WOMEN'S BOOK GROUP

Next Meeting -

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Book: Gonzalez and Daughter Trucking Co.: A Road Novel with Literary License by Maria Amparo Escandon

Date: November 18th 2017

Time: 7pm

Place: TBD

 

General Information -

The Women's Book Group meets every couple of months to discuss mutually agreed upon books. Please join us for an interesting discussion at our next gathering.

Books the group has read in the past:

  • The Leavers by Lisa Ko – Black Rock 2017
  • The Patriots by Sana Krasikov – July 2017
  • The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane Ackerman – May 2017
  • Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea – March 2017
  • Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Culture and Family in Crisis by J. D. Vance – January 2017

2016

  • Disgruntled by Asali Solomon – November 2016
  • My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman – Black Rock 2016
  • The Secret Chord by Geraldine Brooks – July 2016
  • Accidental Saints: Finding God in All the Wrong People by Nadia Bolz-Weber – June 2016
  • The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows – April 2016
  • The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendker – January 2016

2015

  • Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – November 2015
  • To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee – Black Rock 2015
  • Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee – Black Rock 2015
  • God Help the Child by Toni Morrison – August 2015
  • China Dolls by Lisa See – May 2015
  • Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo – March 2015
  • The Testament by John Grisham – January 2015

2014

  • The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt – November 2014
  • Chasing Fireflies by Charles Martin – Black Rock 2014
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou – July 2014
  • Wonder by R.J. Palacio – May 2014
  • Surprised by Oxford Carolyn Webber – April 2014
  • The World we Found by Thrity Umrigar – February 2014

2013

  • When Women were Birds By Terry Tempest Williams – November 2013
  • And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini – Black Rock 2013
  • Bone River by Megan Chance – July 2013
  • She Matters: A Life in Friendships by Susanna Sonnenberg – May 2013
  • Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver  - March 2013
  • 11/22/63 by Stephen King – January 2013

2012

  • The Sandcastle Girls by Chris Bohjalian  - November 2012
  • Arcadia by Lauren Groff  - Black Rock 2012
  • The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins – July 2012
  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer  - May 2012
  • The Mighty Queens of Freeville by Amy Dickinson – March 2012
  • Sing you Home by Jodi Picoult – January 2012

2011

  • Watership Down by Richard Adams – November 2011
  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption by Laura Hillenbrand – Black Rock 2011
  • Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford –July 2011
  • The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein – May 2011
  • The Distant Hours by Kate Morton – March 2011
  • A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L'Engle – January 2011

2010

  • The Island Beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende – November 2010
  • Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese – Black Rock 2010
  • Traveling with Pomegranates: A Mother-Daughter Story By Sue Monk Kidd And Ann Kidd Taylor – July 2010
  • Little Bee by Chris Cleave – June 2010
  • The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer – March 2010
  • The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver – January 2010

2009

  • The Help by Kathryn Stockett – November 2009
  • The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell – Black Rock 2009
  • The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood – August 2009
  • Beachcombing for a Shipwrecked God by Joe Coomer – June 2009
  • The Hour I First Believed by Wally Lamb – March 2009
  • The Shack by William Young –  January 2009

2008

  • A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah –  November 2008
  • The Soloist by Steve Lopez – Black Rock 2008
  • Proverbs of Ashes by Rita Nakashima Brock and Rebecca Ann Parker –  July 2008
  • Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen –  May 2008
  • Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace -One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin – March 2008
  • The Used World by Haven Kimmel – January 2008

2007

  • The Glass Castle: A Memoir by Jeannette Walls –  November 2007
  • Waiting for Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire – Black Rock 2007
  • In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez – July 2007
  • The History of Love by Nicole Krauss –  May 2007
  • The Dance of the Dissident Daughter: A Woman's Journey from Christian Tradition by Sue Monk Kidd – March 2007
  • A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole – January 2007

2006

  • Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides – November 2006
  • Zorro by Isabel Allende – Black Rock 2006
  • Any Place I Hang My Hat  by Susan Isaacs – August 2006
  • The Life of Pi by Yann Martel – June 2006
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini – April 2006
  • Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice – February 2006

2005

  • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West by Gregory Maguire – December 2005
  • A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving – Black Rock 2005
  • March by Geraldine Brooks – July 2005
  • The Impressionist by Hari Kunzru – May 2005
  • The Known World by Edward P. Jones – March 2005
  • Circle of Grace by Penelope J. Stokes – January 2005

2004

  • Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi – November 2004
  • The Heart is a Lonely Hunter by Carson McCullers – September 2004
  • Wise Blood by Flannery O’Connor – July 2004
  • Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons by Lorna Landvik – May 2004
  • The Color of Water: A Black Man’s Tribute to His White Mother by James McBride – March 2004
  • Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros – January 2004

2003

  • Blue Shoe by Anne Lamott – November 2003
  • The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd – September 2003
  • Five Quarters of the Orange by Joanne Harris – July 2003
  • The Price of a Child by Lorene Cary – May 2003
  • Peace Like a River by Leif Enger – March 2003
  • A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel – January 2003

2002

  • The Red Tent by Anita Diamant – October 2002
  • Unless by Carol Shields – July 2002
  • The Ladies Auxiliary by Tova Mirvis – May 2002

 

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