Women Who Dare Book Group: Previous Selections

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February 2016 The Dressmaker of Khair Khana: Five Sisters, One Remarkable Family, and the Woman Who Risked Everything to Keep Them Safe by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

January 2016 Inés of My Soul by Isabel Allende

December 2015 Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead

November 2015 Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

October 2015 What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal by Zoë Heller

September 2015 The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

August 2015 The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood

July 2015 Between Two Worlds: Escape from Tyranny: Growing Up in the Shadow of Saddam by Zainab Salbi

June 2015 The Year She Left Us by Kathryn Ma

May 2015 Soldier Girls: The Battles of Three Women at Home and at War by Helen Thorpe

April 2015 My Notorious Life by Kate Manning

March 2015 Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

February 2015 Sally Ride: America's First Woman in Space by Lynn Sherr

January 2015 Rules of Civility by Amor Towles

December 2014 Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

November 2014 Burial Rites by Hannah Kent

October 2014 The Chaperone by Laura Moriarty

September 2014 All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

August 2014 The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian

July 2014 Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

June 2014 Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

May 2014 My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

April 2014 Kind of Kin by Rilla Askew

March 2014 Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood by Fatima Mernissi

February 2014 Bossypants by Tina Fey

January 2014 The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell

December 2013 Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Trail by Cheryl Strayed

November 2013 Emily Alone by Stewart O'Nan

October 2013 True Grit by Charles Portis

September 2013 Me, Who Dove Into the Heart of the World by Sabina Berman

August 2013 Nothing Daunted: the Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West by Dorothy Wickenden

July 2013 The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

June 2013 Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell

May 2013 In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez

April 2013 Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

March 2013 King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village by Peggielene Bartels

February 2013 The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

January 2013 Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murray

December 2012 Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

November 2012 The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon

October 2012 The Wilder Life: My Adventures in the Lost World of “Little House on the Prairie” by Wendy McClure

September 2012 The Rebellion of Jane Clarke by Sally Gunning

August 2012 The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart

July 2012 A Pearl in the Storm: How I Found My Heart in the Middle of the Ocean by Tori Murden McClure

June 2012 Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward

May 2012 Elegies for the Brokenhearted by Christie Hodgen

April 2012 The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender

March 2012 The Enchanted April by Elizabeth Von Arnim

February 2012 The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

January 2012 When She Woke by Hillary Jordan

December 2011 The Moonflower Vine by Jetta Carleton

November 2011 Little Bee by Chris Cleave

October 2011 The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi Durrow

September 2011 The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain

August 2011 The Faith Club: A Muslim, Christian, Jew – Three Women Search for Understanding by Ranya Idliby

July 2011 The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

June 2011 The Help by Kathryn Stockett

May 2011 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

April 2011 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

March 2011 Cleopatra: A Life by Stacy Schiff

February 2011 The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

January 2011 The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

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