Book Club Kits

Everything your book group needs for a great discussion!

Each kit includes six books and questions for discussion. Kits are checked out for six weeks. Visit the Adult Reference Desk to pick up a kit and find out more about this service. Please return kits with all parts included. Overdue fines are 10 cents per day. Replacement cost for an entire kit is $75.00.

Printable List of Kits

Fiction titles
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister
The House Girl by Tara Conklin
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
All the Light We Cannot See by Joseph Doerr
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Quiet American by Graham Greene
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
After This by Alice McDermott
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
There There by Tommy Orange
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Empire Falls by Richard Russo
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Uncle Tom’s Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Nonfiction titles
The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown 
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion 
Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight: an African childhood by Alexandra Fuller  
Killers of the Flower Moon: the Osage murders and the birth of the FBI by David Grann
What the Eyes Don't See: a story of crisis, resistance, and hope in an American city by Mona Hanna-Attisha
Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand
Dead Wake: the Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson
Born a Crime: stories from a South African childhood by Trevor Noah
Memoir of the Sunday Brunch by Julie Pandl
Hillbilly Elegy: a memoir of a family and culture in crisis by J.D. Vance
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai