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Library Book Club Previous Selections

You are welcome to join our Library Book Club at any time, and if you would like to catch up on books we've already read, check out the list below.


January - A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley

February - The Measure by Nikki Erlick

March - The Book of Charlie by David Von Drehle

April- Falling by T. J. Newman.  

May:  The Frozen River by Ariel Lawhon

June:  The Anphropocene Reviewed by John Green

July:  The Reading List by Sara Nisha Adams


January - The Only Woman in the Room by Marie Benedict

February - The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

March - Any Banned Book of Your Choice

April - The Human Comedy by William Saroyan

May - I Know Why the Caged Birds Sing by Maya Angelou

June - A Fever in the Heartland by Timothy Egan

July - Nala's World by Dean Nicholson

August - Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

September - The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

October - Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

November - Go As a River by Shelley Read

December - Comfort and Joy by Kristin Hannah and Mr. Dickens and His Carols by Samantha Silva


January 24 - West with Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge (pushed back a week due to Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)

February 21 - The Extraordinary Life of Sam Hell by Robert Dugoni

March 21 - The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles

April - The Personal Librarian

May 16 - The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

June 20 - The Survivors by Jane Harper

July 18-  The Hilarious World of Depression by John Moe

August 15- No Meeting

September 19-  Born a Crime by Trevor Noah and The Naturalist Theodore Roosevelt by Darrin Lunde

October 17-  Any title by or about Agatha Christie, reader's choice

November 21- In Order to Live by Yeonmi Park

December 19- An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor


January 25 - City of Girls:  A Novel  by Elizabeth Gilbert

February 22 - Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

March 22 - When No One is Watching by Alyssa Cole

April 26 - Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

May 24 - Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

September 27 - The Daughters of Yalta by Catherine Katz

October 18 - Facing the Mountain:  A True Story of the Japanese American Heroes in WW II by Daniel James Brown.

November 15 - The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare, Adjoa Andoh, et al.  

December 20 - A Redbird Christmas by Fannie Flagg


December/January: "The Warmth of Other Suns" by Isabel Wilkerson

February - The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani

March - No Meeting

April - The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek AND Track of the Cat

June - When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

July - Forgotten Ellis Island:  The Extraordinary Story of a Hospital by Lorie Conway

August - If You Lived Here You'd Be Home by Now by Christopher Ingraham

September - A Woman is No Man:  A Novel by Etaf Rum

October - Finding Dorothy:  A Novel by Elizabeth Letts

November 23 - American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins


July: "A Gentleman in Moscow: A Novel"  by Amor Towles 

August:  "The Lost Girls of Paris" by Pam Janoff  

September: "The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend" by Katarina Bivald 

October: "Siddartha" by Herman Hesse  

November: "Next Year in Havana" by Chanel Cleeton


The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out a Window and Disappeared

Killers of the Flower Moon 

Miller's Valley 

Being Mortal

The Trial

The Drunken Botanist 


Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation

Midnight at the Electric by Jody Lynn Anderson

The Water Will Come; rising seas, sinking cities, and the remaking of the civilized world by Jeff Goodell

Amity & Prosperity; one family and the fracturing of America by Eliza Griswold

Random Family: love, drugs, trouble and the coming of age in the Bronx by Adrian N LeBlanc
Jefferson's Daughters by Catherine Kerrison

And Then There Were None By Agatha Christie

The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe


One Second After

My Father And Atticus Finch: A Lawyer's Fight For Justice In 1930s Alabama

The Wright Brothers

The Sun Also Rises 


The Red Pony

Best American Plays: fourth series, 1951-1957

The Crucible

 Hillbilly Elegy 

The Quartet: Orchestrating the Second American Revolution 1783-1789

The Stranger in the Woods: The Extraordinary Story of the Last True Hermit

Pacific Vortex

Orphan Train


The Girls of Atomic City by Denise Kiernan

Killing Floor by Lee Child

Inferno by Dan Brown

I, the Jury by Mickey Spillane

Dead Wake by Eric Larson

Dollface: A Novel of the Roaring Twenties by Renee Rosen

The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell

The First World War by John Keegan

Dead Wake by Erik Larson

Manhunt: The Twelve-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer by James Swanson

The Greater Journey by David McCullough

A Fierce Radiance by Lauren Belfer


You Can't Make This Stuff Up by Theresa Caputo

Reckless by Tom Clavin

The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

The Nine by Jeffrey Toobin

The Day the World Came to Town by Jim DeFede

The Little Sister by Raymond Chandler

The Maltese Falcon by Dashielle Hammett

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

In the Kingdom of Ice by Hampton Sides

The Brother Gardeners by Andrea Wulf

The Bully Pulpit by Doris Kearns Goodwin


Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

The Rent Collector by Camron Steve Wright

The Monuments Men by Robert M. Edsel

The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

Bittersweet by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore 

The Silver Star by Jeannette Walls

The Aviator's Wife

The Botany of Desire

A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre

The Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown

Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power by Jon Meacham


Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomeyer

A Curious Man by Neal Thompson

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Member's choice at any Earnest Hemingway title

The Lucuna by Sonia Sotomayor

The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro

River of Doubt by Candice Millard

Double Cross by Ben Macintyre

Bleak House by Charles Dickens

The Sound and the Fury by William Faulkner


Black Potatoes by Susan Campbell Bartoletti

The Visable World by Mark Slovka

The World Without Us by Alan Weisman

In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson

Are You Somebody by Nuala O'Faolainis

The Faith Club by Ranya Idiby

Escape by Carolyn Jessop

This Desired Place by Julia Older

The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman

Member's choice of any John Steinbeck title

Nothing Like It in the World by Stephen Ambrose


Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham

Pope Joan by Donna Cross

The Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv

Any Reader's Choice title written by Herman Wouk

Rise of Silas Lapham by William Dean Howells

Count of Monte Crisco by Alexandre Dumas

Mark Twain, a Life by Ron Powers

Herzog by Saul Bellow

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

Same Kind of Different As Me by Ron Hall


A Passage to India by E. M. Forester

Native Son by Richard Wright

Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell

The Ride of Our Lives by Michael Leonard

Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

Wicked by Gregory Maguire

The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

The Jungle by Upton Sinclair

The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving


Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns Goodwin

The Worst Hard Time by Timothy Egan

The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy

Inman's War by Jeffrey S. Copeland

Gulliver's Travels by Jonathan Swift

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome Jerome

Mrs. Mike by Benedict and Nancy Freeman

The Rescue Artist by Edward Dolnick

The Guernsey Literary Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Schaffer

Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh


The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

A Room With a View by E.M. Forster

Suite Francaise by Irene Nemirovsky

Special Topics in the Calamity of Physics by Marisha Pessl

The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Disappearing Destinations by Kimberly Lisagor and Heather Hansen

Kiss Me Like a Stranger by Gene Wilder

The Book Thief by Marcus Zasak

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Cretaceous Dawn by Lisa Graziano

Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson


John Adams by David McCullough

The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

The Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

Henry V by William Shakespeare

Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury

Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen

Thirteen Moons by Charles Frazier

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant and/or Digging to America by Anne Tyler

Dead Men Tapping by Kate Yeoman


1776 by David McCullough

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

Scandal Takes a Holiday by Lindsey Davis

Howard's End by E M Forster

Bridge of San Luis Rey by Thornton Wilder

Till We Have Faces by C S Lewis

Dancing at the Rascal Fair by Ivan Doig

American Pastoral by Philip Roth

In the Beauty of the Lilies by John Updike

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus


No Ordinary Time by Doris Kearns Goodwin

Rip Tide by Douglas Preston

The Great Possum Squashing and Beer Storn of 1962 by Fred Reed

Killer Angels by Michael Shaara

Archangel by Sharon Shinn

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

the Last Train to Paradise by Lez Standiford

The Devil in the White City by Erik Larson

A Confedreracy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich 


The DaVinci Code by Dan Brown

All the King's Men by Robert Penn Warren

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

Girl with the Pearl Earing by Tracy Chevalier

Winesburg, Ohio by Sherwood Anderson

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

Rebecca by Daphne Mauier

Blessing Stone by Barbara Wood

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

Girl in the Hyacinth Blue by Suan Vreeland 

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn


Ahab's Wife by Sena Jeter Naslund

Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck

Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand 

The Good Soldier by Ford Maddox Ford

Embers yby Sandor Marai

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress by Sijie Dai

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken Kesey

Enemy Women by Paulette Jiles 

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson


Rocket Boys by Homer Hickam 

The Scarlet Pimpernel by Emmuska Orczy

Death and the Penguin by Andrei Kurkov

The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

Passage by Connie Willis

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston

A Separate Peace by John Knowles

The Making of a Hero: What Really Happened Seventy-five Years Ago, After Lindbergh Landed at Le Bourget in Air Power History, Summer 2002, Vol 49, No2 by Raymond H Fredette

We by Charles Lindbergh

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom

Bluebeard by Kurt Vonnegut


A Beautiful Mind: A Biography of John Forbes Nash, Jr. by Sylvia Nasar

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

The Razor's Edge by Somerset Maughn

Red Sky at Morning by Richard Bradford 

BNecoming Madame Mao by Anchee Min

Flags of Our Fathers by James Bradley

Holes by Louis Sachar

Road to Mars by Eric Idle

Losing Battles by Eudora Welty 

Drowning Rut by Christina Schwarz

Appointment in Samarra by John O'Hara


Cold Mountian by Charles Frazier

100 Banned Books: Censorship Histories of World Literature by Nicholas J Karolides

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures by Anne Fadiman

Lady Chatterley's Lover by DH Lawrence

Angle Of Repose by Wallace Stegner

The Color of Water by James McBride

How Stella Got Her Groove Back by Terry McMillan

Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Burns

Isaac's Storm by Eric Larson

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink

My Antonia by Willa Cather

The Power and the Glory by Graham Greene


Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis

Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Wolf

 Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Freedom in Exile: The Autobiography of the Dalai Lama by Dalai Lama (XIV)

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood 

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

West with the Night by Beryl Markham

The Great Gatsby by F Scott Fitzgerald

Welcome to the World, Baby Girl by Fannie Flagg


The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day by Pearl Cleage


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