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Monthly Author Reads

This is a group where we highlight one author a month with each month's author decided by a group vote. During that month, you can read one or more books by the author or just jump in to discuss books you have already read by them!

Current author: Jean Rhys


Upcoming Authors:
July: Emma Donoghue
Nominations for Aug/Sept/Oct ongoing until June 15: Nominate here!

Please check on the group wiki for previously read authors.



This group was inspired by the Author Theme Reads group. Check them out for an in-depth, long-term focus on specific authors.

Total members: 277 members

Recent members: elena.trintas, rainpebble, RecklessReader, readergirl92, aharkurth, tess_schoolmarm, Madonnayac, PoliSci13, compkat, johnsmith10a10, leigonj, hglotzbach, jen575, jasnguyen, mbecken, NancyNauSullivan, okeyeni, kac522, Cinnamon_Heart, amit04in, rockinrhombus, IzzyStardust, DeSeRt.RoSe, MsLdnReads, ccookie, tonyblair, Cora-R, Mootastic1, BookConcierge, crescent22

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June 2017: Jean Rhys 13BookConcierge, Friday 7:31amignore
Nominations for Aug/Sept/Oct 2017 14Soupdragon, Thursday 3:17amignore
August 2015: Fannie Flagg 27BookConcierge, June 12ignore
July 2017: Emma Donoghue 7Soupdragon, June 11ignore
December: Reading E. M. Forster 45BookConcierge, May 29ignore
January 2016: Agatha Christie 39BookConcierge, May 19ignore
May 2017: L.M. Montgomery 7sweetiegherkin, May 16ignore
Nominations: May/June/July 2017 10sweetiegherkin, April 30ignore
April 2017: Tom Robbins 17sweetiegherkin, April 25ignore
May 2013: Margaret Atwood 77sweetiegherkin, April 24ignore
September: Jennifer Weiner 20sweetiegherkin, April 3ignore
March 2017: Gabriel Garcia Marquez 6sweetiegherkin, April 3ignore
January 2017: Jane Austen 12sweetiegherkin, April 3ignore
February 2017: George Eliot 4rainpebble, March 19ignore
December 2016: Charles Dickens 13sweetiegherkin, December 2016ignore
Nominations: January/February/March 2017 8sweetiegherkin, December 2016ignore
September: Franz Kafka 19sweetiegherkin, November 2016ignore
November 2016: Alice Walker 11rainpebble, November 2016ignore
August: The Bronte sisters 21.Monkey., November 2016ignore
Voting: January/February/March 2017 1sweetiegherkin, November 2016ignore
October 2016: H.G. Wells 26sweetiegherkin, October 2016ignore
May 2016: Leo Tolstoy 32sweetiegherkin, October 2016ignore
July: Lionel Shriver 66rainpebble, October 2016ignore
June 2016: Chris Bohjalian 49rainpebble, October 2016ignore
Voting: October/November/December 2016 14sweetiegherkin, September 2016ignore
Nominations: October/November/December 2016 15sweetiegherkin, August 2016ignore
Nominations: June/July/September 2016 21Tara1Reads, June 2016ignore
Voting: June/July/August 16sweetiegherkin, May 2016ignore
April 2016: Oliver Sacks 19sweetiegherkin, May 2016ignore
March 2016: Ian McEwan 44sweetiegherkin, April 2016ignore
February 2016: Janet Malcolm 14sparemethecensor, February 2016ignore
Voting: March/April/May 2016 14sweetiegherkin, February 2016ignore
Nominations: March/April/May 19sweetiegherkin, February 2016ignore
November 2015: Peter Carey 33BookConcierge, February 2016ignore
December 2015: Sherman Alexie 14sweetiegherkin, December 2015ignore
October 2015: E.B. White 19sweetiegherkin, November 2015ignore
Voting: November/December/January 17sweetiegherkin, October 2015ignore
June 2015: Truman Capote 50sweetiegherkin, October 2015ignore
Nominations: November/December/January 16sweetiegherkin, October 2015ignore
It's August 1JackieCarroll, August 2015ignore
July 2015: Halldor Laxness 27sweetiegherkin, July 2015ignore
March 2015: Alice Munro 32sweetiegherkin, July 2015ignore
Voting: July/August/September 15sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
May 2015: Angela Carter 34sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
April 2015: Kate Atkinson 29sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
Nominations: July/August/Sept 9sweetiegherkin, June 2015ignore
Kate Atkinson's "Case Histories" - Spoilers allowed! 4sweetiegherkin, May 2015ignore
Run-off voting: May/June 2015 10sweetiegherkin, April 2015ignore
Voting: April/May/June 2015 9sweetiegherkin, March 2015ignore
Nominatons: April/May/June 2015 17sweetiegherkin, March 2015ignore
February 2015: Virginia Woolf 40sweetiegherkin, March 2015ignore
Voting: March 2015 10sweetiegherkin, February 2015ignore
January 2015: Louise Erdrich 23sweetiegherkin, February 2015ignore
Nominations: March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, February 2015ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, January 2015ignore
December 2014: Jack London 9otterstamp, December 2014ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2015 18sweetiegherkin, December 2014ignore
November 2014: Dashiell Hammett 16sweetiegherkin, December 2014ignore
September 2014: Willa Cather 35aliciamay, November 2014ignore
November 2013: Kurt Vonnegut 80sweetiegherkin, November 2014ignore
October 2014: Eudora Welty 20LucindaLibri, October 2014ignore
Voting: Sept-Dec 2014 10.Monkey., October 2014ignore
May 2014: V. S. Naipaul 25sweetiegherkin, September 2014ignore
June 2014: W. Somerset Maugham 27edwinbcn, August 2014ignore
Nominations: Sept-Dec 2014 18.Monkey., August 2014ignore
January 2014: Cormac McCarthy 78elisa.saphier, May 2014ignore
February 2014: Raymond Chandler 28edwinbcn, May 2014ignore
April 2014: Fyodor Dostoevsky 35sparemethecensor, April 2014ignore
March 2014: Vladimir Nabokov 41March-Hare, April 2014ignore
December 2013: Haruki Murakami 63pgmcc, March 2014ignore
Voting: Apr/May/Jun 2014 10.Monkey., March 2014ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16.Monkey., March 2014ignore
Nominations: Apr/May/Jun 2014 16.Monkey., March 2014ignore
September 2013: Iain M. Banks 33pgmcc, January 2014ignore
February 2013: Graham Greene 45.Monkey., December 2013ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16.Monkey., December 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 2 - Thomas Hardy 17sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
Voting: Nov/Dec 2013 16sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
October 2013: Samuel Beckett 19.Monkey., October 2013ignore
Nominations: Nov/Dec 2013 10sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
August 2013: Joyce Carol Oates 23sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
June 2013: Paul Auster 35sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
July 2013: J.M. Coetzee 18.Monkey., August 2013ignore
MESSAGE BOARD 9.Monkey., August 2013ignore
Voting: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 16.Monkey., July 2013ignore
Nominations: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 13.Monkey., July 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 1 - Philip Roth 13.Monkey., May 2013ignore
April 2013: Walter Scott 15chrisharpe, May 2013ignore
Voting: May/Jun/Jul 2013 10.Monkey., April 2013ignore
March 2013: Aldous Huxley 33.Monkey., March 2013ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 2 6.Monkey., March 2013ignore
Nominations: May/Jun/Jul 2013 12aliciamay, March 2013ignore
January 2013: Michael Ondaatje 37sweetiegherkin, February 2013ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2013 17.Monkey., January 2013ignore
Voting: 2013 - Quarter 1 11.Monkey., January 2013ignore
December 2012: Ray Bradbury 28katrinasreads, December 2012ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2012 29.Monkey., December 2012ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 1 9.Monkey., December 2012ignore
**What Are You Reading Now? -- December 2012 3.Monkey., December 2012ignore
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