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Summer Books - 2017: Home

What Are We Reading?

What books did you finish reading or re-reading between May 1, 2017 and August 31, 2017? It may be that you listened to an audio version of a book.

When you finish a book, let know about it. Jim will list it here. Either your real name or a code name would be used. You supply your own code name if you wish.

Bishop Myriel

1. To America by Stephen Ambrose (non-fiction)
2. Where the Red Fern Grows (YA)
3. Oedipus at Colonos (Sophocles)
​4. Strawberry Hill (YA)
5. Sarah, Plain and Tall (Newbery Medal)
6. Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
7. Missing May (Newbery Medal)
8. Hattie Big Sky (Newbery Honor)
9. Dead End in Norvelt by  (Newbery Medal)
10. Absalom, Absalom! by William Faulkner
11. The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
12. Night School by Lee Child (A Jack Reacher novel)
13. A Man Called Ove
14. End The Fed by Ron Paul
15. NY Dead by Stuart Woods

Asher Lev

  1. A Grief Observed by C.S. Lewis
  2. After Many a Summer Dies the Swan by Aldous Huxley
  3. A Raw Youth by Dostoyevsky

Sydney Hitchcock

  1. The Revenant by Michael Punke
  2. The Hobbit
  3. Once and For All by Sarah Dessen
  4. The Leaving by Altebrando

Cheryl Hunter

1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
2. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
3. Shooting an Elephant by George Orwell
4. Aeneid by Virgil

Joel Savitz

  1. Gulag Archipelago (Part 1) by A. Solzhenitsyn

Nolan Palma

  1. Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad

Yonnie Collins

  1. The Fault in Our Stars

David Roche

  1. The Story of Reality by Greg Koukl
  2. Fool's Assassin by Robin Hobb
  3. The Apostle Paul's letter to the Romans

Sean Berube

  1. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  2. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by James Joyce
  3. Dubliners by James Joyce

Renan Campos

  1. Ordinary Men by Christopher R. Browning
  2. The Rape of Nanking by Iris Chang
  3. Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
  4. A Beginner's Guide to Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil by Gareth Southwell
  5. The Declaration of Independence
  6. The Constitution of the United States and its amendments
  7. The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosinski

Karen Hvizda

  1. The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

Christopher McKenna

  1. Death of a Salesman
  2. Oedipus Rex
  3. Waiting for Godot
  4. Twelve Angry Men
  5. The Importance of Being Earnest
  6. Twelfth Night
  7. Hamlet
  8. Lysistrata
  9. Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead

Nicole Mackie

  1. Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

Julian Zabalbeascoa

  1. Martutene by Ramon Saizarbitoria
  2. The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
  3. McGlue by Ottessa Moshfegh
  4. Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
  5. Homesick for Another World by Ottessa Moshfegh
  6. Civil Wars: A History of Ideas by David Armitage
  7. The Sleeping World by Gabrielle Lucille Fuentes
  8. The Association of Small Bombs by Karen Mahajan
  9. The Lone Man by Bernardo Atxaga

Lena Dziechowski

  1. Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson
  2. From Excuses to Excursions by Gloria Atanmo

Lily Green

  1. After You by Jojo Moyes
  2. To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han
  3. P.S. I Still Love You by Jenny Han
  4. The Necormancerv: The Secrets of Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott
  5. The Warlock: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel by Michael Scott
  6. The Enchantress: The Secret Life of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel
  7. The Devil Wears Prada
  8. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
  9. We'll Always Have Paris by Ray Bradbury
  10. The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Han
  11. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
  12. Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Hans

Ted Brayton

  1. The Princes of Ireland by Edward Rutherford
  2. Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
  3. A Higher Call by Adam Markos
  4. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  5. Taliaferro by Dawn Knight
  6. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
  7. Don't Stop Me Now by Colleen Coleman
  8. The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

Sarah Harkins

  1. Missing by Kelley Armstrong
  2. Eleven Seconds by Travis Roy

Andrea Albano

  1. To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
  2. Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann