Waterford Union High School’s Book of the Month Club Selections Read by Year


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Waterford Union High School’s

Book of the Month Club

Selections Read by Year
*Titles in orange indicate classic literature selections

1. Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman

2. Montana 1948 by Larry Watson

3. The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

4. The Loop by Nicholas Evans

5. Izzy Willy Nilly by Cynthia Voigt

6. Into Thin Air: A Personal Account of the Mt. Everest Disaster by Jon Krakauer

7. Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Roots by Alex Haley

9. The Green Mile by Stephen King

1. Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

2. The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

3. Devil in Massachusetts by Marion Starkey

4. Who Moved my Cheese? by Spencer Johnson, M.D.

5. First they Killed my Father: a Daughter of Cambodia Remembers by Loung Ung

6. Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns

7. It’s Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life by Lance Armstrong

8. Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

9. A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton

10. Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

11. A Hope in the Unseen by Ron Suskind

12. Blindness by Jose Saramago


1. The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks

2. Plain Truth by Jodi Picoult

3. Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky

4. Last Days of Summer by Steve Kluger

5. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

6. Gabriel’s Story by David Anthony Durham

7. Into the Forest by Jean Hegland

8. Gone for Good by Mark Childress

9. Plainsong by Kent Haruf

10. A Child Called “It” by Dave Pelzer

11. When the Legends Die by Hal Borland

12. A True History of the Kelly Gang by Peter Carey


1. The Bottoms by Joe R. Lansdale

2. The Boy Next Door by Meggin Cabot

3. Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

4. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson (gothic fiction)

5. Kindred by Octavia Butler

6. Stiff: the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach

7. Science Fiction Smorgasbord – choose a book by David Brin or Greg Bear

8. The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde

9. Things Fall Apart – Chinua Achebe

10. Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

11. Red Water by Judith Freeman

12. Life of Pi by Yann Martel


1. Angels & Demons by Dan Brown

2. Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris

3. A Passage to India by E.M. Forster

4. The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom

5. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelino

6. Fugitive Pieces by Anne Michaels

7. Abraham: A Journey to the Heart of Three Faiths by Bruce Feiler

8. The Sand-Reckoner by Gillian Bradshaw

9. Fast Food Nation by Eric Schlosser

10. Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon

11.Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

12. The Gospel According to Larry by Janet Tashjian

13. Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Dai Sijie


1. The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

2. The Rule of Four by Ian Caldwell

3. The Five Love Languages: How to Express Heartfelt Commitment to Your Mate by

Gary Chapman

4. The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd

5. Mind Wide Open: Your Brain and the Neuroscience of Everyday

6. Sorcery and Cecelia or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot: Being the Correspondence of Two Young Ladies of Quality Regarding Various Magical Scandals in London and the Country - by Caroline Stevermer

7. Isaac the Pirate: To Exotic Lands - by Christophe Blain

8. Material World: A Global Family Portrait - by Peter Menzel, et al

9. Lucas - by Kevin Brooks

10. Man’s Search for Meaning - by Victor Frankl

11. Jennifer Government - by Max Barry

12. A Northern Light – by Jennifer Donnelly

13. Between a Rock and a Hard Place –by Aron Ralston


1. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West- by Gregory Maguire

2. The Handmaid’s Tale – by Margaret Atwood

3. The Intelligencer – by Leslie Silbert

4. Zorro – by Isabelle Allende

5. Chanda’s Secrets – Allan Stratton

6. Wrapped in Rain – Charles Martin

7. Code Talker: A Novel About the Marines in World War II by Joseph Bruchac

8. Freakonomics by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

9. Work of Wolves by Kent Meyers

10. The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie by Murial Spark

11. The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

12. The Body of Christopher Creed by Carol Plum-Ucci

13. Snow Flower and the Secret Fan – by Lisa See

14. Perfect Circle by Sean Stewart

1. The Day of the Jackal- by Frederick Forsyth

2. Red Sky at Morning – by Richard Bradford

3. Water for Elephants – by Sara Gruen –

4. Anil’s Ghost - by Michael Ondaatje –

5. An Abundance of Katherines by John Green

6. Hamlet by Shakespeare

7. Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes

8. The Book Thief by Marcus Zusak

9. Truck: A Love Story by Michael Perry

10. Firestorm by David Klass

11. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult

12. Funny in Farsi: A Memoir of Growing Up Iranian in America by Firoozeh Dumas

13. The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold


1. The Turn of the Screw by Henry James

2. Crow Lake by Mary Lawson

3. The Divide by Nicholas Evans

4. The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

5. A Long Way Gone by Ishmael Beah

6. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale

7. The Ghost at the Table by Suzanne Berne

8. Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope by Jenna Bush

9. The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz

10. Tallgrass by Sandra Dallas

11. Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

12. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery

13. Ambulance Girl: How I Saved Myself by Becoming an EMT by Jane Stern

14. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis


1. The Time Machine by H.G. Wells

2. People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

3. The Shack by William P. Young

4. My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger

5. The Braid by Helen Frost

6. Be the Change by Lisa Endlich

7. Ghost at Work: A Bailey Ruth Mystery by Carolyn Hart

8. Story of a Girl by Sara Zarr

9. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing by M.T. Anderson

10. Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett

11. The Ox-Bow Incident by Walter Van Tilburg Clark

12. Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson

13. The Lightning Thief: Percy Jackson #1 by Rick Riordan

14. The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

1. Death and the Lit Chick: A St. Just Mystery – by G.M. Malliet

2. Sh*t My Dad Says – by Justin Halpern (warning: contains profanity)

3. The Help - by Kathryn Stockett

4. Bet Me by Jennifer Crusie

5. If I Stay by Gayle Forman

6. Ford County: Stories by John Grisham

7. Whistling in the Dark by Leslie Kagan

8. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

9. Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult

10. Elsewhere by Gabrielle Zevin

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

12. Arabian Nights and Days by Naguib Mahfouz

13. Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn

14. The Oxford Project by Stephen Bloom

  1. The Imperfectionists – by Tom Rachman

  2. Open and Shut by David Rosenfelt

  3. The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan

  4. Feed by M.T. Anderson

  5. Laika by Nick Abadzis

  6. Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

  7. Packing for Mars: the Curious Science of Life in the Void by Mary Roach

  8. The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

  9. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly

  10. Trash by Andy Mulligan

  11. Half Broke Horses by Jeanette Walls

  12. Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

  13. If You Could See Me Now by Cecilia Ahern

  14. Bossypants by Tina Fey


  1. Drop Dead Healthy: One Man’s Humble Quest for Bodily Perfection by A.J. Jacobs

  2. Now You See Me by S.J. Bolton

  3. The Wedding Dress by Rachel Hauck

  4. The Godwulf Manuscript by Robert B. Parker

  5. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

  6. Dead to You by Lisa McMann

  7. The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman

  8. Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior by Chris Bradford

  9. City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

  10. The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester

  11. Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

  12. The Extraordinary Secrets of April, May, & June by Robin Benway

  13. Between the Lines by Jodi Picoult and Samantha Van Leer

  14. A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle


  1. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling

2. The Righteous by Michael Wallace

3. Safekeeping by Karen Hesse

4. The Ark by Boyd Morrison

5. Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love by Larry Levin

6. Draw the Dark by Ilsa Bick

7. The Program by Suzanne Young

8. The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Hero’s Guide to Saving Your Kingdom by Christopher Healy

10. The Maze Runner by James Dashner

11. Enrique’s Journey by Sonia Nazario

12. Legend by Marie Lu

13. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

  1. Sycamore Row by John Grisham

  2. Walking on Air by Catherine Anderson

  3. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

  4. 10% Happier: How I Tamed bye voice in My head, Reduced Stress…by Dan Harris

  5. How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character by Paul Tough

  6. Out of My Mind by Sharon Draper

  7. The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

  8. Ready Player One by Earnest Cline

  9. Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin

  10. The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

  11. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

  12. I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

  13. This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl

  14. The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
  15. We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March by Cynthia Levinson


  1. The Monuments Men: Allied heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History by Robert Edsel

  2. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

  3. Defending Jacob by William Landay

  4. A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley

  5. Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

  6. Orange is the New Black by Piper Kerman

  7. Code Name Verity by Eliazbeth Wein

  8. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba

  9. Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

  10. Vango by Timothee de Fombelle

  11. The Book of Unknown Americans by Chritina Henriquez

  12. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

  13. Go set a Watchman by Harper Lee

  14. As Red as Blood by Salla Simukka

  15. Half a Life by Darin Strauss

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