Book Club

Book Club is held on the fourth Friday of each month, except November, from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM 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. Please come join us for lively discussions on a variety of books. We welcome all old and new members.

 All attendees must be vaccinated. 

 
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June 28:  We will be discussing The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict.  Maribeth W. will be our hostess.  Mary Lou F. will be our     discussion leader.  Maribeth will also be providing our snacks.

 

July 26:  This month our hostess will be Sherri P.  We will be discussing The Book Woman’s Daughter by Kim Michele Richardson.  Sherri and Fran F. will be our discussion leaders.  Mary Lou F. will be bringing the snacks.  

 

 

 

For questions or information contact chairperson Melissa S. 
 

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!  
 

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Here is a list of books that were chosen during the past few years:

 

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings  by Maya Angelou

Educated  by Tara Westover

The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World

by Melinda Gates

News of the World  by Paulette Jiles

Becoming  by Michelle Obama

Lady Clementine  by Marie Benedict

The Language of Flowers  by Victoria Diffenbaugh

The Island of Sea Women  by Lisa See

The Nightingale  by Kristin Hannah

My Real Children  by Jo Walton

Wounded, A New History of the Western Front in WWI  by Emily Meyhew

Before We Were Yours  by Lisa Wingate

Where Lilacs Still Bloom  by Jane Kirkpatrick

Being Mortal  by Atul Gawande

West with the Night  by Beryl Markham

All My Real Children  by Jo Walton

The Glass Menagerie  by Tennessee Williams

The Nightingale  by Kristin Hannah

Wolves at the Door by Judith L. Pearson

The Girl Who Wrote in Silk  by Kelli Estes

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shelterly

The Nest  by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

Stein House by Myra Hargrove McIlvain

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Gift From the Sea  by Anne Morrow Lindbergh

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

A Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

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 more 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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