Evening Book Discussion Group

The group meets on the second Thursday of the month unless otherwise indicated at 7:00 p.m. in the Conference Room. Registration is not required.

Copies of the book will be available at the Adult Reference Desk on the Saturday following each month's meeting, including large print and book on CD if possible.

Titles may also be available in ebook and/or audiobook formats on hoopla and/or Download Destination (Libby app). More information is available on our Downloadable eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines page.


If you like discussion questions, there is a long list at https://bookriot.com/2017/08/21/book-club-discussion-questions/.


Upcoming Books

  • January 12, 2023: Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict
  • February 9, 2023: Mary Jane By Jessica Anya Blau
  • March 9, 2023: Notes on Grief by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • April 13, 2023: TBD
  • May 11, 2023: TBD
  • June 8, 2023: TBD
  • July 13, 2023: TBD
  • No meeting in August
  • September 15, 2023: TBD
  • October 12, 2023: TBD
  • November 9, 2023: TBD
  • December 14, 2023: Discussion of our favorite reads of 2023

Past Books

2022
The Spellman Files by Lisa Lutz
Crooked House 
by Agatha Christie
Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism 
by Amanda Montell
A Girl Named Zippy 
by Haven Kimmel
The Authenticity Project 
by Clare Pooley
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe
The Women of the Copper Country by Mary Doria Russell
Another Brooklyn  by Jacqueline Woodson
The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

2021
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen by Jose Antonio Vargas
The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty
The Mountains Sing: A Novel 
by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
Writers & Lovers: A Novel
 by Lily King
Afterlife: A Novel by Julia Alvarez
 
The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone
Good Omens: The Nice and Accurate Prophesies of Agnes Nutter, Witch by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
His Only Wife: A Novel by Peace Adzo Medie

2020
The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
What the Eyes Don't See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City by Mona Hanna-Attisha 
 The Mitford Murders by Jessica Fellowes
The Round House by Louise Erdrich

2019
The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton
Love Warrior: A Memoir by Glennon Doyle Melton
Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
I'll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman's Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
The Martian by Andy Weir

2018
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough
 The American Spirit: Who We Are and What We Stand For by David McCullough
 Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
 Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue
 Avenue of Spies by Alex Kershaw
 Someone Else's Love Story by Joshilyn Jackson
 The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
 Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
 Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin