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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:
Fannie Flagg

Upcoming Authors:
September: Jennifer Weiner
October: E.B. White


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: 254 members

Recent members: dianeham, sunrise_hues, Andrew_MC, EMS_24, eatsreadsleaves, Denisya, librariansteffen2, SoschaF, CClawson, BeDeOne, burnett, debrakeogh, swarnima_b, tnociti, annamorphic, kara.shamy, ompublic, TheresaUpshur, reva8, katiekrug, jnwelch, chiliihead, sparemethecensor, nohrt4me2, ghefferon, dieKatze, auntmarge64, nrmay, Crotchetymama, bluenosetoo

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September: Jennifer Weiner 10dieKatze, Today 3:48amignore
August 2015: Fannie Flagg 17dieKatze, Tuesday 6:38pmignore
June 2015: Truman Capote 49dieKatze, August 8ignore
It's August 1JackieCarroll, August 4ignore
July 2015: Halldor Laxness 27sweetiegherkin, July 26ignore
March 2015: Alice Munro 32sweetiegherkin, July 18ignore
October 2015: E.B. White 5sweetiegherkin, July 4ignore
Voting: July/August/September 15sweetiegherkin, June 26ignore
May 2015: Angela Carter 34sweetiegherkin, June 20ignore
April 2015: Kate Atkinson 29sweetiegherkin, June 7ignore
Nominations: July/August/Sept 9sweetiegherkin, June 6ignore
Kate Atkinson's "Case Histories" - Spoilers allowed! 4sweetiegherkin, May 25ignore
Run-off voting: May/June 2015 10sweetiegherkin, April 18ignore
Voting: April/May/June 2015 9sweetiegherkin, March 21ignore
Nominatons: April/May/June 2015 17sweetiegherkin, March 9ignore
February 2015: Virginia Woolf 40sweetiegherkin, March 1ignore
Voting: March 2015 10sweetiegherkin, February 21ignore
January 2015: Louise Erdrich 23sweetiegherkin, February 15ignore
Nominations: March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, February 7ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/March 2015 7sweetiegherkin, January 1ignore
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 10PolymathicMonkey, October 2014ignore
May 2014: V. S. Naipaul 25sweetiegherkin, September 2014ignore
June 2014: W. Somerset Maugham 27edwinbcn, August 2014ignore
Nominations: Sept-Dec 2014 18PolymathicMonkey, 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 10PolymathicMonkey, March 2014ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16PolymathicMonkey, March 2014ignore
Nominations: Apr/May/Jun 2014 16PolymathicMonkey, March 2014ignore
September 2013: Iain M. Banks 33pgmcc, January 2014ignore
May 2013: Margaret Atwood 67sweetiegherkin, January 2014ignore
February 2013: Graham Greene 45PolymathicMonkey, December 2013ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 16PolymathicMonkey, December 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 2 - Thomas Hardy 17sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
Voting: Nov/Dec 2013 16sweetiegherkin, October 2013ignore
October 2013: Samuel Beckett 19PolymathicMonkey, 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 18PolymathicMonkey, August 2013ignore
MESSAGE BOARD 9PolymathicMonkey, August 2013ignore
Voting: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 16PolymathicMonkey, July 2013ignore
Nominations: Aug/Sept/Oct 2013 13PolymathicMonkey, July 2013ignore
2013 Quarter 1 - Philip Roth 13PolymathicMonkey, May 2013ignore
April 2013: Walter Scott 15chrisharpe, May 2013ignore
Voting: May/Jun/Jul 2013 10PolymathicMonkey, April 2013ignore
March 2013: Aldous Huxley 33PolymathicMonkey, March 2013ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 2 6PolymathicMonkey, March 2013ignore
Nominations: May/Jun/Jul 2013 12aliciamay, March 2013ignore
January 2013: Michael Ondaatje 37sweetiegherkin, February 2013ignore
Voting: Jan/Feb/Mar 2013 17PolymathicMonkey, January 2013ignore
Voting: 2013 - Quarter 1 11PolymathicMonkey, January 2013ignore
December 2012: Ray Bradbury 28katrinasreads, December 2012ignore
Nominations: Jan/Feb/Mar 2012 29PolymathicMonkey, December 2012ignore
Nominations: 2013 - Quarter 1 9PolymathicMonkey, December 2012ignore
**What Are You Reading Now? -- December 2012 3PolymathicMonkey, December 2012ignore
Voting - December 2012 Author 28PolymathicMonkey, November 2012ignore
**What Are You Reading Now? -- November 2012 15edwinbcn, November 2012ignore
December Nominations 13PolymathicMonkey, November 2012ignore
Themes discussion! 16PolymathicMonkey, November 2012ignore
New leadership ;) 15katrinasreads, November 2012ignore
Is this group still active? 25Polaris-, November 2012ignore
May 2012: Virginia Woolf 6edwinbcn, August 2012ignore
2012, Quarter 2: Beryl Bainbridge 3Polaris-, May 2012ignore
April 2012: C. S. Lewis 11edwinbcn, May 2012ignore
Nominations - April - June 2012 17edwinbcn, May 2012ignore
2012, Quarter 1: Beryl Bainbridge 1edwinbcn, May 2012ignore
Voting thread - Quarter 2: April - June 2012 8edwinbcn, April 2012ignore
Voting thread - April - June 2012 16edwinbcn, April 2012ignore
March 2012: John Steinbeck 14edwinbcn, April 2012ignore
Hello-sorry to have missed... 5Constantinopolitan, March 2012ignore
January 2012: Georgette Heyer 14monanikhil, March 2012ignore
December 2011: Rumer Godden 44kdcdavis, February 2012ignore
February 2012: Molly Keane 10kdcdavis, February 2012ignore
2012, Quarter 1: Charles Dickens 27bucketyell, February 2012ignore
Nevil Shute for June 2012 2AnnieMod, February 2012ignore
Voting Thread - Jan, Feb, March 2012 62AnnieMod, February 2012ignore
Nominations: Jan, Feb and March 2012 24AnnieMod, January 2012ignore
November 2011: Kate Grenville 20amandameale, December 2011ignore
Voting for December 2011 41AnnieMod, November 2011ignore
Nominations for November and December 2011 26EBT1002, November 2011ignore
October 2011: Nadine Gordimer 11bell7, October 2011ignore
Voting for November 2011 11AnnieMod, October 2011ignore
Voting for October 2011 9rainpebble, October 2011ignore
Nominations for October 2011 14AnnieMod, September 2011ignore
Monthly Author Read for September 29rainpebble, September 2011ignore
JULY: Reading A. S. Byatt 29Cariola, September 2011ignore
July author? 29Cariola, June 2011ignore
June: Reading Mary Elizabeth Braddon 31Soupdragon, June 2011ignore
April: Reading Anthony Trollope 11wookiebender, May 2011ignore
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