Your Questions About Book Club Lists

Sandy asks…

Is there a website that a local book club can set up its schedule and book list online for its members?

We want to be able to access our list of upcoming books, dates, times, and maybe even proposed books for future meetings. We are a face-to-face group, not an online book club.

richmama answers:

Yahoo groups is your best bet for this, as long as you have at least one person that can run the site.


Chris asks…

Oprah book club full book list ?

Can someone give me the FULL Book list from Oprah’s book club list?

richmama answers:

Complete List of Oprah’s Book Club Books

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski
A New Earth by Eckhart Tolle

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Road by Cormac McCarthy
The Measure of a Man by Sidney Poitier

Night by Elie Wiesel

A Million Little Pieces by James Frey
Light in August by William Faulkner
The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner
As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

Cry, The Beloved Country by Alan Paton
East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Sula by Toni Morrison
Fall on Your Knees by Ann-Marie MacDonald

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
Stolen Lives: Twenty Years in a Desert Jail by Malika Oufkir
Icy Sparks by Gwyn Hyman Rubio
We Were The Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates

House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III
Drowning Ruth by Christina Schwarz
Open House by Elizabeth Berg
The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
While I Was Gone by Sue Miller
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
Back Roads by Tawni O’Dell
Daughter of Fortune by Isabel Allende
Gap Creek by Robert Morgan

A Map of the World by Jane Hamilton
Vinegar Hill by A. Manette Ansay
River, Cross My Heart by Breena Clarke
Tara Road by Maeve Binchy
Mother of Pearl by Melinda Haynes
White Oleander by Janet Fitch
The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
Jewel by Bret Lott

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts
Midwives by Chris Bohjalian
What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage
I Know This Much Is True by Wally Lamb
Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge Danticat
Black and Blue by Anna Quindlen
Here on Earth by Alice Hoffman
Paradiseby Toni Morrison

The Best Way To Play by Bill Cosby
The Treasure Hunt by Bill Cosby
The Meanest Thing To Say by Bill Cosby
A Virtuous Woman by Kaye Gibbons
Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
Songs In Ordinary Time by Mary McGarry Morris
The Heart of a Woman by Maya Angelou
The Rapture of Canaan by Sheri Reynolds
Stones from the River by Ursula Hegi
She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb

The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton
Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison
The Deep End of the Ocean by Jacquelyn Mitchard

William asks…

Should all high school book lists be standardized to the Oprah’s Book Club?

At least get rid of all that Ayn Rand and George Orwell crap…

richmama answers:

Absolutely not. She is obviously a liberal and attends the same church as Obama did when he resided in Chicago. I believe the test book should have equal representation of the conservatives and liberals. But unfortunately the scales favor the liberals point of view especially in higher education.

John asks…

Is there a website that lists authors by state? I need help for my book club!?

I am trying to start a book club at my high school, and I wanted to try and locate some authors that could come to my school, for my book club. Does anyone know how to find out what authors for teens live in texas or near texas?

richmama answers:

Try here:

See if any of the living authors have anything you’re interested in, and go from there 🙂

Edit: This website might be better:
There’s a link to the second half of the list at the side of the page.

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