Twelve of us met at A’mis in January to discuss our year of reading. Without further ado, here is list of books we recommend:

Jo’s Boys by Louisa May Alcott

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands by Chris Bohjalian

The Awakening by Kate Chopin (We’re reading this in May 2015)

Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival and The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini

The Burning Room by Michael Connelly

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

The Boy on the Wooden Box by Leon Leyson

How It All Began by Penelope Lively

A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra

Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Something Rich and Strange by Ron Rash

Tenth of December by George Saunders

Heidi by Johanna Spyri

Amy and Isabelle by Elizabeth Strout

War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells

The Last Policeman by Ben Winters