Broken Spines Book Group Books

Here is a listing of all the books that Broken Spines Book Group have read over the last 14 years:

Month Book Title Author
Jul-18 A Tale of Two Cities Charles Dickens
Jun-18 Puckoon Spike Milligan
May-18 Earth Abides George R Stewart
Apr-18 Heart of Darkness/Lord of the Flies Joseph Conrad/William Golding
Mar-18 Maus Art Spiegelman
Feb-18 The Bird Tribunal Agnes Ravatn
Jan-18 Cryptonomicon Neal Stephenson
Dec-17 Various: Secret Santa Various
Nov-17 Roadside Picnic Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
Oct-17 The Sellout Paul Beatty
Sep-17 The Gates of Rome Conn Iggulden
Aug-17 Starman Jamie Doran & Piers Bizony
Jul-17 Beloved Toni Morrison
Jun-17 Shards of Honor Lois McMaster Bujold
May-17 Cat’s Cradle Kurt Vonnegut
Apr-17 The Humans Matt Haig
Mar-17 Welcome to the Monkey House Kurt Vonnegut
Feb-17 The North Water Ian McGuire
Jan-17 All the Light We Cannot See Anthony Doerr
Dec-16 Various: Secret Santa Various
Nov-16 HHhH Laurent Binet
Oct-16 All You Need is Kill Hiroshi Sakurazaka
Sep-16 The Heart Goes Last Margaret Atwood
Aug-16 Various: Reader’s Choice Various
Jul-16 Pigeon English Stephen Kelman
Jun-16 Wool Hugh Howey
May-16 Wind/Pinball: Two Novels Haruki Murakami
Apr-16 High-Rise JG Ballard
Mar-16 The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly Jean-Dominique Bauby
Feb-16 The Loney Andrew Michael Hurley
Jan-16 The Mountain Shadow Gregory David Roberts
Dec-15 Various: Secret Santa Various
Nov-15 H is for Hawk Helen Macdonald
Oct-15 Ask the Dust John Fante
Sep-15 How to be Both Ali Smith
Aug-15 Brave New World Aldous Huxley
Jul-15 The Paying Guests Sarah Waters
Jun-15 The Remains of the Day Kazuo Ishiguro
May-15 Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close Jonathan Safran Foer
Apr-15 Life After Life Kate Atkinson
Mar-15 The Last Word Hanif Kureishi
Feb-15 Esio Trot Roald Dahl
Jan-15 The Goldfinch Donna Tartt
Dec-14 Various: Secret Santa Various
Nov-14 The Children Act Ian McEwan
Oct-14 On the Beach Nevil Shute
Sep-14 Swallows and Amazons Arthur Ransome
Aug-14 Revolutionary Road Richard Yates
Jul-14 More Than This Patrick Ness
Jun-14 Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore Robin Sloan
May-14 Various: The Old Pier Book Shop Various
Apr-14 The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly Sun-Mi Hwang
Mar-14 Twelve Years a Slave Solomon Northup
Feb-14 The Death of Grass John Christopher
Jan-14 A Fine Balance Rohinton Mistry
Dec-13 Various: Secret Santa Various
Nov-13 Various: Selection of Short Stories Various
Oct-13 Dracula Bram Stoker
Sep-13 The Twins Saskia Sarginson
Aug-13 If Nobody Speaks of Remarkable Things Jon McGregor
Jul-13 Doors Open Ian Rankin
Jun-13 The Brass Verdict Michael Connelly
May-13 The Beautiful Indifference Sarah Hall
Apr-13 The Woman in White Wilkie Collins
Mar-13 The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Deborah Moggach
Feb-13 An Equal Stillness Francesca Kay
Jan-13 The Truth About Love Jane Elizabeth Varley
Dec-12 Various: Secret Santa & New Selected Poems, 1966-1987 Various/Seamus Heaney
Nov-12 Half of a Yellow Sun Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Oct-12 The Flamboya Tree Clara Olink Kelly
Sep-12 The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank
Aug-12 Sea of Poppies Amitav Ghosh
Jul-12 Fifty Shades of Grey E L James
Jun-12 Child 44 Tom Rob Smith
May-12 Snow Crash Neal Stephenson
Apr-12 When God was a Rabbit Sarah Winman
Mar-12 The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test Tom Wolfe
Feb-12 The God Delusion Richard Dawkins
Jan-12 A Piano in the Pyrenees Tony Hawks
Dec-11 Various: Secret Santa Various
Nov-11 The Help Kathryn Stockett
Sep-11 The Stand Stephen King
Aug-11 Various: Reader’s Choice Various
Jul-11 Ophelia in Pieces Clare Jacob
Jun-11 The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Muriel Spark
May-11 All Quiet on the Western Front Erich Maria Remarque
Apr-11 Witness the Night Kishwar Desai
Mar-11 The Tent, the Bucket and Me Emma Kennedy
Feb-11 To Kill a Mockingbird Harper Lee
Dec-10 Various: Secret Santa & The Good Man Jesus and the Scoudrel Christ Various/Philip Pullman
Nov-10 Parky Michael Parkinson
Oct-10 Les Miserables Victor Hugo
Sep-10 The French Lieutenant’s Woman John Fowles
Aug-10 Various: Jack Reacher Novel Lee Child
Jul-10 The Secret Scripture Sebastian Barry
Jun-10 Enigma Robert Harris
May-10 We Need to Talk About Kevin Lionel Shriver
Apr-10 Juliet, Naked or The Silver Linings Playbook Nick Hornby/Matthew Quick
Mar-10 The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo Stieg Larsson
Feb-10 The Miracle Life of Edgar Mint Brady Udall
Dec-09 Various: Secret Santa & Shantaram Various/Gregory David Roberts
Nov-09 Mr. Pip Lloyd Jones
Oct-09 Various: Book Jamboree Various
Sep-09 The White Tiger Aravind Adiga
Jul-09 Pride & Prejudice & Zombies or the Island Seth Grahame-Smith/Victoria Hislop
Jun-09 Guernica Dave Boling
May-09 The Princess Bride William Goldman
Apr-09 Various: Book Jamboree Various
Mar-09 Don’t Tell Mom I Work on the Rigs: She Thinks I’m a Piano Player in a Whorehouse Paul Carter
Feb-09 Various: Audio Book Month Various
Dec-08 Skipping Christmas or Little Women John Grisham/Louisa May Alcott
Nov-08 Between a Rock and a Hard Place Aron Ralston
Oct-08 Frankenstein Mary Shelley
Sep-08 The Eyre Affair Jasper Fforde
Aug-08 Various: A book group book that you didn’t read before Various
Jul-08 Various: Free Book Challenge Various
Jun-08 Midnight’s Children Salman Rushdie
May-08 Catch-22 Joseph Heller
Apr-08 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas John Boyne
Mar-08 Tipping the Velvet Sarah Waters
Feb-08 The Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini
Dec-07 The Count of Monte Cristo Alexandre Dumas
Nov-07 Various: Dean Koontz Month Dean Koontz
Oct-07 After You’d Gone Maggie O’Farrell
Aug-07 The Spooks Apprentice Joseph Delaney
Jul-07 Pies & Prejudice Stuart Maconie
Jun-07 Various: Author You’ve Never Read Before Various
May-07 The Gathering Anne Enright
Apr-07 The Tenderness of Wolves Stef Penney
Mar-07 Perfume Patrick Suskind
Feb-07 Carrie Stephen King
Dec-06 Wicked Gregory Maguire
Nov-06 Various: Reader’s Choice Various
Oct-06 Jane Eyre or Moby Dick Charlotte Bronte/Herman Melville
Sep-06 Waylander David Gemmell
Aug-06 Watermelon Marian Keyes
Jul-06 In Cold Blood or Breakfast at Tiffany’s Truman Capote
Jun-06 Various: £1.99 Challenge Various
May-06 Waterland Graham Swift
Apr-06 Labyrinth Kate Mosse
Mar-06 Various: Roald Dahl Month Roald Dahl
Feb-06 Watership Down Richard Adams
Dec-05 Various: Adrian Mole Month Sue Townsend
Nov-05 Various: Autobiography Month Various
Oct-05 The Big Sleep Raymond Chandler
Sep-05 The Enchanted Wood Enid Blyton
Aug-05 Yes Man Danny Wallace
Jul-05 Various: James Herbert Month James Herbert
Jun-05 Various: Reader’s Choice Various
May-05 Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas Hunter S. Thompson
Apr-05 The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon
Mar-05 Various: Sherlock Holmes Month Arthur Conan Doyle
Feb-05 Various: Christmas Present Received Various
Dec-04 Imajica & A Christmas Carol Clive Barker/Charles Dickens
Nov-04 Dude, Where’s My Country Michael Moore
Sep-04 Wuthering Heights Emily Bronte
Aug-04 Various: Reader’s Choice Various
Jul-04 Various: Time Travel Theme Various
Jun-04 Animal Farm George Orwell
May-04 Domain James Herbert
Apr-04 A Brief History of Time Stephen Hawking
Mar-04 Man and Wife Tony Parsons
Feb-04 Various: Reader’s Choice Various
Jan-04 The Wasp Factory Iain Banks
Nov-03 The Runaway Jury John Grisham
Oct-03 High Society Ben Elton
Sep-03 The Life of Pi Yann Martell

*Where there are missing months, this is when we either had a free reading month or the previous book choice was very long and required an additional month’s reading. I cannot remember what we read in September 2007.*


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