Monthly Reads and Rates

MonthTitleAuthorGenreRecommenderBrianCShawnJoeMikeDeclanBrianMFergalJimAvg
November 2019Order of the DayÈric VuillardHistorical FictionShawn
September 2019UpheavalJared DiamondNon-FictionShawn7.56.55.56.07.55.07.06.428
August 2019ShadowplayJoseph O'ConnorHistorical FictionJoe7.58.08.06.07.57.57.06.07.33
July 2019The Uninhabitable EarthDavid Wallace-WellsNon-FictionBrian C6.54.05.04.56.06.03.56.55.1666
June 2019Normal PeopleSally RooneyFictionMike
May 2019Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72Hunter S ThompsonPoliticalJim3.08.07.56.57.08.06.6666
April 2019War of the WolfBernard CornwellHistoricalDeclan6.54.03.55.54.06.06.06.05.19
March 2019The Tetris EffectDan AckermanBusinessShawn7.05.04.07.04.06.06.05.57
February 2019Valiant GentlemenSabina MurrayHistoricalBrian M4.05.05.55.04.57.55.05.21
January 2019The Language InstinctSteven PinkerDiscourseJoe3.52.08.52.04.06.56.54.71
December 2018Lethal WhiteGalbraith, RobertDetectiveFergal5.57.08.05.58.04.07.56.50
November 2018ErebusMichael PalinHistoricalDeclan7.08.58.58.08.06.57.07.57.63
October 2018The Devil's AdvocateMorris WestHistoricalShawn7.55.57.07.05.55.07.06.36
September 2018The Black CountTom ReissHistoricalShawn7.07.58.05.55.06.57.07.06.69
August 2018People of the BookGeraldine BrooksHistoricalMike5.56.57.56.55.06.56.25
July 2018Arnhem: Battle for the Bridges 1944Anthony BeevorHistoricalFergal5.04.57.54.56.07.07.05.93
June 2018Do Androids Dream of Electric SheepPhilip K DickScience FictionJim8.05.04.06.07.09.08.06.71
May-2018Prisoners of GeographyTim MarshallPoliticsMike888.58878.13
April-2018The BetrayalHelen DinsmoreHistoricalDeclan6.57.57.58867.567.42
March-201812 Rules for LifeJason PetersonMental HealthMike3.01.51.06.53.56.53.53.80
February-2018MiddlesexJeffrey EugenidesNovelJim8.08.57.06.07.57.07.07.07.17
January-2018Butcher, Baker, Candlestick MakerHuthinsonHistoricalBrian M6.05.56.04.07.07.04.56.55.67
December-2017MunichRobert HarrisHistoricalFergal6.06.08.06.06.56.07.55.06.67
November-2017Love of CountryMadeleine BuntingTravelBrian M5.05.57.07.57.57.56.88
October-2017The Lost Book of the GrailCharlie LovettHistoricalShawn7.08.07.06.57.07.05.06.06.75
September-2017Descent of ManGreyson PerryDiscourseJim7.05.05.58.56.56.58.08.06.67
August-2017A Man Called OveFredrik BackmannHumourShawn8.08.55.56.57.06.04.56.33
August-2017Solar BonesMike McCormackDramaBrian M4.04.53.08.05.05.13
July-2017The Naked SwissClaire O'DeaStatsJoe7.56.08.05.56.57.06.07.06.50
June-2017Norse MythologyNeil GaimanComedy/DramaShawn5.07.06.05.57.07.07.06.50
May-2017The Hillbilly ElegyJD VanceMemoirMike/Fergal6.58.06.57.07.56.55.07.10
April-2017The Glorious HeresiesLisa McInerneyDramaBrian C7.56.58.06.58.06.07.25
March-2017Enough SaidMark ThompsonDiscourseFergal7.07.04.08.09.06.33
February-2017A Gentleman in MoscowAmor TowlesNovelShawn8.09.08.58.07.08.09.08.10
January-2017Shrinking Violet: A Field Guide to ShynessScienceBrian M5.05.05.57.07.56.06.25
December-2016A Dog's PurposeW. Bruce CameronPopularBrian M5.07.03.05.07.08.07.06.00
November-2016I'm Your ManSylvie SimmonsBiographyBrian C6.59.07.07.07.58.06.07.70
October-2016The Killing Floor: Jack Reacher #1Lee ChildsCrimeJoe5.06.55.54.55.06.05.38
September-2016Alexander HamiltonRon ChernowBiographyFergal8.09.09.09.09.00
August-2016The MinaturistJesse BurtonHistoricalShawn6.57.58.06.07.06.57.13
July-2016The Silk Roads: A new global historyPeter FrankopanHistoryJoe8.07.55.08.07.06.07.10
June-2016A Little LifeHanya YanagiharaNovelBrian C7.54.03.57.55.05.00
May-2016Five Socratic DialoguesPlatoDiscourseMike6.06.09.07.04.07.33
April-2016The Pleasure of My CompanySteve MartinComedy/DramaShawn6.08.06.07.56.06.56.06.80
March-2016The Invention of Nature: Alex von HumboltAndrea WulfAutobiographyJoe6.08.56.58.06.07.37.00
February-2016ImperiumRobert HarrisHistoricalFergal7.08.07.08.06.08.05.07.40
January-2016Autobiography of a YogiYoganandaAutobiographyShawn3.010.00.07.01.02.04.50
December-2015A Confederacy of DuncesJohn Kennedy TooleLiteratureMike7.08.05.05.05.06.00
November-2015Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles RyderEvelyn WaughLiteratureJoe9.07.09.08.08.07.08.00
November-2015Ulysses 5James JoyceJoe
October-2015Mother TongueBill BrysonReferenceJim8.06.07.04.07.58.06.13
October-2015Ulysses 4James JoyceJoe
September-2015The Temporary GentlemanSebastian BarryLiteratureFergal6.07.56.09.07.56.07.50
August-2015Black Lamb and Grey Falcon / Balkan GhostsRebecca West / Robert KaplanHistoryShawn4.08.09.06.05.07.67
July-2015All the Light We Cannot SeeAnthony DoerrHistoricalFergal8.08.58.08.07.57.58.00
June-2015The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss and Long- Term HealthT Colin Campbell & Thomas M CampbellHealthMike8.04.04.07.04.03.04.75
May-2015Bel CantoAnn PatchettLiteratureMike5.59.06.07.08.57.07.63
April-2015The Last Unicorn: A Search for One of Earth's Rarest CreaturesWilliam deBuysScienceBrian C7.04.08.08.06.07.06.50
March-2015The Piano TunerDaniel MasonJoe5.58.58.08.08.07.08.13
February-2015Einstein: His Life and UniverseWalter IsaacsonBiographyJoe5.05.010.08.04.07.06.75
January-2015The Princess BrideWilliam GoldmanJoe5.06.07.05.08.05.06.50
December-2014The Life and Loves of a He-DevilGraham NortonAutobiographyFergal7.06.07.04.06.07.05.75
November-2014The Narrow Road to the Deep NorthRichard FlannaganJoe6.59.09.07.75
October-2014TK Whittaker – Portrait of a PatriotAnne ChambersShawn5.07.07.05.06.07.56.25
September-2014EyrieTim WintonMike6.07.07.09.08.07.67
August-2014An Officer and a SpyRobert HarrisJoe7.09.09.07.09.07.08.50
July-2014The Indian ClerkDavid LeavittJoe5.08.08.04.06.07.06.50
June-2014Look Who's BackTimur VermesJoe3.08.08.03.05.06.00
May-2014How Music Works'David ByrneMike6.03.06.05.06.04.67
April-2014The UndertakingAudrey MageeBrian C7.08.07.04.05.06.06.00
March-2014The Time Has Come - Ger McDonnell: His Life and His Death on K2Damien O'BrienBrian C7.03.57.06.06.06
February-2014Guards, GuardsTerry PratchettJim4.05.04.07.05
January-2014Purple HibiscusChimamanda Ngozi AdichieMike7.08.07.07.07.50
December-2013Lawrence in ArabiaScott AndersonShawn7.09.08.07.08.08.00
November-2013HarvestJim CraceMike
October-2013ZealotResa AslanShawn
August-2013Town and Country: New Irish Short StoriesKevin BarryFergal
July-201352 LoavesWilliam AlexanderShawn
June-2013Orphan Master's SonAdam JohnsonJoe
May-2013StalingradAnthony BeevorJoe
April-2013Prester JohnJohn BuchanJim
February-2013From the Holy MountainWilliam DalrympleJoe
January-2013Cloud AtlasDavid MitchellJoe
November-2012Casual VacancyJK RowlingFergal
October-2012Anatomy of a MomentJavier CercasMike
September-2012Ulysses 3James JoyceJoe
September-2012CanadaRichard FordMike
May-2012HHhHLaurent BinetJoe
May-2012Ulysses 2James JoyceJoe
March-2012Ulysses 1James JoyceJoe
March-2012Black DahliaJames ElroyFergal
February-2012At HomeBill BrysonJim4.07.05.08.06
January-2012The Faster I Walk the Smaller I amKjersti Annesdatter SkomsvoldJoe
December-2011Christmas CarolDickensJim
November-2011Cutting for StoneAdam VergheseShawn
October-2011The Hare with the Amber EyesEdmund de WaalJoe
September-2011The Case for BooksRobert DarntonShawn
July-2011Civilization: The West and the RestNiall FergussonJoe
April-2011NudgeThaler and SunsteinJoe