Janna Reads -- and reads and reads and reads!  However, not every book makes it to the Lecture List.  And, so, here's a curated list of books recommended by Janna in addition to the ones she reviews -- check out Janna's list of some of her favourites here.  

These are a few of my favourites in no particular order...

I hope you enjoy them as much as I did.  Drop me a line to let me know what you thought; I'd love to hear from you!                  Janna

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Daisy Jones & the Six by Teylor Jenkins Reid

The Night Watchman by Louise Erdich

The Mercies by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The Library of Legends by Janie Chang

The Glass Hotel by Emily St. John Mandel

Amnesty by Aravind Adiga

You Are Not What We Expected by Sidura Ludwig

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett

The Gown by Jennifer Robson

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

Olive, Again by Elizabeth Strout

Machines Like Me by Ian McEwan

Washington Black by Esi Edugyan

The Weight of Ink by Rachel Kadish

The Bridal Chair by Gloria Goldreich

The Bricks that Build the Houses by Kate Tempest

Less by Andrew Sean Greer

The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan

The Improbability of Love by Hannah Rothschild

Here I Am by Jonathan Safran Foer

The Illegal by Lawrence Hill

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar

Circling the Sun & The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

Euphoria by Lily King

The Mountain Story & Rush Home Road by Lori Lansens

One More Thing: Stories and other Stories by B.J. Novak

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Mrs. Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn

The Martian by Andy Weir

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

Half of a Yellow Sun and Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

By Blood by Ellen Ullman

Three Day Road & Through Black Spruce by Joseph Boyden

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Inside by Alix Ohlin

11-22-63 by Stephen King

Rules of Civility & A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

The Children Act by Ian McEwan

I Am Radar by Reif Larsen

Longbourn by Jo Baker

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

Moonlight on the Avenue of Faith by Gina B. Nahai

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

Arcadia by Lauren Groff

The Human Stain & The Plot Against America by Philip Roth

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

The Casual Vacancy by J.K.Rowling

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese

The Devotion of Suspect X by Alexander O. Smith

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen

Fifteen Dogs by Andre Alexis