Book Discussion Group

The library hosts a book discussion group on the third Tuesday of every month at 10:00 a.m. in the Community Room. Everyone is welcome to come and add to the discussion of the month's title. Below is a list of the books we have enjoyed each month since 2002.

Date Title Author
February 2015 Carthage Joyce Carol Oates
January 2015 Orphan Train Christina Baker Kline
December 2014 Where'd You Go, Bernadette Maria Semple
November 2014 Rosie Project Graeme Simsion
October 2014 This House is Haunted John Boyne
September 2014 Song of the Humpback Whale Jodi Picoult
August 2014 The Moth Catherine Burns, Adam Gopnik, George Dawes Green
July 2014 Raven's Fire John Gubbins
June 2014 The Girl You Left Behind Jojo Moyes
May 2014 The Aviator's Wife Melanie Benjamin
April 2014 The Kitchen House Kathleen Grissom
March 2014 End of Your Life Book Club Will Schwalbe
February 2014 Things Fall Apart Chinua Achebe
January 2014 Defending Jacob William Landay
January 2014 Light Between Oceans M. L. Stedman
December 2013 The Bartender's Tale Ivan Doig
November 2013 Flight Behavior Barbara Kingsolver
October 2013 Round House Louise Erdrich
September 2013 Defending Jacob William Landay
August 2013 Dive from Clausen's Pier Ann Packer
July 2013 Window in Copacabana Garcia-Roza
June 2013 Unaccustomed Earth Jumpa Lahiri
May 2013 Imperfectionists Tom Rachman
April 2013 The Don Juan Con Sara Williams
March 2013 Crocodile on the Sandbank Elizabeth Peters
February 2013 The Lotus Eaters Tatjan Soli
January 2013 Language of Flowers Vanessa Diffenbaugh
December 2012 The Night Circus Erin Morgenstern
November 2012 Caleb's Crossing Geraldine Brooks
October 2012 The soldier's wife Margaret Leroy
September 2012 The Virginian Owen Wister
July 2012 Rebecca Daphne du Maurier
June 2012 The elephant whisperer Lawrence Anthony and Graham Spence
May 2012 The moonflower vine Jetta Carleton
April 2012 The tiger's wife Tea Obreht
March 2012 The space between us Thrity Umrigar
February 2012 The typist Michael Knight
January 2012 Cutting for stone Abraham Verghese
December 2011 22 Britannia Road Amanda Hodgkinson
November 2011 Remarkable creatures Tracy Chevalier
October 2011 The secret daughter Shilpi Somaya Gowda
September 2011 A mercy Toni Morrison
August 2011 The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks Rebecca Sklooh
July 2011 The King's speech Mark Logue and Peter Conradi
June 2011 The housekeeper and the professor Yoko Ogawa
May 2011 Gentlemen and players Joanne Harris
April 2011 The poacher's son Paul Doiron
March 2011 City of thieves David Benioff
February 2011 Major Pettigrew's last stand Helen Simonson
January 2011 Someone knows my name Lawrence Hill
December 2010 Mudbound Hillary Jordan
November 2010 Grand Avenue Scott W. Berg
October 2010 To kill a mockingbird Harper Lee
September 2010 The fifth child Doris May Lessing
August 2010 Something missing Matthew Dicks
July 2010 Shutter Island Dennis Lehane
June 2010 Hotel on the corner of Bitter & Sweet Jamie Ford
May 2010 The help Kathryn Stockett
April 2010 A tree grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith
March 2010 Book thief Markus Zusak
February 2010 People of the book Geraldine Brooks
January 2010 Notes from an exhibition Patrick Gale
December 2009 Out stealing horses Per Petterson
November 2009 The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
October 2009 The cellist of Sarajevo Steven Galloway
September 2009 The tin man Dashiell Hammett
August 2009 Dewey Vicki Myron
July 2009 Friday night knitting club Kate Jacobs
June 2009 Run Ann Patchett
May 2009 Plainsong Ken Haruf
April 2009 Fiction class Susan Breen
March 2009 Painted veil W. Somerset Maugham
February 2009 Man of the house Ad Hudler
January 2009 Matters of faith Kristy Kiernan
December 2008 A walk in the woods Bill Bryson
November 2008 Book of air & shadows Michael Gruber
October 2008 Staggerford Jon Hassler
September 2008 Possession A.S. Byatt
August 2008 Cancelled  
July 2008 Thirteenth tale Diane Setterfield
June 2008 Infidel Ayaan Hirsi Ali
May 2008 Artifacts Mary Anna Evans
April 2008 Snow flower and the secret fan Lisa See
March 2008 13th juror John Lescroart
February 2008 Southern living Ad Hudler
January 2008 Touching genius Kristy Kiernan
December 2007 Suite Francaise Irene Nemirovsky
November 2007 Glass castle Jeanette Walls
October 2007 Thirteen moons Charles Frasier
September 2007 Interpreter of maladies Jhumpa Lahiri
August 2007 The measure of a man Sidney Poitier
July 2007 On beauty Zadie Smith
June 2007 We are all welcome here Elizabeth Berg
May 2007 The summer guest Justin Cronin
April 2007 The march E. L. Doctorow
March 2007 Water for elephants Sara Gruen
February 2007 All this belongs to me Ad Hudler
January 2007 Old man and the sea Ernest Hemingway
December 2006 Honk n' Holler Openin' Soon Billie Letz
November 2006 Night Elie Wiesel
October 2006 Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Jonothan Foer
September 2006 The Things They Carried Tim O'Brien
August 2006 The Other Boleyn Girl Phillipa Gregory
July 2006 The Shadow of the Wind Carlos Ruiz Zafon
June 2006 Death in Holy Orders P.D.James
May 2006 Appointment in Samarra John O'Hara
April 2006 Eat Cake Jeanne Ray
March 2006 The Solace of Leaving Early Haven Kimmel
February 2006 Remembering Blue Connie Mae Fowler
January 2006 The Passion of Artemisia Susan Vreeland
December 2005 Elsewhere in the Land of Parrots Jim Paul
November 2005 The Birth of Venus Sarah Dunant
October 2005 Blackberry Wine Joanne Harris-Start Poetry reading
September 2005 Maisie Dobbs Jacqueline Winspear
August 2005 Hoot Carl Hiaasen
July 2005 The Forest Lover Susan Vreeland
June 2005 Kite Runner Khaled Hosseini
May 2005 A Land Remembered Patrick D. Smith
April 2005 Light On Snow Anita Shreve
March 2005 Reading Lolita in Tehran Azar Nafisi
February 2005 Lolita Vladimir Nabokov
January 2005 Angry Housewives Eating Bon-Bons Lorna Landvik
December 2004 The Master Butcher's Singing Club Louise Erdrich
November 2004 Easter Island Jennifer Vanderbes
October 2004 The Time Traveler's Wife Audrey Niffenegger
September 2004 Hurricane Charley  
August 2004 The Unbearable Lightness of Being Milans Kundera
July 2004 Daughter of Fortune Isabelle Allende
June 2004 No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Alexander McCall Smith
May 2004 The Chalice and the Blade Riane Eisler
April 2004 The Life of Pi Yann Martel
March 2004 Kim Rudyard Kipling
February 2004 A Girl Named Zippy Haven Kimmel
January 2004 Empire Falls Richard Russp
December 2003 The Secret History Donna Tartt
November 2003 Ahab's Wife Sena Jeter Naslund
October 2003 The Secret Life of Bees Sue Monk Kidd
September 2003 The Da Vinci Code Dan Brown
August 2003 The River Midnight Lilian Natel
July 2003 The Orchid Thief Susan Orlean
June 2003 Atonement Ian McEwan
May2003 The Girl in Hyacinth Blue Susan Vreeland
April 2003 Bel Canto Ann Patchett
March 2003 Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress Dai Sijie
February 2003 Red Tent Anita Diamant
January 2003 The Hours Michael Cunningham
December 2002 The Blind Assassin Margaret Atwood