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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal

by Yaa Gyasi

Miss Jane by Brad Watson
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Leaving Lucy Pear by Anna Solomon
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick
The Sportswriter by Richard Ford
The Invisible Library
 by Genevieve Cogman
Eileen by Ottessa Moshfegh
My Brilliant Friend: Neapolitan Novels, Book One by Elena Ferrante
Hours Count
 by Jillian Cantor
Best Boy 
by Eli Gottlieb
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin 
by Jill Lepore
Circling the Sun by Paula McLain
Book of Aron by Jim Shepard
The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald
Finding Jake
by Bryan Reardon
Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson
Zone One by Colson Whitehead
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
Life Drawing by Robin Black
The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry
by Gabrielle Zevin
The Life We Bury by Allen Eskens
In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker
Let Him Go by Larry Watson
One Amazing Thing by Chitra Divakaruni
Fever: A Novel of Typhoid Mary by Mary Beth Keane

The Cartographer of No Man's Land by P S Duffy
The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu

Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
Shakespeare by Bill Bryson
Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
After Life by Rhian Ellis
Schroder by Amity Gaige
The Garden of Evening Mists by Tan Twan Eng

Dear Life by Alice Munro
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey
Annie's Ghost by Steve Luxenberg
Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
Lower River by Paul Theroux

Better than Fiction: True Travel Tales from Great Fiction Writers
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion
Pronto by Elmore Leonard
Behind the Beautiful Forever by Katherine Boo
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell
The Call by Yanick Murphy
Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away by Christie Watson
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
Please Look After Mom by Kyung-sook Shin
The Weight of Heaven by Thirty Umrigar

Every Man for Himself by Beryl Bainbridge
Masterpiece by Elsie Broach (Battle of the Books title)
The Gardner Heist by Ulrich Boser
In the Fall by Jeffrey Lent
Madam Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
The Blind Contessa's New Machine by Carey Wallace
The Faceless Killers by Henning Mankell

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese
The Novel Bookstore by Laurence Cosse
The Calligrapher's Daughter by Eugenia Kim
A Single Shard
by Linda Sue Park
The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa
by Paul Harding
Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski
Little Giant of Aberdeen County by Tiffany Baker
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol
Letters from Yellowstone by Diane Smith
The Thing about Georgie by Lisa Graff
Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis
Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan

Crow Lake
by Mary Lawson
I'm Not Scared by Niccolo Ammaniti
The Unwanted by Kien Nguyen
Stealing Buddha's Dinner by Bich Minh Nguyen (Great Michigan Read)
The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway (One Book One Community; on the same page)
The Drowning Treeby Carol Goodman (Summer Discussion)
Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland
The Great Gatsby
by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Lincoln by Gore Vidal

Kindred by Octavia E Butler
Ship Fever by Andrea Barrett
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
Prisoners: A Story of Friendship and Terror by Jeffrey Goldberg
The Light of Evening by Edna O'Brien
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
Echo House by Ward Just
The Bridegroom by Ha Jin
Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Canterbury Papers by Judith Koll Healey
The Art of Mending by Elizabeth Berg

The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Nick Adams Stories
by Ernest Hemingway - Great Michigan Read
Triangle by Katharine Weber
The Lady and the Unicorn
by Tracy Chevalier
The Widower by Liesel Litzenburger
Mrs. Kimble
by Jennifer Haigh
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
by E. L. Doctorow &
by Geraldine Brooks
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold by John Le Carre
Thirty-Three Teeth
by Colin Cotterill

Beggar King and the Secret of Happiness
by Joel Ben Izzy - one book one community, on the same page
Women of the Silk
by Gail Tsukiyama
Seduction of Water by Carol Goodman
My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
Coroner's Lunch by Collin Cotterill
Dress Lodger by Sheri Holman
Fire Point by John Smolens
Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks
When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka
Before You Know Kindness by Christopher Bohjalian
Lost by Gregory Maguire

Good Grief by Lolly Winston
But Come Ye Back by Beth Lordan
News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck
Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
The Book of Salt by Monique Truong
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Our Lady of the Forest by David Guterson
The Sleeping Father by Matthew Sharpe
Continental Drift by Russell Banks

Pears on a Willow Tree by Leslie Pietrzyk
We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver
I am Madame X by Gioia Diliberto
The Shell Collector by Anthony Doerr
Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose
Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
The Yokota Officers Club by Sarah Bird
Celebrate 25 years of the Battle of the Books!

Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
The Phantom Tollbooth
by Norton Juster
The Birchbark House by Louise Erdrich
Atonement by Ian McEwan
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Three Junes by Julia Glass
The Secret Life of Bees
by Sue Monk Kidd
Empire Falls by Richard Russo
Charms for the Easy Life by Kaye Gibbons
Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast
and Bachelor Brothers' Bed & Breakfast Pillow Book by Bill Richardson
The Clothes They Stood Up In and The Lady in the Van
by Alan Bennett
Bel Canto
by Ann Patchett
Charlotte Gray by Sebastian Faulks
About the Author
by John Colapinto
Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
by Dai Sijie
Seabiscuit: An American Legend
by Laura Hillenbrand
Bee Season
by Myla Goldberg
Winter Range by Clair Davis
Corelli's Mandolin
by Louis De Bernieres
Gabriel's Story
by David Anthony Durham
More Than You Know
by Beth Gutcheon
Spanish Lover by Joanna Trollope
The Book Borrower
by Alice Mattison
Lucky Man, Lucky Woman
by Jack Driscoll
October Sky
by Homer Hickam
In Sunlight, In a Beautiful Garden by Kathleen Cambor
The Long Rain by Peter Gadol
The Lost Legends of New Jersey by Frederick Reiken