Un-Choices – the books we DIDN’T pick!

2016

Book fallAs always we have a list of books left over; so if you’re looking for some suggestions – have a look here!

February to March – They all got mixed up in my bag!! So here is a random selection of the books we didn’t pick in the last two months!

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES AT THE WHISTLE STOP CAFE – Fannie Flagg

PLEASANTVILLE – Attica Locke

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE – Anthony Doern

VERONICA DECIDES TO DIE – Paolo Coelho

WARM BODIES – Isaac Marion

DEAR THIEF – Samantha Harvey

VIPER WINE – Hermione Eyre

THE MAN FROM PRIMROSE LANE – James Renner

ORLANDO – Virginia Woolf

THE SPINNING HEART – Donal Ryan

ALONE IN BERLIN – Hans Fallada

ALL THE BIRDS SINGING – Evie Wyld

A PERFECTLY GOOD MAN – Patrick Gale

THE SECRET TO NOT DROWNING – Colette Snowden

MY BRILLIANT CAREER – Miles Franklin

THE PASSION OF THE NEW EVE – Angela Carter

THE CITY AND THE CITY – China Mieville

LIFE AFTER LIFE – Kate Atkinson

ROSS POLDARK – Winston Graham

A WHOLE LIFE – Robert Seethaler

Z FOR ZACHARIAH – Robert C O’Brien

This lot looks a lot like Dystopia though!

LET THE RIGHT ONE IN – John Ajvide Lindquist

PLEASE LOOK AFTER MOM – Kyung-Sook Shin

A VISIT FROM THE GOON SQUAD – Jennifer Egan

HALF A KING – Joe Abercrombie

FEED – Mira Grant

WORLD WAR Z – Max Brooks

THE THREE – Sarah Lotz

THE HEART GOES LAST – Margaret Atwood

THE BEES – Laline Paull

THE HUNDRED YEAR OLD MAN WHO CLIMBED OUT OF THE WINDOW AND DISAPPEARED – Jonas Jonasson

Jan – White Swan

THE CITY AND THE PILLAR – Gore Vidal

THE TRUE HISTORY OF THE KELLY GANG – Peter Carey

HALF A KING – Joe Abercrombie

ANCILLIARY JUSTICE – Ann Leckie

THE CITY AND THE CITY – China Mieville

THE BEES – Laline Paull

OSAMA – Lavie Tidnor

GO SET A WATCHMAN – Harper Lee

TITUS GROAN – Meryn Peake

FROG MUSIC – Emma Donoghue

THE LADY IN THE VAN – Alan Bennett

 

2015

Dystopia

Wool by Hugh Howey

Feed by Mira Grant

The Girl with All the Gifts by Mike Carey

Man in the high castle – Philip K. Dick

The Road – Cormac Mcarthy

V for Vendetta

World War Z by Max Brooks

Puffins

The owl Services – Alan Garner

The Witches – Roald dahl

Hagwitch – Marie-Louise Fitzpatrick

The magicians Nephew – C.S.Lewis

The Chrysalids  by John Wyndham

The animals of farthing wood – Colin Dann

Bitterblue (Graceling Realm, #3) – by Kristin Cashore, Ian Schoenherr

Coram Boy by Jamila Gavin

Elidor by Alan Garner

Across different book clubs – predominantly Medusa and White Swan!

AMERICAN GODS – Neil Gaiman

THE CROW ROAD – Iain Banks

A SIGNATURE OF ALL THINGS – Elizabeth Gilbert

IF ON A WINTERS NIGHT A TRAVELLER – Italo Calvino

THE BEES – Laline Paull

THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH – Richard Flanagan

WE ARE NOT OURSELVES – Matthew Thomas

Thanks to Simon (@srjf) for keeping track of these!

HOTEL HONOLULU – Paul Theroux x2

EXCELLENT WOMAN – Barbara Pym

SMALL GODS – Terry Pratchett

BLACK DIAMONDS – Katherine Bailey

ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE – Anthony Doerr

IF ON A WINTERS NIGHT A TRAVELER – Italo Calvino

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN – Paula Hawkins

EVERYTHING I EVER TOLD YOU – Celeste Ng

JONATHAN STRANGE AND MR NORREL – Susanna Clarke

THE LIE – Helen Dunmore

THE CHILDREN’S ACT – Ian McEwan

WATER MUSIC – TC Boyle

THE TALE OF BLANCH AND MARIE – Per Olav Enquist x2

MIDDLESEX – Jeffrey Eugenides

ETTA AND OTTO AND RUSSEL AND JAMES – Emma Hopper

THE BLIND ASSASSIN – Margaret Atwood

DARK PLACES – Gillian Flynn

THE FORREST OF HANDS AND TEETH – Carrie Ryan

THE ENGLISH PATIENT – Michael Ondaatje

READY PLAYER ONE – Ernest Cline

THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS – M.R Carey x2

FED – Mira Grant

THE BEES – Laline Paull

ORLEANS – Sherri L Smith

WOOL – Hugh Howey

PACIFIC EYES – Kim Stanley Robinson

UNDER HEAVEN – Guy Gavriel Kay

DISGRACE – J.M. Coetzee

THE SECRET TO NOT DROWNING – Colette Snowden

THE MAN FROM PRIMROSE LANE – James Renner

HALF A KING – Jow Abercrombie

THE PINES – Blake Crouch

A CHANGE OF CLIMATE – Hilary Mantel

THE THREE – Sarah Lotz

YOU – Caroline Kepnes

UNDER HEAVEN – Guy Garvriel Kay

WHITE TEETH – Zadie Smith

LION’S HONEY – David Grossman

A GOD IN RUINS – Kate Atkinson

DON’T CRY TAI LAKE – Qiu Xiadong

GO SEE THE WATCHMAN – Harper Lee x2

THE LONG EARTH – Terry Pratchett

THING OF BEAUTY – Lisa Samson

IF ON A WINTER’S NIGHT A TRAVELER – Italo Calvino

ELIZABETH IS MISSING – Emma Healey

THE THREE – Sarah Lotz

THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN – Paula Hawkins

A FOOLS ALPHABET – Sebastian Faulks

H IS FOR HAWK – Helen MacDonald

IF ON A WINTER’S NIGHT A TRAVELER – Italo Calvino

SHADOW OF THE WIND – Carlos Ruiz Zafon

THE THREE – Sarah Lotz

THE GOLDFINCH – Donna Tartt

GO SET A WATCHMAN – Harper Lee

HOUSE OF ASHES – Monique Roffey

WHIT – Iain Banks

CLOUD ATLAS – David Mitchell

THE TROOP – Nick Cutter

THE 25TH HOUR – David Banioff

THE CASUAL VACANCY – J.K. Rowling

ALIAS GRACE – Margaret Atwood

UNDER HEAVEN – Guy Gavriel Kay

ANANSIS BOYS – Neil Gaiman

THE FIFTEEN LIVES OF HARRY AUGUST – Claire North

A CHANGE OF CLIMATE – Hilary Mantel

BURIAL RITES – Hannah Kent

THE LACUNA – Barbara Kingsolver

THE CRANE WIFE – Patrick Ness

WANDERLUST – Rebecca Solnit

DRACULA – Bram Stoker

REBECCA – Daphne Du Maurier

UNDER HEAVEN – Guy Gavriel Kay x2

HOMICIDE – David Simon

THE WIND UP GIRL – Paolo Bacigalupi

GOOD OMENS – Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett

WE ARE ALL COMPLETELY BESIDE OURSELVES – Karen Joy Fowler

HOW TO BUILD A GIRL – Caitlin Moran

THE CITY AND THE CITY – China Mieville

ALIAS GRACE – Margaret Atwood

FRAGILE THINGS – Neil Gaiman

EVERYTHING I EVER TOLD YOU – Celeste Ng

THE MINIATURIST – Jessie Burton

THE PENELOPIAD – Margaret Atwood

FRIED GREEN TOMATOES – Fannie Flagg

ELIZABETH IS MISSING – Emma Healey

SALEM’S LOT – Stephen King

THE DEVIL IN THE MARSHALSEA – Antonia Hodgson

THE TROOP – Nick Cutter

THREE – Sarah Lotz

EVERY DEAD THING – John Connelly

A TALE FOR THE TIME BEING – Ruth Ozeki

OWL CATCHERS – Karen Maitland

WATER MUSIC – TC Boyle

INTERVIEW WITH A VAMPIRE – Anne Rice

THE SECOND COMING – John Niven

WE ARE ALL COMPLETELY BESIDE OURSELVES – Karen Joy Fowler (x2)

THE NARROW ROAD TO THE DEEP NORTH – Richard Flanagan

IF ON A WINTERS NIGHT A TRAVELLER – Italo Calvino

KAFKA ON THE SHORE – Haruki Murakami

THE FIRST FIFTEEN LIVES OF HARRY AUGUST – Claire North

DAUGHTER – Jane Shemilt

CASINO ROYALE – Ian Fleming

INTO THE WILD – A JOURNEY FROM LOST TO FOUND – Cheryl Strayed

 

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