The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, by Jean-Dominique Bauby
The Interrogative Mood, by Padgett Powell 
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, by Steig Larson 
The Misalliance, by Anita Brookner 
Homer and Langley, by E.L. Doctorow 
The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
We Are All Welcome Here, by Elizabeth Berg 
Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity, by Kerry Cohen
Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout 
The Help, by Kathryn Stockett 
The Financial Lives of the Poets, by Jess Walter 
The Rotter's Club, by Jonathon Coe 
e, by Matt Beaumont 
Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth, and Everyday Magic, by Martha N. Beck
Moonlight In Odessa, by Janet Skeslien Charles
Amsterdam, by Ian McEwan 
Nocturnes, by Kazuo Ishiguro 
Requiem, Mass., by John Dufresne 
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie  
Elizabeth Costello, by J. M. Coetzee 
Uglies, by Scott Westerfeld 
e squared, a novel by Matt Beaumont 
This Is Where We Live, by Janelle Brown 
Nuclear Age, by Tim O'Brien
Insignificant Others, by Stephen McCauley
The Elegance of the Hedgehog, by Muriel Barbery 
Sweet Mary, by Liz Balmaseda 
Deaf Sentence, by David Lodge 
The Bones, by Seth Greenland 
The Chosen One, by Carol Lynch Williams 
Little Bee, by Chris Cleave 
Tender at the Bone, by Ruth Reichl
The Kids Are All Right, by Diana Welch and Co.
Ship Breaker, by Paolo Bacigalupi
Lean On Pete, by Willy Vlautin
Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things, by Randy O. Frost and Gail Steketee
Out Stealing Horses, by Per Petterson 
The Broken Shore, by Peter Temple 
The 19th Wife, by David Ebershoff
Bitter Is the New Black, by Jen Lancaster