RYODBG April 2023

  • Say Nothing: a True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe – Becky
  • Choosing Hope: Moving Forward from Life’s Darkest Hours by Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis and Robin Gaby Fisher – Debbie W.
  • It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover – Debbie W.
  • West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge – Ayer
  • A Time for Mercy by John Grisham – Ayer
  • The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin – Ayer
  • Better by Atul Gawande – Ayer
  • Escape from Dubai by Herve Jaubert – Ayer
  • Ana’s Story by Jenna Bush Hager and Mia Baxter – Ayer
  • A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny – Ayer
  • Sue Grafton alphabet mysteries – Ann

RYODBG March 2023 (Latest suggestions)

  • London House  – Katherine Reay – Debby
  • Demon Copperhead – Barbara Kingsolver – Debby
  • After the Fire  – Seton Hall Fire – Debby
  • Choosing Hope – Sandy Hook – Debby
  • The Boys of the Dark – Florida school for Boys – Debby
  • Caste – Isabel Wilkerson – Janet
  • Wedding Dress Sewing Circle – Jennifer Ryan England – Janet
  • Front Desk – Kelly Yang – Janet
  • Someone Else’s Shoes – Jojo Moyes – Debbie
  • Before We Were Yours – Lisa Wingate – Debbie
  • Women Talking – Miriam Toews – Emily
  • The Silent Wife – Kerry fisher – Berit
  • Ultra – an incredible podcast series by Rachel Maddox – Ann

RYODBG January 2023

  • The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline—Ayer
  • Sarny by Gary Paulson—Ayer
  • Ordinary Grace by William Kent Kreuger—Ayer
  • House Rules by Jodi Picoult—Ayer
  • The Warsaw Orphan by Kelly Rimer—Ayer
  • The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post by Allison Pataki—Becky
  • Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver—Becky
  • The Anomaly by Herve Le Tellier–Emelie
  • Left on Tenth: a Second Chance at Life, a memoir by Delia Ephron—Marie
  • These Precious Days by Ann Patchett—Marie
  • Dial A for Aunties by Jessie Q Sutanto—Marie
  • Four Aunties and a Wedding by Jessie Q Sutanto—Marie
  • The Night Swim by Megan Goldin—Judy R
  • The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell—Judy R
  • Becoming by Michelle Obama (very good as audio)—Ellie
  • My Own Words by Ruth Bader Ginsburg—Ellie
  • This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger—Ellie and Debbie W
  • After the Fire: a True Story of Friendship and Survival by Robin Gaby Fisher (Seton Hall fire)—Debbie W
  • Horse by Geraldine Brooks—Ellie
  • Year of Wonders by Geraldine Brooks—Ann S
  • Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus–Berit

October 2022

  • Solito by Javier Zamora—Becky
  • The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell—Becky
  • One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle—Anna
  • Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid—Marie
  • Born a Crime by Trevor Noah—Marie
  • State of Wonder by Ann Patchett—Ayer
  • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett—Ayer
  • After the Fire, a True Story of Friendship and Survival by Robin Gaby Fisher—Ayer
  • The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline—Ayer
  • The Stationery Shop by Marjan Kamali—Judy R.
  • The Other Family by Wendi Corsi Straub—Judy R.
  • The Other Birds by Sarah Addison Allen—Janet S.
  • The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid—Debbie W.
  • Killing Reagan by Bill O’Reilly—Debbie W.
  • Taste, My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci—Heather
  • Everything Happens for a Reason, and Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler—Heather
  • Prayer in the Night by Tish Harrison Warren—Heather
  • The Measure by Nikki Erlick—Ann S.
  • Inside the O’Brians by Lisa Genova—Debbie W.
  • The Sound of Gravel by Ruth Wariner—Ann S.
  • A Little Life by Hanya Yanaghihara—Deirdre
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel—Deirdre
  • Beartown by Fredrik Backman—Debbie W.

Read your own darned book group recommendations Sept. 20 2022

  • We Run the Tides by Vendela Vida—Becky
  • The Searcher by Tana French—Becky
  • The Hotel Nantucket by Elin Hilderbrand—Debby T
  • Jackie and Me by Louis Bayard—Debby T
  • Meant to Be by Emily Giffin—Debby T
  • The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles—Debby T
  • Out of the Clear Blue by Kristin Hannah—Debby T
  • Shaman by Kim Stanley Robinson—Ayer
  • Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny—Ayer
  • Tree House at Riverton by Kate Morton—Judy R
  • Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah—Judy R
  • A Little Hope by Ethan Joella—Judy R
  • Home Fire by Kamilla Shamsie—Judy R
  • Girl on the Cliff by Lucinda Riley—Judy R
  • Untamed by Glennon Doyle—Judy R
  • Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware—Janet
  • The It Girl by Ruth Ware—Janet
  • Talking Back by Andrea Mitchell—Ellie
  • In the Garden of the Beasts by Erik Larson—Debbie J
  • The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson—Debbie J
  • The Music of Bees by Eileen Garvin—Debbie W
  • The Magnolia Palace by Fiona Davis—Debbie W
  • The Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis—Debby T
  • The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides—Berit
  • Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter—Berit
  • What She Knew by Gilly MacMillan—Berit
  • The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne—Berit

Book List Read Your Own Darn Book Group May 17 

The Power Couple by Alex Berenson—Debby T.

One Italian Summer by Rebecca Serle—Debby T.

Honor by Thrity Umrigar—Debby T.

Pieces of Her by Karin Slaughter—Berit

The Mistress of the Ritz by Melanie Benjamin—Judy R.

Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah—Judy R. 

The Good Left Undone by Adriana Trigiani—Debbie W. and Janet

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah—Janet

The Big Stone Gap series by Adriana Trigiani—Janet

French Braid by Anne Tyler—Becky

The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom–Becky

Book list from Read Your Own Darned Book Group April 2022

The Sentence by Louise Erdrich—Becky
These Precious Days by Ann Patchett—Becky
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr—Marie
The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles—Marie
The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom—Debby T.
People we Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry—Debby T.
The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni—Debby T.
What the Fireflies Knew by Kai Harris—Judy R.
The Rumor by Elin Hilderbrand—Judy R
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai—Judy R
The London House by Katherine Reay—Judy R and Marie
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes—Janet
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah—Janet
Groundskeeping by Lee Cole—Debbie W
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett—Berit
The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen by Hendrik Groen and Hester Velmens—Ann S.
Recommended movie = Coda

RYODBG Feb 2022

The Book of Lost Friends by Lisa Wingate—Ann 

His Only Wife by Peace Adzo Medie—Ann 

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman—Marie

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid—Marie

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo—Marie

Digging to America by Anne Tyler—Becky

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles—Becky

Edge of Eternity (bk 3 of Century Trilogy) by Ken Follett—Ayer

The President’s Daughter by James Patterson and Bill Clinton—Ayer

The Forest of Vanishing Stars by Kristin Harmel—Ayer

The Yellow House, a memoir by Sarah M. Broom—Emelie

Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell—Emelie

Night Blindness by Susan Strecker—Judy R.

Snowflower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See—Debbie W.

The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom—Debbie W.

The Midnight Library by Matt Haig—Ellie

Michelangelo and the Pope’s Ceiling by Matt King—Ellie

The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay—Ellie

Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano—Debby T.

The Push by Ashley Audrain—Debby T.

We Need to Talk about Kevin by Lionel Shriver—Emelie

The Oregon Trail, a new American Journey by Rinker Buck—Tabby

TV recommendations—A French Village

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