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About meEnglish teacher, avid reader, theatre-goer, and traveler.

About my libraryMy tastes tend to run heavy on the Classics, Canadian Literature, and contemporary authors.

2018 Favourites:
Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
Harry Potter: A History of Magic - British Library
Missoula: Rape and the Justice System in a College Town - John Krakauer
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows - reread
Columbine - Dave Cullen
Warlight - Michael Ondaatje
Crow Lake - Mary Lawson
The Anne of Green Gables series - L. M. Montgomery - reread
The Power - Naomi Alderman
Home Fire - Kamila Shamsie

2017 Favourites:
The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood - reread
Half of a Yellow Sun - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne Bronte
The Girls - Emma Cline
The Siege - Helen Dunmore
The Betrayal - Helen Dunmore
Reservoir 13 - Jon McGregor

2016 Favourites:
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets: The Illustrated Edition - J. K. Rowling
Wenjack - Joseph Boyden
Mrs. Dalloway - Virginia Woolf
Some Luck - Jane Smiley
My Brilliant Friend - Elena Ferrante
Burial Rites - Hannah Kent

2015 Favourites:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: The Illustrated Edition - J. K. Rowling
Station Eleven - Emily St. John Mandel
Lady Oracle - Margaret Atwood
Stone Mattress: Nine Tales - Margaret Atwood

2014 Favourites:
World War Z - Max Brooks
Something I've Been Meaning to Tell You - Alice Munro
Indian Horse - Richard Wagamese
Life After Life - Kate Atkinson
Lullabies for Little Criminals - Heather O'Neill
Dept. of Speculation - Jenny Offill

2013 Favourites:
Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
Harvest - Jim Crace
TransAtlantic - Colum McCann
Ender's Game - Orson Scott Card
The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
The Lacuna - Barbara Kingsolver

2012 Favourites:
We Need to Talk About Kevin - Lionel Shriver
The Cat's Table - Michael Ondaatje
The Hiding Place - Trezza Azzopardi
There but for the - Ali Smith
The Uninvited Guests - Sadie Jones
The Lifeboat - Charlotte Rogan
Wolf Hall - Hilary Mantel
A Visit from the Goon Squad - Jennifer Egan
Swimming Home - Deborah Levy
The Lighthouse – Alison Moore
Bring Up the Bodies – Hilary Mantel

2011 Favourites:
Wuthering Heights - Charlotte Bronte - reread
Visitation - Jenny Erpenbeck
My Antonia - Willa Cather
Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen - reread
The Return of the Soldier - Rebecca West
Just Kids - Patti Smith
Interpreter of Maladies - Jhumpa Lahiri
No Great Mischief - Alistair MacLeod
The Tiger's Wife - Tea Obreht
Can You Hear the Nightbird Call? - Anita Rau Badami
Tell it to the Trees - Anita Rau Badami
The Sense of an Ending - Julian Barnes
Gillespie and I - Jane Harris
Various Positions - Martha Schabas

2010 Favourites:
Fall - Colin McAdam
Deep Hollow Creek - Sheila Watson
Chess Story - Stefan Zweig
Burnt Shadows - Kamila Shamsie
The Rehearsal - Eleanor Catton
February - Lisa Moore
Room - Emma Donoghue
The Hunger Games - Suzanne Collins
The Night Watch - Sarah Waters
Lemon - Cordelia Strube

2009 Favourites:
The Road - Cormac McCarthy
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society - Mary Ann Shaffer
Alias Grace - Margaret Atwood
Any Known Blood - Lawrence Hill
A Perfect Gentle Knight - Kit Pearson
The Giver - Lois Lowry
The Blind Assassin - Margaret Atwood
All the Pretty Horses - Cormac McCarthy
The Cellist of Sarajevo - Steven Galloway
Unaccustomed Earth - Jhumpa Lahiri
All Quiet on the Western Front - Erich Maria Remarque
Pictures at a Revolution - Mark Harris
In the Skin of a Lion - Michael Ondaatje
The Book of Negroes - Lawrence Hill
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
Dangerous Liaisons - Pierre Choderlos de Laclos
The Children's Book - A. S. Byatt
Too Much Happiness - Alice Munro
The Boy Next Door - Irene Sabatini
I Met the Walrus - Jerry Levitan
The Blythes Are Quoted - Lucy Maud Montgomery

Groups75 Books Challenge for 2019, 75 Books Challenge for 2020, Atwoodians, Booker Prize, The Prizes

Favorite authorsMargaret Atwood, Anita Rau Badami, Emily Brontë, Willa Cather, Emma Donoghue, Lawrence Hill, Cormac McCarthy, L. M. Montgomery, Alice Munro, Michael Ondaatje, Louise Penny, J. K. Rowling, Sarah Waters, Sheila Watson (Shared favorites)

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Real nameCait

LocationOntario, Canada

Account typepublic

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Member sinceJan 1, 2009

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