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All future and past book club selections are listed below.

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2021 Book Club Selections

  • 1.      January: Maus by Art Spiegelman
  • 2.      February: The Stranger Beside Me by Ann Rule
  • 3.      March: My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray
  • 4.      April: The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
  • 5.      May: The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
  • 6.      June: Jane In Love by Rachel Givney
  • 7.      July: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • 8.      August: Seven Husband of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • 9.      October: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

2020 Book Club Selections

  • 1.      January: The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates
  • 2.      February: The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
  • 3.      March: Radium Girls by Kate Moore
  • 4.      April: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
  • 5.      May: The Institute by Stephen King
  • 6.      June: Radium Girls by Kate Moore
  • 7.      July: The Fall Of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
  • 8.      August: The Dressmaker’s Gift by Fiona Valpy
  • 9.      September: The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires by Grady Hendrix
  • 10.    October: Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • 11.     November: A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler

2019 Book Club Selections

  • 1.      January: Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly
  • 2.      February: The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constanine
  • 3.      March: Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens.
  • 4.      April: Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss
  • 5.      May: Next Year In Havana, by Chanel Cleeton.
  • 6.      June: The Library Book, by Susan Orlean
  • 7.      July: Daisy Jones & The Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • 8.      August: Educated by Tara Westover
  • 9.      September: Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
  • 10.    October: Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  • 11.    November: Recursion by Blake Crouch

2018 Book Club Selections

  • 1.      January: The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg
  • 2.      February: Missoula: Rape...in a College Town by Jon Krakauer
  • 3.      March: Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skoot
  • 4.      April: The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
  • 5.      May: Born A Crime, by Trevor Noah
  • 6.      June: The Boat Runner by Devin Murphy
  • 7.      July: Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  • 8.      August: The Woman Behind the New Deal: The life of Francis Perkins by Kirstin Downey
  • 9.      September: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
  • 10.    October: The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney
  • 11.    November: The Girl with Seven Names: A North Korean Defector’s Story by Hyeonseo Lee
2017 Book Club Selections
  • 1.      January: All The Light We Cannot See By Anthony Doerr
  • 2.      February: Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
  • 3.      March: Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
  • 4.      April: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
  • 5.      May: The Majesty of the Law, Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice by Sandra Day O'Connor, Craig Joyce
  • 6.      June: The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
  • 7.       July: Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
  • 8.      August: The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
  • 9.      September: Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain
  • 10.    October: Defending Jacob by William Landay
  • 11.    November: The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

2016 Book Club Selections

  • 1.      February: Who Do you Love by Jennifer Weiner
  • 2.      March: Grey Mountain by John Grisham 
  • 3.      April: The Revenant, by Michael Punke
  • 4.      May: The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins
  • 5.      July: Waiting To Be Heard by Amanda Knox
  • 6.      August: Invention of Wings by Susan Monk Kidd
  • 7.      September: Wizard: The Life and Times of Nicola Tesla by Marc J. Seifer
  • 8.      October: Just Mercy: A Story of Justice & Redemption by Stevenson
  • 9.      November: Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty


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