Oprah’s Book Club

Bold titles are books I have read (I also own most of these)
A single asterisk denotes books on my personal reading lists
Double asterisks denote books I own, and obviously plan to read


The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton

She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb

Stones From the River by Ursula Hegi

The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds

The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou

Songs in Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris

The Meanest Thing to Say by Bill Cosby

A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines

A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons

Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons

The Treasure Hunt by Bill Cosby

The Best Way to Play by Bill Cosby

Paradise by Toni Morrison*

Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman

Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen

Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat

I Know This Much is True by Wally Lamb

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage

Midwives by Chris Bohjalian**

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Jewel by Brett Lott

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve

White Oleander by Janet Fitch*

Mother of Pearl by Melina Haynes

Tara Road by Maeve Binchy

River, Cross My Heart by Breena Clarke

Vinegar Hill by A. Manette Ansay

A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton

Gap Creek by Robert Morgan

Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende

Back Roads by Tawny O’Dell

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

While I Was Gone by Sue Miller

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Open House by Elizabeth Berg

Drowning Ruth by Christina Schawrz

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III

We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates

Icy Sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio

Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail by Malika Oufkir

Cane River by Lalita Tademy

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen**

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry

Fall on Your Knees by Anne-Marie MacDonald

Sula by Toni Morrison*

East of Eden by John Steinbeck*

Cry, Beloved Country by Alan Paton

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez*

The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers

Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner*

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner*

Light in August by William Faulkner

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey*

The Measure of a Man: A Spiritual Autobiography by Sir Sidney Poitier

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez**

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follet**

A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

Say You’re One of them by Uwem Akpan

Freedom by Jonathan Franzen**

Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens**

Ruby by Cynthia Bond**

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd*

The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis*

Wild by Cheryl Strayed*

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

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