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April 2015:
The World of Postsecret by Frank Warren

March 2015:
Death of Bees by Lisa O’Donnell

February 2015: Lock In by John Scalzi

January 2015:
How we got to now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World by Steven Johnson

December 2014:
The Science of Interstellar by Kip Thorne

November 2014: Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

October 2014: Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach

September 2014:
Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican

July 2014 – Part 2: The Promise of a Pencil by Adam Braun

July 2014 – Part 1: Among Chimpanzees: Field Notes from the Race to Save Our Endangered Relatives by Nancy J. Merrick

June 2014 – Part 2: The Promise of a Pencil: How an Ordinary Person Can Create Extraordinary Change by Adam Braun

June 2014 – Part 1: The Body Book: The Law of Hunger, the Science of Strength, and Other Ways to Love Your Amazing Body by Cameron Diaz

May 2014: Reading Comprehension: Grade 1 by Greensboro, N.C.: American Education Publishing

April 2014: Dot Complicated: Untangling Our Wired Lives by Randi Zuckerburg

March 2014: How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

February 2014: Soul Train: The Music, Dance and Style by Questlove

January 2014: Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

December 2013: Christmas Letters by Debbie Macomber

November 2013: Where Were You? America Remembers the JFK Assassination by Gus Russo

October 2013: Anno Dracula: Johnny Alucard by Kim Newman

September 2013: My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

August 2013: Standing in Another Man’s Grave by Ian Rankin

July 26, 2013: Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet by Jennifer Homans

July 12, 2013: The Rope by Nevada Barr

July 2013: 1775: A Good Year for Revolution, by Kevin Phillips

June 2013: Maddie on Things: A Super Serious Project About Dogs and Physics by Theron Humphrey

May 2013: The Memory of Running by Ron McLarty

April 2013: Arcadia by Lauren Groff

March 2013: My Father’s Country by Saima Wahab

February 2013: No Crystal Stair by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

January 2013: Mr. Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

November 2012: 365 Thank Yous: The Year a Simple Act of Daily Gratitude Changed My Life by Ann and John Kralik

October 2012: The Weird: A Compendium of Strange and Dark Stories by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer

Back to School 2012: Visions of Paradise by National Geographic Society

July 2012 (Part 3):Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

July 2012 (Part 2):Darth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown

July 2012:
Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey by Wanda McCaddon

June 2012: Bossypants by Tina Fey

May 2012: Most Talkative by Andy Cohen

April 2012: Stay Awake by Dan Chaon

March 2012: Spousonomics by Paula Szuchman and Jenny Anderson

February 2012: A Free Man of Color by Barbara Hambly

January 2012: The Ultimate Rice Cooker  by Beth Hensperger and Julie Kaufmann

December 2011: What Would Ben Stein Do?  by Ben Stein

November 2011: Call Me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber

October 2011The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

September 2011Priceless by Robert Wittman

Summer Reading 9Life by Keith Richards

Summer Reading 8The Speed of Trust by Stephen M.P. Covey

Summer Reading 7:  Earn It, Learn It – by Alisa Weinstein

Summer Reading 6:  Listening is an Act of Love – StoryCorps compilation

Summer Reading 5:  Anansi Boys by Neil Gaiman

Summer Reading 4:  Heroes for My Son by Brad Meltzer

Summer Reading 3:  What I Eat-Around the World in 80 Diets by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Aluisio 

Summer Reading 2:  Jane and the Madness of Lord Byron by Stephanie Barron

Summer Reading 2011:  The Spellman Files by Liza Lutz

May:  Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston

April:  The Book of Awesome by Neil Pasrica

March: Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

February:  Stitches by David Small

JanuaryThe Devil In The White City by Erik Larson

December 2010:  A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flag

November 2010:  The Passage by Justin Cronin

October 2010:  The Secret History by Donna Tartt

September 2010:  Black Dogs by Jason Buhrmester

Summer Reading 4:  Help Your Kids With Math by DK Publishing

Summer Reading 3:  Summer: A User’s Guide by Suzanne Brown

Summer Reading 2:  The Ohio Lawn Guide by Melinda Myers

Summer Reading 2010:  Other Resort Cities by Todd Goldberg

June 2010:  The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees

May 2010:  The Hotel at the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

April 2010:  Wicked Plants: The Weed That Killed Lincoln’s Mother & Other Botanical Atrocities by Amy Stewart

March 2010:  The Green Bride Guide by Kate L. Harrison

February 2010:  Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

January 2010:  Scrap Simple by Hillary Heidelberg

December 2009:  This Year I Will by M.J. Ryan

November 2009:  Kids in the Holiday Kitchen: Making, Baking, Giving by Jessica Strand and Tammy Massman-Johnson

October 2009:  Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger

September 2009:  The Shack by William P. Young

Summer Reading 5:  Tunneling to the Center of the Earth by Kevin Wilson

Summer Reading 4:  The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Summer Reading 3:  A Most Wanted Man by John Le Carre

Summer Reading 2:  Crazy for the Storm: A Memoir of Survival by Norman Ollestad

Summer Reading 2009:  The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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