Readers participating in Book Group nominate and select the books they wish to read for the upcoming year. All branch members may attend as few or as many sessions as they desire. The Book Group meets at the home of the hostess. Check the newsletter or Membership Yearbook for hostess name. Reading guides available at Reading Group Guides or Lit Lovers.
Don’t worry, you don’t have to sign up to read all the books! Drop in when a book interests you.
2019 — 2020 Selections
(Check the newsletter or Membership Yearbook for hostess name.)
Clementine by Sonia Parnell
September 19, 2019 7 p.m.
D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths by Ingrid D’Aulaires and Edgar Paria D’Aulaires
October 7, 2019 7 p.m.
Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbundu
November 54, 2019 1 p.m.
The Life of Elizabeth I by Allison Weir
January 6, 2020 1 p.m.
Educated by Tara Westover
February 3, 2020 1 p.m.
The Woman’s Hour by Elaine Weiss
(She is Keynote speaker at AAUW Pennsylvania Convention. https://aauw-pa.aauw.net/2020-state-convention/)
March 2, 2020 1 p.m.
Still Life by Louise Penny
April 6, 2020 7 p.m.
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
May 4, 2020 7 p.m.
Dinner at Fiddler’s at Mayapple in Carlisle — To select next year’s books
June 1, 2020 6 p.m.
Victoria, The Queen, Julia Baird
The Keeper of Lost Causes, Jussi Adker-Olsen
Silent Spring, Rachel Carson
Circling the Sun, Paula McLain
Killers of the Flower Moon, David Grann
Hissing Cousins, Marc Peyser & Timothy Dwyer
At The Water’s Edge, Sarah Gruen
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, Lisa See
Alexander Hamilton, Ron Chernow
13 Steps Down, Ruth Rendall
Death Comes for the Archbishop, Willa Cather
The Lilac Girls, Martha Hall Kelly
The Black Calhouns, Gail Lumet Buckley
Mrs. Poe, Lynn Cullen
The Invention of Wings, Sue Monk Kidd
River of Doubt, Candice Millard
The Lake House, Kate Morton
Look Again, Lisa Scottoline
Orphan Number Eight, Kim Van Alkemade
The Sacred Chord, Geraldine Brooks
The Turner House, Angela Flournoy
The Handmaid’s Tale, Margaret Atwood
Catch 22, Joseph Heller
A Manual for Cleaning Women, Lucia Berlin