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message 1: by Shelly (last edited Jan 16, 2018 04:38PM) (new)

Shelly | 5 comments 2018 Reading Plan for 50 States Plus Washington DC

1. Alabama - A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg
2. Alaska - To The Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey
3. Arizona - Desert Heat by J.A. Jance
4. Arkansas - A Painted House by John Grisham
5. California - The Tortilla Curtain by T.C. Boyle
6. Colorado - Blind Thrust by Samuel Marquis
7. Connecticut - The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
8. Delaware - The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henriquez
9. Florida - Bad Monkey by Carl Hiaasen
10. Georgia - Blindsighted by Karin Slaughter
11. Hawaii - Honolulu by Alan Brennert
12. Idaho - Idaho by Emily Ruskovich
13. Illinois - Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
14. Indiana - A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter
15. Iowa - Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
16. Kansas -Doc by Mary Doria Russell
17. Kentucky - Icy Sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
18. Louisiana -Midnight Bayou by Nora Roberts
19. Maine - Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth Strout
20. Maryland - Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
21. Massachusetts - Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
22 Michigan - The Doll Maker by Richard Montanari
23. Minnesota - Tamarack County by William Kent Krueger, The Long-Shining Waters by Danielle Sosin
24. Mississippi -Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
25. Missouri - Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles
26. Montana - Fourth of July Creek by Smith Henderson
27. Nebraska - The Children's Blizzard by David Laskin
28. Nevada - 'Round Midnight by Laura McBride
29. New Hampshire - Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving, Summer Hours at the Robbers Library by Sue Halpern
30. New Jersey - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
31. New Mexico - Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout by Philip Connors
32. New York - The Queen of Bedlam by Robert McCammon Finished 1/15
33. North Carolina - Serena by Ron Rash
34. North Dakota - The Round House by Louise Erdrich
35. Ohio - Wenchby Dolen Perkins-Valdez
36. Oklahoma - The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan
37. Oregon - Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark
38. Pennsylvania - Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris
39. Rhode Island - The Burn Palace by Stephen Dobyns, Spartina by John Casey
40. South Carolina - South of Broad by Pat Conroy, Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
41. South Dakota - The Personal History of Rachel DuPree by Ann Weisgarber
42. Tennessee - The Widow of the South by Robert Hicks, A Summons to Memphis by Peter Taylor
43. Texas - The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale
44. Utah - Goodbye to Poplarhaven by Edward A. Geary
45. Vermont -All the Best People by Sonja Yoerg
46. Virginia -The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron
47. Washington -Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
48. West Virginia - A Killing in the Hills by Julia Keller
49. Wisconsin - The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
50. Wyoming - Amnesia Moon by Jonathan Lethem

Washington DC - The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu

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message 2: by Diane, Armchair Tour Guide (new)

Diane | 12911 comments Great list, Shelly! I plan on reading Mudbound and The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet this year, too.


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