Book Clubs and Their Reading Lists for 2021/22

Social Justice Book Club Selection for 2021/22
See list under Advocacy.

Indigenous Literature and Authors
See list under Advocacy.

1st Tuesday at 1:15 p.m.
Sep 7 – Truth Be Told: My Journey Through Life and the Law by Beverly McLachlin
Oct 5 – The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larsen
Nov 2 – The Rose Code by Kate Quinn
Dec 7 – A House in the Sky by Amanda Lindhout
Jan 4 – White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo
Feb 1 – Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stewart
Mar 1 –Forgiveness by Mark Sokomoto
Apr 5 – The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
May 3 – American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Jun 7 – Planning/ Book selection

2nd Tuesday at 1:30 p.m.
Sep 14 – 5 Little Indians by Michelle Good
Oct 12 – The Code Breakerby Walter Isaacson
Nov 9 – The Secrets Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
Dec 14 – Indians on Vacation by Thomas King
Jan 11 – The Four Winds by Kristen Hannah
Feb 8 – Death in 10 Minutesby Fern Riddell
Mar 8 – American Dirt&by Jeanine Cummins
Apr 12 – The Glass Hotelby Emily St. John Mandel
May 10 – The German Heiressby Anika Scott
June 14 – Luncheon/Planning

4th Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.
The order of these books is still being decided and will be posted later.
Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
American War by Omar El Akkad
The Forgotten Home Child by Genevieve Graham
When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Prey of Angels by Silvia Wynter
Summer Reading
A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabelle Allende
Half Broke Horses by Jeannette Walls
Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow by Yuval Noah Harari
News of the World by Paulette Giles

1st Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., The Sleuths Mystery Book Club
Sep 8 – The Deep Deep Snow by Brian Freeman
Oct 6 – The Friend Who Lied by Rachel Amplett
Nov 3 – Sandrine by Thomas Cook
Dec 1 – Murder by the Clock by Rufus King
Jan 5 – Before You Were Gone by Sheila Burgler
Feb 2 – The Child by Fiona Barton
Mar 2 – The Red House by A.A. Milne
Apr 6 – The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
May 4 – The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Jun 1 – Select New Books for Next Year

1st Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Mysteriously Yours!, Mystery Book Club 2
Sep 8 – The Guest List by Lucy Foley
Oct 6 – Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke
Nov 3 – The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse
Dec 1 – The Night Agent by Matthew Quirk
Jan 5 – The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
Feb 2 – To Tell the Truth by Gilly MacMillan
Mar 2 – The Windsor Knot by Sophia Bennett
Apr 6 – The Long Call by Ann Cleeves
May 4 – TBD
Jun 1 – Select New Books for Next Year

2nd Wednesday at 9:30 a.m., Babes Bathed in Mystery, Mystery Club 4
Sep 8 – The Black Echo by Michael Connelly
Oct 13 –The Searcher by Tana French
Nov 10 –Eight Perfect Murders by Peter Swanson
Dec – none
Jan 12 -mThe Prophet by Michael Koryta
Feb 9 – Speed of Mercy by Christy Ann Conlin
Mar 9 – Desolation Mountain by William Kent Krueger
Apr 13 –The Woman in the Window by A. J. Finn
May 11 –Wicked River by Jenny Milchman
Jun 8 – Select New Books for Next Year

3rd Wednesday at 9:45 a.m., Third Wednesday Morning Mystery Book Club
Sep 15 – American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Oct 20 – Slow Horses by Mick Herron
Nov 17 – Station Eleven by Emily St. Mandel
Jan 19 – The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
Feb 16 – The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
Mar 16 – The Rose Codes by Kate Quinn
Apr 20 – The Piano Maker by Kurt Palka
May 18 – The Missing Millionaire by Katie Daubs
June – Select New Books for Next Year

3rd Thursday at 9:30 a.m., The 2nd Edition Book Club
Sep 16 – The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
Oct 21 – Quiet by Susan Cain
Nov 18 – Where the Apricots Bloom by Gina Wilkinson
Dec 16 – The Great Village by Mary Rose Donnelly
Jan 20 – Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
Feb 17 –The Great Escape by Ted Barris
Mar 17 – The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
Apr 21 – Starlight by Richard Wagamese
May 19 – The Company We Keep by Francis Itani
June 16 – Planning Meeting

3rd Thursday at 1:30 p.m., Third Thursday Afternoon Book Club
Sep 16 – American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
Oct 21 – The Book of Lost Names by Kristin Hammel
Nov 18 – A Town Called Solace by Mary Lawson
Dec 16 – Social time and chat on Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Jan 20 – The Last Flight by Julie Clark
Feb 17 – Daring to Drive by Manal Al Sharif
Mar 17 – Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Apr 21 – The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
May 19 – Book selection and Pot-Luck

Revolving Books
The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah
The Lost Vintage by Ann Mah
Extraordinary Canadians by Peter Mansbridge
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
The Lost Apothecary by Sarah Penner
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See
When the Apricots Bloom by Gina Wilkinson
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

June 2022 – End of year gathering and book selection.