FML 2020 Reading Challenge BOOK SUGGESTIONS


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March: Dear Diary
Memoirs, Diaries & Biographies

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Location Title Author
Adult Non-Fiction
362.2085 BAR The Memory Palace Bartók, Mira
364.1 BER Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Berendt, John
365.43 KER Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison Kerman, Piper
598.944 MAC H is for Hawk Macdonald, Helen
616.8914 GOTTLIEB Maybe You Should Talk to Someone Gottlieb, Lori
616.9942 KAL When breath becomes air Kalanithi, Paul
636.752 GRO Marley and Me: Life and Love With the World’s Worst Dog Grogan, John
641.5092 BOU Kitchen Confidential: Adventures in the Culinary Underbelly Bourdain, Anthony
791.4502 NOA Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Noah, Trevor
813.54 DID The year of magical thinking Didion, Joan
813.6 STRAYED Wild : from lost to found on the Pacific Crest Trail Strayed, Cheryl
818.3 THO Walden Throeau, Henry David
818.602 KAL Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? Kaling, Mindy
910.4 GIL Eat, Pray, Love Gilbert, Elizabeth
917.404 BRY A Walk in the Woods Bryson, Bill
921 BUR Running with Scissors Burroughs, Augusten
921 CHILD My Life in France Child, Julia
921 EGG A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius Eggers, Dave
921 FIS The Princess Diarist Fisher, Carrie
921 HAM Blood, Bones, & Butter : The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef Hamilton, Gabrielle
921 JAHREN Lab Girl Jahren, Hope
921 KIN On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft King, Stephen
921 MAR Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life Martin, Steve
921 MCC Angela’s Ashes McCourt, Frank
921 OBAMA Becoming Obama, Michelle
921 REI Tender at the Bone: Growing Up at the Table Reichl, Ruth
921 RIC Life Richards, Keith
921 SMI Just Kids Smith, Patti
921 WAL The Glass Castle: A Memoir Walls, Jeannette
921 WESTOVER Educated: A Memoir Westover, Tara
921 YOU I am Malala Yousafzai, Malala
940.5315 FRA The Diary of a Young Girl Frank, Anne
940.548 WIE Night Wiesel, Elie
966.404 BEA A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Beah, Ishmael
973.0496 OBA Dreams from my Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Obama, Barack
Young Adult Fiction
YA 796.52 KRA Into Thin Air Krakauer, Jon
YA G SAT Persepolis Satrapi, Marjane

February: Love Stories

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Location Title Author
Adult Fiction
822.33 SHA Romeo and Juliet Shakespeare, William
FIC AUS Pride and Prejudice Austen, Jane
FIC BAR The Versions of Us Barnett, Laura
FIC BOW Anything But Love Bowers, Celya
FIC CAL The Night I Got Lucky Caldwell, Laura
FIC CAR Virgin River Carr, Robyn
FIC DEV A Knight in Shining Armor Deveraux, Jude
FIC DIA This is How You Lose Her Díaz, Junot
FIC GAR Love in the Time of Cholera García Márquez, Gabriel
FIC GAR The Girl He Used to Know Garvis Graves, Tracey
FIC GIF Something Borrowed Giffin, Emily
FIC GUI The Wedding Date Guillory, Jasmine
FIC GUI The Wedding Party Guillory, Jasmine
FIC HAI How to Stop Time Haig, Matt
FIC HAR A Discovery of Witches Harkness, Deborah E
FIC HAR The Overdue Life of Amy Byler Harms, Kelly
FIC HIG Just one of the guys Just one of the guys
FIC HOA The Kiss Quotient Hoang, Helen
FIC JIM The Friend Zone Jimenez, Abby
FIC JON An American Marriage Jones, Tayari
FIC KINGSBURY Love Story: A Novel Kingsbury, Karen
FIC KRA The History of Love Krauss, Nicole
FIC LAU Where the Heart Leads Laurens, Stephanie
FIC LAU The Unhoneymooners Lauren, Christina
FIC MAR That’s amore Markham, Wendy
FIC MCC The Thorn Birds McCullough, Colleen
FIC MCQ Red, White & Royal Blue McQuiston, Casey

Twilight Meyer, Stephenie
FIC MIT Gone with the Wind Mitchell, Margaret
FIC MOY Me Before You Moyes, Jojo
FIC NEE Fate is Remarkable Neels, Betty
FIC NIC One Day Nicholls, David
FIC PET He Loves Me Peters, Lucy Ann
FIC ROB Chesapeake Blue Roberts, Nora
FIC ROW Attachments Rowell, Rainbow
FIC SPA A Walk to Remember Sparks, Nicholas
FIC SPA Every Breath Sparks, Nicholas
FIC STE Until the End of Time Steel, Danielle
FIC STE The Mistress Steel, Danielle
FIC TOL Anna Karenina Tolstoy, Leo
FIC WAL Charlotte Street Wallace, Danny
FIC WIL The Summer Wives Williams, Beatriz
FIC YOU A Promising Man (and About Time, Too) Young, Elizabeth
Young Adult Fiction
YA BRO Jane Eyre Bronte, Charlotte
YA DES Once and For All Dessen, Sarah
YA GOL The Princess Bride Goldman, William
YA GRE The Fault in our Stars Green, John
YA GRE Looking for Alaska< Green, John
YA ISH The Remains of the Day Ishiguro, Kazuo
YA LEV Boy Meets Boy Levithan, David
YA WHI Our Broken Pieces White, Sarah
YA YOO Everything, everything Yoon, Nicola
YA YOO The Sun is also a Star Yoon, Nicola

January: Books with One Word Titles

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Location Title Author
Adult Non-Fiction
373.7888 CUL Columbine Cullen, David
811.6 LOC Priestdaddy Lockwood, Patricia
812.54 WIL Fences Wilson, August
839.8237 KNA Autumn Knausgård, Karl Ove
921-MCC Tis McCourt, Frank
940.548 WIE Night Wiesel, Elie
973.932 OBAMA Becoming Obama, Michelle
Adult Fiction
FIC ADI Americanah Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
FIC AUS Emma Austen, Jane
FIC BRO March Brooks, Geraldine
FIC CHA Moonglow Chabon, Michael
FIC COBEN Home Coben, Harlan
FIC COU Riptide Coulter, Catherine
FIC CRI Timeline Crichton, Michael
FIC ELI Middlemarch Eliot, George
FIC ESS Hausfrau Essbaum, Jill Alexander
FIC EUG Middlesex Eugenides, Jeffrey
FIC FRA Freedom Franzen, Jonathan
FIC GRE Less Greer, Andrew Sean
FIC GYA Homegoing Gyasi, Yaa
FIC HAR Plainsong Haruf, Kent
FIC HAR Tinkers Harding, Paul
FIC HAR Chocolat Harris, Joanne
FIC JONASSON Snowblind Jonasson, Ragnar
FIC KID Himself Kidd, Jess
FIC KIN Euphoria King, Lily
FIC KIN Carrie King, Stephen
FIC McEwan Atonement McEwan, Ian
FIC MEY Twilight Meyer, Stephenie
FIC MOR Home Morrison, Toni
FIC MOR Paradise Morrison, Toni
FIC MOR Sula Morrison, Toni
FIC MUR Christodora Murphy, Tim
FIC NAB Lolita Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
FIC NIC Winter Nicholson, Christopher
FIC NOR Holding Norton, Graham
FIC PAM Snow Pamuk, Orhan
FIC PAT Run Patchett, Ann
FIC PER Monster Peretti, Frank E.
FIC ROB Gilead Robinson, Marilynne
FIC RUS Swamplandia Russell, Karen
FIC SHA Problems Sharma, Jade
FIC SIT Eligible Sittenfeld, Curtis
FIC SMI Winter Smith, Ali
FIC WAT Battleborn Watkins, Claire Vaye
FIC WAT Fingersmith Waters, Sarah
FIC WEI Artemis Weir, Andy
FIC YAK Zuleikha Iakhena, Guzel
Graphic Novels
G MOO Watchmen Moore, Alan
G SPI Maus Spiegelman, Art
G THO Blankets Thompson, Craig
MYS COR Dust Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
MYS KEL Hangman Kellerman, Faye
Young Adult
YA AND Speak Anderson, Laurie Halse
YA BLU Forever Blume, Judy
YA DAN Untwine Danticat, Edwidge
YA G SAT Persepolis Satrapi, Marjane
YA MYE Monster Myers, Walter Dean
YA ROT Divergent Roth, Veronica
YA SF AND Feed Anderson, M. T.
YA SHU Scythe Shusterman, Neal
YA STO Dracula Stoker, Bram