Readers' Choice

We hope you'll enjoy these titles, recommended by the readers from our Coffeehouse Fiction book group in 2014. You'll find they offer eclectic choices, including some wonderful non-fiction books! 

Book Title & Author Recommended By
Beautiful Fools Beautiful Fools: The Last Affair of Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald, by R. Clifton Spargo Denise R.
Quack's Daughter The Quack's Daughter: A True Story About the Private Life of a Victorian College Girl, by Greta Nettleton Allison R.
Margaret Mitchell & John Marsh Margaret Mitchell & John Marsh: The Love Story Behind Gone With the Wind, by Marianne Walker Jan K.
From Fields of Gold From Fields of Gold, by Alexandra Ripley Bev L.
Disgrace Disgrace, by J.M. Coetzee Jan L.
The Tortilla Curtain The Tortilla Curtain, by T.C. Boyle

Sandra B. &

Jan L.

 I beat the odds : from homelessness, to The blind side, and beyond
 
 
Pat A.
The husband's secret
The husband's secret by Liane Moriarty
 
Pringle S.
The apartment : a novel The apartment : a novel by Greg Baxter Joan A.

The whiskey rebels : a novel

The Whiskey Rebels : a novel by David Liss Karen S.
The sweetness of forgetting
The sweetness of forgetting by Kristin Harmel
 
Dian B.
Simply from scratch
Simply from scratch by Alicia Bessette
Pamela S.
Sarah's key
Sarah's key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Bonnie R.
The casual vacancy
The casual vacancy by J.K. Rowling
Sandra B.
Midwives
Midwives by Christopher A Bohjalian
Jane M.
Divergent
Divergent, Insurgent, and Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Mary Jo C.
These things hidden
These things hidden by Heather Gudenkauf
Merna M.
 All the light we cannot see : a novel Lee B.
The weird sisters
The weird sisters by Eleanor Brown
Mary H.
 Driftless
 
 
Driftless and Jewelweed by David Rhodes
Lee B.
The fault in our stars
The fault in our stars by John Green
 

Merna M. and

Jan K.

 Unbroken : a World War II airman's story of survival, resilience, and redemption Jane M.
After Her
After Her by Joyce Maynard
Bonnie R.
 An invisible thread : the true story of an 11-year-old panhandler, a busy sales executive, and an unlikely meeting with destiny Pamela S.
The homesman
The homesman by Glendon Fred Swarthout
Dian B.
 Destiny of the Republic : a tale of madness, medicine, and the murder of a presiden Kareen S.
The house at Tyneford : a novel Joan A.
The good earth
The good earth by Pearl S. Buck
Pringle S.
In a heartbeat : sharing the power of cheerful giving Pat A.
Above the East China Sea : a novel Bev L.
Tell the wolves I'm home : a novel Allison R.
Only time will tell

The Clifton Chronicles (series) by Jeffrey Archer

Dian B.
An unnecessary woman
An unnecessary woman by Rabih Alameddine
Denise R.
Close your eyes, hold hands
Close your eyes, hold hands by Chris Bohjalian
Bonnie R.
Sharp objects : a novel Sharp Objects, Dark Places, and Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn Mary Jo C.
The light between oceans : a novel
 
Mary H.