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December 28, 2016 Harla Lawson

 

End of the year recommendations from the Ostrander Adult Book Club

2016 has been a great year for reading and the following titles come highly recommended by the Ostrander Adult Book Group: 

The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick

The Lynching: The Epic Courtroom Battle That Brought Down the Klan by Laurence Leamer

The Pursuit by Johanna Lindsey

The Secret Mistress by Mary Balogh

Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Heart Mender by Andy Andrews

The Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon

The Sweet Potato Queen’s Book of Love by Jill Conner Browne

Einstein’s Dreams by Alan Lightman

The Shell Seekers by Rosamunde Pilcher

Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Best Boy by Eli Gottlieb

Dollbaby by Laura Lane McNeal

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

A Man Called Ove by Fredrick Backman

American Housewife by Helen Ellis

Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande

When Breathe Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

The Sound of Gravel: A Memoir by Ruth Wariner

 

The group also just read and discussed the book The Queen of Katwe by Tim Crothers during their December meeting.   The group was somewhat divided about the book finally giving it an average score of 3.29 out of 5. 

 

End of the year recommendations from the Ostrander Adult Book Club