Wednesday Night Book Group

This book group meets on the third Wednesday of each month except December.  Please check the calendar for upcoming titles.

2021
JuneCoates, Ta-NehisiThe Water Dancer
JulyWilkerson, IsabelThe Warmth of Other Suns
2020  
JanuaryGrann, DavidKillers of the Flower Moon
FebruaryQuinn, KateThe Huntress
MarchLee, Min JinPachinko
2019  
JanuaryBadani, SejalTrail of Broken Wings
FebruarySagan, CarlContact
MarchTartt, DonnaThe Goldfinch
AprilTowles, AmorA Gentleman in Moscow
MayOzeki, RuthA Tale for the Time Being
JuneMorine, DavidTwo Coots in a Canoe
JulyDalai LamaThe Book of Joy
AugustShakespeare, WilliamThe Tempest
SeptemberPicoult, JodiA Spark of Light
OctoberO’Brien, KeithFly Girls
NovemberAtwood, MargaretHag-Seed
2018  
JanuaryDemick, BarbaraNothing to Envy
FebruaryDickens, CharlesDavid Copperfield
MarchRuskovich, EmilyIdaho
AprilBackman, FredrikBritt-Marie Was Here
MayCash, WileyThe Last Ballad
JuneKidder, TracyHometown
July Favorite children’s chapter book
AugustWinters, Ben H.Underground Railroad
SeptemberPhilbrick, NathanielHeart of the Sea
OctoberBasu, ShrabaniVictoria & Abdul
NovemberMcKay, AmiThe Witches of New York
2017  
JanuaryDykstra, NatalieClover Adams
FebruaryBohjalian, ChrisSandcastle Girls
March Classic Fairy Tales
AprilBenjamin, MelanieAviator’s Wife
MayBelfer, LaurenAnd After the Fire
JuneKallos, StephanieSing Them Home
JulyPicoult, JodiThe Storyteller
AugustAlvarez, JuliaIn the Time of Butterflies
SeptemberGawande, AtulBeing Mortal
OctoberMoore, Kathleen DeanPiano Tide
NovemberHiaasen, CarlTourist Season
2016  
JanuaryDoerr, AnthonyAll the Light We Cannot See
FebruarySteinbeck, JohnSweet Thursday
MarchBateson, Mary CatherineComposing a Further Life
AprilRemarque, Erich MariaAll Quiet on the Western Front
May Reader’s choice
JuneMcLain, PaulaThe Paris Wife
JulySwyler, ErikaBook of Speculation
AugustSloan, RobinMr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore
SeptemberBohjalian, Chris/Fitzgerald, F. ScottThe Double Bind/The Great Gatsby
OctoberLes Becquets, DianeBreaking Wild
NovemberBingham, HarryTalking to the Dead
2015  
JanuaryWallach, JanetDesert Queen
FebruaryCostello, MarkBig If
MarchWinchester, SimonThe River at the Center of the World
AprilBrooks, MalcolmPainted Horses
MaySteinbeck, JohnThe Winter of our Discontent
JuneAtkinson, KateLife After Life
JulyTaylor, AlanThe Divided Ground
AugustMason, JamieThree Graves Full
SeptemberShacochis, BobThe Woman Who Lost Her Soul
OctoberFey, TinaBossypants
NovemberEhrlich, GretelA Match to the Heart
2014  
JanuaryCash, WileyA Land More Kind Than Home
FebruaryBenioff, DavidCity of Thieves
MarchRiley, RhondaThe Enchanted Life of Adam Hope
AprilMerullo, RolandTalk Funny Girl
MayMoore, LizHeft
JuneMcCann, ColumTransAtlantic
JulySchwarz, ChristinaThe Edge of the Earth
AugustReader’s choiceReader’s choice
SeptemberMcKibben, BillWandering Home
OctoberKidder, TracyStrength in What Remains
NovemberAusten, JaneNorthanger Abbey
2013  
JanuaryLarson, ErikIn the Garden of Beasts
FebruaryVreeland, SusanThe Passion of Artemisia
MarchCronin, JustinThe Passage
AprilPelletier, CathieOnce Upon a Time on the Banks
MayWoodrell, DanielWinter’s Bone
June  
JulyWinspear, JacquelineMaisie Dobbs
AugustParks, BradThe Girl Next Door
SeptemberShapiro, Barbara A.The Art Forger
OctoberO’Melveny, ReginaThe Book of Madness and Cures
NovemberWalton, JoAmong Others
2012  
JanuaryDonoghue, EmmaRoom
FebruarySilko, Leslie MarmonGardens in the Dunes
MarchPirsig, Robert M.Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
AprilSkloot, RebeccaImmortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
MayStegner, WallaceRecapitulation
JuneVreeland, SusanClara and Mr. Tiffany
JulyDubus, Andre, IIITownie
AugustKamensky, JaneBlindspot
SeptemberMcCracken, ElizabethThe Giant’s House
OctoberPoe, Edgar AllenTales of Terror and Detection
NovemberEphron, NoraI Feel Bad about my Neck
DecemberFranklin, ArianaCity of Shadows
2011  
JanuaryZusak, MarkusThe Book Thief
FebruaryTinti, HannahThe Good Thief
MarchWood, PatriciaLottery
AprilKingsolver, BarbaraThe Lacuna
MayDillard, AnniePilgrim at Tinker’s Creek
JuneDickens, CharlesA Tale of Two Cities
JulyFrench, TanaFaithful Place
AugustBlake, SarahPostmistress
SeptemberSmith, PattiJust Kids
OctoberVerghese, A.Cutting for Stone
NovemberJanzen, RhodaMennonite in a Little Black Dress
2010  
JanuaryGuterson, DavidThe Other
FebruaryPhillips, ArthurThe Egyptologist
MarchLee, HarperTo Kill A Mockingbird
AprilMunro, AliceHateship, Friendship Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
MayBauermeister, EricaThe School of Essential Ingredients
JuneStout, ElizabethOlive Kitteridge
JulyBrooks, GeraldineMarch
AugustHorwitz, TonyConfederates in the Attic
SeptemberEhrenreich, BarbaraBright-sided
OctoberJordan, HillaryMudbound
NovemberAtwood, MargaretThe Year of the Flood
2009  
JanuaryTurner, NancyThese Is My Words
FebruaryPerrotta, TomThe Abstinence Teacher
MarchEsquivel, LauraLike Water For Chocolate
AprilFadiman, AnneThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
MayCapote, TrumanIn Cold Blood
JuneUpdike, JohnRabbit, Run
JulyAgee, JonisThe River Wife
AugustMcInerney, MonicaThe Faraday Girls
SeptemberGates, Henry Louis, Jr.Colored People
OctoberConroy, PatBeach Music
NovemberMartel, HilaryEight Months on Ghazzah Street
2008  
JanuaryBanks, RussellThe Darling
FebruaryEggers, DaveWhat Is the What
MarchMaugham, SomersetThe Painted Veil
AprilGilbert, ElizabethEat, Pray, Love
MayLewis, C.S.The Screwtape Letters
JuneDallas, SandraTallgrass
JulyCoelho, PauloThe Alchemist
AugustMortenson, GregThree Cups of Tea
SeptemberAckerman, DianeThe Zookeeper’s Wife
OctoberLippman, LauraWhat the Dead Know
NovemberMcEwan, IanOn Chesil Beach
2007  
JanuaryShreve, AnitaLight On Snow
FebruaryKress, NancyBeggars In Spain
MarchKelly, James PatrickBurn
AprilRoach, MaryStiff: the Curious Life of Human Cadavers
MayLeGuin, Ursula K.The Left Hand of Darkness
JuneRule, RebeccaThe Best Revenge
JulyTolan, SandyThe Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East
AugustGaiman, NeilAnansi Boys
SeptemberAtkinson, KateCase Histories
OctoberBradbury, RayFahrenheit 451
NovemberUlrich, Laurel ThatcherA Midwife’s Tale
2006  
JanuaryCourtney, BryceThe Power of One
FebruaryKawabata, YasunariSnow Country
MarchAchebe, ChinuaThings Fall Apart
AprilRoy, ArundhatiThe God of Small Things
MayWilliams, NiallThe Fall of Light
JuneCisneros, SandraCaramelo
JulyWinterson, JeanetteThe Passion
AugustLamb, WallyI Know This Much is True
SeptemberHall, DonaldHere At Eagle Pond
OctoberGoodman, EllenI Know Just What You Mean
NovemberPamuk, OrhanSnow
2005  
JanuaryKrakauer, JonInto the Wild
FebruaryKurson, RobertShadow Divers
MarchSimpson, JoeTouching the Void
AprilNewby, EricA Short Walk in the Hindu Kush
MayJones, BenThe Rope Eater
JuneMarkham, BerylWest with the Night
JulyKrakauer, JonUnder the Banner of Heaven
AugustKarr, MaryLiar’s Club
SeptemberRusso, RichardNobody’s Fool
OctoberReichs, KathyDeja Dead
NovemberEhrenreich, BarbaraNickel and Dimed
2004  
JanuaryGibbons, StellaCold Comfort Farm
FebruaryMcDermott, AliceCharming Billy
MarchKesey, KenOne Flew Over the Cukoo’s Nest
AprilShulman, Alix KatesDrinking the Rain
MayWicker, ChristineLily Dale: The Town that Talks to the Dead
JuneOrlean, SusanThe Orchid Thief
JulyMorrison, TonyBeloved
AugustRobinson, MarilynHousekeeping
SeptemberJen, GishTypical American
OctoberKing, StephenSalem’s Lot
NovemberProulx, AnnieHeart Songs
2003  
JanuaryReichl, RuthTender at the Bone
FebruaryWard, JaneHunger
MarchTrillin, ClavinThe Tummy Trilogy
AprilVolk, PatriciaStuffed: Adventures of a Restaurant Family
MaySchiavelli, VincentBruculinu, America
JuneWest, Michel LeeConsuming Passions
July   
AugustReichl, RuthComfort Me with Apples
SeptemberRusso, RichardEmpire Falls
OctoberMetalious, GracePeyton Place
NovemberMcMurtry, LarryThe Last Picture Show