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message 1: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2499 comments Mod
Name five books (and ONLY five), that fit our monthly theme. You do not have to have read the books. You just have to be sure they fit the theme.

January 2017's theme: "New to me" Authors

(That should be easy ... or maybe hard ... name ONLY five!)


message 4: by Sushicat (last edited Jan 31, 2017 01:18AM) (new)

Sushicat | 61 comments Red Rising (Red Rising, #1) by Pierce Brown The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison The Investigation by Jung-Myung Lee What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver Drive The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
All new to me this month, along with two others.

I checked last year and 83 out of 193 were by authors I'd never read before.


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Sushicat | 61 comments March 2017 - Ireland
The Cold Cold Ground (Detective Sean Duffy, #1) by Adrian McKinty Christine Falls (Quirke #1) by Benjamin Black Long Time Coming by Robert Goddard In the Woods (Dublin Murder Squad, #1) by Tana French Haunted Ground (Nora Gavin, #1) by Erin Hart


message 8: by Carol (last edited Feb 28, 2017 01:09PM) (new)

Carol | 2100 comments March 2017 - Ireland
The Lost and the Blind A Contemporary Thriller Set in Rural Ireland by Declan Burke Where the Pink Houses Are A Millway Novel by Rebekah Ruth Buried in a Bog (County Cork, #1) by Sheila Connolly The Man in the Barn by Fiona McShane Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd


message 9: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2499 comments Mod
April 2017 theme - Water on the cover

A Night to Remember by Walter Lord Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy Beach Music by Pat Conroy


message 10: by Carol (last edited Apr 26, 2017 08:48AM) (new)

Carol | 2100 comments April- Water on the cover
Of Poseidon (The Syrena Legacy, #1) by Anna Banks Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga, #1) by Jennifer Donnelly The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards The Spear in the Sand by Raoul C. Faure All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr


message 11: by Licha-Olivia (last edited Apr 25, 2017 09:02PM) (new)

Licha-Olivia | 257 comments April - Water on the cover

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway ; Jaws by Peter Benchley ; Life of Pi by Yann Martel ; Whiplash (FBI Thriller, #14) by Catherine Coulter ; Lifeguard by James Patterson


message 12: by Diana S (new)

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May - Police Officer Memorial Day

Among the Wicked (Kate Burkholder #8) by Linda Castillo Darkest Journey (Krewe of Hunters, #20) by Heather Graham Orchid Beach (Holly Barker, #1) by Stuart Woods Downfall (Joanna Brady, #17) by J.A. Jance 16th Seduction (Women's Murder Club, #16) by James Patterson


message 13: by Book Concierge (new)

Book Concierge (tessabookconcierge) | 2499 comments Mod
May = Police Officer Memorial Day
Money, Money, Money (87th Precinct, #51) by Ed McBain The First Deadly Sin (Deadly Sins, #2) by Lawrence Sanders The Snowman (Harry Hole, #7) by Jo Nesbø Eyes of Prey (Lucas Davenport, #3) by John Sandford A Carrion Death (Detective Kubu, #1) by Michael Stanley


message 14: by Carol (new)

Carol | 2100 comments Police Officer Memorial Day - May
Hunted (The Profiler, #1) by Elizabeth Heiter Last Bus to Woodstock (Inspector Morse, #1) by Colin Dexter The Red Herring (Chief Inspector Woodend, #7) by Sally Spencer The Man With a Load of Mischief (Richard Jury, #1) by Martha Grimes Playing With Bones (Joe Plantagenet, #2) by Kate Ellis


message 15: by Sushicat (last edited May 06, 2017 02:17AM) (new)

Sushicat | 61 comments May - police officer as main character
The Sinister Pig (Leaphorn & Chee, #16) by Tony Hillerman Roseanna (Martin Beck, #1) by Maj Sjöwall The Cold Dish (Walt Longmire, #1) by Craig Johnson The Tin Collectors (Shane Scully, #1) by Stephen J. Cannell Badlands (A Highway Quartet Novel #3) by C.J. Box


message 16: by Licha-Olivia (new)

Licha-Olivia | 257 comments May- Police Officer Memorial Day
Naked in Death (In Death, #1) by J.D. Robb The 5th Horseman (Women's Murder Club, #5) by James Patterson Rules of Prey (Lucas Davenport, #1) by John Sandford Along Came a Spider (Alex Cross, #1) by James Patterson Serpico by Peter Maas


message 17: by Book Concierge (last edited Jun 01, 2017 08:30AM) (new)

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NAME FIVE for June 2017: "Coming-of-age"

A Painted House by John Grisham To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns


message 18: by Diana S (last edited Jun 07, 2017 09:53PM) (new)

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NAME FIVE for June 2017: "Coming-of-age"


Saving CeeCee Honeycutt  by Beth Hoffman Whistling Past the Graveyard by Susan Crandall The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico by Sarah McCoy Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause


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Koren  (koren56) | 481 comments NAME FIVE for June 2017: "Coming-of-age"
Rocket Boys (Coalwood #1) by Homer Hickam The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid by Bill Bryson Girls of Tender Age A Memoir by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith Water Runs Downhill A Journey Through a Time Gone by by Arne Waldstein Colored People by Henry Louis Gates Jr. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith


message 20: by Licha-Olivia (last edited Jun 22, 2017 09:41AM) (new)

Licha-Olivia | 257 comments NAME FIVE for June 2017: "Coming -of-age"

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton The Fault in Our Stars by John Green Anne of Green Gables (Anne of Green Gables, #1) by L.M. Montgomery Little Women (Little Women, #1) by Louisa May Alcott


message 21: by Book Concierge (new)

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Name Five for JULY 2017 - Bagpipe Appreciation Day: Set in Scotland or by a Scottish Author

Set in Scotland:
Outlander
Knots and Crosses
44 Scotland Street

Scottish author (but not set in Scotland)
The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency / Alexander McCall Smith
Emma: A Modern Retelling / Alexander McCall Smith


message 22: by Carol (last edited Jul 03, 2017 04:35AM) (new)

Carol | 2100 comments Name Five for JULY 2017 - Bagpipe Appreciation Day: Set in Scotland or by a Scottish Author

Set in Scotland:
Sunset Song (A Scots Quair, #1) by Lewis Grassic Gibbon Hide and Seek (Inspector Rebus, #2) by Ian Rankin Braveheart by Randall Wallace Highland Wolf Pact (Highland Wolf Pact, #1) by Selena Kitt The Blackhouse (Lewis Trilogy, #1) by Peter May

Scottish Authors:
J.K. Rowling
Denise Mina
Kate Atkinson
Arthur Conan Doyle
Val McDermid


message 23: by Diana S (new)

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All set in Scotland

At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen Outlander (Outlander #1) by Diana Gabaldon The 39 Steps (Richard Hannay, #1) by John Buchan The Death of Bees by Lisa O'Donnell The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey


message 24: by Licha-Olivia (new)

Licha-Olivia | 257 comments Name 5 for July 2017 - All set in Scotland

Macbeth by William Shakespeare The Secret (Highlands' Lairds #1) by Julie Garwood White Nights (Shetland Island, #2) by Ann Cleeves Beyond the Highland Mist (Highlander, #1) by Karen Marie Moning Mary Queen of Scots by Antonia Fraser


message 25: by Book Concierge (new)

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August 2017 NAME FIVE - Main Character is a Strong Woman

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
The Color Purple by Alice Walker


message 28: by Licha-Olivia (last edited Aug 27, 2017 12:46PM) (new)

Licha-Olivia | 257 comments August 2017 - Strong Women

I Am Malala The Story of the Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games, #1) by Suzanne Collins The Help by Kathryn Stockett Divergent (Divergent, #1) by Veronica Roth


message 29: by Book Concierge (new)

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NAME FIVE for Sept 2017 - International Literacy Day: A book set in a country other than your own.

I live in the USA - these books are set in:
CHINA - Under Fishbone Clouds by Sam Meekings / Sam Meekings
POLAND - The Zookeeper's Wife by Diane Ackerman / Diane Ackerman
CANADA - Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper / Emma Hooper
MEXICO - Atticus by Ron Hansen / Ron Hansen
SICILY - The Almond Picker by Simonetta Agnello Hornby / Simonetta Agnello Hornby


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