Top Books By Year


2013
 FICTION:
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
City of Women by David Gillham
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin
Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Looking For Me by Beth Hoffman
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Gods of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Epstein
Night Film by Marisha Peitl

NONFICTION:
Moranthology by Caitlin Moran
Half The Sky by Nicholas Kristoff and Sheryl WuDunn
Prague Winter by Madeleine Albright
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote 
This Is The Story of A Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen

HONORABLE MENTION:
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
The Lost Lady by Willa Cather
The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan
Under The Dome by Stephen King
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson


2012
FICTION:
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
The Cove by Ron Rash
The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
Broken Harbor by Tana French
The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar
The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay
A Golden Age by Tahmima Amin

NON-FICTION
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloots
American Eve by Paula Uruburu
In My Father's Country by Saima Wahab

Honorable Mention:
The Only True Genius In The Family by Jennie Nash
The Book of Jonas by Stephen Dau
The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton
Bleak House by Charles Dickens
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck


2011
FICTION:
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
Safe From The Sea by Peter Geye
The Coffins of Little Hope by Timothy Shaffert
The March by E.L. Doctorow
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

NON-FICTION:
The Man In The Rockefeller Suit by Mark Seal
Cocktail Hour Under The Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
Instant City by Steve Inskeep
This Republic of Suffering by Drew Gilpin Faust
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn

Honorable Mention:
Every Last One by Anna Quindlen
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Little Bee by Chris Cleeve
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
The Girl I Tnhe Garden by Kamala Nair

2010

The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar
The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli
The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
The Singer's Gun by Emily St. John Mandel
The Writing On My Forehead by Nafisi Haj
The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
Captivity by Deborah Noyes