Past Reads


Book TitleAuthor
January 26
Book of HopeJane Goodall
February 23Crime and PunishmentFyodor Dostoyevsky
March 30Woman in the LibrarySulari Gentill
April 27StarfishLisa Fipps
May 25Run
Ann Patchett
June 29Our Missing HeartsCeleste Ng
October 26Such a Fun AgeKiley Reid
November 30Lessons in ChemistryBonnie Garmus
December 28Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk
Kathleen Rooney


Book TitleAuthor
January 27, 2022
BewildermentRichard Powers
February 24, 2022Of Mice and MenJohn Steinbeck
March 31, 2022Braiding SweetgrassRobin Wall Kimmerer
April 28, 2022Lincoln Highway
Amos Towles
May 26, 2022Midnight LibraryMatt Haig
June 30, 2022The Mountain Between UsCharles Martin
September 29, 2022HamnetMaggie O'Farrell
October 27, 2022True BizSara Novic
December 1, 2022
Small Things Like These
Claire Keegan


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 28, 2021          The Orphan Collector                              Ellen Marie Wiseman                                   
February 25, 2021Say I'm DeadE. Dolores Johnson
March  25, 2021Behold The DreamersImbolo Mbue
April 29, 2021The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Lisa See
May 27, 2021We Run the Tides Vendela Vida
June 24, 2021Homegoing Yaa Gyasi
September 30, 2021Anxious PeopleFredrik Backman
October 28, 2021An Evil Most Men WelcomeLeta Serafim
December 1, 2021Nobody Somebody AnybodyKelly McClorey


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 30, 2020         Townie                                       Andre Dubus III                                            
February 27, 2020Sounds Like Titanic Jessica Chiccehitto Hindman
March  26, 2020I Love You, but I Hate Your Politics-Postponed Jean Safer
April 30, 2020Funny, You Don't Look Autistic Michael McCreary
May 28, 2020Book Woman of Troublesome Creek Kim Michele Richardson
June 25, 2020The Mountains Sing Phan Que Mai Nguyen
July 30, 2020The New Jim Crow Michelle Alexander
September 24, 2020Eleanor Oliphant is Completely FineGail Honeyman
October 29, 2020The Island of Sea WomenLisa See
December 3, 2020Dear EdwardAnn Napolitano


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 31, 2019The Circle                                                David Eggers                                                       
February 28, 2019Testament of YouthVera Brittain
March 28, 2019The MarchJohn Lewis
April 25, 2019Being MortalAtul Gawande
May 30, 2019A House Among the TreesJulia Glass
June 27, 2019Hillbilly ElegyJ.D. Vance
September 26, 2019EducatedTara Westover
October 24, 2019Fault in our StarsJohn Green
December 5, 2019PachinkoMin Jin Lee


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 25, 2018 Madame Bovary                                 Gustave Flaubert                                      
February 22, 2018Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro
March 29, 2018Main StreetSinclair Lewis
April 26, 2018LaRoseLouise Erdrich
May 24, 2018Stolen MarriagesDiane Chamberlain
June 28, 2018Anything Is PossibleElizabeth Strout
September 28, 2018The Widower's TaleJulia Glass
October 25, 2018The Hate U GiveAngie Thomas
November 29, 2018Just MercyBryan Stevenson


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 26, 2017Angle of ReposeWallace Stegner
February 23, 2017Lost in Shangri-LaMitchell Zuckoff
March 30, 2017The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie SocietyMary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
April 27, 2017Sweet Breath of MemoryAriella Cohen
May 24, 2017When the Devil's IdleLeta Serafim
June 29, 2017The Orphan Master's SonAdam Johnson
September 28, 2017A Man Called OveFredrik Backman
October 26, 2017Elizabeth Bishop: A Miracle for BreakfastMegan Marshall
November 30, 2017This Is How It Always IsLaurie Frankel


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 27, 2016Fates and FuriesLauren Groff
February 24, 2016The Book of SaltMonique Truong
March 30, 2016The Light Between OceansM.L. Stedman
April 27, 2016If No Moon, and Incarnate Grace (Poetry)Moira Linehan
May 25, 2016BrooklynColm Toibin
June 29, 2016The Boston GirlAnita Diamant
September 29, 2016Washington SquareHenry James
October 27, 2016The Shoemaker's WifeAdriana Trigiani
November 30, 2016Dear JohnNicholas Sparks


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 28, 2015I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Snowed out)Maya Angelou
February 25, 2015The Fault in Our StarsJohn Green
March 25, 2015The Orphan Train [Burlington Reads 2015]Christina Baker Kline
April 29, 2015I Know Why the Caged Bird SingsMaya Angelou
May 27, 2015The Traitor's WifeAllison Pataki
June 24, 2015Waking up White: and finding myself in the story of raceDeborah Irving
September 30, 2015The Devil Takes HalfLeta Serafim
October 28, 2015The NightingaleKristin Hannah
November 18, 2015Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the EndAtul Gawande


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 30, 2014 A Tale for the Time BeingRuth Ozeki
February 26, 2014The Snow ChildEowyn Ivey
March 26, 2014Dressmaker of Khair KhanaGayle Tzemach Lemmon
April 30, 2014A Faithfulness of BirdsMillie Nash
May 28, 2014Mistress of the Art of DeathAriana Franklin
June 25, 2014The Book ThiefMarkus Zusak
September 24, 2015Still AliceLisa Genova
October 29, 2015The Little PrinceAntoine de Saint-Exupery
November 19, 2014Defending JacobWilliam Landay


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 30 2013The Hummingbird's DaughterLuis Alberto Urrea
February 27, 2013Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and SweetJamie Ford
March 27, 2013Vanishing Act of Esme LennoxMaggie O'Farrell
April 24, 2013Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & ClayMichael Chabon
May 29, 2013The Glass RoomSimon Mawer
June 26, 2013The WhiteDeborah Larsen
September 25, 2013Damaged GoodsJodi Blase
October 30, 2013The Language of FlowersVanessa Diffenbaugh
November 20, 2013The Five People You Meet in HeavenMitch Albom


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 25, 2012Someone to Run WithDavid Grossman
February 29, 2012Immortal Life of Henrietta LacksRebecca Skloot
March 28, 2012UnbrokenLaura Hillenbrand
April 25, 2012Let the Great World SpinColum McCann
May 30, 2012The World We FoundThrity Umrigar
September 26, 2012Fifty Shades of GreyE. L. James
October 24, 2012The Sense of an EndingJulian Barnes
November 28, 2012The HelpKathryn Stockett


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 26, 2011The "PostSecret" BooksFrank Warren
February 23, 2011Dark TideStephen Puleo
March 30, 2011Stephen Puleo SpeaksN/A 
April 27, 2011The PostmistressSarah Blake
May 25, 2011Lost and Forgotten Languages of ShanghaiRuiyan Xu
September 29, 2011The Bell RingersHenry Porter
October 26, 2011The Constant PrincessPhilippa Gregory
November 30, 2011Cutting for StoneAbraham Verghese


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 27, 2010The Red TentAnita Diamant
February 24, 2010Dewey: the Small-Town Library CatVivki Myron
March 31, 2010'Robert Parker Night'Robert B. Parker
April 28, 2010Q&A/Slumdog MillionaireVikas Swarup
May 26, 2010The Diving Bell and the ButterflyJean-Dominique Bauby
June 30, 2010Suite FrancaiseIrene Nemirovsky
July 28, 2010Born to RunChristopher McDougall
September 29, 2010Kitchen ConfidentialAnthony Bourdain
October 27, 2010Stitches: a MemoirDavid Small
November 17, 2010The Glass CastleJeannette Walls


DateBook TitleAuthor
January 28, 2009China Road  [Snowed out]Rob Gifford
February 25, 2009IndignationPhilip Roth
March 25, 2009Animal, Vegetable, MiracleBarbara Kingsolver
April 29, 2009China RoadRob Gifford
May 27, 2009The Devil's AdvocateMorris L. West
June 24, 2009Dreams From My FatherBarack Obama
July 29, 2009The World Without UsAlan Weisman
August 26, 2009Counting HeadsDavid Marusek
September 30, 2009Time ParadoxPhilip Zimbardo
October 28, 2009Vanishing ActsJodi Picoult
November 18, 2009Ellen FosterKaye Gibbons