-- Viktor Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption, by Laura Hillebrand

The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks and Giants of the Ocean by Susan Casey

What Happens in London by Julia Quinn

Voyager (Outlander) by Diana Gabaldon

Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Plain Truth by Jodi Picault

The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay

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

Pardonable Lies: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

The Pact: A Love Story by Jodi Picault

The Paid Companion by Amanda Quick

The Mapping of Love and Death: A Maisie Dobbs Novel by Jacqueline Winspear

Life by Keith Richards

Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded: August 27, 1883 by Simon Winchester

Holy Cow: An Indian Adventure by Sarah McDonald

Handle with Care: A Novel by Jodi Picault

Man’s Search for Meaning by Victor Frankl

A Lesson in Secrets by Jacqueline Winspear

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo

The Brief History of the Dead by Kevin Brockmeier

Buyology by Martin Lindstrom

Call me Irresistible by Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Call of the Weird by Louis Theroux

Change of Heart by Jodi Picault

The Chosen by Chaim Potok

Corduroy Mansions: A Corduroy Mansions Novel by Alexander McCall Smith

Decision Points George W Bush

Don’t Eat This Book by Morgan Spurlock

The Doomsday Book 

Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander, Book 2) by Diana Gabaldon

Drums of Autumn by Diana Gabaldon

Eaarth by Bill McKibben

No.1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith

The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan

Eating for England by Nigel Slater

Among the Dead by Jacqueline Winspear

Solar by Ian McEwan

44 Scotland Street by Alexander McCall Smith

Empire Falls by Richard Russo

Endworld Doomsday by David Robbins

Even the Sun Will Die by Eckart Tolle

Galileo’s Dream by Kim Stanley Robinson

Galore by Michael Crummey 

Have a Little Faith by Mitch Alban

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams

An Incomplete Revenge by Jacqueline Winspear

Influencer by Various

Jennifer Government by Max Barry

Keeping Faith by Jodi Picault

Kill Me Again by Maggie Sharpe

Liberty Falling by Nevada Barr

Mostly Harmless by Douglas Adams

My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picault

Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picault

The River of Doubt by Candice Millard

Handle with Care 

The Happiness Hypothesis by Jonathan Haidt

Shutter Island by Dennis Lehare

Sing Me Home by Jodi Picault

Straight Man by Richard Russo

Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe

Songs of the Humpback Whale by Jodi Picault

The Suspicions of Mr Whicher by Amanda Summerscale

Tempting Torment by Jo Goodman

The Screwtape Letter by C S Lewis

The Unthinkable by Amanda Ripley

The Wordy Shipmates by Sarah Vowell

Venom by Jennifer Estep

Web of Lies by Jennifer Estep

Spider’s Bite by Jennifer Estep

Spiral Dynamics by Don Beck

Water for Elephants by Sara Green

Bittersweet by Nevada Barr

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Altar of Eden by James Rollins

Googled by Ken Auletta


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