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.

2022 — 2023 Selections

(Check the newsletter for hostess name.)

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
September 12, 2022 at 7 pm

Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery (published as L. M. Montgomery)
October 3, 2022 at 7 pm

Anomaly by Hervé Le Tellier
November 7, 2022 at 1 pm

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles
January 2, 2023  at 1 pm

Braiding Sweetgrass:  Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants
by Robin Wall Kimmerer
February 6, 2023  at 1 pm

The Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human Race
by Walter Isaacson
March 6, 2023 at 1 pm

State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny
April 3, 2023 at 7

The Magnificent Lives of Marjorie Post by Allison Pataki
May 1, 2021 at 7 pm

Books for 2023- 2024 will be chosen
June 5 , 2023 at 6 pm Dinner

Past Books

The Thornbirds by Colleen McCullough
Gifts from the Sea by Ann Morrow Lindbergh
One True Thing by Anna Quindlen
Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Susan, Linda, Tina, Cokie by Lisa Napoli
The Searcher by Tana French
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson

The Splendid and The Vile by Erik Larsen
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
In the Woods by Tana French
Chances Are by Richard Russo
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurer
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

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

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