We have an informal book club at Smudge Marks Press.  These are the books our staff have recommended to each other.



  • Bread Upon The Water by Irwin Shaw
  • Everything We Keep by Kerry Lonsdale
  • Forgotten by Catherine Mckenzie
  • The Last Thing She Ever Did by Gregg Olsen
  • What We Talk About When We Talk About Love by Raymond Carver
  • A Son of The Circus by John Irving
  • As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner
  • Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
  • Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett
  • Do Not Say We Have Nothing by Madeleine Thien
  • Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
  • Last Days by Brian Evenson


FALL 2017

  • The Ties That Bind by Erin Kelly
  • The Linnet Bird by Linda Holeman
  • Redemption Road by John Hart
  • The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • Principles To Live By by David Adams Richards
  • What We All Long For by Dionne Brand
  • Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • The Miniature Wife and Other Short Stories by Manuel Gonzales
  • The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling
  • The Way the Crow Flies by Ann-Marie MacDonald



  • Kane & Abel by Jeffrey Archer
  • Inside Out Girl by Tish Cohen
  • The Scold's Bridle by Minette Walters
  • The Key to Rebecca by Ken Follett
  • Larry's Party by Carol Shields
  • Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil by John Berendt
  • The Children of Men by P.D. James
  • The Shipping News by Annie Proulx
  • All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
  • Tietam Brown by Mick Foley
  • The House at Riverton by Kate Morton
  • Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn