2013 Lunch and a Book Picks

Every year CPL's Lunch and a Book Club picks our favorite reads of the year. These are our favorite reads for 2013. Feel free to join us! We meet on the second Thursday of every month at noon in CPL's Community Room.


And the mountains echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor

The aviator's wife: a novel by Melanie Benjamin

The birth house: a novel by Ami Mckay

The cutting season: a novel by Attica Locke

Defending Jacob: a novel by William Landay

The fault in our stars by John Green

The first phone call from heaven: a novel by Mitch Albom

The forty rules of love by Elif Shafak

The girl you left behind by Jojo Moyes

The hen who dreamed she could fly: a novel by Sun-mi Hwang ; translated by Chi-Young Kim ; illustrations by Nomoco

Kate Shugak Mysteries by Dana Stabenow

Me before you by Jojo Moyes

Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker: a novel by Jennifer Chiaverini

Nineteen minutes: a novel by Jodi Picoult

People of the book by Geraldine Brooks

The Rosie project by Graeme Simsion

Sisterland: a novel by Curtis Sittenfeld

Takedown twenty by Janet Evanovich

Under the dome: a novel by Stephen King

Wonder by R.J. Palacio

Non Fiction

Bella Tuscany: the sweet life in Italy by Frances Mayes

Call the midwife: a memoir of birth, joy, and hard times by Jennifer Worth ; clinical editor, Terri Coates

Dallas 1963 by Bill Minutaglio and Steven L. Davis

The end of night: searching for natural darkness in an age of artificial light by Paul Bogard

A house in the sky: a memoir by Amanda Lindhout and Sara Corbett

The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

In a sunburned country by Bill Bryson

Life is so good by George Dawson and Richard Glaubman

Nickel and dimed: on (not) getting by in America by Barbara Ehrenreich

One summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson

The presidents club: inside the world's most exclusive fraternity by Nancy Gibbs and Michael Duffy

The spark: a mother's story of nuturing genius by Kristine Barnett

Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand

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