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Good Reads: Finding Recreational Reading @ the WSU Libraries: The Palouse Everybody Reads Program

About the Palouse-Area Everybody Reads Program

Everybody Reads 2015

All The Light We Cannot See / Anthony Doerr

Reader's Guide/Discussion Questions

Everybody Reads 2012

Everybody Reads 2012 featured Jim Lynch's Border Songs


2010 Everybody Reads Selection

The Hearts of Horses, by Molly Gloss

Hearts is the story of a young woman in World War 1-era Oregon who moves to a town looking for work o n a ranch breaking horses. Her gentle technique is controversial, but over time horses, townspeople, and Martha are all changed. Molly Gloss is also the author of the PNW-set and award-winning novels The Jump-Off Creek, The Dazzle of the Day, and Wild Life.

Everybody Reads 2016

More information coming soon!

Everybody Reads 2013

2012 Everybody Reads: Tree Soldier, by J.L. (Janet) Oakley

Discussion Questions

Everybody Reads 2011

Blue Heaven, by CJ Box (click the link to find copies)

"A twelve-year-old girl and her younger brother go on the run in the woods of North Idaho, pursued by four men they have just watched commit murder--four men who know exactly who William and Annie are, and who know exactly where their desperate mother is waiting for news of her children's fate."

Check out the study guide for Blue Heaven. The WSU Libraries has 10 copies of Blue Heaven - start your own book group!

An extra! See CJ's own list of books that  have influenced his writing:

  • Thomas McGuane
  • Pete Dexter
  • Cormac McCarthy
  • Flannery O’Conner
  • Elmore Leonard
  • Joseph Heller – Catch-22
  • Steven Ambrose
  • Raymond Chandler
  • Adrian McKinty
  • Tom Wolfe
  • James Lee Burke
  • Richard Russo
  • Harper Lee
  • Ivan Doig
  • Anton Chekhov (short stories)
  • Thomas Berger
  • Farley Mowat
  • Patrick O’Brian
  • Wallace Stegner
  • Edmund Morris
  • Michael Kelly
  • John Sandford
  • Denise Mina
  • Jess Walter
  • Michael Connelly
  • Richard Price
  • A.B. Guthrie
  • Charlie Huston
  • Steig Larsson
  • Megan Abbott
  • Daniel Woodrell
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