Adult Reading Group of the Chadron Public Library





Books Read to Date



An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Aalmeddine



The Bones of Paradise by Jonis Agee
Once Upon a Wardrobe by Patti Callahan
Braiding Sweet Grass by Robin Wall Kimmerer
50 Years a Country Doctor by Hull Cook
The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
Switchboard Soldiers by Jennifer Chiaverini
The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free by Paulina Bren
Woman Walking Ahead: In Search of Catherine Weldon and Sitting Bull by Eileen Pollack
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Light We Lost by Jill Santopolo
Jacob's List by Stephanie Grace Whitson
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt


One Mighty and Irresistible Tide by Jia Lynn Yang
The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The Most Beautiful Woman in Florence by Alyssa Palombo

Empire of the Summer Moon by S. C. Gwynne
The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella

Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult
Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman
The Persian Pickle Club by Sandra Dallas
The Wish by Nicholas Sparks
The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Girl Wash Your Face by Rachel Hollis


Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe by Heather Webber
Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini
The Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan
The Lighthouse Keeper's Daughter by Hazel Gaynor
The Promise of Dawn by Lauraine Snelling
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Ayesha at Last by Uzma Jalaluddin
Whiskey When We're Dry by John Larison
The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
The Alice Network
by Kate Quinn


Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

What the Wind Knows by Amy Harmon

Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly


In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kieran

Wicked Omaha by Ryan Roenfeld

The Girl with Braided Hair by Margaret Coel

The Clairvoyant of Calle Ocho by Anjanette Delgado

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

Uppity Women Speak Their Minds by Vicky Leon

Looking for Mr. Darcy by Sue Pickard

The German Girl by Armando Lucas Correa

The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Calgon
Evil Obsession: The Annie Cook Story by Nellie Snyder Yoot

The Children of Willesdan Lane: Beyond the Kingertranstport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival by Mona Golacbk and Lee Cohen



Lost in Shangri-la by Michael Zuckoff

Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee

Dispatches from Pluto: Lost and Found in the Mississippi Delta by Richard Grant

Behold the DREAMERS by Imbolo Mbue

Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson

In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson

The Girl Who Takes an Eye for an Eye by David Logercrantz

P.S. from Paris by Marc Levy

The Spirit Woman by Margaret Coel

The Swan Gondola by Timothy Schaffert

Hadji Murat by Leo Tolstoy

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover



The Golden Son by Shilipi Somaya Gowda

My Man Jeeves by P.G. Woodhouse

Trinity by Leon Uris

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler

The Bartender's Tale by Ivan Doig

Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey From East to West and Back by Janice P. Nimura

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

March by Geraldine Brooks

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi



The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Finding Rebecca by Eion Dempsey

Black Spring by Henry Miller

Bonjour tristesse by Franciose Sagan

The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

Lady Chatterley's Lover by D.H. Lawrence

Catch-22 by Joseph Heller

The Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman

A Monstrous Regiment of Women by Laurie E. King

To Kill A Mocking Bird by Harper Lee

Call Me Zelda by Erica Robuck

Goodnight, Nebraska by Tom McNeal



The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Rosie Project by Graeme Simision

The House on Salt Hay Road by Carin Clevidence

Beach Week by Susan Coll

The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson

The Paperbark Shoe by Goldie Goldbloom

The Summer Without Men by Siri Hustvedt

Babette' Feast by Isak Danisen

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

The Nazi Officer's Wife by Edith H. Beer

The Wednesday Group by Sylvia True



The Book of Tomorrow by Cecelia Ahern

Ain't She Sweet by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi

Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe

These Is My Words by Nancy Turner
The Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris

Love and Terror on the Howling Plains of Nowhere: A Memoir by Poe Ballentine and Cheryl Strayed

Babette's Feast and Other Stories by Isak Dinesen/Karen Blixen

Skins by Adrian C. Louis


The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

A Love Song for India: Tales from the East and West by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Riding the Bus with My Sister by Rachel Simon

The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht

The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown

My Nebraska: The Good, the Bad, and the Husker by Roger Welsch

O! Pioneersby Willa Cather (the 2013 "One Nebraska" book selection)

Dalva by Jim Harrison

The Forgotten Gardenby Kate Morton

Wishin' and Hopin' by Wally Lamb

The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck



The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson

Snow Flower and The Secret Fan by Lisa See

Thinking in Pictures and Other Reports from My Life with Autism by Temple Grandin

The Sugar Queen, by Sarah Addison Allen

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin

My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor

I Am A Man by Joe Starita

The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain
Warhorse, by Michael Morpurgo

In the Garden of the Beasts by Eric Larson

Bossypants by Tina Fey

Heart Earth by Ivan Doig



Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls

Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

The Home Place by Wright Morris (2010 One Book One Nebraska)

Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps, by Ted Kooser (2011 One Book One Nebraska)

The Heart of Horses by Molly Gloss

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

Once Upon A Town: The Miracle of the North Platte Canteen by Bob Greene

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

The Memory Keeper's Daughter by Kim Edwards

A Redbird Christmas, by Fannie Flagg



The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Atonement by Ian McEwan

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

Silk by Alessandro Baricco

A Lantern in Her Hand by Bess Streeter Aldrich

Frenchman's Creek by Daphne DuMaurier

The Beekeeper's Apprentice by Laurie King

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Island Beneath The Sea by Isabel Allende

God Clobbers Us All by Poe Ballantine

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel



Scarlet Feather by Maeve Binchy

Plains Song: For Female Voices by Wright Morris

One Thousand White Women: The Journals of May Dodd by Jim Fergus

The Painted Drum by Louise Erdrich

The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paxton

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

Reading Lolita in Tehran, by Azar Nafisi

Chocolat, by Joanne Harris

The Shack, by William P. Young

The Friday Night Knitting Club, by Kate Jacobs



Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Ladvick

My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult

The Alchemist's Daughter by Katharine McMahon

The Weight of Water by Anita Shreve

The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

Old Jules by Mari Sandoz

No, I Don't Want to Join a Book Club: Diary of a Sixieth Year by Virginia Ironside

The Master Butchers Singing Club by Louise Erdrich

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne Fadman


The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd

The Falls by Joyce Carol Oates

The Bean Trees by Barbara Kingsolver

Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas by Mari Sandoz

The Pilot's Wife by Anita Shreve

Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Garbiel Garcia Marquez

The Full Cupboard of Life by Alexander McCall Smith

The Bleachers by John Grisham

For One More Day by Mitch Albom

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