What We’re Reading

Here at Readers Unbound, we’re voracious and enthusiastic readers. Below is a list of the novels we recommend.

Marilyn Monroe, Avid Reader (Taken from booktryst.com)

Marilyn Monroe,
Avid Reader
(Taken from booktryst.com)

You can access the article by checking the Archives or the Calendar, as well as by just scrolling down the titles on the Home page. Also visit our Freshly Baked Books page for reviews of “brand new” books.

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler (Recommended by Eve Shulmister, 7/10/13)

Adventures of the Karaoke King by Harold Taw (Recommended by Chrinda Jones, 8/14/13)

The Black Cat by Martha Grimes (Recommended by Chrinda Jones 2/25/13)

The Bluebird Effect by Julie Zickefoose (Recommended by Janet Weeks 3/24/13)

The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber (Recommended by Eve Shulmister, 3/25/15)

A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger (Recommended by Brenda Lloyd, 5/13/15)

Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown (Recommended by Chris Kaylor 5/2/13)

City of Light by Lauren Belfer (Recommended by Janet Weeks  12/9/12)

The Color of Lightning by Paulette Jiles (Recommended by Chris Kaylor 5/2/13)

Common Birds of Atlanta by Jim Wilson and Anselm Atkins (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 1/8/14)

Dead Wake by Erik Larson (Recommended by JS Epstein 1/28/15)

The Diary of Anais Nin (Recommended by Eve Shulmister 3/18/13)

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank (Recommended by Eve Shulmister 3/18/13)

The Diary of Virginia Woolf  (Recommended by Eve Shulmister 3/18/13)

Death in Spring by Merce Rodoreda (Recommended by Chrinda Jones 11/11/12)

Dog on It by Spencer Quinn (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer 12/16/12)

Don’t Push the River by Barry Stevens (Recommended by Eve Shulmister 3/18/13)

The Drop by Dennis Lehane (recommended by Janet Weeks, 8/27/14)

Ecology of a Cracker Childhood by Janisse Ray (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko 11/12/12)

The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld (Recommended by Ann Temkin, 5/6/15)

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe  (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer 2/3/13)

The Eye in the Door by Pat Barker (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko 3/12/13)

Far from the Tree by Andrew Solomon (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko)

The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer 3/19/14)

A Field Guide to the Birds East of the Rockies by Roger Tory Peterson (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 1/8/14)

Food and the City  by Ina Yalof (Recommended by Jessica Epstein 3/30/16)

The Ghost Road by Pat Barker (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko 3/12/13)

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson (Recommended by Eve Shulmister 11/25/13)

The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing (Recommended by Eve Shulmister 6/18/14)

The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford (Recommended by Brenda Lloyd 2/19/13)

I Am Eco Warrior by Roger Moenks (Recommended by Brenda Lloyd 12/23/12)

The Ice Princess by Camilla Lackberg (Recommended by Janet Weeks 7/24/13)

I’m Having So Much Fun Here Without You by Courtney Maum (Recommended by Stephanie Stoecker, 4/22/15)

An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor (recommended by Janet Weeks 3/5/14)

An Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 3/5/14)

An Irish Country Girl by Patrick Taylor (Recommended by Janet Weeks 3/5/14)

Jacksonland: President Andrew Jackson, Cherokee Chief John Ross, and a Great American Land Grab by Steve Inskeep (Recommended by Chris Kaylor, 8/12/15)

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer 11/19/14)

Letters from Eden by Julie Zickefoose (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 9/11/13)

Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer, 10/21/15)

Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens   (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko 11/12/12)

The Mascot: Unraveling the Mystery of My Jewish Father’s Nazi Boyhood by Mark Kurzem (Recommended by Brenda Lloyd 2/19/13)

Medicine Walk by Richard Wagamese (Recommended by Ann Temkin, 10/28/15)

Mongrels by Stephen Graham Jones (Recommended by Chris Kaylor, 5/18/16)

News of the World by Paulette Jiles (Recommended by Chris Kaylor, 10/12/16)

Picnic in Provence by Elizabeth Bard (Recommended by Stephanie Stoecker, 4/22/15)

The Poet and the Murderer by Simon Worrall (Recommended by Christina Kaylor 7/3/03)

The Preacher by Camilla Lackberg (Recommended by Janet Weeks 7/24/13)

Quiet by Susan Cain (Recommended by Crystal Klimavicz 12/17/14)

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Recommended by Christina Kaylor 10/23/12)

Regeneration by Pat Barker (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko 3/12/13)

Rest in Pieces by Bess Lovejoy (Recommended by J.S. Epstein 11/16/13)

The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Recommended by Christina Kaylor 5/2/13)

The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks (Recommended by Jes Epstein, 9/16/15)

The Secret Life of Violet Grant by Beatriz Williams (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 8/27/14)

Shelter by Jung Yun (Recommended by Ann Temkin, 5/4/16)

The Sibley Guide to Birds by Charles Sibley (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 1/8/14)

Skull Mantra by Eliot Pattison (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer 12/16/12)

Southern Foodways Alliance Community Cookbook (Recommended by J.S.  Epstein, 11/6/14)

Still Life by Louise Penny (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer 12/16/12)

The Stonecutter by Camilla Lackberg (Recommended by Janet Weeks 7/24/13)

The Stranger by Camilla Lackberg (Recommended by Janet Weeks 7/24/13)

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer 12/16/12)

A Teaspoon of Earth and Sea by Dina Nayuri (Recommended by Chrinda Jones, 11/4/13)

Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier (Recommrnded by Chris Kaylor 5/2/13)

Uncommon Carriers by John McPhee (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko, 8/28/13)

Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson (Recommended by Chris Kaylor, 3/4/15)

Wesley the Owl: The Remarkable Love Story of an Owl and His Girl by Stacey O’Brien (Recommended by Janet Weeks 5/22/13)

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 10/30/13)

Where You Once Belonged by Kent Haruf (Recommended by Janet Weeks 1/28/13)

Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor (Recommended by Christina Kaylor 3/4/13)

The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth George Speare (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko 11/12/12)

Wonder by R. J. Palacio (Recommended by Susan Diffenderfer, 1/22/14)

Working by Studs Terkel (Recommended by Claudia Fedarko, 8/28/13)

 The World of Pooh by A. A. Milne   (Recommended by Janet Weeks, 6/25/14)                              

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