Reading Recommendations


Adiga, Aravind
White Tiger

Afshar, Tessa
Pearl in the Sand

Belding Brown, Amy
Emerson's Wife: A Novel

Binchy, Mave
Whitethorn Woods

Carey, Peter
Oscar and Lucinda

Cleave, Chris
Little Bee

de Rosnay, Tatiana
Sarah's Key

Dean, Debra
Madonnas of Leningrad

Doctorow, E. L.
Homer and Langley

Ebershoff, David
The 19th Wife

Eugenides, Jeffrey

Frey, James
Bright Shiny Morning

Gladwell, Malcolm

Goolrick, Robert
A Reliable Wife

Idliby, Ranya (a Palestinian Muslim) & Oliver, Suzanne (an exCatholic now in the Episcopal Church)& Warner, Priscilla

The Faith Club

Irving, John
Cider House Rules

Kent, Kathleen
The Heretic's Daughter

Larson, Eric
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, Madness, and the Fair That Changed America

Larsson, Stieg
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Girl who played with Fire
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornets' Nest

Leon, Donna
Mystery series (they are set in Italy)

Mistry, Rohinton

Mitchell, David
Black Swan Green

Nemirovsky, Irene
Fire in the Blood
Suite Francaise

Ogilvie, Elisabeth
Storm Tide

Rutherford, Edward

Shaffer, Mary Ann
The Guersney Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society

Stocket, Kathryn
The Help

Suberman, Stella
The Jew Store

Verghese, Abraham
Cutting for Stone

Walls, Jeannette
The Glass Castle