Book Clubs and Their Reading Lists for 2022/23

Social Justice Book Club Selection for 2022/23
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Indigenous Literature and Authors
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1st Tuesday at 1:15 p.m.
Sep 6 – Transcription by Kate Atkinson
Oct 4 – Nothing But the Truth by Marie Heinen
Nov 1 – The Secret Keeper of Jaipur by Alka Joshi
Dec 6 – A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson
Jan 3 – Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Feb 7 – Permanent Astonishment by Thomson Highway
Mar 7 –Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
Apr 4 – Sandrine’s Case by Tomas Cook
May 2 – Lincoln’s Highway by Amor Towles
June 6 – Book selection and Luncheon

2nd Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
Sep 13 – What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad
Oct 11 – The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
Nov 8 – Freezing Order by Bill Browder
Dec 13 – Letters Across the Sea by Genevieve Graham
Jan 10 – Sitting Pretty by Rebekah Taussig
Feb 14 – The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue
Mar 14- Scarborough by Catherine Herandez
Apr 11 – Woman, Watching by Merilyn Simonds
May 9 – Anxious People by Frederick Backman
June 13 – Luncheon and Planning

4th Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
Sep 26 – The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
Oct 24 – A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
Nov 28 – Should We Stay or Should We Go by Lionel Shriver
Jan 24 – Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
The next four titles will be chosen at the January meeting
Summer Reading
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Olive Kitterage by Elizabeth Stroud
The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah

1st Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., The Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Sep 7 – The Dark Hours by Michael Connelly
Oct 5 – The Searcher by Tana French
Nov 2 – The Maid by Nita Prose
Dec 7 – Cold Mourning by Brenda Chapman
Jan 4 – A Noise Downstairs by Linwood Barclay
Feb 1 – The Apollo Murders by Chris Hadfield
Mar 1 – The Legacy by Craig Lawrence
Apr 5 – The Last Flight by Julie Clark
May 3 – Force Of Nature by Jane Harper
June 7 – Select books for next year

1st Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Mysteriously Yours Mystery Book Club 2
Sep 7 – Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz
Oct 5 – Heat Wave by Maureen Jennings
Nov 2 –Verity by Colleen Hoover
Dec 7 – Harbour Street by Ann Cleeves
Jan 4 – Downfall by Robert Rotenberg
Feb 1 – The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding
Mar 1 – We Begin at the End by Chris Witaker
Apr 5 – Take Your Breath Away by Linwood Barclay
May 3 – The Maid by Nita Prose
Jun 7 – Book Selection and Planning

1st Wednesday at 2:00 p.m., Novel Ideas Book Club 2021/22
Nov 3 – Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
Dec 1 – The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
Jan 5 – A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson
Feb 2 – The Last Mrs. Parrish by Lynne and Valerie Constantine
Mar 2 – Indian Horse by Richard Wagamese
Apr 6 – The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman
May 4 – The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
June 1 – Select New Books for Next Year

2nd Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., No Stress Book Babes Book Club
New Format: Two or more people each present a book per session. Presenters will cover why they chose that book, a synopsis of the story and something about the author. Discussion may follow..A chance to expand your reading list!
Sept 14
Oct 12
Nov 9
Dec 14
Jan 11
Feb 8
Mar 8
Apr 8
May 10
June 14

3rd Wednesday at 9:45 a.m., Third Wednesday Morning Mystery Book Club
Sep 21 – The Book Women of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
Oct 19 – The Ghost Writer (originally published as The Ghost) by Robert Harris
Nov 16 – Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
Jan 18 – The Night Gate by Peter May
Feb 15 – TBA
Mar 15 – The Law of Innocence by Michael Connelly
Apr 19 – Shuggie Bane by Douglas Stuart
May 17 -TBA
June 21 – Select New Books for Next Year
Supplementary Reading Suggestions:
Five Little Indians by Michele Good
Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz
The Four Winds by Kristen Hannah
Handle With Care by Jodi Picoult
State of Terror by Louise Penny & Hillary Rodham Clinton

3rd Thursday at 2 p.m., or 9:30 a.m. by Zoom, The 2nd Edition Book Club
Sep 15 – Klara and the Sun by K. Ishiguro
Oct 20 – The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Nov 17 – Looking for Jane by H. Marshall
Dec 15 – Get together
Jan 19 – The Palace Papers by Tina Brown
Feb 16 – A Well Behaved Woman by T.A. Fowler
Mar 16 –The Seven Sisters Book 1 by L.Riley
Apr 20 – Why Men Lie by Linden MacIntyre
May 18 – Freezing Order by Bill Browder
June 16 – Planning Meeting/ Get together

3rd Thursday at 1:30 p.m., Third Thursday Afternoon Book Club
Sep 15 – What Strange Paradise by Omar El Akkad
Oct 20 – Five Little Indians by Michelle Good
Nov 17 – The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
Dec 15 – The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
Jan 19 – The Chelsea Girls by Fiona Davis
Feb 16 – The Night Portrait by Laura Morelli
Mar 16 – Freezing Order by Bill Browder
Apr 20 – TBD , title will be selected at our December meeting
May 18 – Book selection

Revolving Books
List as of July 8, 2022. This list may be revised dependent upon availability.

Miss Eliza’s English Kitchen by  Annabel Abbs  
To Speak for the Trees by Diana Beresford-Kroeger
The Secret of the Blue Trunk by Lise Dion
Blue Bird: A Novel by Genevieve Graham
A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson
Looking for Jane by Heather Marshall
Night Portrait by  Laura Morelli
These Precious Days by  Ann Patchette
Diamond Eye by  Kate Quinn
June 2023 – End of year gathering and book selection.