Riverfront Book Club Past Selections

2018
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane: Lisa See
Kiss Carlo
: Adriana Trigiani
To Be Where You Are: Jane Karon
The Little French Bistro: Nina George

2017
The Girl on the Train: Paula Hawkins
The Summer Before the War
: Helen Simonson
The Little Paris Bookshop: Nina George
Paying Guests Sarah Waters
Stars are Fire
: Anita Shreve
All the Single Ladies: Dorothea Benton Frank
Charm Bracelet: Viola Shipman
Chilbury Ladies Choir
: Jennifer Ryan
I’ll See You in Paris: Michelle Gable
The Secret Keeper: Kate Morton
The Japanese Lover: Isabel Allende
Faithful: Alice Hoffman
Everything I Never Told You: Celeste Ng
Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane: Lisa See

2016
A Spool of Blue Thread: Anne Tyler
All the Light we Cannot See: Anthony Doerr
Go Set a Watchmen:
Harper Lee
Some Luck:
Jane Smiley
We Never Asked for Wings: Vanessa Diffenbach
The Silver Boat:
Luanne Rice
What We Keep:
Elizabeth Berg
All the Stars in the Heavens: Adriana Trigiani
The Kitchen House: Kathleen Grissom
The Girl on the Train: Paula Hawkins
Mom & Me & Mom: Maya Angelou
A Grown Up Kind of Pretty: Joshilyn Jackson

2015
The Lemon Orchard: Luanne Rice
The Husband’s Secret: 
Liane Moriarty
At the Water’s Edge: Sara Gruen
Cutting for Stone: Abraham Verghese
The Wonder of All Things: Jason Mott
The Hurricane Sisters: Dorothea Frank Benton
Orphan Train: Christina Baker Cline
Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good: Jan Karon
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats: Jan-Philipp Sendker
And the Dark and Sacred Night: Julia Glass
A Well Tempered Heart: Jan-Philipp Sendker
The Arsonist:
Sue Miller

2014
A Hundred Flowers: Gail Tsukiyama                                                                               
And the Mountains Echoed: Khaled Hosseini
Stella Bain: Anita Shreve
The Light Between Oceans: M.L.Stedman
The Supreme Macaroni Company: Adriana Trigiani
Falling Together: Marisa de los Santos
The Apple Orchard: Susan Wiggs
The Valley of Amazement: Amy Tan
The Avalon Ladies Scrapbooking Society: Darien Gee
The Beekeeper’s Ball: Susan Wiggs

2013
The Shoemaker’s Wife: Adriana Trigiani
Belong to Me: Marisa De Los Santos
The Chaperone: Laura Moriarty
State of Wonder: Ann Patchett
Friendship Bread: Darien Gee
Tapestry of Fortunes: Elizabeth Berg
Flight Behavior: Barbara Kingsolver
The Burgess Boys: Elizabeth Strout
A Week in Winter: Maeve Binchy        

2012
The Language of Flowers: Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The American Heiress: Daisy Goodwin
Dreams of Joy: Lisa See
The Red Thread: Ann Hood
Prayers for Sale: Sandra Dallas
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: Jamie Ford
Maine: J. Courtney Sullivan
Silver Girl: Elin Hilderbrand
The House I Loved: Tatiana de Rosnay
The Flight of Gemma Hardy: Margot Livesey
North River: Pete Hamill
The Reindeer Keeper: Barbara Briggs Ward

2011
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society: Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
The Postmistress: Sarah Blake
Away: Amy Bloom
Ape House: Sara Gruen
The Scent of Rain and Lightning: Nancy Pickard
Rescue: Anita Shreve
Serendipity: Louise Shaffer
Lake of Dreams: Kim Edwards
Once Upon A Time There Was You: Elizabeth Berg
Minding Frankie: Maeve Binchy
Keeping Time: Stacey McGlynn
Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand: Helen Simonson

2010
Knit Two: Kate Jacobs
A Change in Altitude: Anita Shreve
Heart and Soul: Maeve Binchy
Very Valentine: Adriana Trigiani
Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox: Maggie O’Farrell
Shanghai Girls: Lisa See
The Piano Teacher: Janice Y.K. Lee
The Beach House: Jane Green
Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt: Beth Hoffman
Brava, Valentine: Adriana Trigiani
Home Safe: Elizabeth Berg
The Help: Katherine Stockett

2009
Home to Big Stone Gap: Adriana Trigiani
Girl With No Shadow: Joanne Harris
House on Fortune Street: Margot Livesy
Rosewater and Soda Bread: Marsha Mehran
Testimony: Anita Shreve
The Friday Night Knitting Club: Kate Jacobs
Off Season: Anne Rivers Siddons
Skeletons at the Feast: Christopher Bohjalian
Sugar Queen: Sarah Addison Allen
The Art of Mending: Elizabeth Berg
The Lace Reader: Brunonia Barry
The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency: Alexander McCall Smith

2008
The Rug Merchant: Meg Mullins
Queen of the Big Time: Adriana Trigiani
Dream When You’re Feeling Blue: Elizabeth Berg
One Thousand Splendid Suns: Khaled Hosseini
Peony in Love: Lisa See
Garden Spells: Sarah Addison Allen
Water For Elephants: Sara Gruen
Bridge of Sighs: Richard Russo
Love in the Time of Cholera: Gabriel García Márquez
The Wedding Officer: Anthony Capella
The Year of the Fog: Michelle Richmond
Pomegranate Soup: Marsha Mehran

2007
Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time: Mark Haddon
The Sea: John Banville
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan: Lisa See
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter: Kim Edwards
Never Let Me Go: Kazuo Ishiguro
Double Bind: Chris Bohjalian
Digging to America: Ann Tyler
A Wedding in December: Anita Shreve
Winter Solstice: Rosamunde Pilcher
Drowning Ruth: Christina Schwartz
The Breakdown Lane: Jacquelyn Mitchard
A Year in the World: Frances Mayes
 

2006
Leah’s Way: Richard Botelho
Christmas Box: Richard Paul Evans
The Year of Pleasures: Elizabeth Berg
The Mermaid’s Chair: Sue Monk Kidd
Peace Like A River: Leif Enger
Banishing Verona: Margot Livesey
Birth of Venus: Sarah Dunant
The Kite Runner: Khaled Hosseini
Atonement: Ian McEwan
Dive from Clausen’s Pier: Ann Packer
Thirteenth Tale: Diane Setterfield
Plum Wine: Angela Davis-Gardner                                                            


2005

The Quilter’s Apprentice: Jennnifer Chiaverini
In the Country of the Young: Lisa Carey
A Song I Knew By Heart: Bret Lott
The Photograph: Penelope Lively
The Things We Do For Love: Kristin Hannah
Hotel Du Lac: Anita Brookner
Sam’s Letters to Jennifer: James Patterson
Jane Austen Book Club: Karen Joy Fowler
Shem Creek: Dorothea Benton Frank
The House of Mirth: Edith Wharton
Samurai’s Garden: Gail Tsukiyama
Light on Snow: Anita Shreve

2004
The Lake of Dead Languages: Carol Goodman
Falling Angels: Tracy Chevalier
The Language of Threads: Gail Tsukiyama
The World Below: Sue Miller
Big Stone Gap: Adriana Trigiani