Book Club

Book Club is held on the fourth Friday of each month at 10 AM at the home of one of the group members. The books to be read and discussed each month are chosen by the group members. Members volunteer to take the role of discussion leader.

 
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June 23 – We will be meeting at the home of Penny P.  to discuss the book A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman. Irene C. will be leading the discussion and Marjorie D. will be providing the snack. Please let Penny know if you will be attending.

 

July 28 – Book Club will be meeting to discuss The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure. Our hostess will be Cathy M.  Discussion leader will be Yvonne F.  and Deb H.  will be providing the snack. Please RSVP to Cathy.

 

Nominations for the books for the upcoming year will be accepted starting now and until Wednesday, August 16. Please e-mail the book title, author, number of pages, a one sentence summary of the book and availability (library, e-book, etc.) to Enid.  The potluck to decide on which books we will be reading next year will be on August 25.

 

 

Contact information & directions can be found in the Newsletter and the Directory.

 

Check below for our list of exceptional books and we look forward to seeing you! For questions or information call Enid L.
 

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The 10 books for 2016-2017 that received the most votes and that we will be reading in the coming year are, in alphabetical order:

 

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow

Between the World and Me by Ta Nehisi Coates

Beyond Prison Gate 105 by Charlotte Quiter

Destiny of a Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard

Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne

The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win WWII by Denise Kiernan

The Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth

The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

 

For some more good reading suggestions, some books from past years were:

 

A Town Like Alice

 All the Light We Cannot See

 Capital Dames: Civil War and the Women of Washington, 1848-1868 

 Infidel

 Kitchen House

 Me Before You

 Same Kind of Different as Me

 The Girl Who Came Home: A Novel of the Titanic

 The Nazi Officer’s Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust

 Walking Between the Raindrops

Above the East China Sea

And the Mountains Echoed

Five Days at the Memorial

Love, Life, & Elephants

My Beloved World

One Thousand White Women

Orphan Train

The Book Thief

The Plain Truth

 Into the Wilderness

Oleander Girl

Ivory from Paradise

Roses

The Silver Star

Half Broke Horses

The Big Rich: The Rise and Fall of the Greatest Texas Oil Fortunes

Defending Jacob 

Prague Winter: A Personal Story of Remembrance and War, 1937 – 1948

Cane River

 

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