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 March 2015

The No More Excuses Diet by Maria Kang
Join us on March 12 as we discuss The No More Excuses Diet by Maria Kang. We’re diving into Maria Kang’s controversial philosophy to see if we can make healthier life choices.

Thrive by Arianna Huffington

From Left to Write members are taking a 7-day challenge inspired by Arianna Huffington’s suggestions in her book Thrive. Can we can go a full week getting 8 hours of sleep or keeping phones away from our nightstand? Join just on March 19 to find out!

Dead Wake by Erik Larson
History buffs, join us in reading and discussing Dead Awake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson. This year marks the 100th anniversary of the disaster and Larson will have you hooked by page one. Join our discussion on March 26.


Looking for a book to read with your book club or on your own?  Take a look at our past book club selections and our members’ discussion of the each one. (Click on book title for discussion post.)


January 2015If I Fall, If I Die by Michael Christie
February 2015: The Matheny Manifesto by Matthew Matheny; Trapped Under the Sea by Neil Swidey


January 2014: Happy at Home by Gretchen Rubin
February 2014: A Well-Tempered Heart by Jan-Philipp Sendker & Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement
March 2014: The Divorce Papers by Susan Riegers
April 2014:  The Idea of Him by Holly Peterson; The Opposite of Maybe by Maddie Dawson; Reasons My Kid Is Crying by Greg Pembroke; Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
May 2014: Thrive by Arianna Huffington; Ruby by Cynthia Bond; Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
July 2014: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
August 2014: 2AM at the Cat’s Pajamas by Marie-Helene Bertino
September 2014: Underground Girls of Kabul by Jenny Nordberg; Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas
October 2014: Dataclysm by Christian Rudder; The Goddess of Small Victories by Yannick Grannec; The 13th Gift by Joanne Huist Smith
November 2014: A Letter to My Cat by Lisa Erspamer;  J by Howard Jacobson
December 2014:  The Mill River Redemption by Darcie Chan


December 2013: Lady Catherine, the Earl and the Real Downton Abbey by The Countess of Carnarvon 
November 2013:
 The Last Winter of Dani Lancing by P.D. Viner; The Cartographer of No Man’s Land by P.S. Duffy; Buddy: How a Rooster Made Me a Family Man by Brian McGrory
October 2013: The Funeral Dress by Susan Gregg Gilmore & The Dinner by Herman Koch
September 2013: Raising My Rainbow by Lori Duron & Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas
August 2013: The Whole Fromage by Kathe Lison & This Is Paradise by Kristiana Kahakauwila
July 2013: The Execution of Noa P. Singleton by Elizabeth L. Silver
June 2013:  Those We Love Most by Lee Woodruff
May 2013:  A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
April 2013: Afterwards by Rosamund Lupton
March 2013: Raising Cubby: A Father and Son’s Adventures with Asperger’s, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives by John Elder Robison
February 2013: Saturday Night Widows: The Adventures of Six Friends Remaking Their Lives by Becky Aikman
January 2013: The Expats by Chris Pavone


November 2012  The Headmaster’s Wager  by Vincent Lam
October 2012:  The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo  by Tom Reiss
September 2012   The Bloodletter’s Daughter (A Novel of Old Bohemia) by Linda Lafferty &  January First by Michael Schofield
 August 2012The Baker’s Daughter by Sarah McCoy
June 2012: Getting Married and Other Mistakes by Barbara Slate & Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
May 2012: Julia’s Child by Sarah Pinneo & I Am Forbidden by Anouk Markovits
April 2012: Up: A Mother and Daughter’s Peakbagging Adventure by Patricia Ellis Herr
March 2012: Signs of Life by Natalie Taylor
February 2012: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver &  The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philip Sendker
January 2012:  Quiet: The Power of Introverts by Susan Cain