Watermark Books Club Selection Archive


February - Maid by Stephanie Land

January - The Little French Bistro by Nina George



December - Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata

November - A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

October - Lab Girl by Hope Jahren

September - The Collector's Apprentice by B.A. Shapiro

August - Fever by Mary Beth Keane

July - The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai

June - There There by Tommy Orange

May - The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

April - Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

March - Gorilla and the Bird by Zack McDermott

February - Need to Know by Karen Cleveland

January - Salt Houses by Hala Alyan


December - Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

November - The Story of Arthur Truluv by Elizabeth Berg

October - My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

September - Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

August - Beartown by Fredrik Backman

July - The Heart's Invisible Furies by John Boyne

June - The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel

May - To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey

April - The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

March - The Six:  The Lives of the Mitford Sisters by Laura Thompson

February - Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran

January - The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell


December -  We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas

November - Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

October - All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

September - The Nix by Nathan Hill

August - The Stargazer's Sister by Carrie Brown

July - The Versions of Us by Laura Barnett

June -  The Sellout by Paul Beatty

May - Hold Still by Sally Mann

April - Girl Waits with Gun by Amy Stewart

March -  A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

February - The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild

January -  A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler


January - The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

February - How to Be Both by Ali Smith

March - Goodhouse by Peyton Marshall

April - The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton

May 17 - West of Sunset by Stewart O'Nan

June 21 - A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

July - Orhan's Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian

August - The Three-Year Swim Club:  The Untold Story of Maui's Sugar Ditch Kids and Their Quest for Olympic Glory by Julie Checkoway

September - My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman

October - The Expatriates by Janice Y. K. Lee

November - The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen

December - The Green Road by Anne Enright


January -  The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton

February -  Someone by Alice McDermott

March - The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

April - The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

May - The Martian by Andy Weir

June - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

July - The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai

August - The Painter by Peter Heller

September - Euphoria by Lily King

October - The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

November - Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

December - The Moor's Account by Laila Lalami


January - Y by Marjorie Celona

February - Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

March - The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

April - A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

May - The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards by Kristopher Jansma

June - The Son by Philipp Meyer 

July - The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer 

August - The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett 

September -The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani 

October - The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

November - The Aftermath by Rhidian Brook

December - Longbourn by Jo Baker 


January - American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar

February - Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

March - Memoir of the Sunday Brunch by Julia Pandl

April - The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont

May - Home by Toni Morrison 

June - A Good American by Alex George 

July - The Art Forger by BA Shapiro

August - The Age of Desire by Jennie Fields

September - The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty 

October - The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fly by Rachel Joyce 

November - Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

December - The President's Hat by Antoine Laurain


January - A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

February - An Object of Beauty by Steve Martin 

March - Vestments by John Reimringer

April - Flatscreen by Adam Wilson 

May - Open City by Teju Cole

June - The Story of Beautiful Girls by Rachel Simon 

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October - Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

November - The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

December - American Boy by Larry Wilson 


December - Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr

November - Room by Emma Donoghue

October - Mr. Rosenblum Dreams in English by Natasha Solomons

September - Surrendered by Chang-rae Lee

August - The Help by Kathryn Stockett

July - A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

June - The Swan Thieves by Elizabeth Kostova

May - Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson 

April 19 -The Farmer's Daughter by Jim Harrison.

March 15 - A Gate at the Stairs by Lorrie Moore.

February 15 - Changing My Mind by Zadie Smith. 

January 18 - Homer and Langley by E. L. Doctorow.


December 21 - This is Where I Leave You by Jonathan Tropper.

November 16 - Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford.

October 19 - The Quickening by Michelle Hoover.

September 21 - The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe.

August 17 - The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton.

July 20 - Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon.

June 15 - A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick.

May 18 - Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese.

April 20 - The Runaway Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini.

March 16 - The White Mary by Kira Salak.

February 16 - Shanghai Girls by Lisa See. (Author reading & signing at 7:00 p.m.)

January 19 - Sweetsmoke by David Fuller


December 15 - Gardens of Water by Alan Drew.

November 17 - The Little Book by Selden Edwards.

October 20 - Netherland by Joseph O'Neill.

September 15 - The Reserve by Russell Banks.

August 18 - American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld.

July 21 - Mudbound by Hillary Jordan.

June 16 - People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks.

May 19 - The Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz.

April 21 - Disobedience by Jane Hamilton.

March 17 - An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England by Brock Clarke.

February 17 - Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides.

January 20 - The Pirate's Daughter by Margaret Cezair-Thompson.


December - On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan.

November - The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver.

October - Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris.

September - Free Food for Millionaires by Min Jin Lee.

August - My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki.

July - The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani.

June - The Dissident by Nell Freudenberger.

May - Golden Country by Jennifer Gilmore.

April - Life at These Speeds by Jeremy Jackson.

March - The Echo Maker by Richard Powers.

February - The Driftless Area by Tom Drury.

January - Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.


December - The Rug Merchant by Meg Mullins.

November - The Promise of Happiness by Justin Cartwright.

October - Magic Time by Doug Marlette.

September - The Accidental by Ali Smith.

August - Sweetness in the Belly by Camilla Gibb.

July - Red Weather by Pauls Toutonghi.

June - Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen.

May - Fruit of the Lemon by Andrea Levy.

April - Black Swan Green by David Mitchell.

March - Sex Wars by Marge Peircy.

February - Fallen by David Maine.

January - The River of Doubt by Candice Millard.


December - On Beauty by Zadie Smith.

November - The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan.

October - March by Geraldine Brooks.

September - Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer.

August - Saturday by Ian McEwan.

July - Specimen Days by Michael Cunningham.

June - The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri.

May - Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard.

April - The Egyptologist by Arthur Phillips.

March - Case Histories by Kate Atkinson.

February - The Darling by Russell Banks.

January - Tijuana Straights by Kem Nunn.


December - The Perfect Play by Louise Wener

November - The Preservationist by David Maine.

October - Broken as Things Are by Martha Witt.

September - The Summer Guest by Justin Cronin.

August - Atonement by Ian McEwan.

July - Straight Man by Richard Russo.

June - The Confessions of Max Tivoli by Andrew Sean Greer.

May - Saul & Patsy by Charles Baxter.

April - The News From Paraguay by Lily Tuck.

March - The Known World by Edward Jones.

February - Learning Joy from Dogs Without Collars by Lauralee Summer.

January - The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini.


December - Tepper Isn't Going Out by Calvin Trillin.

November - Orchard by Larry Watson.

October - Getting Mother's Body by Suzan-Lori Parks.

September - The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty.

August - Wicked by Gregory Maguire.

July - Chasing Shakespeares by Sarah Smith.

June - A Disturbance in One Place by Binnie Kirschenbaum.

May - All Over Creation by Ruth Ozeki.

April - Educating Waverley by Laura Kalpakian.

March - Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi.

February - Life at These Speeds by Jeremy Jackson.

January - Life of Pi by Yann Martel.


December - Claire Marvel by John Burnham Schwartz.

November - The Last Girls by Lee Smith.

October - I Don't Know How She Does It by Allison Pearson.

September - Blessings by Anna Quindlen.

August - Three Junes by Julia Glass.

July - Coffee & Kung Fu by Karen Brichoux.

June - Small Wonder by Barbara Kingsolver.

May - Step Ball Change by Jeanne Ray.

April - The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd.

March - My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki.

February - Passion of Artimesia by Susan Vreeland.

January - Ava's Man by Rick Bragg.


December - Steps and Exes by Laura Kalpakian.

November - Abraham by Bruce Feiler.

October - The Last Cattle Drive by Robert Day.

September - Desperate Characters by Paula Fox.

August - Loving Pedro Infante by Denise Chavez.

July - Bel Canto by Ann Patchett.

June - The Piano Shop on the Left Bank by Thad Carhart.

May - Stern Men by Elizabeth Gilbert.

April - Without Reservations by Alice Steinbach.

March - My Dream of You by Nuala O'Faolain.

February - The Lecturer's Tale by James Hynes.

January - An Unexpected Light by Jason Elliot.


December - Royal Babylon by Karl Shaw.

November - The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen.

October - The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon.