Book Club

 books

Join us at Betty Sue’s Better Brew Cafe for a great book discussion

on the 2nd Wednesday of the month!

 Copies of the books will be available for checkout at the Library.

 

Upcoming Reads

2017 – Get a synopsis of each month’s book here.

  • January: The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy
  • February: The Barn by Avi
  • March: The Cookbook Collector by Allegra Goodman
  • April: Opening Goliath by Cary J. Griffith
  • May: The Blood of Flowers by Anita Amirrezvani
  • June: We Bought a Zoo by Benjamin Mee
  • July: The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson
  • August: Devil in the White City by Eric Larson
  • September: The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey by Rinker Buck
  • October: Big Wheat by Richard A Thompson
  • November: The Tale of Halcyon Crane by Wendy Webb
  • December: West of the Moon by Margi Preus

Past Selections

2016

  • January: The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • February: The Girl who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King
  • March: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
  • April: The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
  • May: Gateway to Freedom by Eric Foner
  • June: Corduroy Mansions by Alexander McCall Smith
  • July: A Year in the World by Frances Mayes
  • August: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
  • September: Book of Ages by Jill Lepore
  • October 12: Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
  • November 9: Strength in What Remains by Tracy Kidder
  • December 14: The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

2015

  • January: Suspect by Michael Robotham
  • February: My Antonia by Willa Cather
  • March: Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
  • April: Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal by Mary Roach
  • May: Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin
  • June: The Prize Winner of Defiance, OH by Terry Ryan
  • July: The Storied Life of A J Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
  • August: My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke
  • September: The Light Between Oceans by M L Stedman
  • October: Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katharine Boo
  • November: The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • December: The Mockingbird Next Door by Marja Mills

2014

  • January: Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
  • February: Patty’s Journey: From Orphanage to Adoption and Reunion by Donna Scott Norling
  • March: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
  • April: Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
  • May: Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
  • September: Someone by Alice McDermott
  • October: The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo by Kent Nerburn
  • November: Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
  • December: Founding Mothers by Cokie Roberts

2013

  • September: Life on Ice by Lonnie Dupre
  • October: Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • November: Unfamiliar Fishes by Sarah Vowell
  • December: Round House by Louise Erdrich

2012

  • January: The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman
  • February: Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
  • March: Crow Lake by Mary Lawson
  • April: In the Heart of the Sea by Philbrick
  • May: Mudbound by Hillary Jordan
  • June: The Good Good Pig: the Extraordinary Life of Christopher Hogwood by Sy Montgomery
  • July: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer
  • August: Mama Makes up her Mind: and Other Dangers of Southern Living by Bailey White
  • September: Silencing Sam by Julie Kramer
  • October: In a Sunburned Country by Bill Bryson
  • November: School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
  • December: Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: an African Childhood by Alexandra Fuller

2011

  • January:  I go to America: Swedish American Women and the life of Mina Anderson by Joy Lintelman
  • February: Jelly’s Gold by David Housewright
  • March: Turtle Catcher by Nicole Helget
  • April: Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich
  • September:  Stalking Susan by Julie Kramer
  • October: Iron Lake by William Kent Krueger
  • November: Latehomecomer: Hmong family memoir by Kao Kalia Yang
  • December: Silent Governess by Julie Klassen