30 for Our 30th Anniversary

In honour of the 30th Anniversary of the Armchair Critics’ Book Club – we present the 30 favourite books we have read over the past 30 years. The books are linked to our past reviews.  Enjoy!

Three Day Road by Joseph Boyden

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

My Stroke of Insight by Jill Bolte Taylor

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance and Survival by John Valliant

In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts by Gabor Mate

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

The Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Remarkable Creatures by Tracey Chevalier

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy and Hard Times by Jennifer Worth

Before I Go To Sleep by SJ Watson

Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

The Birth of Venus by Sarah Dunant

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff -Christ’s Childhood Pal by Christopher Moore

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Baking Cakes in Kigali by Gaile Parkin

Orhan’s Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian

Enders’ Game  by Orson Scott Card

The Summer Tree  by Guy Gavriel Kay

Cider House Rules  by John Irving