: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
dec 8 2010 ∞
jul 5 2016 +
  • A: I Am Nujood, Age 10 and Divorced by Nujood Ali
  • B: The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson
  • D: Bitter Lemons of Cyprus by Lawrence Durrell
  • E: Spotted in France: A Dog’s Life on the Road by Gregory Edmont
  • F: Zelda by Nancy Milford (Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald)
  • G: Death Be Not Proud by John Gunther
  • H: Emma and I by Shelia Hocken
  • J: An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison
  • K: A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel
  • L: Survival in Auschwitz by Primo Levi
  • M: Teacher Man by Frank McCourt
  • P: Home Is Where the Wine Is by Laurie Perry
  • R: You Learn by Living by Eleanor Roosevelt
dec 12 2010 ∞
apr 7 2015 +
  • The Likeness by Tana French
  • Mother of Pearl by Melinda Haynes
  • Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
  • We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • 2016 Advent Short Story Collection
  • The Good Husband of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith
  • On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
  • Man’s Search for Meaning by Viktor Frankl
  • Highgate Rise by Anne Perry
  • Blessings by Anna Quindlen (10)
  • Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  • The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
  • Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling
  • The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
  • Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan (15)
jan 1 2017 ∞
oct 2 2017 +

Africa

    • The White Giraffe by Lauren St. John (South Africa)
    • Dreams from My Father by Barack Obama (Kenya)
    • Hideous Kinky by Esther Freud (Morocco)
    • Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin (Rwanda)
    • Monique and the Mango Rains by Kris Holloway (Mali)
    • The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill (Sierra Leone)

Asia (including the Middle East and Southeast Asia)

    • Falling Leaves: The True Story of an Unwanted Chinese Daughter by Adeline Yen Mah (China)
    • Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert (Ind...
dec 8 2010 ∞
sep 6 2015 +
  • A book you chose for the cover:
  • A book with a reputation for being un-put-down-able: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
  • A book set somewhere you’ve never been but would like to visit: The Likeness by Tana French (Ireland); Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (France)
  • A book you’ve already read:
  • A juicy memoir:
  • A book about books or reading: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
  • A book in a genre you usually avoid:
  • A book you don’t want to admit you’re dying to read:
  • A book in the backlist of a new favorite author:
  • A book recommended by someone with great taste:
  • A book you were excited to buy or borrow but haven’t read yet: The Likeness by T...
jan 1 2017 ∞
oct 2 2017 +
  • Australia: Matthew Flinders’ Cat by Bryce Courtenay
  • Bangladesh: Brick Lane by Monica Ali
  • Belgium: Resistance by Anita Shreve
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina: Zlata’s Diary by Zlata Filopović
  • Botswana: The Good Husband of Zebra Drive by Alexander McCall Smith
  • China: The Good Women of China by Xinran
  • Canada: The End of East by Jen Sookfong Lee
  • Cyprus: Bitter Lemons of Cyprus by Lawrence Durrell
  • Denmark: Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
  • France: On Dancing Hill by Sarah Challis
  • India: Holy Cow! An Indian Adventure by Sarah Macdonald
  • Ireland: Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks
  • Italy: The Shoemaker’s Wife by Adriana Trigiana
feb 2 2011 ∞
aug 24 2017 +
  • Alberta: Obasan by Joy Kogawa
  • British Columbia: The Jade Peony by Wayson Choy
  • Manitoba: Larry’s Party by Carol Shields
  • New Brunswick
  • Newfoundland and Labrador: One for Sorrow by Mary C. Shepard
  • Northwest Territories: Late Nights on Air by Elizabeth Hay
  • Nova Scotia: Saints of Big Harbour by Lynn Coady
  • Nunavut
  • Ontario: Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Prince Edward Island
  • Quebec
  • Saskatchewan: The Wandering Soul Murders by Gail Bowen
  • Yukon
dec 9 2010 ∞
mar 31 2016 +