MR Book Club Selections

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MobileRead has a Book Club and you are all invited. This page lists the past and present books that are being read and discussed. The links go to the discussion.

2008
November: Fiction - A Passage to India by E.M. Forster
December: MR Classic - Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle

2009
January: Science Fiction - The Time Traders by Andre Norton
February: MR Contemporary - Refuge by Richard Herley
March: Nonfiction - Professor and the Mad Man by Simon Winchester
April: MR Author - Neptune Crossing by Jeffrey A. Carver
May: Horror - Dracula by Bram Stoker
June: MR Classic - King Solomon's Mines by H. Rider Haggard
July: Humor - Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K Jerome
August: Contemporary - Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell
September: Mystery - The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie
October: MR Author - Flashforward by Robert J. Sawyer, Also: Verdant Skies by Steve Jordan
November: Classic - The Trial by Frans Kafka
December: 2nd Chance: Runners-up - Murder Must Advertise by Dorothy Sayers

2010
January: Science Fiction - The Machine Stops by E.M. Forster
February: Romance - Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
March: Nonfiction (tie) - The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson and Stiff by Mary Roach
April: Humor - The Egg and I by Betty MacDonald
May: Classic - The Mysterious Island by Jules Verne
June: Thriller/Suspense - The Thirty-Nine Steps by John Buchan
July: Fantasy (trees/magic) - Sheepfarmer's Daugher by Elizabeth Moon
August: Free For All - The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
September: Mystery/Crime - Killing Floor by Lee Child
October: Horror - Risen by Jan Strnad
November: Science Fiction - Old Man's War by John Scalzi
December: Classic - The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins

2011
January: 2nd Chance: Runners-up - The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
February: Romance - A Room With A View by E.M. Forster
March: Nonfiction - The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin by Benjamin Franklin
April: Humor - Hal Spacejock 01 by Simon Haynes
May: Classic - Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
June: Thriller/Suspense - Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
July: Fantasy (trees/magic) - The Name of the Wind: The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One by Patrick Rothfuss
August: Free For All - Slaughterhouse Five by Kurk Vonnegut
September: Mystery/Crime - The Chinese Maze Murders by Robert van Gulik
October: Horror - The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells
November: Science Fiction - A Canticle For Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller
December: Classic - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

2012
January: Runner Up - Black Rain by Masuji Ibuse
February: Romance - Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
March: Thriller/Suspense - Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
April: Humour - The Princess Bride by William Goldman
May: Fantasy - Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
June: Classic - Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott
July: Mystery/Crime - Crocodile on the Sandbank by Elizabeth Peters
August: Free For All - The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
September: Nonfiction - A Thousand Miles Up the Nile by Amelia Edwards
October: Horror - Carmilla by J. Sheridan LeFanu
November: Science Fiction - Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
December: Classic - Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton

2013
January: Second Chance - Persuasion by Jane Austen
February: Romance - A Town Like Alice by Neville Shute
March: Travel/Adventure - Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne
April: Classics - A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
May: Mystery/Thriller - The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
June: Award Winners - The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
July: Non-fiction - Fanny and Stella by Neil McKenna
August: Science Fiction - Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
September: Banned/Challenged Books - The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
October: Patricia Clark Memorial Library - Dr. Izard by Anna Katherine Green
November: Foreign (originally non-English) - The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas
December: Short Stories - Dubliners by James Joyce

2014
January: Second Chance - All Quite on the Western Front by Erich Maria Rema
February: Romance - Outlander by Diana Gabaldon
March: Travel/Adventure - On the Trail of Genghis Khan by Tim Cope
April: Classics - The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
May: Mystery/Thriller - The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
June: Award Winners - Hyperion by Dam Simmons
July: Non-fiction - Rites of Spring: The Great War and the Birth of the Modern Age by Modris Eksteins
August: Science Fiction - The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin
September: Banned/Challenged Books - The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck
October: Patricia Clark Memorial Library - The Man Who Would Be King by Rudyard Kipling
November: Foreign (originally non-English) - The Bat by Jo Nesbø
December: Short Stories - The Cricket on the Hearth by Charles Dickens

2015
January: Second Chance - The Iron King by Maurice Druon
February: Romance - The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
March: Travel/Adventure - West with the Night by Beryl Markham
April: Classics - Cannery Row by John Steinbeck
May: Mystery/Thriller - Our Man in Havana by Graham Greene
June: Award Winners - American Gods by Neil Gaiman
July: Non-fiction - Waterloo by Bernard Cornwell
August: Science Fiction - Dhalgren by Samuel R. Delany
September: Banned/Challenged Books - Candide by Voltaire
October: Patricia Clark Memorial Library - Kidnapped by Robert Lewis Stephenson
November: Foreign (originally non-English) - Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
December: Short Stories - The Big Book of Christmas Mysteries edited by Otto Penzler

2016
January: Second Chance - The Golden Compass (UK title: Northern Lights) by Philip Pullman
February: Mystery - Brat Farrar by Josephine Tey
March: Patricia Clarke Memorial Library - Night Life of the Gods by Thorne Smith
April: Award Winners (fiction) - Red Mars by Kim Stanley Robinson
May: Science Fiction - The Steerswoman by Rosemary Kirstein
June: Science - The Future of the Mind: The Scientific Quest to Understand, Enhance, and Empower the Mind by Michio Kaku
July: Free-For-All - Something Fresh by P.G. Wodehouse
August: Thriller, Suspense & Crime - The Day Of The Jackal by Frederick Forsyth
September: Classics - Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
October: Humor - The Loved One by Evelyn Waugh
November: History - Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind by Yuval Noah Harari
December: Fantasy - The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

2017
January: Second Chance - Rivers of London (Alt title: Midnight Riot) by Ben Aaronovitch
February: Mystery - The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith
March: Patricia Clarke Memorial Library - Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson
April: Award Winners (fiction) - A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow
May: Science Fiction - Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
June: Science - Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dava Sobel
July: Free-For-All - Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly
August: Thriller, Suspense & Crime - Your Turn, Mr. Moto (aka No Hero) by John P. Marquand
September: Classics -
October: Humor -
November: History -
December: Fantasy -

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