Book Group

Book Group

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.

2020 — 2021 Selections

(Check the newsletter or Membership Yearbook for hostess name.)

The Splendid and The Vile by Erik Larsen
September 14, 2020 at 7 pm

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
October 5, 2020 at 7 pm

In the Woods by Tana French
November 2, 2020 at 1 pm to be determined

Chances Are by Richard Russo
January 4, 2021  at 1 pm to be determined

The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
February 1, 2021  at 1 pm to be determined

Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
March 1, 2021 at 1 pm to be determined

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurer
April 5, 2021 at 7

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
May 3, 2021 at 7 pm to be determined

Books for 2021 – 2021 will be chosen
June 7 , 2021 at 6 pm Dinner at Fiddler’s at Mayapple

Past Books

2019-2020
Clementine, Sonia Parnell
D’Aulaires Book of Greek Myths, Ingrid D’Aulaires and Edgar Paria D’Aulaires
Behold the Dreamers, Imbolo Mbundu
The Life of Elizabeth I, Allison Weir
Educated, Tara Westover
The Woman’s Hour, Elaine Weiss
Still Life, Louise Penny
Where the Crawdads Sing, Delia Owens

2018-2019
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

2017-2018
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

2016-2017
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